World Footwear


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

Quiksilver sells Surfdome business to SurfStitch Group

Nov 12, 2014 / Australia
The two companies announced they reached an agreement involving the ownership of Surfdome, an Australia based online retailer of action sports products

ANTA signs agreement with Eurostop

Nov 4, 2014 / China
China based sports giant elected Eurostop retail management systems for its distribution network of over 12 000 stores

DSW announces second annual national shoe lover day

Oct 24, 2014 / United States
The new marketing campaign of the US based footwear company will give away 1 pair of shoes in every 25 purchases

J. Francisco Dos Santos, Founder and President of COUROMODA, live on World Footwear

Oct 21, 2014 / Brazil
As we prepare to the World Footwear Congress in Léon we spoke to Mr J Francisco dos Santos, one of the speakers at the event

FLY London opens first store in New York

Oct 20, 2014 / Portugal
Twenty years after its creation, the Portuguese fashion comfort brand continues to expand its distribution network and celebrates the anniversary with the opening of a new store in the US

Athletic and outdoor footwear with robust sales in the US

Oct 16, 2014 / United States
According to the NPD Group, summertime athletic and outdoor footwear sales reached 3.0 billion US dollars and grew 5% during the 14 weeks ending 20th September

Marka signs first deal with Cristiano Ronaldo’s CR7 Footwear

Oct 15, 2014 / Persian Gulf
The retail company has been named the exclusive franchise operator for Persian Gulf’s countries for CR7 Footwear products and the agreement should result in the opening of 11 stores

Footwear retailer DSW continues its expansion in the US

Oct 10, 2014 / United States
DSW Inc.’s expansion drive is following a very dynamic pace this year. The company just announced the opening of three new stores

adidas slips to third position in the US market

Oct 3, 2014 / United States
According to data from Sterne Agee and SportScanInfo the German brand is falling behind Nike and Under Armour in the American market

Shoe Carnival partners with eBay to implement commerce transformation

Oct 1, 2014 / United States
The US based footwear retailer has reached eBay to put in place the new omnichannel operational foundation based on eBay Enterprise modular solutions including Retail Order Management, Payments, Fraud Protection, Ship-from Store, and Customer Care

CCC consolidates revenue growth while focusing on international expansion

Sep 26, 2014 / Poland
Two digits growth continues to characterize the performance of the Polish footwear company, which added a new store in Romania to its distribution network
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