World Footwear

Partnerships

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

ABG announces partnership to grow Hunter Boots in China and Southeast Asia

Aug 30, 2023 / United States
Authentic Brands Group has entered a joint venture with the Shanghai-based provider of brand management solutions Baozun to grow the Hunter brand in China and Southeast Asia

Under Armour signs sourcing deal with Hemp Black

Aug 21, 2023 / United States
The agreement between the sportswear giant and the manufacturer, involves the provision of specialty yarns treated with a patented activated carbon process, which has received certification from the Cradle-to-Cradle Institute

Prada announces partnership with ZDHC

Aug 18, 2023 / Italy
The Milan-based group announced as a “Signatory Friend” the launch of the partnership with ZDHC - Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals, the global multi-stakeholder initiative

LVMH: Premium Partner of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Aug 16, 2023 / France
According to LVMH, this partnership will enable the artisans across the group to contribute their creativity, know-how, and sense of French art de vivre to the organization of the high-level sports competition

adidas to further release existing YEEZY products this month

Aug 2, 2023 / Germany
A second batch of YEEZY products will be released in phases throughout August, with a significant amount to be donated to selected organisations working to combat discrimination and hate

JD Sports expands to the Middle East with new franchising deal

Jul 19, 2023 / United Kingdom
The UK-based sportswear retailer has signed a 10-year franchise agreement with the Dubai-based brand management company GMG that will allow it to expand into the Middle East

Burberry expands its global youth empowerment programme

Jul 6, 2023 / United Kingdom
The UK-based luxury group has announced the expansion of its Burberry Inspire youth community programme. The aim is now to support 500 000 young people worldwide in the next three years

Clarks partners up with Apparel Group

Jul 5, 2023 / United Arab Emirates
The British footwear label has joined forces with the global fashion and lifestyle conglomerate Apparel Group to expand its retail footprint across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Skechers partners up with Rolling Stones

Jun 28, 2023 / United States
The US-based sneakers company has launched a limited-edition collection that features the Rolling Stones's iconic trademark tongue logo for both men and women

White Mountain expands into footwear for children

Jun 27, 2023 / United States
The US-based women's footwear label, owned by American Exchange Group, is expanding into a new product category, namely footwear for girls

Aldo teams up with Brook Brothers

Jun 21, 2023 / United States
Authentic Brands Group (ABG) and the Canadian-based Aldo Group have entered a partnership to expand Brooks Brothers' assortment of men's footwear and small leather goods

Samuel Ross reimagines Timberland's boot

Jun 19, 2023 / United States
Samuel Ross, the founder of A-Cold-Wall, has collaborated on Timberland's latest Future73 capsule collection, which invites designers to reimagine its iconic boot on the occasion of the brand's 50th anniversary

adidas and Prada team up on first-ever football boot collection

Jun 9, 2023 / Germany
The German-based sportswear company and the Italian luxury house have unveiled the “adidas Football for Prada” collection, combining the unique features of their DNA

CICB Sustainability Forum will be held at the Fimec Fair in 2024

May 26, 2023 / Brazil
The CICB Sustainability Forum will once again be held during Fimec (International Fair for Leather, Chemicals, Components, Machines and Equipment for Shoes and Tanneries), in Novo Hamburgo (Brazil)
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