World Footwear

United Kingdom

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

Jimmy Choo with 12% increase in net revenue

Jan 28, 2015 / United Kingdom
The British luxury brand specialising in shoes and accessories, announced a significant increase in net revenue for the year ended on the 31st December 2014

Artists Fantich & Young create unusual shoes

Jan 27, 2015 / United Kingdom
The art pieces resulting from the duo's work are innovative sculptures using a variety of found objects

Vince Camuto dies at age 78

Jan 22, 2015 / United Kingdom
The footwear legend behind Nine West and Camuto Group has passed away today at his home

Shoe Zone with solid earnings

Jan 21, 2015 / United Kingdom
UK-based retailer announced preliminary results for the 52 weeks period ended 4 October 2014. Despite the drop in revenue, earnings continued strong

New leadership appointments at Pentland Brands

Jan 19, 2015 / United Kingdom
The UK-based company has announced a series of senior leadership appointments, including three new roles providing organisation-wide expertise

Kurt Geiger in charity partnership

Dec 5, 2014 / United Kingdom
Kurt Geiger and charity Hope and Homes for Children unveil No Christmas Window. Kurt Geiger has pledged to donate its Christmas window funds to Hope and Homes for Children to help those in need

Changes announced at Pentland

Dec 4, 2014 / United Kingdom
Andy Rubin is to be promoted to the newly created role of Chairman of its brand management division, Pentland Brands. Andy Long, currently COO of Pentland Brands, will succeed Andy Rubin as CEO. Both will assume their new roles with effect from 1st January 2015

2014 Footwear Friends Annual Awards announced

Dec 3, 2014 / United Kingdom
The Footwear Friends Annual Awards, on its eight year, are the famous awards for British design. The 2014 edition took place earlier last month

Kurt Geiger expands its network on the high street

Nov 14, 2014 / United Kingdom
Britain based company has announced the opening of a new London flagship store early next year, which will add to its growing empire of shops around the world

New partnership between Barbour and adidas

Nov 10, 2014 / United Kingdom
The giant sportswear business has teamed up with the famous classic wax jackets manufacturer from Simonside, England, to present a new collection

Palladin buys stake of luxury shoemaker

Nov 5, 2014 / United Kingdom
The Boston-based private equity firm has announced a new agreement to acquire a majority interest in Harrys of London, marking this the second major footwear deal in the past few months, following the deal with Aerosoles in June

Famous online celebrity shoe auction kicks off

Nov 4, 2014 / United Kingdom
The Small Steps project is a humanitarian organization that raises money for children and families living on rubbish dumps. Their annual online fundraising shoe auction is the biggest in the world

Richard Kottler retires from the BFA

Oct 3, 2014 / United Kingdom
The British Footwear Association (BFA) announced several changes in its structure to coincide with the retirement of the current CEO and the appointment of John Saunders to the position
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