World Footwear


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

Aldo Group strengthens relationship with ABG

Nov 3, 2023 / United States
The footwear group has signed a new licensee agreement with the Authentic Brands Group (ABG) concerning the recently acquired Roxy label, just a few months after inking two other deals

Inditex signs a three-year agreement to buy recycled polyester for 70 million euros

Nov 2, 2023 / Spain
The owner of Zara, among others, will be collaborating with the material sciences company Ambercycle to help scale a textile made from post-industrial and post-consumer polyester waste

Inditex teams up with Maersk to reduce its maritime transport emissions

Oct 24, 2023 / Spain
The fashion group has partnered with the freight group Maersk to reduce its GHG emissions from maritime logistics by incorporating alternative fuels into all its inbound routes with the carrier

Partnership between Richemont and Farfetch receives antitrust clearance

Oct 24, 2023 / United Kingdom
The European Commission (EC) has “unconditionally” approved Farfetch’s acquisition of a 47.5% stake in Yoox Net-a-Porter. The EC was the last regulatory authority required to give authorisation

Inditex and the International Apparel Federation join forces

Oct 12, 2023 / Spain
The Spanish-based group and the International Apparel Federation have signed an agreement to drive a transformation in the global fashion industry in the fields of circularity, traceability and worker well-being

The Burberry Foundation announces programme to support young Ukrainians

Oct 9, 2023 / United Kingdom
The foundation set up by the Burberry Group is partnering with the organization Save the Children to launch the Life Chances programme, which aims to support young people affected by the war in Ukraine

Puma marks the sixtieth anniversary of the Porsche 911

Sep 13, 2023 / Germany
The German-based sportswear company has teamed up with Porsche to launch two exclusive limited-edition sneaker models that honour the legacy of the iconic Porsche 911

ANWR and Sabu team up to strengthen German footwear retail

Sep 1, 2023 / Germany
Footwear buying group ANWR and shoe retail cooperative Sabu have joined forces to ensure the future viability of its members. Emphasis will be placed on revitalising the retail landscape and developing the workforce
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