World Footwear

Germany

European exports with positive semester

Jan 16, 2018 / European Union
During the first half of 2017 the European Union as a whole exported 20.56 billion euros of footwear, registering a 7.0% increased from similar period last year

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

Birkenstock named Brand of the year

Dec 1, 2017 / Germany
The recognition was given at the Annual Footwear News Achievement Awards in New York city. This marks the second time the German brand receives such top honor, after also being awarded in 2013. The prize was received by Birkenstock  Global CEO, Markus Bensberg, and Birkenstock Americas CEO, David Kahan

adidas appoints new managers for Europe

Nov 24, 2017 / Germany
The Germany-based sportswear group has appointed new General Managers for its operations in important Europe markets. France, Italy and Iberia will have new business heads

Eureka opens store in Frankfurt

Nov 17, 2017 / Germany
The Portuguese footwear brand takes another step in its internationalization process, now opening its fifth store outside Portugal

Strong customer growth energises Zalando

Nov 14, 2017 / Germany
The Berlin-based online platform dedicated to fashion products announced third quarter revenue up by 28.7% reaching 1 074.7 million euros. Active customers base increased by one million

Puma lifts outlook for third time this year

Oct 25, 2017 / Germany
The Germany-based sportswear giant announced another quarter exceeding expectations, with growth across all business segments. Guidance for the ful year is being uplifted again

adidas largest flagship store opens in Chicago

Oct 25, 2017 / Germany
The sportswear giant just opened its newest flagship in Chicago: the largest adidas Originals store in the world. A limited-edition EQT ADV SUPPORT Wicker Park shoe was created for the Chicago store

adidas releases beer proof sneakers

Sep 4, 2017 / Germany
Crafted in Germany, these limited-edition München shoes, were announced by adidas as a classic design re-imagined in the spirit of Oktoberfest

A fresh and powerful wind from Düsseldorf

Aug 30, 2017 / Germany
That’s the way Igedo described the first edition of the new Gallery Shoes event. According to the same source, feedback is positive from exhibitors, buyers and press

First edition of Gallery Shoes

Aug 21, 2017 / Germany
Fully booked and extended by two additional temporary lightweight halls installed especially for the event, the first edition of Gallery Shoes will be opening its doors at the Areal Böhler in Düsseldorf from the 27th to the 29th of August

Zalando set for strong growth in 2017

Aug 11, 2017 / Germany
The Berlin-based online platform dedicated to fashion products grew revenues by a strong 21.5% in the first half of 2017, totaling 2 080.7 million euros (compares to 1 712.6 million euros in similar period in 2016)

Puma raises guidance

Jul 19, 2017 / Germany
The Germany-based sporstwear giant has updated its guidance for the full year after announcing its second-quarter results

adidas to sell golf business

May 24, 2017 / Germany
adidas announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its TaylorMade, Adams Golf and Ashworth golf brands to a newly formed affiliate of KPS Capital Partners, LP

adidas records strong start into the year

May 4, 2017 / Germany
The Germany-based company recorded a strong two digits’ sales growth in the first quarter of the new year. Both the adidas and Reebook brands contributed with robust growth in sales
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