World Footwear

Retail opens US office

Oct 14, 2015 / United States
China’s largest online direct sales company, has opened its first US facility, a new research and development center located in Silicon Valley

Aldo opens its biggest store in Dubai

Oct 2, 2015 / United Arab Emirates
Canada-based Aldo Group opened an 8 000 square feet store at Dubai’s Festival City mall as part of its plans to double the number of stores by 2020

Manchester United’s Nike revenue declines

Sep 21, 2015 / United Kingdom
The England-based football team has announced full year results for the financial year ended on the 30th of June 2015. Revenue related to Nike's licensing decreased in the period

Alibaba teams up with US Postal Service

Sep 18, 2015 / United States
The ecommerce giant will work with the US post office on cross-border e-commerce, with an aim to speed up delivery of merchandise ordered by US consumers on Alibaba’s international online platforms

Truworths in talks to buy footwear chain Office

Sep 16, 2015 / South Africa
South African fashion retailer Truworths International confirmed the existence of talks with privately owned shoe chain Office, a British-based retailer

Strong results for Genesco

Sep 14, 2015 / United States
The US-based footwear and apparel retailer has reported strong sales growth for the second quarter of the current financial year

Another billion on the way

Sep 8, 2015 / Portugal
The study Footwear Consumer 2030 predicts that in the next 15 years profound changes will occur in the international economy and consumer markets, as a result of more women becoming active in the labour markets

Bata India incorporates new subsidiary

Sep 4, 2015 / India
Way Finders Brands will trade in footwear, apparel and accessories in the wholesale and B2B segments

Finish Line with exclusive experience with Puma

Aug 28, 2015 / United States
Retailer launches in-store destination with sports brand in ten stores in the US and at

Nine West acquires former Canadian licensee

Aug 26, 2015 / Canada
The Canadian stores, owned until now by Toronto-based Sherson Group (licensee of the brand) were sold to the American owner of Nine West’s brand

New Balance’s tribute to automotive heritage

Aug 20, 2015 / United States
A new limited-edition shoe created by New Balance is paying tribute to Michigan's industrial history

Aldo and Target team up

Aug 13, 2015 / Canada
The resulting collection, including shoe and accessories, will hit stores this fall

DSW announces 22 new stores

Aug 12, 2015 / United States
The new locations will be inaugurated mainly during the fall, between August and November

Asics opens first performance store in Paris

Aug 11, 2015 / France
The Japan-based company is debuting a new retail design concept. The store will trial the new motion-sensor MOTION ID service which analyses running styles and advises consumers on most suitable footwear

AAFA calls for new transparent anti-counterfeiting measures from Alibaba

Jul 21, 2015 / United States
According to the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) the request follows years of unproductive conversations with the Alibaba Group
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