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Indonesian footwear exports to expand

Mar 19, 2019 / Indonesia
At least this is the belief of the local Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto, who is optimistic about the performance of Indonesia's footwear exports in the coming years

Gallery Shoes with steady attendance

Mar 19, 2019 / Germany
Steady attendance at the last edition of the Gallery Shoes with 9 800 professional visitors. According to organisers, this was an event with a good atmosphere and results despite stormy weather conditions

JD Sports to buy remaining shares of Footasylum

Mar 18, 2019 / United Kingdom
UK-based retailer JD Sports has agreed to buy the remaining shares of Footasylum, in a cash deal, a month after it took an initial stake in the company

Stable is the word for Deichmann in 2018

Mar 15, 2019 / Germany
Shoe retailer Deichmannn reported growth in 2018 despite difficult market conditions. The group of companies is reporting a plus both in the number of shoes sold as well as in turnover

Genesco with highest sales increase in years

Mar 14, 2019 / United States
The Nashville-based company announced net sales from continuing operations of 2.2 billion US dollars in fiscal 2019. Comparable sales from continuing operations increased by 5% in the period

Zouri, sneakers from the ocean

Mar 13, 2019 / Portugal
Zouri is an eco-vegan footwear brand that uses plastic trash from the Portuguese coast together with ecologic and sustainable materials

The APLF fairs kicked-off today in Hong Kong

Mar 13, 2019 / Hong Kong
APLF Leather & Materials, Fashion Access and Cashmere World opened its doors to the public. The trade fairs have a parallel programme of seminars, workshops and talks. The Global Footwear Executive Summit was held yesterday in the same venue

Geox sales decline by 6.5%

Mar 11, 2019 / Italy
In 2018 sales of the Italian footwear brand totalled 827.2 million euros, down by 6.5% at current exchange rates and by 5.5% at constant rates from the previous year

Cleto Sagripanti invites the footwear industry to go to Naples

Mar 8, 2019 / CEC
We recently talked to Cleto Sapgripanti, President of the CEC, to learn how the next World Footwear Congress to take place in Naples next April is a tremendous opportunity for professionals from the footwear industry. The conversation also focused on his experience as CEC's President

Fashion chain LK Bennett to file for administration

Mar 8, 2019 / United Kingdom
The UK-based premium fashion chain, retailing womenswear, leather footwear and accessories, has called in administrators. 500 jobs are at risk

Kicking up the experience at FN Platform

Mar 7, 2019 / United States
If you were looking for some creative industry brand activation, Las Vegas was the place to be the first week of February. There were new sections, seminars and summits that contributed to an evolving show marketplace designed to stimulate commerce and connection

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

Portuguese Footwear Industry new Shoe FabLab

Mar 6, 2019 / Portugal
The Portuguese Footwear Technological Centre (CTCP) has created a new prototype space where creators can find support to develop prototypes and sample collections

Japanese footwear imports consolidate growth

Mar 5, 2019 / Japan
In 2018 imports of footwear by the Asian country grew by 2.8% in quantity and 3.9% in value. Japan is the 4th largest importer of footwear and the 6th largest consumer market for footwear

Talking about footwear with Bruce Katz

Mar 4, 2019 / United States
We recently talked to Bruce Katz, CEO of Samuel Hubbard, to learn that quality endures with partnership. The conversation with Mr Katz focused on the elements that have contributed to his success in the footwear business and the challenges of this industry
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