World Footwear

United Kingdom

Skechers with new UK headquarters

Jul 6, 2016 / United Kingdom
The US-based company has innaugurated its new headquarters in St. Albans (England)

Jimmy Choo recovers to positive ground

Jun 24, 2016 / United Kingdom
Jimmy Choo PLC, the British luxury brand specialising in shoes and accessories, announced its results for the year ended on the 31st of December 2015

Cordwainer Footwear Student of the Year announced

Jun 23, 2016 / United Kingdom
15 finalists from the Universities of Northampton, De Montfort and University of the Arts London presented their portfolios as part of the Cordwainer Footwear Student of the Year Competition

N Brown revenue falls

Jun 21, 2016 / United Kingdom
The UK-based group, owner of fashion brands Jacamo and Simply Bereported, lowered revenue as demand for womenswear and shoes declined

EasyJet tests new Sneakairs

May 20, 2016 / United Kingdom
The British low-cost airline has developed a prototype smart shoe designed to help tourists visiting their elected cities

Church competition with four winners

May 17, 2016 / United Kingdom
With this sponsorship from Church & Co students will see their footwear designs come to life

Burberry posts disappointing sales

Apr 29, 2016 / United Kingdom
The luxury British-based brand reported a 1% decline in total revenue, reflecting negative growth in retail, wholesale and licensing. Such disappointing second-half sales let the company to warn on profit for the current fiscal year

Brazilian Footwear identifies targets for next two years

Apr 28, 2016 / Brazil
This incentive program aimed at footwear exports and developed by Abicalçados and Apex-Brazil is renewed every two years since its implementation in 2000

John Saunders, from the British Footwear Association, live on World Footwear

Mar 15, 2016 / United Kingdom
Aiming to get an updated view of the state of the footwear industry in the United Kingdom, we spoke to the sector's association, The British Footwear Association

Burberry with stable sales

Jan 14, 2016 / United Kingdom
The luxury British-based brand had a 1% retail revenue growth in the third-quarter, mainly driven by a minor recovery in China and improved demand in Europe

Kurt Geiger acquired by Cinven

Jan 5, 2016 / United Kingdom
One of Europe’s largest retailer of luxury footwear was sold to Cinven. Amount involved in the deal reached 245 million British pounds

Truworths to acquire Office

Dec 3, 2015 / United Kingdom
The South Africa-based fashion retailer is acquiring the UK footwear company for 256 million pounds

Manchester United partners with HEROES

Nov 20, 2015 / United Kingdom
The England-based football club has announced a multi-year global partnership with luxury designer footwear brand HEROES S.R.L.

Manolo Blahnik and Liberty London in collaboration

Nov 17, 2015 / United Kingdom
Manolo Blahnik, who has a new book named Fleeting Gestures and Obsessions, is also celebrating its partnership with the London-based department store


Craft to America, Style to Britain

Nov 13, 2015 / United Kingdom
The University of Northampton is hosting an exhibition focusing on showing the influence the Ivy League has had on the Northamptonshire footwear industry
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