World Footwear


Crocs expands #FindYourFun global marketing campaign

Apr 1, 2016 / United States
The second year of the campaign celebrates the iconic Crocs clog and showcases new footwear styles for the whole family

Kenya to promote investments in the leather industry

Mar 29, 2016 / Kenya
The African country plans to promote investment initiatives for its leather industry in order to boost local production

Shiekh Shoes acquires Karmaloop

Mar 21, 2016 / United States
The California-based footwear and apparel retailer has announced the new stage of its expansion plans

19th UITIC Congress with record participation

Feb 19, 2016 / India
A record number of delegates marked the latest edition of the UITIC congress: 596 delegates, including 174 international participants from nearly 30 countries, attended the event, which was held in Chennai

Foot Locker announces capital spending for 2016

Feb 18, 2016 / United States
The US-based specialty athletic retailer announced that its Board of Directors had authorized two capital allocation initiatives that will elevate investment in the business operations and provide additional returns to shareholders

DSW acquires Ebuys

Feb 17, 2016 / United States
The Ohio-based branded footwear and accessories retailer announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Ebuys, a leading e-commerce off-price footwear and accessories retailer

Kurt Geiger acquired by Cinven

Jan 5, 2016 / United Kingdom
One of Europe’s largest retailer of luxury footwear was sold to Cinven. Amount involved in the deal reached 245 million British pounds

Tata International to strength African footprint

Jan 4, 2016 / Africa
The global trading and distribution arm of the Tata Group is planning to expand its presence in the continent by entering Angola and Ethiopia

New funding for Zimbabwe’s leather industry

Jan 3, 2016 / Zimbabwe
The African Development Bank approved a new project for the country's beef and leather value chain

Panafrica reaches crowdfunding goal in its first day

Dec 9, 2015 / France
Within eight hours following its launch, the France-based company saw its project reaching the goal of securing a minimum of 200 pre-orders and has now set up a new goal

Lavoro presents two million euros expansion plan

Dec 2, 2015 / Portugal
The Guimarães-based company, specializing in the manufacture of professional footwear, is preparing an expansion plan for the international markets. Its presence at the recent edition of the A+A trade fair was a success with the presentation of the new updates coming from Spodos

EU and US working on a wide scale innovating trade agreement

Apr 14, 2014 / European Union
Last summer, EU and US started negotiations for a free trade agreement, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). If negotiations succeed and the agreement is implemented in full, it will represent the most relevant regional free trade area and it will be the most impactful deal of its kind
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