World Footwear


Brazil launches Future Footwear

Sep 6, 2016 / Brazil
The main entities of the Brazilian leather-footwear chain launched a new program aimed at the creation of new business models, new products and new production processes

A revolution is taking place at the editing of publications specialised in footwear

Aug 4, 2016 / Italy
At least Matteo Pasca believes it. Ars Arpel Group and Fotoshoe Group are getting together and the move aims to focus at the development of initiatives of common interest on an international level

Step to Sustainability promotes debate on sustainable footwear production

Aug 3, 2016 / European Union
The European Project Step to Sustainability presented its findings in a Final Conference during the latest edition of the GDS trade fair, held in Dusseldorf on the 28th of July

Worldwide footwear production reached 23.0 billion pairs in 2015

Aug 2, 2016 / World
According to the latest edition of the World Footwear Yearbook this represents a slight decrease of 0.4% from the previous year

Rufel launches limited edition bag

Jul 20, 2016 / Portugal
The Portuguese-based company, established in 1975, is specialised in manufacturing bags and accessories for men and women

adidas intensifies activities in China with Wand Group partnership

Jun 30, 2016 / China
The Germany-based sports giants deepened commercial ties and agreed to cooperate on developing IRONMAN, football and basketball in China and worldwide

Reebok & Kendrick Lamar team up again

Jun 23, 2016 / United States
Reebok Classic and American rapper renovated their partnership, this time adding a personal touch to the brand’s Classic Leather silhouette

Wordwide footwear associations gathered aiming to strengthen the industry

Jun 20, 2016 / CEC
On the 9th of June 2016 the Second International Footwear Forum (IFF) brought together footwear associations and federations from across the world to exchange views and propose ways to help the companies

US and European footwear industries together to support TTIP

Jun 9, 2016 / CEC
3 trade associations representing the US and European footwear industries issued a joint statement urging the United States and the European Union to eliminate footwear trade barriers as part of the TTIP negotiations

Two Ten and FDRA announce online career marketplace

Jun 7, 2016 / United States
The two organisations got together to develop a new footwear jobs website dedicated to the footwear industry

NBA and Under Armour partner to launch NBA Fit App

Jun 4, 2016 / United States
The National Basketball Association announced today the launch of its first fitness app, in partnership with the sportswear giant. It will be available for download on the App Store and Google Play

UCLA and Under Armour announce agreement

May 24, 2016 / United States
The University of California, Los Angeles and the sportswear giant have set up a new 15-year performance footwear and apparel agreement

Vans and Nintendo in collaboration

May 12, 2016 / United States
The new sneakers line is aimed at the game lovers and is part of Vans intense activity of partnerships with pop culture entities

Under Armour and Bryce Harper continue together

May 12, 2016 / United States
The Baltimore-based company has extended its partnership with Bryce Harper, one of baseball’s brightest young stars

Asics to be national partner of Girls on the Run

May 2, 2016 / United States
The non profit organization working with young girls has announced the extension of the partnership with Asics, who will become its National Footwear Partner
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