World Footwear


Aeropostale gets 160 million US dollars loan

Jun 10, 2016 / United States
The US-based specialty retailer of casual apparel and accessories for teenagers has filled for bankruptcy last May. Now an US court has approved financing that may help the fashion retailer stay in business and complete its restructuring process

US and European footwear industries together to support TTIP

Jun 9, 2016 / CEC
3 trade associations representing the US and European footwear industries issued a joint statement urging the United States and the European Union to eliminate footwear trade barriers as part of the TTIP negotiations

Lazuli, Portuguese inspiration

Jun 8, 2016 / Portugal
The Portuguese tile and its rich history as a decorative element perpetuating the Portuguese tradition is the starting point for Lazuli's inspiration

Feetz and DSW partner in 3D printing footwear project

Jun 8, 2016 / United States
The company using 3D printing technology to make custom fit shoes and the footwear retailer announced a new strategic partnership to market affordable custom fit 3D printed shoes

Two Ten and FDRA announce online career marketplace

Jun 7, 2016 / United States
The two organisations got together to develop a new footwear jobs website dedicated to the footwear industry

Record sales at Deckers

Jun 6, 2016 / United States
The US-based company specialised in designing, marketing and distributing footwear, apparel and accessories, announced that its fourth quarter sales grew by 11.2% to a record 378.6 million US dollars

Puma with sales growth across all segments

Jun 6, 2016 / Germany
The Germany-based company announced quarter one revenue up by 3.7%. Outlook for the full year was confirmed

NBA and Under Armour partner to launch NBA Fit App

Jun 4, 2016 / United States
The National Basketball Association announced today the launch of its first fitness app, in partnership with the sportswear giant. It will be available for download on the App Store and Google Play

Nike with management changes

Jun 3, 2016 / United States
The US-based company announced new appointments with an aim to drive continued innovation and strong consumer connections globally

Spanish footwear exports fall for the first time in the last 4 years

Jun 2, 2016 / Spain
According to FICE, the Federation of Spanish Footwear Industries, in the first quarter of the year the value of foreign sales decreased by 3% compared to similar period in 2015

Eureka opens its first store in Germany

Jun 2, 2016 / Portugal
On the 22nd of April the Portuguese-based company opened its 1st store in the German market and its 3rd store under a franchising regime 

The most expensive handbag

Jun 1, 2016 / Hong Kong
Diamond-encrusted Hermes Birkin was sold for over 300 thousand US dollars

Footwear could benefit from UNIDO’s new programme in Indonesia

May 30, 2016 / Indonesia
The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (Unido) has announced a new country programme for Indonesia. It will run in the period 2016-2020

Wenzhou and Li & Fung sign 80 million US dollars agreement

May 30, 2016 / China
The footwear trade deal was announced at the end of the four-day trade promoting activity 2016 Hong Kong and Wenzhou Economic and Trade Investment Cooperation Week

Profitability above expectations at Genesco

May 27, 2016 / United States
Despite a 2% decrease in sales the company manage to consolidate profitability and to increase earnings from continuous operations
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