World Footwear


Positive atmosphere at Gallery Shoes

Sep 6, 2018 / Germany
The latest edition of the Düsseldorf-based event took place between the 2nd and the 4th of September. The organizers emphasized the positive environment which surrounded the event

Guava X Gianni Versace Retrospective

Jan 17, 2018 / Portugal
The Portuguese footwear brand will feature at the Versace Runway Retrospective event in Berlin. Guava was the only footwear and accessories brand to be invited to be part of the event

Programme of the 20th UITIC Congress announced

Oct 6, 2017 / UITIC
In a joint press conference held in Milan, during LINEAPELLE, the UITIC Executive Committee, APICCAPS and CTCP presented the 20th edition of the UITIC Congress, taking place in Porto in 2018

Get ready for a complete event for leather, materials and fashion

Feb 24, 2017 / Hong Kong
Now approaching its 33rd edition APLF will present a complete event integrating leather, components, materials as well as fashion accessories and the latest trends

Fourth quarter growth boosts Ferragamo

Feb 18, 2017 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury brand reported revenue of 1.4 billion euros in 2016, a 1% increase on the previous year at current exchange rates (revenue down by 2% in constant rates)

Footwear retail trade largely dissatisfied

Feb 8, 2017 / Germany
The BDSE confirmed that according to a recent survey with owner-run shoe retailers in Germany, 75% of shoe stores were unable to reach their previous year’s figures

Manolo Blahnik with retrospective exhibition

Jan 25, 2017 / Italy
Running until the 9th of April the retrospective “Manolo Blahnik: The Art of Shoes” showcases 212 shoes, selected from more than 30 000 styles and 80 sketches

No Studio, bold and sexy shoes

Jan 17, 2017 / Portugal
The Felgueiras-based company gathers the skills and crafts of different areas to create original shoes challenging fashion conventions

Topline growth at Mulberry

Dec 15, 2016 / United Kingdom
The UK-based luxury brand has  announced unaudited results for the six months ended on the 30th of September 2016

LVMH receives students

Dec 2, 2016 / France
The Program Inside LVMH has given 220 students the opportunity to discover the group and get involved in the theme of luxury and innovation

Boris Becker to launch footwear collection in Delhi

Nov 30, 2016 / India
An historic world number one, tennis legend Boris Becker will launch his footwear collection in India on the 26th of  December

Our industry will continue to suffer in the coming years

Nov 25, 2016 / France
The words are from Claude Paquin, Presidente of the FFC, elected earlier in the year and succeeding Jean-Pierre Renaudin, who presided over the professional organization over an 8 years' period

36% of customers planning to increase shoes spending over the holidays

Nov 24, 2016 / United States
The FDRA, the association representing the Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America, conducted a nation-wide shoe sales survey aiming to analyse the online purchases in this holiday season

Phoenix Footwear sales continue to fall

Nov 23, 2016 / United States
Third quarter results have been announced by the company. Net sales were down by 1.0%. The accumulated decline in the year reached 6.3%

Better than expected results posted by Nordstrom

Nov 22, 2016 / United States
The US-based retailer reported third quarter results exceeding expectations, reflecting continued strength in inventory and expense execution
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