World Footwear

Portuguese industry wants to capture new talents

Jun 23, 2017 / Portugal
This is the goal of a campaign currently in course, developed by APICCAPS. The Portuguese Association says there is a clear aim of attracting young people for the companies making up the Footwear Industry

How Puma is transforming soccer

Jun 23, 2017 / World
To keep up in the soccer industry, it’s necessary to constantly innovate. Puma’s new boots, Evopower Vigor 3D, promise to revolutionize the way soccer players shoot

How Havaianas became a valuable and global brand

Jun 23, 2017 / Brazil
Havaianas, a Brazilian footwear company, can be an inspiration for many footwear entrepreneurs who are looking out for ideas and opportunities to be successful in their business

Footwear innovation: Light-up shoes

Jun 22, 2017 / World
Light-Up Shoes is an innovation that will surely make use of the power of smartphones to make personalization in footwear available to consumers

Shoes that help refugees

Jun 21, 2017 / World
Footwear companies can (and should) have the responsibility of giving back to society and still perform economically well. Women4change is a footwear company that is helping Syrian refugees

Selena Gomez stars in Coach campaign

Jun 21, 2017 / United States
The New-York based luxury house announced Selena Gomez as the face of the brand's Fall 2017 advertising campaign, presenting a series of images set in New York City

Men are buying more shoes

Jun 20, 2017 / World
Men are the new footwear fans, who are constantly looking for footwear that will match and improve their style

Farfetch and Condé Nast announce partnership

Jun 20, 2017 / World
With this new deal Condé Nast's premium editorial content and Farfetch's global e-commerce platform will be added together to create a new editorial shopping experience

Net income down by 6% at Foot Locker

Jun 20, 2017 / United States
Despite recording one of its most profitable quarters ever, the US-based company presented declining net income for the period. Foot Locker is confident that the market's appetite for athletic footwear will help them to get back to full growth

Bangladesh’s new policy to boost exports

Jun 19, 2017 / Innovation
The local authorities seem to be focusing on new policies to reinforce the leather goods and footwear manufacturers capacity and in that way boost exports

Xperimental Shoes: overflowing creativity

Jun 19, 2017 / Portugal
Célia and Ana Margarida are twin sisters, graduated in brand and product design and are the soul of all Xperimental Shoes footwear

Ageing is leading to more demand for health-related footwear

Jun 16, 2017 / World
Expectancy of life continues to increase and footwear companies should adapt their production to meet the needs of the population

Why would consumers spend more money on shoes?

Jun 14, 2017 / World
In most developed countries, it’s easy to find cheap shoes and many stores have a wide variety of models at a cheap price. In Portugal, for example, it’s easy to get shoes for 15 US dollars

Is technology accelerating production and reducing labor?

Jun 14, 2017 / Innovation
We have been seeing multiple changes occurring in the footwear industry. Consumers are more demanding than ever and as a consequence, the need to adapt to changes is mandatory for companies in this industry

Are counterfeit products still an issue?

Jun 13, 2017 / World
For years counterfeit goods have been an issue for governments and big corporations. The footwear industry is one the most affected by it, especially if we think of athletic footwear
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