World Footwear


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

Deckers raises guidance for the year

Nov 6, 2018 / United States
The California-based giant focusing in designing, marketing and distributing footwear, apparel and accessories, announced financial results for the second fiscal quarter and updated the financial outlook for the full fiscal year

Crocs to reach 100 stores in India

Nov 5, 2018 / India
The US-based company famous for its clogs will open four stores in Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai and Surat by November

Nigeria: local association urges government to act on imports

Nov 2, 2018 / Nigeria
The Leather Products Manufacturers Association of Abia State (LEPMAAS) has urged the Nigerian Government to urgently tackle threats posed by imported shoes, bags and belts to local manufacturers

Foot Locker gathers the industry

Nov 1, 2018 / United States
The US athletic industry got together for the occasion of the 18th Annual On Our Feet Fundraising Gala, organised by the Foot Locker Foundation

New Generation: Meet Catarina Pedroso

Oct 31, 2018 / Portugal
Get to know Catarina Pedroso, the mind behind Ballūta Shoes: a brand that aims to revolutionize the market

New Balance announces global leadership changes

Oct 31, 2018 / United States
Joe Preston, currently the company's Chied Commercial Officer, will succeed Rob Demartini as New Balance's new President & CEO

Deckers: sales exceed expectations

Oct 30, 2018 / United States
Net sales for Deckers Brands increased by 4% in the second quarter of the company’s fiscal 2019, totaling 501.9 million US dollars against 482.5 million US dollars in similar period of the previous fiscal year

Double digit growth for Puma' sales and profitability

Oct 29, 2018 / Germany
In the third quarter sales increased by 14% currency-adjusted to 1 242 million euros (+11% reported) with double-digit growth in the Americas and Asia/Pacific regions. Profitability also grew at two digit's rates

Stella is cutting production capacity in China

Oct 26, 2018 / China
After announcing that its fashion athletic products drove 5.9% volume growth, Stella International also confirmed they will continue to cut production capacity in China

Pentland secures Karen Millen global footwear license

Oct 26, 2018 / United Kingdom
Pentland Brands will make footwear for fashion brand Karen Millen. The first collection resulting from this new partnership should be ready for the autumn-winter 2019-2020 season

Robust year for Dr. Martens

Oct 24, 2018 / United Kingdom
The iconic British brand announced double digit revenue and EBITDA growth across all regions, with the EMEA region performing very strongly. Dr. Martens has made significant progress against all strategic priorities, particularly in growing its Direct to Consumer channels

Netos: the shoe business runs in the family

Oct 24, 2018 / Portugal
With more than 60 years in the footwear business, Fábrica de Calçado Netos is driven by tradition, family values and commitment

Vietnam’s footwear exports up by 11%

Oct 23, 2018 / Vietnam
The Asian country continues to step up its footwear exports, while it absorbs some of the business moving away from China. Double digit growth registered in the first nine months of the current year

Record profit for Kathmandu

Oct 23, 2018 / New Zealand
The New Zealand and Australia-based outdoor retailer announced its full year 2018 financial results. The company, which completed its acquisition of US-based Oboz Footwear in April 2018, experienced a record year
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