World Footwear

Africa

DSW opens first warehouse in Saudi Arabia

Sep 15, 2017 / Africa
The Ohio-based company has announced the opening of its first warehouse in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The new warehouse, located at the Mall of Dhahran, marks the second DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse outside North America, after Oman

UNIDO and Huajian Group promote sustainable development in Africa

Sep 5, 2017 / Africa
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Huajian Group agreed to work together to promote vocational and technical education and training in Africa

Nigeria’s promotion of leather production

Jul 14, 2017 / Nigeria
The federal government is very active in supporting the leather production in the country. As part of this process the Nigerian Institute of Leather Science and Technology (NILEST) was recently inaugurated

Tata International to strength African footprint

Jan 4, 2016 / Africa
The global trading and distribution arm of the Tata Group is planning to expand its presence in the continent by entering Angola and Ethiopia

Panafrica reaches crowdfunding goal in its first day

Dec 9, 2015 / France
Within eight hours following its launch, the France-based company saw its project reaching the goal of securing a minimum of 200 pre-orders and has now set up a new goal

US footwear industry satisfied with the AGOA renewal

Jul 4, 2015 / United States
The House of Representatives passed a renewal of the African Growth & Opportunity Act (AGOA) trade preference program in June (397 votes against 32)

Shoe brand Clarks to deepen its reach across Africa

Nov 13, 2014 / Africa
According to Ventures Africa, a Pan-African business magazine, the historic British shoe maker will double its network in the continent by 2015

Flip Flop Shops Expands into Middle East and Africa

Feb 14, 2014 / United States
The global flip flops and casual footwear retailer is on track with international expansion and development plans with master franchise agreement for South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mauritius, following recent announcement of similar expansion to the Middle East.
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