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The rise of the digital in the footwear industry

Aug 10, 2018 / Innovation
As digitalization becomes the new buzzword in the fashion world new challenges appear for shoe manufacturers. Reduce the response time and increase flexibility, efficiency and quality while considering security and environment is just the tip of the iceberg

Ferragamo revenue continues to decline

Aug 9, 2018 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury brand Salvatore Ferragamo has announced another quarter with declining revenue. The Board of Directors gathered to approve the set of results for the period and announced a new CEO for the company

Wolverine raises full-year earnings outlook

Aug 8, 2018 / United States
A solid underlying revenue growth now announced by the Rockford-based footwear group lead to strong operating margin expansion over prior year. Wolverine raised full-year earnings guidance and updated its full-year outlook

Steve Madden performs in line with expectations

Aug 8, 2018 / United States
The US-based designer and marketer of fashion footwear and accessories for women, men and children, announced financial results for the second quarter ended on the 30th of June. Results are in line with the management's expectations

Consumer confidence improved consumption dynamics

Aug 7, 2018 / World Footwear Yearbook
The conclusion is from the 2018 edition of the World Footwear Yearbook, now published by the Portuguese Footwear Association

Crocs pleased with recent results

Aug 7, 2018 / United States
The US-based company famous for its clogs, has announced second quarter revenue and gross margin which exceeds guidance previously announced. Crocs confirmed CFO transition

Under Armour: sales surpass expectations

Aug 6, 2018 / United States
The Baltimore-born brand has released its second-quarter financial results and the outcome is marked by positive sales performance

New Generation: Meet João Monteiro

Aug 6, 2018 / Portugal
With a background in Political Science and International Relations João Monteiro has been working in the Kyaia Group since 2012

Sales of performance shoes down by 5%

Aug 3, 2018 / United States
While the market for athleisure shoes is flourishing, sales of performance shoes are going down

Manu atelier expands from handbags to footwear

Aug 1, 2018 / Turkey
Turkish handbag label Manu Atelier has announced it will expand into the footwear sector, starting from its inaugural collection which will debut next Fall and will be presented during Paris Fashion Week in October

World Footwear production resumed growth

Aug 1, 2018 / World Footwear Yearbook
The year 2017 was marked by positive dynamics across the worldwide footwear industry. After two years of stabilization, both production and exports started to growth. Data is from the World Footwear Yearbook 2018 now published by the Portuguese Footwear Association

Ghana’s footwear manufacturing is suffering

Jul 31, 2018 / Ghana
At least this is the claim made by local representatives of the footwear manufacturing industry, who go further saying there is a risk of collapse under the pressure of inferior imported products. Government intervention is being asked for

Tanzania: leather exports impacted by levy

Jul 31, 2018 / Tanzania
Tanzanian leather exporters are asking the Government to scrap the 10% export levy on leather exports that is causing buyers to shift to other countries

Footwear firms advised to increase data security

Jul 30, 2018 / United States
Although major firms have reported data hacks and recognize the threat, not enough of them prioritize the issue, a new study by Gartner Inc. suggests

Puma signs sponsorship deal with WMBA

Jul 30, 2018 / United States
After 20 years of absence from the basketball scene, Puma is back and ready to challenge the dominating brands in the field: Nike, adidas and Under Armour
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