World Footwear


World Footwear Yearbook: 2016 edition to be presented at GDS

Jul 26, 2016 / World
The most recent figures for the 2015 worldwide footwear industry will be revealed by APICCAPS during a press conference due to be held on the 27th of July in Düsseldorf

Counterfeit goods make up 2.5% of global imports

Apr 20, 2016 / World
Global trade in fake and pirated goods is estimated to be worth nearly half a trillion dollars a year, according to a report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the EU’s Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

Portugal on its way to organise the XX UITIC Congress

Feb 5, 2016 / Portugal
The Congress of the International Union of Shoe Industry Technicians (UITIC) returns to Europe in its next edition due to be held in 2018

World Footwear Yearbook: 2015 edition is now available

Jul 30, 2015 / World
During a press conference held on the 30th of July in Düsseldorf at the GDS trade fair, APICCAPS revealed the most recent figures for the 2014 worldwide footwear industry

Are we moving online?

Jul 14, 2015 / World
The study Footwear Consumer 2030 predicts that in the next 15 years online sales will create a different dynamic from traditional brick and mortar retail, raising new questions for brands and businesses and boosting the global network of consumption

UITIC Congress to take place in Chennai

May 18, 2015 / India
19th International Technical Footwear Congress of UITIC, the International Union of Shoe Industry Technicians, will take place in India early next year

World footwear production reaches new record

Dec 29, 2014 / World
According to the World Footwear Yearbook the production of footwear in 2013 crossed the 22 billion pair threshold for the first time

International Footwear Forum announced

Dec 3, 2014 / World
On the last day of the World Footwear Congress, Jean Pierre Renaudin, CEC’s President announced the launch of a new forum to reinforce dialogue and commitment between worldwide footwear associations and confederations

World Footwear Yearbook: 2014 edition is now available

Jul 31, 2014 / World
The new edition of the World Footwear Yearbook was presented at the GDS trade fair

New Footwear Production Code of Conduct in the US

Jul 17, 2014 / United States
The Footwear Distributors & Retailers of America (FDRA), the largest footwear trade association in the US, released a comprehensive Footwear Production Code of Conduct for its industry

Lawsuits put footwear companies on the spot

Jul 1, 2014 / World
Skechers filed a lawsuit against Reebok International Ltd, alleging infringement of patents, and New Balance is taking action against Karl Lagerfeld’s brand

Kirstin Deutelmoser, GDS Director, live on World Footwear

Jun 27, 2014 / Germany
The interview focus on the next edition of the GDS fair, taking place between 30th of July and 1st of August

New footwear event for private label in Spain

Jun 18, 2014 /
The first edition of the Co-Shoes Workshop will take place in Alicante in October

Portuguese leather goods with booming exports

Jun 16, 2014 / Portugal
During the last 4 months sales abroad increased significantly. Two digits growth was registered across all regions

Jean Pierre Renaudin, CEC’s President, live on World Footwear

Jun 2, 2014 / European Union
The interview covers some of the pressing topics impacting the footwear industry worldwide, with a focus on the views of the European Confederation of the Footwear Industry
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