World Footwear


Ferragamo management focus on 4 strategic growth drivers

Mar 23, 2017 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury brand presented the action plan of the new management. Ferragamo aims for significant improvements in terms of turnover and sales growth by focusing on 4 main strategic growth drivers

Hermès revenue passes the 5 billion euros mark

Mar 22, 2017 / France
The group announced consolidated revenue for 2016 of 5.202 million euros, up by 7.5% (current exchange rates). Net profit increased by 13%, totaling 1.100 million euros

Liago celebrates 30th anniversary

Mar 22, 2017 / Portugal
The Portugal-based footwear company has just celebrated three decades of existence with its eyes set on the future. Liago announced it will reinforce the commitment to its own brand by giving it a global dimension

Seventh consecutive year of growth for Portuguese footwear exports

Mar 21, 2017 / Portugal
Sales to foreign markets have grown again in 2016 and reached another historical maximum. Portugal now exports more than 95% of its footwear production to more than 150 countries

Belle expects double digit drop in profit

Mar 20, 2017 / China
China-based retailer should close its financial year with a drop of 15% to 25% in profit. Weaker sales in its footwear business should be one of the reasons

Skechers with renewed partnerships

Mar 17, 2017 / United States
The Performance division has announced a multi-year partnership extension of title sponsorship of the Los Angeles Marathon. This follows the 5-year contract extension with Go Golf brand ambassador and PGA Pro Billy Andrade

Pentland invests in SeaVees

Mar 17, 2017 / United Kingdom
The UK-based footwear company has announced it will be investing in the Californian casual lifestyle sneaker brand

Perlato, your feet in our hands

Mar 16, 2017 / Portugal
That's the company's motto. Perlato has been creating strictly high-quality shoes of essential elegance since 1984

Pou Chen with drop in sales

Mar 16, 2017 / Taiwan
The Taiwanese-based company and manufacturer for major international footwear brands has reported year to date sales. By the end of February consolidated sales of the company were down by 6%

adidas sets ambitious goal for North America

Mar 15, 2017 / Germany
The Germany-based company wants to expand sales in North America by 47% until 2020

DSW performance in line with expectations

Mar 15, 2017 / United States
The Ohio-based branded footwear and accessories retailer announced financial results for the last quarter of 2016, and full year. Results were in line with the company’s guidance and marked by stability

Bata Zimbabwe focused on new growth strategy

Mar 14, 2017 / Zimbabwe
The company is expecting operational growth in 2017 to exceed 6%. This result should be driven by an expansion initiative, with new outlet openings across the country

Learn2Work to bring new young talent to footwear manufacturing

Mar 13, 2017 / CEC
European project titled Learn2Work, funded by the Erasmus+ programme, is working to deliver an innovative training methodology to attract young people and prepare them with the required technical and soft skills

Brazilian footwear exports grow by 5%

Mar 13, 2017 / Brazil
According to the Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association (Abicalçados) in February, footwear exports totaled 9.16 million pairs, generating 81.54 million US dollars, down by 6.8% in volume, but growing by 5% in value

theMicam closes with increasing number of visitors

Mar 10, 2017 / Italy
The 83rd edition of the international footwear exhibition closed with a total of 44.610 visitors (an increase of 5%)
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