World Footwear


Worldwide footwear production reached 23.0 billion pairs in 2015

Aug 2, 2016 / World
According to the latest edition of the World Footwear Yearbook this represents a slight decrease of 0.4% from the previous year

GDS positions itself as an extensive trends platform

Aug 2, 2016 / Germany
740 brands at GDS and 180 exhibitors at tag it! presented the trends for the coming Spring/Summer season in Düsseldorf. Both trade shows ran from the 26th to the 28th of July

Tanners in Pakistan demand action to deal with exports decline

Aug 1, 2016 / Pakistan
The Pakistan Tanners’ Association (PTA) has requested an urgent meeting with the Government in order to discuss the decline of 26% in leather exports, as they believe urgent measures are required

Rutz, walk in cork

Jul 29, 2016 / Portugal
A brand born out of a passion for women’s footwear and aiming to unite two of Portugal’s most well-known industries: Footwear and Cork

Columbia Sportswear with mixed quarter results

Jul 28, 2016 / United States
Net sales for the period increased by 2% but the net loss aggravated, compared to similar period in 2015

World Footwear Yearbook: 2016 edition is now available

Jul 27, 2016 / World
During a press conference held on today in Düsseldorf at the GDS trade fair, APICCAPS revealed the most recent figures for the 2015 worldwide footwear industry

World Footwear Yearbook: 2016 edition to be presented at GDS

Jul 26, 2016 / World
The most recent figures for the 2015 worldwide footwear industry will be revealed by APICCAPS during a press conference due to be held on the 27th of July in Düsseldorf

Taiwan consolidates investment in Vietnam

Jul 22, 2016 / Vietnam
According to local authorities, in the first semester of the current year, Vietnam has seen an expansion in production scale of Taiwan-based footwear firms

Lower revenue at Stella caused by decline in casual footwear orders

Jul 22, 2016 / Hong Kong
The Hong Kong-based designer, manufacturer and retailer of footwear and leather goods announced unaudited consolidated revenue of roughly 437.2 million US dollars for the quarter

Skechers victory in trademark dispute with Converse

Jul 21, 2016 / United States
The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) Invalidated Converse's Registered and Common Law Trademarks in the Chuck Taylor Midsole Design. A winning step for Skechers in a dispute with Converse

Unchanged retail revenue at Burberry

Jul 21, 2016 / United Kingdom
The iconic UK-based fashion house has reported a 3% fall in sales and flat retail revenues of 423 million British pounds in the first quarter. Implementation of a plan to drive revenue growth and improve productivity is underway

361 with dynamic sales growth

Jul 20, 2016 / Hong Kong
The Hong Kong-based group delivered a 7.0% growth for the 361° Core Brand sales during the second quarter of 2016

Skechers expands its European Distribution Center

Jul 19, 2016 / Belgium
The footwear giant announced the completion of the 4th phase of an expansion to its European Distribution Center (EDC) in Belgium with an additional 26 500 m2

2017 shoe summer kicks off next week with GDS

Jul 19, 2016 / Germany
Next week Düsseldorf will see over 740 brands feature at GDS – Global Destination for Shoes & Accessories as well as an additional 170 exhibitors at tag it! – The Private Label Show

India and Vietnam to strengthen cooperation in the footwear industry

Jul 18, 2016 / India
M. Rafeeque Ahmed, Chairman of the Council for Leather Exports (CLE), has underlined the mutual benefits of a stronger partnership between the two nations
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