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Is economic power shifting back to Asia?

May 5, 2015 / World
The study Footwear Consumer 2030 predicts that in the next 15 years the economic dynamics, the geographic shifts in production and the consumer preferences will influence the decisions of the footwear industry

AAFA files complaint against Alibaba for counterfeit

Apr 27, 2015 / United States
The American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) claims the existence of a “rampant proliferation of counterfeit apparel and footwear” on the Taobao platform of China-based company Alibaba

361 with continued sales growth

Apr 22, 2015 / Hong Kong
The numbers now released by the Hong Kong-based company refer to the group’s operation in the quarter ended on the 31st of March 2015

Clarks steps into Pakistan

Apr 20, 2015 / Pakistan
The international shoe manufacturer and retailer opened its first ever store in Pakistan, in the city of Karachi. Further stores will also be opened up in Lahore and Islamabad

Zalando announces best ever first quarter result

Apr 20, 2015 / Germany
The European platform's revenue grew in the first quarter of 2015 to 635-648 million euros (compares to 501 million euros in quarter one in 2014), an increase of 27-29%, according to preliminary figures

Clarks will install Customer Facing Devices in its stores

Apr 13, 2015 / United Kingdom
The UK-based shoe manufacturer and retailer announced a partnership with Moki Total Control to deliver digital experiences via LG tablets in its 566 United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland stores

20% of Polish consumers admit to buy more than 5 pairs of shoes per year

Apr 8, 2015 / Poland
This number is shared by KG International, a consultancy firm based in Poland, which revealed World Footwear some details about the footwear market in the country

Joe Fresh and ALDO announce new agreement

Mar 31, 2015 / Canada
Loblaw Companies Ltd and its affiliates, owning the Joe Fresh brand, announced a global license agreement with the ALDO group for the design, production and distribution of footwear under the Joe Fresh brand

World Footwear presents Footwear Consumer 2030

Premium ContentMar 23, 2015 / Portugal
A study reflecting on the main global consumer trends with special attention to the key changes for the footwear industry and the foreseeable impacts on companies, brands and consumers

The North Face virtual reality experience

Mar 16, 2015 / United States
Arriving in selected retail locations, beginning today in Chicago, the content will take viewers to the Yosemite National Park (California) and Moab (Utah) alongside athletes Cedar Wright and Sam Elias

Get to know Shoefitr

Mar 3, 2015 / United States
This new online platform uses 3D scanning technology to help online shoppers find the correct fit when buying shoes, helping to reduce common problems when buying online products with different sizes

Dune to further expand in the Middle East

Feb 27, 2015 / Middle East
UK-based footwear retailer will open three stores in Saudi Arabia this year as part of a continued expansion in the Middle East

Crocs to deliver shoes using drones

Feb 23, 2015 / Japan
Shoe maker Crocs has announced a new temporary store in Tokyo, due to be open in March, where drones will be used to carry the shoes directly to customers. An innovative initiative in the footwear industry

Remac Group acquires L’ Amour des Pieds

Feb 12, 2015 / United States
The US-shoe and accessory company has acquired the rights and intellectual property of the luxe fashion comfort footwear brand

Awards announced for US-based companies

Feb 12, 2015 / United States
As the balance of year 2014 is made, magazines, consultants and several other US entities announce their choices for the best performing companies of the year
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