World Footwear


Louboutin loses battle for red protection in Switzerland

May 24, 2016 / Switzerland
The French luxury footwear and fashion designer lost the exclusive rights over its distinctive red sole in a lawsuit

Bata repositions business in Switzerland

Apr 20, 2016 / Switzerland
Bata’s Switzerland unit is closing the remaining 29 stores in the country as part of its ongoing restructuring strategy

Karl Vögele sells Austrian stores

Jan 11, 2016 / Switzerland
The Swiss-based shoe retailer is refocusing its business model by concentrating in its 300 stores in the domestic market. An agreement to sell its 70 stores in Austria to Germany-based investment company, Lafayette Industrieholding was reached

Timberland consolidates expansion in Europe

Dec 11, 2015 / United States
US-based lifestyle brand Timberland consolidates its expansion in Germany, Austria and Switzerland with a total of five new franchise stores

Shoe exhibition reveals three thousand years of footwear history

Oct 24, 2014 / Switzerland
The Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel in Switzerland has gathered more than 220 pairs of shoes to highlight footwear fashion over 3 000 years

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