World Footwear


Wolverine's new guidance for 2018

Feb 14, 2018 / United States
The Michigan-based footwear giant, provided an update for fiscal year 2018 outlook, including the announcement of its investment plan to drive its new Global Growth Agenda

Genesco considers selling Lids Sports

Feb 13, 2018 / United States
If the sale is confirmed it will enable Genesco to focus on operating and growing its leading footwear platform to drive long-term shareholder value

Skechers with record full-year sales

Feb 9, 2018 / United States
The California-based footwear company announced financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended the 31st of December. Annual sales of 4.16 billion US dollars represent a new record for Skechers

Tapestry: net sales up by 35%

Feb 9, 2018 / United States
The New York-based house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands reported second quarter results for the period ended on the 30th of December

A new era for Portuguese Leather Goods

Feb 8, 2018 / Portugal
Young. Modern. Sophisticated. This is the new Portuguese leather goods and saddlery industry. A new campaign is now ready to reach all markets

CCC to expand footprint in the UAE

Feb 8, 2018 / United Arab Emirates
The Polish-based footwear and bags company will be opening 60 new stores in the region by 2023

Footwear sector in Vietnam expects increasing FDI

Feb 6, 2018 / Vietnam
Lefaso, the local Leather, Footwear and Handbag Association, is expecting foreign capital flows into the footwear industry to increase during the current year

Solid quarter at Deckers

Feb 6, 2018 / United States
The US-based footwear, apparel and accessories brand announced financial results for the third fiscal quarter ended on the 31st of December

Matteo Mascazzini appointed Geox CEO

Feb 5, 2018 / Italy
During the Geox Board of Directors meeting Matteo Mascazzini was accepted as a member of the Board of Directors and subsequently appointed as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer and Executive Committee member

Revenue down at Ferragamo

Feb 5, 2018 / Italy
Salvatore Ferragamo group, one of the global leaders in the luxury sector, announced preliminary consolidated revenues for 2017 amounting to 1.393 billion euros, down by 3.1% at current exchange rates

Pentland appoints new COO

Feb 2, 2018 / United Kingdom
The British owner of Speedo, Berghaus and Canterbury, has promoted Chirag Patel to Chief Operating Officer

Payless realigns its organizational structure

Feb 1, 2018 / United States
Actions now announced will focus on prioritizing Payless' core customer. The company announced it has taken steps to realign its North America retail organizational structure as part of its ongoing transformation

Asics invests in conductivity textiles

Feb 1, 2018 / Japan
The Japan-based footwear company has made its first investment, taking a stake in AI SILK Corporation, a venture company affiliated with Tohoku University and focused on developing conductive textiles

Crocs with new Drew Barrymore campaign

Feb 1, 2018 / United States
The Color-Block Collection is the first of two celebrity product collaborations. The line, which includes special-edition footwear styles for women and children, was designed in partnership with Drew Barrymore, an ambassador for the brand's "Come As You Are" campaign

UITIC Congress: Call for Papers is a great success

Jan 30, 2018 / UITIC
Ninety-five abstracts received during the Call for Papers reveal the increasing interest of the footwear industry for the UITIC Congress
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