World Footwear

Germany

Puma with record sales

Feb 20, 2020 / Germany
All regions and all product divisions were up by double digit rates, resulting in a 20.6% increase in total revuene. This made 2019 the best year in Puma's history

ANWR business boosts in 2019, but footwear is not keeping up

Jan 31, 2020 / Germany
The ANWR Group, an international cooperative of independent retailers, announced an increase of more than 50% in its total business volume in 2019, reaching 14.6 billion euros. Footwear segment with a decline

adidas uses more than 50% recycled polyester in its products

Jan 28, 2020 / Germany
This year adidas reaches a significant milestone on their road to sustainability: in 2020, for the first time, more than half of the polyester used in adidas products will come from recycled plastic waste

Gallery Fashion: forecasting the next edition

Jan 23, 2020 / Germany
The next edition of the Gallery Fashion trade fair will take place in Düsseldorf, from the 25th to the 27th of February. Learn about the details

Lanxess is targeting footwear

Nov 20, 2019 / Germany
The chemicals company has developed a new range of Low Free isocyanate urethane prepolymers that can be formulated into resins for 3D printing and additive manufacturing

adidas is moving automated factories to China

Nov 13, 2019 / Germany
The Germany-based sportswear brand will close Ansbach and Atlanta Speedfactories. The aim is to deploy the Speedfactory technology at Asian suppliers by end of 2019

Best quarter ever for Puma

Oct 29, 2019 / Germany
Best set of results posted in a quarter, both in terms of revenue and EBIT, was announced by Germany-based Puma. Footwear with 17% growth

Puma, Balmain and Cara Delevingne together

Oct 21, 2019 / Germany
Brands Puma and Balmain join to debut their first creative collection with artist Cara Delevingne

adidas launches sneaker through Snapchat video game

Oct 21, 2019 / Germany
For the release of its new baseball cleat the Germany-based sportswear giant has created a video game and partnered with Snapchat

EU and Germany to partner with Nigeria’s leather sector

Oct 10, 2019 / Nigeria
Local news agencies are reporting the European Union (EU) and the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) are partnering with Nigeria to boost the country’s leather industry

Sales increase for the German footwear industry

Sep 13, 2019 / Germany
In the first half of 2019 sales in the German footwear industry increased by 2.8%, as the overall sales of footwear manufacturers reached 1.60 billion euros, compared to similar period in 2018

Panorama is moving to Tempelhof Airport

Sep 12, 2019 / Germany
The Berlin-based trade fair is relocating to Tempelhof Airport from January 2020 onwards, together with Selvedge Run

Gallery Shoes closes stable edition

Sep 6, 2019 / Germany
Around 400 exhibitors, 65% of whom were national and 35% international, showcased around 600 brands at the latest edition of Gallery Shoes, which took place in Düsseldorf

Skechers: best brand of the year in Germany

Sep 5, 2019 / Germany
The California-based footwear giant received the award for Best Brand of the Year at the Schuhkurier Awards 2019

Lowa acquires Italy’s Riko Sport

Aug 6, 2019 / Germany
The Germany-based sporting goods company has acquired the Italian shoe specialist Riko Sport S.r.l., a core supplier of Lowa’s footwear
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