World Footwear


Argentinians buy an average of 3.45 pairs of shoes per year

Jan 29, 2016 / Argentina
According to numbers published by the SME Chamber in Argentina (Cámara Argentina de la Mediana Empresa), the country’s apparent consumption reached 145 million pairs in 2015

Lara Guina uses gold details in their shoes

Jan 28, 2016 / Portugal
A Portuguese footwear brand focusing on quality and elegance

Steve Madden with 5.3% growth in revenue

Jan 28, 2016 / United States
The US-based designer and marketer of fashion footwear and accessories for women, men and children announced net sales for the fourth quarter and fiscal 2015

Visitors at Expo Riva Schuh up by 4.4%

Jan 27, 2016 / Italy
The eighty-fifth edition of Expo Riva Schuh closed on the 19th of January. Organisers stated contentment with the high number of first-time visitors to the event

Coach’s net sales up by 4%

Jan 27, 2016 / United States
The New York-based design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands announced its second quarter results

Yves Morin, President of the UITIC, live on World Footwear

Jan 26, 2016 / India
The 19th Congress of the UITIC - International Union of Shoe Industry Technicians will take place in Chennai from the 3rd to the 5th of February. Mr. Yves Morin is the President of the UITIC and CEO of the CTC Groupe

Yue Yuen revenue up by 5%

Jan 26, 2016 / China
One of the world's leading footwear manufacturers consolidated its total revenue in 2015

adidas Greater China achieves record sales

Jan 25, 2016 / China
The second-largest market of the adidas Group reached its highest ever annual sales

When shoes are jewels

Jan 22, 2016 / Portugal
An indispensable detail in all looks, a nice pair of shoes can make all the difference and position itself as a worship piece. Helsar and NoStudio, two Portuguese footwear brands, show us that shoes can be real gems

Announced closures by shoemakers in China

Jan 22, 2016 / China
According to the China Leather Industry Association (CLIA) website Stella International is closing its facility in Dongguan city. The same source has reported that 60 other shoemakers are closing their business in the Putian city (Fujian)

GDS presents 2016/2017 autumn/winter trends

Jan 21, 2016 / Germany
From the 10th to 12th of February the international shoe sector will be meeting in Düsseldorf for the 121st edition of the GDS – Global Destination for Shoes & Accessories. Just under 800 brands will present their collections for the new season

Pitti Uomo with record-breaking edition

Jan 21, 2016 / Italy
The organization of the Florence-based trade fair has announced another record-breaking edition event. 1 219 brands attended Pitti Immagine Uomo

High-End Shoe project announces first outcomes

Jan 21, 2016 / CEC
The European Erasmus+ project aims to provide innovative training for the luxury footwear segment helping European companies to enhance the manufacturing of high-end footwear in Europe, an object of desire by worldwide consumers

Inês Caleiro wins design award in Shanghai

Jan 20, 2016 / Portugal
The Portuguese designer behind the footwear and accessories brand Guava was distinguished with a Dream Award

Foot Locker and Pensole in collaboration

Jan 20, 2016 / United States
The US-based footwear giant and the specialized footwear design academy get together as part of the initiative Fuel the Future of Footwear
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