World Footwear


361 Degrees reports double-digit growth

Mar 26, 2024 / China
The Chinese-based activewear company ended the fiscal year 2023 with a double-digit revenue growth of 21%, as compared to 2022. The Kids business was the fastest growing over the period

Remarkable performance by Temu owner PDD

Mar 25, 2024 / China
The Chinese e-commerce group PDD Holdings reported a “pivotal” year in the company's history, with revenue up by 123% year-on-year and profits up by 146% in the fourth quarter, driven by growing demand

World Footwear Voices: interview with Eddy Widjanarko from APRISINDO

Premium ContentJan 22, 2024 / World Footwear Voices
Today we bring you a conversation with Eddy Widjanarko from APRISINDO, the Indonesian Footwear Association. Watch the new episode of the World Footwear Voices

361 Degrees provides fourth quarter update

Jan 18, 2024 / China
The Chinese-based company has issued an operational update on its fourth quarter performance, with retail sales of its 361º Kids brand standing out with 40% year-over-year growth

Global slowdown in international footwear trade

Premium ContentJan 17, 2024 / World Footwear Reports
A sluggish demand in two of the main areas for footwear consumption, the US and Europe, resulted in a global slowdown in international trade throughout 2023. Check the snapshot of the performance of the main players with the figures known so far

Wolverine Worldwide sells Asian assets for 70 million USD

Dec 20, 2023 / United States
As part of its ongoing transformation strategy, the US-based footwear company announced the sale of some assets in Asia, which will generate a total of 70 million US dollars in proceeds

Birkenstock names new managing director for Greater China

Nov 15, 2023 / Germany
The German-based company has appointed Tiffany Wu to the newly created position of Managing Director of Greater China. Her aim will be to strengthen the company’s presence in the region

Ferragamo acquires minority stake in three Greater China joint ventures

Nov 2, 2023 / Italy
The Board of Directors of the luxury group has announced the purchase of the minority interests held by Imaginex Holdings and Imaginex Overseas in the three Greater China joint ventures

China and Belarus to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the leather sector

Sep 19, 2023 / China
The China Leather Industry Association and the Belarusian State Light Industry Agency have signed a cooperating agreement to promote bilateral leather trade between the two countries

ACLE returned to Shanghai to inject optimism into the leather industry

Sep 8, 2023 / China
After a four-year absence, the All China Leather Exhibition (ACLE) returned to Shanghai at the end of August to fuel some optimism in the midst of a difficult time for the Chinese leather industry

361 Degrees posts double-digit revenue growth

Sep 7, 2023 / China
The Chinese-based activewear company recorded an 18% revenue increase in the first semester of the year, as compared to the same period in 2022, driven by a boost in domestic consumption

Global personal luxury goods market set to continue growing in 2023

Jul 11, 2023 / World
After registering a record year in 2022, and despite uncertain macroeconomic conditions, the global personal luxury goods market is expected to grow between 5% to 12% in 2023

Puma names new General Manager in China

Jun 26, 2023 / Germany
The Germany-based sportswear company has named Shirley Li as General Manager in China, as part of its strategy to strengthen its business in China, one of the company's key markets

China to return in force in the next edition of Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags

Jun 12, 2023 / Italy
Participation in the 99th edition of the trade fair is expected to exceed the figures of January's edition, but the highlight goes to the number of Chinese exhibitors, as their registrations have already doubled

Shein launches EMEA headquarters in Dublin

May 19, 2023 / Ireland
The Chinese-based fast fashion retailer has launched its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) headquarters in Dublin City Centre, Ireland, where it plans to fill 30 roles by the end of 2023
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