World Footwear


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

Bata strengths online presence in India

Apr 3, 2017 / India
Through a new alliance with Fynd, one of India’s fashion e-commerce portals, Bata’s portfolio of footwear brands will be widely available

Indian footwear exports slow down

Mar 28, 2017 / India
The second largest footwear producer has registered a drop in exports in the first half of 2017. Declines in most of the country's main destination markets

Crocs to double India business

Mar 9, 2017 / India
The US-based footwear brand is aiming to double its India business in 3 years, by widening product portfolio and expanding retail footprint

Indian leather industry needs to be encouraged

Jan 4, 2017 / India
According to the local media, claims are being made to apply exemption from the Goods and Services Tax (GST) for some products, namely leather

Declining footwear exports in India

Dec 6, 2016 / India
According to the Council for Leather Exports (CLE), footwear exports reached 1 262.59 million US dollars in the period April-September, the first semester of the fiscal year in that country, showing a drop of 1.81% over the same period last year
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