World Footwear


Tapestry appoints Anna Bakst CEO & Brand President

Mar 23, 2018 / United States
The New York-based house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands announced the appointment of Anna Bakst as Chief Executive Officer and Brand President of Kate Spade

adidas: 1 million pairs of sneakers made from ocean trash

Mar 23, 2018 / Germany
The Germany-based sportswear giant revealed that it has sold more than one million pairs of sneakers made ocean plastic with its partnership with Parley

Nike with robust earnings from digital sales

Mar 22, 2018 / United States
Nike reported financial results for its fiscal 2018 third quarter ended on the 28th February. Revenue growth was led by international geographies and Nike Direct globally

Kathmandu focus on international expansion

Mar 21, 2018 / New Zealand
The outdoor equipment retailer has returned to international expansion with the acquisition of a US shoe wholesaler about three years after closing its unprofitable British stores

This is Felmini. It’s happiness

Mar 21, 2018 / Portugal
Felmini, based in the North of Portugal, produces hundreds of pairs of shoes on a daily basis, and none are alike. The exclusivity of the boots lies in the treatments given to the leather and to the handmade work

New Generation: Meet Pedro Sampaio

Mar 20, 2018 / Portugal
With a degree in business management training, Pedro Sampaio belongs to the second generation working at Mazoni, a footwear company based in Felgueiras, in the north of Portugal

Genesco’s quarter boosted by Journeys

Mar 19, 2018 / United States
Net sales for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018 increased by 5%, totaling 883 million US dollars, much driven by a 11% increase in the Journeys Group

New high in DSW annual revenue

Mar 16, 2018 / United States
The US-based company reported increasing revenue in the last quarter and in the full year, despite falling earnings in the fourth quarter with the impact of the charges to write down and exit its Ebuys business

New Balance's 17 million US dollars military contract

Mar 16, 2018 / United States
Following the US Berry Amendment, the Department of Defense has awarded New Balance a 17.3 million US dollars firm-fixed price contract to produce athletic shoes for military going through basic training

VF to acquire Altra

Mar 15, 2018 / United States
The North Carolina-based company, specialised in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, and ICON Health & Fitness, Inc. announced they have signed a definitive purchase agreement for the Altra footwear brand

Nordstrom invests in digital technology

Mar 14, 2018 / United States
With the aim to further integrate technology across its business, Nordstrom announced it has closed deals to acquire two leading retail technology companies: BevyUp and MessageYes

Caleres reports a set of good results

Mar 14, 2018 / United States
The US-based company announced increases in sales, margins and earnings for both the fourth quarter and the complete year

Skechers gives back to community

Mar 6, 2018 / United States
The US-based footwear giant gave more than 1.5 million US dollars to Children with Special Needs and Education

Tunisia’s leather and footwear facing rough times

Mar 5, 2018 / Tunisia
The country's authorities recently organised a meeting to discuss the challenges faced by the country’s leather and footwear industry

Endless sells footwear retailer to Pavers

Mar 2, 2018 / United Kingdom
The private equity investor has sold UK-based footwear retailer Jones Bootmaker to Pavers Limited. Financial terms of the deal weren’t disclosed
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