World Footwear

Partnerships

Inditex joins Pack4Good initiative

Jun 27, 2024 / Spain
The parent company of brands such as Zara, Berksha and Massimo Dutti has joined Canopy’s Pack4Good initiative to help protect endangered forests by reforming its paper packaging

Hoff looks to expand in India

Jun 20, 2024 / Spain
The Spanish sneaker brand has teamed up with the e-commerce giant Myntra to enter the Indian market. This move is part of the company’s international growth strategy

Portuguese Business School and Sanjo launch exclusive sneaker edition

Jun 17, 2024 / Portugal
The Institute of Economics and Management (ISEG) and the Portuguese footwear brand Sanjo have teamed up in a groundbreak collaboration to create an exclusive edition of sneakers

JD.com partners up with Inditex

Jun 12, 2024 / China
The Chinese e-commerce retailer has partnered with the fashion retailer to launch a Massimo Dutti flagship store on its marketplace, as part of Inditex’s efforts to meet the needs of China’s digital consumer base

Ambitious teams up with Michelin Soles

Jun 4, 2024 / Portugal
The Portuguese company has teamed up with JV International (Michelin Soles) to create the Venture sneaker. The aim is to set new standards in terms of comfort and performance

LVMH extends partnership with Alibaba

May 28, 2024 / France
The French-based luxury group has extended its partnership with the Alibaba Group for the next five years to enhance its omnichannel strategies and digital presence in China

Designer Bianca Saunders teams up with Portuguese Footwear Association

May 20, 2024 / Portugal
London-based designer Bianca Saunders has partnered up with APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association, and footwear company Valuni to create six cutting-edge shoe designs, all made in Portugal

Calçado Penha makes its debut at ModaLisboa

Apr 16, 2024 / Portugal
The Portuguese footwear company, which specialises in the production of high-quality men’s footwear, made its debut on a Fashion Week catwalk with the BÉHEN brand

Allbirds completes two international distributor deals

Mar 12, 2024 / United States
The sustainable footwear brand has signed two distribution agreements covering Australasia and Japan. Moving from direct sales to a distributor model is part of its strategic transformation plan

Hoff partners with Newmark Retail to fuel European expansion

Mar 4, 2024 / Spain
The Spanish footwear brand has appointed the strategic retail property advisor Newmark Retail UK & EMEA to support its national and international retail growth strategy

Aldo to produce bags and leather goods for ABG-owned Hunter brand

Feb 28, 2024 / United States
The Canadian footwear company has signed another licensing agreement with Authentic Brands Group (ABG) to design, manufacture and distribute Hunter bags and small leather goods in the US and Canada

Portuguese footwear companies’ successful partnerships

Jan 16, 2024 / Portugal
There’s strength in numbers, a motto taken seriously by some Portuguese footwear companies that see partnerships as a lever for moving forward. Take a look at the partnerships of JAK, ESC and Lachoix

ABG partners with BBC International to grow DC Shoes

Jan 10, 2024 / United States
Authentic Brands Group (ABG) has announced a partnership with BBC International for DC Shoes. BBC will design, manufacture and wholesale distribute the footwear brand in the US and Canada

Latest Authentic Brands partnerships in Asia

Dec 30, 2023 / United States
The New York-based brand management company has expanded its partnership with Liberated for Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, and Indonesia and signed another with BRJ Group for Japan and Taiwan

Christian Louboutin enters joint venture in India

Dec 14, 2023 / France
The French footwear designer is transferring his current operations in India into a joint venture with Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd (ABFRL), one of the country’s leading retail chains
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