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Brazilian Code shows the best of the local footwear industry

Oct 18, 2016 / Brazil
Brazil-made media group Grupo Sinos launched a new online magazine dedicated to the local footwear industry

Alibaba's new nodding payment system

Oct 12, 2016 / China
The China-based ecommerce giant demonstrated a payment service that will allow online buyers to pay for their purchases by nodding their heads

FFANY announces retailer of the year

Oct 11, 2016 / United States
Shopbop.com was the company chosen. The online retail company will be recognized later this month at the shoe industry’s annual breast cancer fundraiser event, the FFANY Shoes on Sale

Ferragamo Group fights counterfeiting

Mar 10, 2016 / Italy
The Italy-based group has announced thousands of actions carried out in 2015. A new microchip will start to be embedded in Ferragamo shoes and leather goods with an aim to make counterfeiting more difficult

Kohl's to close underperforming stores

Feb 25, 2016 / United States
The Wisconsin-based clothing and footwear retailer plans to close 18 stores this year, while it seeks to cut costs and find the balance between its brick-and-mortar presence and the online business

Luis Onofre with new online store

Feb 16, 2016 / Portugal
The designer's own store located at Avenida da Liberdade, in Lisbon, was the gathering point for several personalities who witness the announcement of the new distribution channel serving the brand

APICCAPS launches new Portuguese Soul platform

Feb 10, 2016 / Portugal
Last December, APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear, Components and Leather Goods Manufacturers’ Association, launched the 10th edition of the Portuguese Soul magazine

Zalando finishes the year on a high

Jan 31, 2016 / Germany
According to preliminary figures of one of Europe’s leading online platform for fashion, revenue growth in the fourth quarter of 2015 should be in the region of 865 to 872 million euros (or 30-31%)

Nordstrom takes equity stake in Shoes of Prey

Jan 1, 2016 / United States
As a result, the start-up focusing in customized fashion footwear has raised 15.5 million US dollars in equity capital and strengthened its partnership with the US-based fashion retailer
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