World Footwear


US: consumer confidence slips in October

Nov 20, 2020 / United States
Consumer confidence dwindled in October, reflecting less optimism about the jobs market and the US economy in the next six months amid another outbreak of COVID-19 cases, according to the Consumer Confidence Survey by Nielsen

The world’s most expensive cities

Nov 18, 2020 / World
Paris and Zurich re-join Hong Kong at the top of the latest ranking of the world's most expensive cities, according to the latest information by The Economist

What drives sales of footwear?

Premium ContentNov 16, 2020 / Business Conditions Survey
Purchasing power, price, fashion, sustainability and climate are all driving footwear sales. However, how important are each of these in the moment the consumer chooses a new pair of shoes?

Impact of the pandemic on footwear consumption

Premium ContentNov 13, 2020 / Business Conditions Survey
The consequences of the COVID-19 epidemic were inevitably the special topic of this edition of the World Footwear Business Condition Survey. Today we bring you more details about our Expert's views

China’s Singles Day: Nike reaches record sales in just 60 seconds

Nov 12, 2020 / China
Within one minute of Alibaba’s Tmall opening for the first phase of China’s Singles’ Day shopping festival Nike’s turnover surpassed the 100 million renminbi (roughly 12.8 million euros or 15.1 million USD) mark

Europeans have around 773 euros less in 2020 due to COVID-19

Nov 6, 2020 / Europe
The Germany-based market research company GfK has announced the results of the newly released study “GfK Purchasing Power Europe 2020”. This year, the study also includes the Corona Impact Index, which illustrates the impact of COVID-19 on European countries

UK: Calls on customers to start Christmas shopping earlier

Nov 5, 2020 / United Kingdom
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) launched a new national advertising campaign calling on the public to start their Christmas shopping earlier to help spread demand during what is traditionally the busiest shopping time of the year

Obuv Rossii: revenue with maximum monthly level

Sep 24, 2020 / Russian Federation
In August, revenue of Obuv Rossii increased by 1.5 times compared to July and exceeded 1 billion Russian Rubles, achieving the maximum monthly level in 2020

Cyprus: consumers spending is more careful

Sep 17, 2020 / Cyprus
According to the Cyprus Consumers’ Association the Cypriots appear to be choosing their purchases more carefully as the COVID-19 impacted our lives

Luís Onofre: We will need to do more

Sep 15, 2020 / Portugal
Onofre has been re-elected as APICCAPS’ President in what he considers to be one of the “most difficult periods for the Portuguese footwear industry”. This was the starting point of an interview for APICCAPS’ Newspaper, which we bring you here today

Footwear production increased by 21.2% over the last decade

Premium ContentSep 8, 2020 / World Footwear Yearbook
Worldwide footwear production has increased by 21.2% since 2010 at an average yearly growth rate of 2.2%. This is one of the main conclusions of the World Footwear 2020 Yearbook launched by APICCAPS

Hungary: retail sales increased by 0.4%

Sep 8, 2020 / Hungary
According to information release by the Hungarian Central Statistical Office, in July 2020, the volume of sales in retail shops grew by 0.4% compared to the same period last year

Retail turnover up by 3.2% in Australia

Sep 8, 2020 / Australia
In July 2020, Australian retail turnover rose by 3.2%, seasonally adjusted, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Retail Trade figures

Ground your business decisions in the industry trends

Premium ContentSep 1, 2020 / World Footwear Yearbook
The World Footwear 2020 Yearbook recently launched by APICCAPS (Portuguese Footwear Association) presents you the best analysis of the footwear industry main trends in 2019

Footwear production increased by 21.2% in a decade

Aug 14, 2020 / World Footwear Reports
Worldwide footwear production has increased by 21.2% since 2010 at an average yearly growth rate of 2.2%. This is one of the main conclusions of the World Footwear 2020 Yearbook recently launched by APICCAPS
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