World Footwear


Record year for Louis Vuitton

Jan 26, 2017 / France
One of the largest luxury groups announced record earnings and revenue for fiscal year 2016

Jordan opens first European store

Dec 5, 2016 / France
Jordan just landed in Paris, the chosen location for Nike Inc.’s Jordan brand first brick-and-mortar

LVMH receives students

Dec 2, 2016 / France
The Program Inside LVMH has given 220 students the opportunity to discover the group and get involved in the theme of luxury and innovation

Our industry will continue to suffer in the coming years

Nov 25, 2016 / France
The words are from Claude Paquin, Presidente of the FFC, elected earlier in the year and succeeding Jean-Pierre Renaudin, who presided over the professional organization over an 8 years' period

Hermès with a boost in sales

Nov 2, 2016 / France
At the end of September 2016, the group's consolidated revenue amounted to 3.697 billion euros, up by 8% at constant exchange rates

LVMH acquires stake in Rimowa

Oct 6, 2016 / France
A major stake (80%) of the German premium luggage maker, known for its lightweight suitcases, was acquired by the French-based luxury house

Hermes abandons mid-term revenue target

Sep 15, 2016 / France
One of the world’s most luxurious fashion brands has announced it won’t continue to forecast annual revenue growth due to persistent political and monetary uncertainty

Qatari fund buys Balmain

Jun 24, 2016 / France
Mayhoola for Investments is the Qatari fund already owning the Italian fashion house Valentino. Now it acquired the French-based maison

Brazilian Footwear identifies targets for next two years

Apr 28, 2016 / Brazil
This incentive program aimed at footwear exports and developed by Abicalçados and Apex-Brazil is renewed every two years since its implementation in 2000

Brazilian footwear exports recover ground but are still below expectations

Apr 15, 2016 / Brazil
According to data released by Abicalçados, footwear exports were down by 6.1% in the first quarter of 2016, compared to similar period last year. Notwithstanding, in March a recovery was registered

Strong growth registered by Hermès

Apr 13, 2016 / France
Revenue amounted to 4 841 million euros, up by 17.5%. Operating income totaled 1 541 million euros, increasing by 18.6%

French leather sector with 11% growth on exports

Apr 5, 2016 / France
Exports across the French leather sector, taking all products into account, grew by 11% in 2015, generating a total of 9.3 billion euros

Paris Fashion Week says no to new shows model

Mar 1, 2016 / France
The governing body of the Paris Fashion Week - the Fédération Française de la Couture du Prêt-à-Porter des Couturiers et des Créateurs de Mode - has announced that it intends to stand by the current system of showing collections six months in advance of them being available to purchase

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

Kering closes the sale of Sergio Rossi

Dec 30, 2015 / France
The Kering group has completed the sale of the Italian luxury shoemaker to InvestIndustrial
Page 15 of 17