World Footwear


Bata with collection and image makeover

May 29, 2018 / India
One of the largest footwear retailers in India, Bata picked up brand ambassadors from Bollywood - Kriti Sanon & Cricket - Smriti Mandhana to support the launch of its new internationally designed Red Label & Power collections

Liberty Shoes plans to open 50 stores

Jan 25, 2018 / India
The India-based footwear group Liberty Shoes is preparing to open about 50 new stores over the next 12 months

Louboutin wins trademark battle in India

Dec 22, 2017 / India
The French luxury footwear and fashion designer was awarded a compensation of 156 078 US dollars in damages and a permanent injunction against two shoe dealers for the infringement of its red sole trademark

India's new programme for leather and footwear

Dec 15, 2017 / India
The government approved a special package of roughly 404.7 million US dollars (Rs 2 600 crore) for employment generation in the leather and footwear sector, which has the potential to generate 320 000 jobs in a period of three years

Khadim India IPO opens in November

Oct 26, 2017 / India
The India-based footwear retailer will have a three days initial public offering period with an aim to raise capital, now that its private equity fund is leaving the business

Indian leather sector in negative ground

Oct 3, 2017 / India
India’s export of leather and leather products for the last financial year reached 5 665.91 million US dollars, compared to 5 855.06 million US dollars in the previous year. This represents a decline of 3.23%

Harrys of London to enter India

Oct 2, 2017 / India
The Britain-based luxury men’s footwear and accessories brand is planning to open its first outlet in Delhi, followed by Mumbai by early 2018

Amazon bets on brick and mortar in India

Sep 27, 2017 / India
The US-based ecommerce giant has announced its first investment in the brick and mortar segment in the Asian country

Asics steps up India expansion

Sep 4, 2017 / India
The Japan-based sportswear company has announced its plans to add over 20 mono-brand stores in India by next year

India has potential to increase production

Aug 4, 2017 / India
The Minister of State for Finance Santosh Gangwar went even further saying that India has the potential to become the biggest footwear producer by 2020

Skechers aims to have 400 stores in India

Aug 3, 2017 / India
The US-based company is planning to add 300 new stores to its distribution network in India, taking the total count to 400 outlets over the next three to five years

Liberty Shoes Chairman urges lower taxes

May 6, 2017 / India
Adesh Gupta, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Liberty Shoes Ltd., claimed a lower rate of the Goods and Services Tax on branded footwear

Woodland plans global expansion

Apr 29, 2017 / India
After announcing the intention to invest in Japan and Korea, now the company is looking into new markets, such as China, Russia and Canada

Woodland plans expansion

Apr 11, 2017 / India
The India-based footwear and apparel firm plans to enter the Japanese and South Korean markets, while reinforcing the presence in its home country

Leather goods industry in India worried with raw materials supply

Apr 4, 2017 / India
Action has been taken to close illegal slaughterhouses. The leather goods industry is worried that a “blanket ban” could hit supplies and raise prices
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