World Footwear

Germany

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

BASF with major investment in footwear

Jul 16, 2019 / Germany
The Germany-based company announced new investments to strengthen its global footwear presence: new Footwear Development Centers in the US and Thailand, new Footwear Innovation Center in Taiwan and expansion of the Footwear Development Center in Italy

Puma commits to 35% reduction in carbon emissions

Jul 5, 2019 / Germany
Germany-based sports company Puma aims for a 35% reduction of its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, a target which was approved by the Science Based Target initiative (SBTi)

Deichmann announces UK expansion

Jul 3, 2019 / United Kingdom
The Germany-based retailer has announced plans to expand its UK store portfolio. Last year the brand has opened 9 stores in that country bringing its network of stores in the UK to 102

adidas employees run to preserve the oceans

Jun 19, 2019 / Germany
The Herzogenaurach team of the sportswear giant adidas has organised an activity to raise awareness for the oceans and the importance of fighting pollution

BASF invests in Longwater Advanced Materials Fund

Jun 17, 2019 / Germany
The Chinese fund focuses on advanced materials and chemistry-related technologies. The partnership will facilitate a synergetic collaboration between BASF Venture Capital and Longwater Investment

India’s leather footwear exports up by 1%

Jun 6, 2019 / India
According to the Council for Leather Exports in the first 10 months of the fiscal year exports of leather footwear increased by roughly 1%. Exports of the overall leather industry are declining

adidas continues fight against marine plastic pollution

May 31, 2019 / Germany
The Germany-based sportswear giant announce a global initiative to be set on World Oceans Day (8th of June) with the goal of raising 1.5 million US dollars to fight marine plastic pollution

Gallery Shoes update to the industry

May 30, 2019 / Germany
As the next edition of Gallery Shoes fast approaches, the management of the trade fair issued an update with information about the event

Gallery sets the bar high for the next edition

May 28, 2019 / Germany
Setting itself as an early ordering event, Gallery is expecting a 27% increase in the number of exhibitors and product groups are set to grow by 35% in terms of floor space at the coming July event

adidas with successful start into 2019

May 8, 2019 / Germany
Germany-based giant announced revenue growth of 4% (currency-neutral) in the first quarter of the financial year. Net income from continuing operations increased by 16% in the period. Full-year outlook confirmed
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