World Footwear


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

N Mohan, Global Business Head, Footwear and Leather Garments at Tata International, live on World Footwear

Feb 10, 2015 / India
Following recent announcements of a set of new investments by Tata International Limited (TIL), World Footwear spoke to TIL's Footwear and Leather Garments Business Head

Under Armour overtakes adidas in US sportswear market

Feb 5, 2015 / United States
Last year, adidas lost its number 2 position in the competitive American sportswear market to rival Under Armour, which increased sales in both apparel and footwear at the expense of the Germany-based sportswear giant

New art installation at London’s Galeria Melissa

Feb 4, 2015 / United Kingdom
The plastic shoes, with candy fragrances have achieved recognition all over the world, and now a new art installation in their store in London puts them on the spotlight

Kurt Geiger to enter children’s footwear

Feb 2, 2015 / United Kingdom
The US-based footwear retailer is expanding into the children’s footwear market and will take over the children’s footwear departments in Harrods and Selfridges

Americans buy 7.5 pairs of shoes per year

Jan 22, 2015 / United States
The number has been released by the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) while announcing their ApparelStats 2014 and ShoeStats 2014 reports

Target plans to discontinue Canadian operations

Jan 20, 2015 / Canada
Target Canada is seeking court approval to begin the liquidation process under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA)

Macy’s and J.C. Penney announce closure of stores

Jan 9, 2015 / United States
The two US-based giant retailers announced they are shrinking their physical distribution network, by closing some of the stores currently in business

CCC continues dynamic growth

Jan 8, 2015 / Poland
Two digits growth continues to characterize the performance of one of the largest distributor and manufacturers of footwear in Poland

Ecco opens its largest store

Dec 10, 2014 / Denmark
The new store offers the whole brand’s collection with Ladies, Men’s, Kids, Outdoor, and Accessories as well as a brand new outlet, and is located in the brand’s hometown

UGG opens first high-tech concept store

Dec 5, 2014 / United States
The new space is revealing of Deckers commitment to the Omnichannel consumer experience

China’s national footwear consumption with upward trend

Dec 4, 2014 / China
According to the China Leather Industry Association (CLIA) the growth rate of sales on clothing, shoes and hats grew 10.5% in September

Nike’s ladies only format arrives to China

Dec 4, 2014 / China
The US based sportwear giant opened its second women’s-only store in Shanghai. A 4 500 plus square-foot consumer store offering Nike’s products, including premium women’s running, training and sportswear styles

Zappos debuts on offline retail

Nov 29, 2014 / United States
Famous online powerhouse has opened its first-ever freestanding pop up store, a 20 000 square feet space in the downtown of Las Vegas

Quiksilver opens new generation store

Nov 28, 2014 / Indonesia
The establishment recently opened in Jakarta results from a partnership between Indonesia and retail partner PT Gagan, and is located in Mall Kota Kasablanka, in the city’s south
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