World Footwear

Europe

Flat sales in European outdoor market

Jul 31, 2019 / Europe
The latest research released by the European Outdoor Group (EOG) indicates that the climbing category grew in 2018, but the overall outdoor market flattened out

CEC: getting close to free access to Mercosur

Jul 23, 2019 / CEC
European footwear companies can start counting down to export their leather shoes to Mercosur countries free of import duties. Luís Onofre, CEC's President, comments the agreement

Timberland to open 30 stores in Europe

Jun 10, 2019 / Europe
The company is part of VF Corporation's portfolio and is planning a heavy investment in Europe next year. 25 to 30 new stores might be on the pipeline for the region, in a combination of franchise and own stores

Join the footwear industry in Naples

Jan 29, 2019 / CEC
Registration to the sixth edition of the World Footwear Congress is now open. All footwear stakeholders are invited to join the debates in Naples, from the 3rd to the 5th of April 2019

Birkenstock discontinuing Amazon deliveries in Europe

Dec 11, 2017 / Europe
The Germany-based footwear company has issued a statement where it claims consumers have been misled by counterfeit products offered for sale on Amazon Marketplace. They will discontinue deliveries through Amazon effective in the new year

CEC welcomes new member

Jan 19, 2017 / CEC
Hungary ensured a presence at the European Confederation of the Footwear Industry since the end of 2016. With this new member, CEC reinforces its representation at European level

Online sales will become more important than in brick and mortar shops

Dec 20, 2016 / CEC
The words are from Cleto Sagripanti, President of the European Confederation of the Footwear Industry (CEC). An entrepreneur and a business man with extensive experience in the shoe industry

European companies are recommended to diversify their markets

Dec 13, 2016 / CEC
The words are from Cleto Sagripanti, President of the European Confederation of the Footwear Industry (CEC). An entrepreneur and a business man with extensive experience in the shoe industry

Portuguese footwear exports continue to grow

Oct 24, 2016 / Portugal
In the first half of 2016, Portugal exported 40.1 million pairs of shoes valued at 902.2 million euros, growing by 1.8% from similar period last year. If this performance continues in the second semester, 2016 will represent the 7th consecutive year of positive growth

Timberland launches online customisation in Europe

Oct 5, 2016 / Europe
Design your own boots is the motto for the footwear brand’s new program

Skechers is the official running shoe of the IRONMAN European Tour

Mar 14, 2016 / Europe
The global footwear brand continues to expand its Performance Footwear Division

European Commission to launch a public consultation regarding China MES status

Feb 9, 2016 / European Union
Plans to conduct a consultation with the interested stakeholders on China’s request for Market Economy Status (MES) has been announced by the EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström

Zalando finishes the year on a high

Jan 31, 2016 / Germany
According to preliminary figures of one of Europe’s leading online platform for fashion, revenue growth in the fourth quarter of 2015 should be in the region of 865 to 872 million euros (or 30-31%)

Revenue growth continues at Ferragamo

Sep 28, 2015 / Italy
One of the key players in the luxury sector has presented its consolidated results for the six months period ended at the 30th of June 2015. Growth continues at the Italian group

European Fashion and Creative Industries gathered

Jul 6, 2015 / Europe
Commissioner Biénkowska hosted the first Forum on Fashion and High-End industries to discuss initiatives developed to support these industries and to identify future joint actions
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