World Footwear

Retail

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

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

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