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200 shoe companies send Mr Trump a letter

May 22, 2019 / United States
US-based footwear companies have signed a letter urging President Donald Trump to remove footwear from his latest tranche of tariffs to be applied to Chinese-made products

Rocky Brands with 18% increase in retail sales

May 22, 2019 / United States
The Ohio-based footwear and apparel company has reported a good start into 2019, with a 7.4% increase in net sales. Two digits growth was registered for retail sales

The market needs ideas

May 21, 2019 / CEC
During the last edition of the World Footwear Congress in Naples we spoke with Cleto Sagripanti, President of the European Confederation of the Footwear Industry, and discussed the pressing issues of our industry

Burlington Stores announces succession plan

May 21, 2019 / United States
The New-Jersey based off-price department store retailer announced a series of managerial changes as part of their succession plan

Under Armour consolidates growth

May 20, 2019 / United States
The US-based footwear, sports, and casual apparel brand announced financial results for the first quarter ended on the 31st of March. Period was marked by 2% growth in revenue

Ricap Shoes, focused on comfort shoes

May 20, 2019 / Portugal
With more than 30 years of experience, the Portugal-based footwear brand is focused on comfort shoes and sells its products all over the world

Kohl’s expands network of Amazon returns

May 16, 2019 / United States
Amazon customers will now have free, easy returns in all Kohl’s stores. The new functionality will be rolled out to all network of Kohl's locations this summer

Tod's revenue declines

May 16, 2019 / Italy
Consolidated sales for the Italian-based group amounted to 216.4 million euros in the first quarter of 2019, down by 4.3% from similar quarter in 2018

China’s Green Harbor acquires Jason Wu

May 15, 2019 / China
Chinese private equity firm Green Harbor Investment has bought a majority stake in the parent company of New York’s Jason Wu. The American fashion brand is aiming at the booming Chinese luxury market

Wolverine reaffirms full-year outlook

May 15, 2019 / United States
The Michigan-based footwear giant reported financial results for the first quarter of the year (ended on the 30th of March). Wolverine also provided an update on its key 2019 investments and full-year 2019 outlook

Wolverine partners with leading Chinese sportswear retailer

May 15, 2019 / China
Joint venture leverages the retail and product expertise of Xtep International Holdings Limited to grow the Merrell and Saucony brands in Mainland China

The new chapter of the US-China trade war

Premium ContentMay 14, 2019 / United States
President Trump announced and applied increases on the China tariff rates on List 3 (200 billion US dollars in Chinese-made goods) from 10% to 25%. Remaining goods, including footwear, could be hit with tariffs shortly as a new list was announced

Louis Vuitton and Belle involved in design infringement's battle

May 14, 2019 / France
French luxury brand Louis Vuitton is taking legal action against Hong Kong-based group Belle International, claiming one of its sneaker designs was copied

New Generation: meet Bruno Queirós

May 13, 2019 / Portugal
Fashion is a long-time passion of Bruno Queirós, who has been a model and recently decided to launch a footwear brand. He is the face of The Baron’s Cage, a male footwear brand that promises to revolutionize the market

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
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