World Footwear


Elisabeth Moments are special moments

Dec 18, 2018 / Portugal
This could be the motto of a Portuguese footwear brand based in the north of the country where the national footwear industry has its historic routes

Industry reboot

Dec 18, 2018 / United States
Fresh changes afoot as prominent US footwear industry shows evolve

Footwear exports interrupt falling trend in Brazil

Dec 17, 2018 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados, the Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association, in November 10.54 million pairs were sent abroad for 84.78 million US dollars, up by 6.6% in volume and 1.6% in value. However this wasn't enough to recover from the accumulated drop in the year

EU is the destination of more than 40% of Armenia's exports

Dec 17, 2018 / Armenia
A significant part of Armenia's exports of textile, apparel, leather & shoes have European Union countries as destination. The information was reported by Business Armenia, a Government established entity promoting investments in the country

Genesco: sale of struggling Lids for 100 million US dollars

Dec 14, 2018 / United States
The Nashville-based group has announced it reached an agreement to sell Lids Sports Group. Payment in cash to amount to 100 million US dollars

Crocs with strong quarter

Dec 14, 2018 / United States
The US-based company famous for its clogs announced third quarter results marked by an increase in revenue (7.3%). As a result, the company is upçifiting its guidance

A.Testoni bought by Hong Kong-based Sitoy

Dec 13, 2018 / Hong Kong
Italian luxury footwear label A. Testoni has been bought by Hong Kong group Sitoy, a high-end leather goods manufacturer and distributor. Sitoy is also Testoni’s distribution partner for Greater China

VF appoints new Vans Head for Europe

Dec 13, 2018 / EMEA
VF Corporation, a branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, appointed Stefano Saccone to the position of Vice President, General Manager of Vans, EMEA. Saccone will lead the brand and its business across the EMEA region from the 1st of April 2019 onwards

Top line momentum for DSW

Dec 12, 2018 / United States
The Ohio-based designer, producer and retailer of footwear and accessories, announced financial results for the three months period ended on the 3rd of November. Total revenue increased by 17.2% in the period

Farfetch acquires Stadium Goods

Dec 12, 2018 / United Kingdom
With this acquisition of the sneaker and streetwear marketplace, Stadium Goods, Farfetch will expand its offering in the premier sneaker and streetwear category, which is part of the fast-growing premium sportswear market

New Generation: Meet Inês Lebre

Dec 11, 2018 / Portugal
Inês has a degree in International Business Administration by Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics. In 2017, she created the footwear brand INLU

Czech retail trade accelerated growth

Dec 11, 2018 / Czech Republic
In October 2018, Czech sales adjusted for calendar effects increased at constant prices by 5.2%, year‑on‑year; non-adjusted sales grew by 6.4%. Seasonally adjusted sales in retail trade increased by 1.0%, month-on-month

European footwear focused on increasing sustainability

Dec 10, 2018 / CEC
The kick-off meeting of the project LIFE GreenShoes4All, gathering several key European stakeholders, took place in Porto last week

American footwear industry applauds trade war ceasefire

Dec 10, 2018 / United States
The Footwear Distributors & Retailers of America (FDRA) applauded the move by the Trump administration to suspend new trade tariffs

Genesco with record sales increase

Dec 7, 2018 / United States
The Tennessee-based retailer giant announced the highest gain in more than two years. Company narrowed fiscal 2019 guidance range and reiterates mid-point
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