World Footwear

Consumption

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

High heel sales fall as women shift to comfort

Jun 22, 2018 / United States
Women are shifting their demand to more comfortable sneakers, as last year’s 37% increase in US women’s leisure sneaker sales suggests. Meanwhile, high heel sales are going down

China to lead growth of luxury goods market

Jun 19, 2018 / China
CLIA, the China Leather Industry Association, is quoting a new report from specialist consultancy firm Bain & Company, which is forecasting the personal luxury goods market to grow by 6-8% in 2018

Shopping in the UK is getting digitally accompanied

May 29, 2018 / United Kingdom
A market report by PCMS* called Navigating Modern Retail – How to engage shoppers in 2018 was published, revealing shopping journeys consumers like to enjoy in stores. Digital seems to be moving inside the brick-and-mortar

Great Britain: Online sales continue to increase

Apr 20, 2018 / Great Britain
A first estimate issued by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) indicates that retail sales in Great Britain continue to decline. Online sales increased again
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