World Footwear


900 brands present at GDS

Jan 30, 2015 / Germany
The next edition of the Düsseldorf trade fairs (GDS and tag it!) will run from the 4th to the 6th of February

Rockport presents total motion sport pumps

Jan 30, 2015 / Germany
Infused with Adripene sports technology by adidas, the shoes offer comfort, stability and flexibility

adidas achieves targets in 2014

Jan 26, 2015 / Germany
Sales up by 6% on a currency-neutral basis, excluding Rockport divestiture. Underlying net income to reach target of around 650 million euros

adidas sells Rockport

Jan 23, 2015 / Germany
Agreement will reach a total of 280 million US dollars. The buyer is a new entity formed by Berkshire Partners and New Balance

New golf shoe by Puma with NASA tech features

Jan 21, 2015 / Germany
The Titantour by Puma is made with a state-of-the-art temperature regulating technology

Rihanna named global Puma ambassador

Dec 22, 2014 / Germany
Puma and singer, actress and fashion designer Rihanna announced a new multi-year partnership, kicking off in January 2015, with the Barbados-born personality becoming a global ambassador for the brand

adidas launches boot in honor of Leo Messi's childhood city

Dec 18, 2014 /
The giant sportswear has revealed adidas Messi mirosar10, a new pair of boots to celebrate the childhood of Leo Messi and his upbringing in Rosario, Argentina

American Dad commemorative shoes released by adidas

Oct 8, 2014 / United States
The adidas Originals collaboration with Seth MacFarlane's American Dad! animated series has been officially announced

adidas announces new creative design studio

Sep 25, 2014 / United States
German brand will open a new design studio in Brooklyn early next year. Staff will included three design veterans recruited from Nike

Investment group acquires Scholl Footwear

Jul 25, 2014 / United Kingdom
Germany based private equity firm Aurelius has agreed to acquire footwear brand Scholl

Kirstin Deutelmoser, GDS Director, live on World Footwear

Jun 27, 2014 / Germany
The interview focus on the next edition of the GDS fair, taking place between 30th of July and 1st of August

schuhkurier with a special edition dedicated to GDS

May 26, 2014 /
The German footwear magazine issued a new edition focusing on the next edition of the GDS trade fair

adidas to let customers put Instagram photos on their shoes

May 21, 2014 / Germany
The Germany based brand has announced that by the end of summer a new APP for iPhone and Android phones will allow Instagram photos to be printed on their shoes

German footwear industry on the recovery path

Apr 16, 2014 /
In 2013 Germany exported 185 million pairs of shoes, valued at 3 303 million euros, which represented an increase of 5.3% and 10.1%, respectively. The average price of German footwear grew 4.6% and now reaches 17.90 euros

Puma announced sales down by 3% in 2013

Apr 1, 2014 /
Puma’s consolidated sales for 2013 declined by 3% currency adjusted to around 3 billion euros, and company’s gross profit margin decreased to 46.5%. For the fourth quarter, Puma consolidated sales at 698 million euros, a 4.7% currency adjusted decline.
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