World Footwear

Consumption

Online retail in the UK to reach 53% by 2028

Jul 12, 2019 / United Kingdom
A new report by Retail Economics* and commissioned by law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) reveals that online shopping in the UK will account for more than 50% of retail sales over the next ten years

If the product is good, the customer will come

Jul 2, 2019 / Bangladesh
Watch the interview to learn a bit more about the current trends of the footwear industry according to the views of Syed Nasim Manzur, from Apex Footwear in Bangladesh

Argentina: industry is under alert

Jun 25, 2019 / Argentina
According to local news agencies, the footwear industry in Argentina is struggling with sharp falls in production and consumption

France to ban destruction of unsold goods

Jun 7, 2019 / France
The country's Prime Minister announced draft legislation to ban the destruction of unsold or returned consumer products. The new measure would oblige brands to donate or recycle unsold goods

Where do shoes come from?

May 10, 2019 / World Footwear Yearbook
The recent developments on the trade war US-China made us look into the trade relations of both countries in terms of footwear and curious conclusions about consumption in each of the markets arose. Check them here

Indonesia presents its Footwear Creative Competition

Apr 9, 2019 / Indonesia
The Indonesia Footwear Creative Competition (IFCC) is an initiative by the Indonesian Footwear Industry Development Center (BPIPI). The IFCC aims to set itself as a benchmark creative event in the field of footwear

adidas invests in China to accelerate expansion

Apr 8, 2019 / China
The Germany-based sports brand is heavily investing in China, where its growth is three times higher than in the rest of the world. adidas plans to open 1 000 stores in China this year and expand ecommerce

Global Footwear Executive Summit: Agility in Action

Mar 6, 2019 / Hong Kong
The event offers the possibility to gain actionable insights on global footwear retail, sourcing, production, design & development. Agenda is now available

Footwear of the Future - Made with Agility

Feb 26, 2019 / United States
We have spoken with Matt Priest, President and CEO of the Footwear Distributors & Retailers of America to discuss the ins and outs of the transformation taking place in the footwear industry

Cyber Monday with sales record

Dec 5, 2018 / United States
Adobe's most recent report concluded that on Cyber Monday overall sales reached 7.9 billion US dollars. Sales coming from smartphones hit all-time high with over 2 billion US dollars. The buy online, pickup in-store was up by a record 50%

India: second largest consumer market for footwear

Nov 6, 2018 / World Footwear Yearbook
In 2017 India overtook the US as the second largest consumer of footwear: a milestone in Asia’s ascent to prominence in the world market, reflecting strong demographic and economic trends

Consumer confidence improved consumption dynamics

Aug 7, 2018 / World Footwear Yearbook
The conclusion is from the 2018 edition of the World Footwear Yearbook, now published by the Portuguese Footwear Association

Ghana’s footwear manufacturing is suffering

Jul 31, 2018 / Ghana
At least this is the claim made by local representatives of the footwear manufacturing industry, who go further saying there is a risk of collapse under the pressure of inferior imported products. Government intervention is being asked for

Leather shoes demand goes down

Jul 12, 2018 / World
A new study by Bloomberg highlights that the growing popularity of sneakers is the main reason for decreasing demand for leather shoes

New carbon-based desiccant will keep footwear fresh

Jun 28, 2018 / Australia
A team of Australian researchers has discovered a new super-efficient drying agent made up of graphene oxide to be integrated in shoe soles to control odour and moisture
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