World Footwear


Sales increase for Asics North America

Aug 20, 2019 / America
The second quarter of 2019 for Asics North America registered positive regional growth year-over-year and increased traffic to both online e-commerce and retail channels. This marks the second consecutive quarter of growth for Asics North America

Nike Flex partnership ends

Jan 14, 2019 / Mexico
Back in October Flex's management confirmed that both parts have agreed to terminate Nike's footwear manufacturing operation in Guadalajara by the end of 2018

Suppliers of the footwear sector in Mexico focus on the Industry 4.0

Sep 27, 2018 / Mexico
Members of APIMEX, the National Association of Suppliers for the Footwear Industry are gathering in Puerto Vallarta until the 30th of September to discuss the development of the footwear, textile and clothing sector in Mexico

Crocs to outsource all manufacturing

Sep 10, 2018 / United States
The US-based company famous for its clogs, has announced it is closing its last facility and going forward will outsorce all production

Mexico: focus on international development

Dec 20, 2017 / Mexico
Back in November the Mexican authorities have underlined their commitment to promote the region of Guanajuato as an important hub for the worldwide footwear industry

Flex’s new factory to add thousands of jobs

Dec 1, 2017 / Mexico
The multinational manufacturer expects to create 6 000 jobs at its new plant in Jalisco. The new factory will be dedicated to make high-tech footwear for Nike

Footwear exports down in Mexico

Oct 10, 2017 / Mexico
According to COFOCE, the Guanajuato-based Agency for External Trade Promotion, value of footwear exports fell by 11.23% during the first seven months of the current year

Latin American footwear industry gathered in Chile

Aug 1, 2017 / Chile
Delegates from different local and national sectorial organizations gathered in Santiago to discuss the pressing issues impacting the footwear industry in the region

Footwear industry in Mexico faces shortage of workers

May 22, 2017 / Mexico
The industry in Jalisco faces a deficit of roughly 2 000 trained workers. At least, that is the belief of the CICEJ's new President, José Isabel Arias Frías

GDP of the footwear sector falls by 7.1% in Mexico

Dec 19, 2016 / Mexico
According to local sources, during the current year the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the footwear industry registered a drop of 7.1%

Vietnam is the new challenge for the Mexican footwear industry

Oct 6, 2016 / Mexico
That is the belief of the Chamber of the Footwear Industry of the State of Guanajuato (CICEG), which presented a new study on the TPP impacts on the footwear industry in Mexico

November, month of fashion in Guanajuato

Sep 22, 2016 / Mexico
The Secretary of Sustainable Economic Development announced the launch of the campaign Noviembre Mes de la Moda (November, Month of Fashion), in order to project the sectors that are part of the fashion cluster in the state

Flexi aiming to conquer South America

Dec 4, 2015 / Mexico
The incorporation of new technologies and the strengthening of the retail network are the aims of Flexi, a Léon-based (Mexico) company

The impacts of the TPP

Nov 13, 2015 / Mexico
We have spoken with Mr. Javier Plascencia, President of CICEG -  Chamber of the Footwear Industry of the State of Guanajuato, to know his views  and expectations about the Trans Pacific Partnership

TPP will allow Mexico to increase exports

Oct 28, 2015 / Mexico
The words are from Mr. Javier Plascencia, President of CICEG, during a reflection about the recently announced Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), a free trade agreement between the US, Mexico and 11 Pacific countries
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