World Footwear

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Skechers achieves record net sales

Jul 19, 2019 / United States
The US-based footwear giant announced financial results for the second quarter ended on the 30th of June 2019. Skechers announced another record on sales

Caleres' joint venture to expand distribution in China

Jul 15, 2019 / China
The US-based footwear giant will begin to distribute footwear in greater China, including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, through a joint venture with Brand Investment Holding, a member of the Gemkell Group

Saydo, the art of comfort shoe making

Jul 15, 2019 / United States
Get to know a Portuguese footwear brand that creates modern, timeless shoes for women always focusing on high quality and comfort. Saydo shoes are lightweight, flexible and soft

The latest movements in the industry

Jul 12, 2019 / United States
Several movements continue to mark the industry's headlines. Cougar Shoes has a new Marketing VP, Schutz US a new head and Two Ten is looking for a new President

Nordstrom is hiring 1 200 people

Jul 10, 2019 / United States
The US-based retailer is opening a Flagship Store in New York by the end of October and opened 1 200 sales position

Brazil: footwear exports continue to decline

Jul 8, 2019 / United States
After decreasing by 9.4% in March, Brazilian footwear exports declined even more in April: 17.7% compared to similar month last year

New Global Brand President for Dickies

Jul 8, 2019 / United States
VF Corporation, a global group with a vast portfolio of branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, announced the appointment of Denny Bruce to the position of Global Brand President for Dickies. He reports to Curt Holtz, Executive Vice President and Group President, Workwear

Abicalçados and Apex-Brasil renew agreement

Jul 4, 2019 / Brazil
During the latest edition of the Francal trade fair, the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados) announced the renewal of the agreement to maintain the Brazilian Footwear program, developed in partnership with the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil)

Forever 21 is exploring options

Jul 4, 2019 / United States
Fast-fashion chain Forever 21 is reported to be in talks with potential lenders and restructuring advisers as it analyses options for recovering from the less healthy moment

Nike with revenue growth

Jul 3, 2019 / United States
The sportwear giant reported financial results for its fiscal 2019 fourth quarter and full year. Revenue increased in both periods, mainly as a result of strategic investments in innovation and digital

US-China Trade war: new tariffs on hold

Jul 1, 2019 / China
President Trump and President Xi agreed Saturday to hold off on imposing new tariffs and continue trade negotiations, after meeting on the occasion of the G-20 Summit in Osaka

US China meeting to take place this weekend

Jun 28, 2019 / United States
President Trump and President Xi are expected to meet this Saturday in Osaka (Japan) during the G-20 Summit and the international trade topic is hot on the agenda

Hurley with new CEO

Jun 27, 2019 / United States
Nike, the owner of the Hurley brand, appointed John Schweitzer as CEO and CFO for the brand

48 hours Prime Day at Amazon

Jun 27, 2019 / United States
The giant ecommerce player announced its longest Prime Day ever for this July

You have to get the priorities right

Jun 24, 2019 / Switzerland
Watch the interview to learn a bit more about the current trends of the footwear industry according to the views of Thomas G Bata, from the Bata Group
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