World Footwear

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Matteo Pasca: companies are looking for more than technical skills

Dec 12, 2019 / Italy
We spoke to Matteo Pasca, CEO at ARSUTORIA School and CEO at Edizioni AF, to discuss some of the pressing issues of the moment within the footwear industry

New Generation: meet Andreia and André

Dec 11, 2019 / Portugal
Andreia Coutinho, with a degree in journalism, and André, with a background in business management, have created Skizo in March of this year

DSW lowers outlook

Dec 11, 2019 / United States
The Ohio-based company announced third quarter results. Despite the increase in revenue reported, the company lowered its outlook for the year

Exports in Pakistan with good momentum

Dec 10, 2019 / Pakistan
In the first four months of the current fiscal year, Pakistan's exports of footwear increased both in volume and value

Vans donates 1 million US dollars for creativity projects

Dec 10, 2019 / United States
The California-based brand created the Vans Checkerboard Fund to support its commitment to champion and celebrate creative expression globally

A new business model for same-day delivery

Dec 9, 2019 / United States
Ohi wants to be the partner of small brands competing with Amazon and their one day delivery service. The service is only available in NY and LA for now

Top reasons to choose leather shoes

Dec 6, 2019 / Portugal
A new Portuguese Shoes by APICCAPS video recalling some of the main reasons to buy leather shoes. A contribution to the current discussions about sustainable materials and products

Genesco with flat net sales

Dec 6, 2019 / United States
The US-based footwear group reported third quarter results. Despite reporting flat sales, the management says results exceeded expectations

Vibram ceases sales to Amazon USA

Dec 6, 2019 / United States
Vibram USA has stopped selling its Vibram FiveFingers products directly to Amazon USA. It is all part of a strategy to fully support its retail partners, the brand says

Massimo Piombini leaves Balmain

Dec 5, 2019 / France
The company's CEO has stepped down after two years in the job. A new CEO is expected to join Balmain in February next year

NSRA names Retailer of the Year

Dec 5, 2019 / United States
The National Shoe Retailers Association (NSRA) named Molly and David Jackson as its 2019 Retailer of the Year and celebrated it during NSRA's leadership conference

Overcube: from the digital to the high street

Dec 4, 2019 / Portugal
The Portuguese-based marketplace, part of the Kyaia group, opened its first physical store in Lisbon

Nike: Thasunda Brown Duckett joins Board of Directors

Dec 4, 2019 / United States
The announcement was made last month by the athleticwear giant

Shoe Carnival with growing sales and profit

Dec 4, 2019 / United States
The US-based retailer announced third quarter results with increasing net sales and net income, with growth rates of, respectively, 2% and 14% in the quarter

Declining exports in India

Dec 3, 2019 / India
The weak demand from key European countries impacted the performance of the exports of the Indian leather industry
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