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Foot Locker gathers the industry

Nov 1, 2018 / United States
The US athletic industry got together for the occasion of the 18th Annual On Our Feet Fundraising Gala, organised by the Foot Locker Foundation

World's most expensive shoes to be unveiled

Sep 24, 2018 / United Arab Emirates
The Passion Diamond shoes will cost 17 million US dollars and will be available at seven-star hotel Burj Al Arab

Skechers helps children in need

Sep 21, 2018 / Puerto Rico
Distribution of 15 000 pairs of shoes to children impacted by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico is the latest in the company’s donation of 15 million pairs of new shoes to kids worldwide

Mizuno and Fleet Feet reunited for Project Zero

Jul 9, 2018 / United States
For the second consecutive year, Mizuno will design a pair of shoes to be sold in Fleet Feet stores to raise funds for breast cancer research

High heel sales fall as women shift to comfort

Jun 22, 2018 / United States
Women are shifting their demand to more comfortable sneakers, as last year’s 37% increase in US women’s leisure sneaker sales suggests. Meanwhile, high heel sales are going down

Michael Jackson's moonwalk shoes up for auction

Apr 23, 2018 / United States
The black loafers used by Michael Jackson to perform his signature moonwalk for the first time on stage are going up for auction

LVMH most attractive employer among students

Apr 4, 2018 / France
The luxury house has consolidated its position as the preferred employer among students at French business schools in the latest Universum ranking

The goodbye to Sonja Bata

Feb 22, 2018 / Canada
Sonja Bata, footwear collector and philanthropist, founder of Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto, passed away at 91

Birkenstock named Brand of the year

Dec 1, 2017 / Germany
The recognition was given at the Annual Footwear News Achievement Awards in New York city. This marks the second time the German brand receives such top honor, after also being awarded in 2013. The prize was received by Birkenstock  Global CEO, Markus Bensberg, and Birkenstock Americas CEO, David Kahan

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

Pink is the new Timberland's color

Oct 9, 2017 / United States
The US-based manufacturer and retailer of outdoors wear just released pink boots in support of breast cancer awareness

Foot Locker donating thousands of new shoes

Oct 3, 2017 / United States
The US-based footwear giant is donating new shoes to nearly 5 000 underprivileged L.A. children at Fred Jordan Missions annual back-to-school giveaway

Fabletics expands into footwear

Sep 19, 2017 / United States
The activewear brand co-founded by Kate Hudson in 2013, has announced its first-ever footwear collection, complementing their lifestyle range of activewear and accessories and reinforcing the positioning as a lifestyle brand

adidas releases beer proof sneakers

Sep 4, 2017 / Germany
Crafted in Germany, these limited-edition München shoes, were announced by adidas as a classic design re-imagined in the spirit of Oktoberfest

LVMH Designers Prize winner announced

Jul 12, 2017 / France
French designer Marine Serre of MARINE SERRE was the recipient of the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers for 2017
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