World Footwear


adidas presents shoe made from ocean nets

Jul 8, 2015 / Germany
Resulting from a partnership with Parley for the Oceans an innovative footwear concept was presented in the surroundings of the United Nations headquarters

adidas details growth plan

Jul 6, 2015 / Germany
adidas Football and adidas Originals aim to lead in every market by 2020 and adidas Running is targeting significant market share gains in the coming years. These are key components of the group’s 2020 strategic business plan

Puma sells Tretorn trademark rights

Jul 3, 2015 / Germany
Sportswear giant will sell its industrial property rights of the Tretorn Group, which include trademark rights, patents and designs, to the US-based company Authentic Brands Group, LLC (ABG)

GDS, the platform for creativity

Jul 2, 2015 / Germany
The next edition of the footwear and accessories trade fair GDS - Global Destination for Shoes & Accessories will present exciting collections, trend information, the Festival for Shoes and Accessories and fresh impulses

Scholl footwear is expanding

Jun 30, 2015 / Germany
The supplier of orthopedic and comfort shoes makes a positive balance one year after being acquired by Aurelius and announces new strategic developments

adidas teams up with Porter

Jun 18, 2015 / Germany
The Germany-based sportswear giant is teaming up with Japan's Porter, a line started in 1935 as part of Yoshida & Co., Ltd.

Zalando to buy Bread & Butter

Jun 10, 2015 / Germany
Germany-based etailer Zalando has signed a letter of intent to acquire the Berlin trade show Bread & Butter

Puma with positive sales performance

May 7, 2015 / Germany
Despite the negative impact of currency fluctuations in the company's results, sales continue to grow (4.4%). Footwear segment with good performance 

adidas partners with Spotify

May 6, 2015 / Germany
The result is Adidas Go, a running app that uses iPhone’s accelerometer to instantly match a runner’s favorite music to their workout

adidas plans to make shoes and clothing using plastic waste from the ocean

Apr 24, 2015 / Germany
The Germany-based group announced a partnership with Parley for the Oceans, an initiative dedicated to raising awareness about the oceans

Zalando announces best ever first quarter result

Apr 20, 2015 / Germany
The European platform's revenue grew in the first quarter of 2015 to 635-648 million euros (compares to 501 million euros in quarter one in 2014), an increase of 27-29%, according to preliminary figures

ara with stable results

Apr 2, 2015 / Germany
Footwear business of the Germany-based group to close 2014 with stable turnover from sales

adidas aiming to accelerate growth until 2020

Mar 27, 2015 / Germany
The Germany-based company has set ambitious goals to increase sales and profitability over the next five years

Deichmann plans to invest 208 million euros in 2015

Mar 24, 2015 / Germany
World Footwear spoke to Johanna Pistor, from the group’s Corporate Communications team, to reflect on 2014 results and learn more about the strategy for 2015

adidas records strong momentum

Mar 6, 2015 / Germany
Currency-neutral group sales were up by 6% in the fourth quarter and full year, reflecting a good performance by adidas. Currency-neutral group sales are expected to increase at a mid-single-digit rate in 2015
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