World Footwear

Shoes

Mi-Môh, Step into Love

Nov 23, 2017 / Portugal
A new Portuguese footwear brand focused on the cosmopolitan women who are passionate about life and well-being and looking for shoes that are sober, sophisticated and with a twist of romance

DSW results impacted by the weather

Nov 22, 2017 / United States
Net sales increased slightly in the third quarter. Results were impact by the hurricane season and the company has adjusted the outlook for the year, as a result

Foot Locker and Nike join to elevate customer experience

Nov 17, 2017 / United States
Foot Locker and Nike are moving into an elevated partnership model. The two companies are again joining forces to offer new experiences to consumers through innovative in-store and pop-up opportunities

Brazilian footwear production increases by 4.5%

Nov 16, 2017 / Brazil
According to the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), from January to August this year, production of footwear and footwear parts increased by 4.5%, compared to similar period in 2016

Strong quarter for Crocs

Nov 15, 2017 / United States
Despite the 1.1% decline in third quarter revenue, compared to similar period last year, the company congratulates itself for the progress made in its strategy and for achieving results above the guidance previously set

Niketown to open in Dubai

Nov 15, 2017 / United Arab Emirates
Nike will upgrade its retail offering in Dubai in 2018. A Niketow flagship store should open in the region next year

Aldo to continue investing in the Gulf region

Nov 13, 2017 / Middle East
The Canada-based shoe company Aldo will continue to invest in the Gulf region where it has a network of 185 stores

Skechers raises 1.8 million US dollars for kids

Nov 13, 2017 / United States
The 9th edition of Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk raised more than 1.8 million US dollars for children with special needs and education, exceeding its goal. The walk reached a new record with more than 13 000 walkers and participants

Strong quarter for Wolverine

Nov 10, 2017 / United States
Reported revenue for the third quarter reached 581.3 million US dollars. Company congratulates itself for results above expectations and reaffirms outlook for the year at its upper end

Indonesian authorities call for quality, design and branding

Nov 9, 2017 / Indonesia
Ngakan Timur Antara, Head of the local Agency for Industrial Research and Development, said it is important for the country’s footwear industry to improve several attributes in order to claim a bigger share of the global footwear market

Kering might be considering Puma’s sale

Nov 9, 2017 / United States
Luxury group Kering has appointed the financial services group Rothschild & Co. to handle the potential sale of Puma, the sportswear brand from the group’s portfolio

Grendene maintains targets

Nov 8, 2017 / Brazil
The Brazil-based company has announced net revenue up by 9.0% in the first nine months of the year. Despite the difficulties in the markets, the company says its business is performing well and will maintain the guidance for the year

New quarterly sales record for Skechers

Nov 7, 2017 / United States
The US-based sportswear giant has increased net sales by 16.2% in the third quarter of the year, reaching a new all-time high

DeGier, the dream of making the best shoes

Nov 6, 2017 / Portugal
DeGier was born with the dream and purpose of making top quality footwear while remaining faithful to the ancient craftsmanship techniques already in use in the company

Asics wants to make soles in a microwave

Nov 6, 2017 / Japan
The Japanese brand is testing a new way to produce the midsoles of sneakers with microwave technology. Asics believe this can lead to usage of 90% less energy than standard production techniques
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