World Footwear


Aldo to produce bags and leather goods for ABG-owned Hunter brand

Feb 28, 2024 / United States
The Canadian footwear company has signed another licensing agreement with Authentic Brands Group (ABG) to design, manufacture and distribute Hunter bags and small leather goods in the US and Canada

Lululemon strengthens creative team

Jan 23, 2024 / Canada
The apparel performance company has appointed Jonathan Cheung as Global Creative Director. JJ Colier has also joined the design team as the first Vice President of Design for Outerwear

Aldo Group strengthens relationship with ABG

Nov 3, 2023 / United States
The footwear group has signed a new licensee agreement with the Authentic Brands Group (ABG) concerning the recently acquired Roxy label, just a few months after inking two other deals

Kamik celebrates its 125th anniversary

Oct 13, 2023 / Canada
The Canadian footwear brand is celebrating 125 years of making “quality, timeless footwear” designed to provide comfort and protection in any weather, with the launch of several initiatives

Canada Goose introduces its first sneaker line

Jul 18, 2023 / Canada
The Canadian-based luxury outwear brand is expanding its footwear offering with the launch of the Glacier Trail sneaker in both high and low-top silhouettes. It arrives in stores today

Footwear in Canada – a country snapshot

Premium ContentApr 3, 2023 / Canada
Today, we bring you our new country snapshot, this time focusing on Canada, the 16th largest importer of footwear in 2021 (value terms). In that year, consumption of footwear reached 128 million pairs, in a market of 38 million people whose GDP per capita ranks amongst the highest in the world

adidas to merge Canadian and US operations

Jan 18, 2023 / North America
The German-based sportswear company has confirmed the news by Retailer Insider that it plans to merge both businesses as part of a major organizational change to boost efficiencies

adidas opens first-ever Terrex store in Canada

Jan 4, 2023 / Canada
The company has opened its first Canadian Terrex store in the outdoor hub of Vancouver, Kitsilano, offering access to the full line of its outdoor-specific brand's high-end outdoor gear

Saysh lands in Canada

Dec 22, 2022 / United States
The US-based women's footwear brand led by Allyson Felix announced the expansion of its delivery service to all Canadian provinces. Canada becomes Saysh's first international market

Denis Falardeau (Shoe Manufacturers Association of Canada): I am very optimistic for 2023

Premium ContentNov 17, 2022 / Canada
We spoke with Denis Falardeau, President of the Shoe Manufacturers Association of Canada, to better understand the trajectory of the Canadian footwear industry, the recent transformations in the country’s retail and why the industry is well-positioned for the future

Aldo Group completes restructuring process

Jul 19, 2022 / Canada
The Canadian-based footwear and fashion accessories group announced that it successfully exited the restructuring process launched in May 2020 when it filed for credit protection amid the COVID-19 pandemic

lululemon's footwear launch exceeds expectations

Jun 16, 2022 / Canada
The performance apparel company reported in a call with investors that demand for the new products in the first quarter “far exceeded” the company’s expectations and outweighed supply

lululemon enters the footwear category

Mar 21, 2022 / Canada
The performance apparel company will release four running shoe models specially designed for women first throughout 2022

Canada Goose steps into the footwear segment

Oct 6, 2021 / Canada
The Canadian-based luxury outwear brand will launch its first footwear line in November. The release is part of Canada Goose’s “Beyond the Parka” growth strategy, aiming to turn the company into a fully-fledged lifestyle brand

Pinterest expands shopping features to more countries

Jun 15, 2021 / United States
Social network Pinterest announced the expansion of their shopping attributes to Australia, Canada, France and Germany. The shopping features were available first in the US and UK
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