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India

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

India aims to double leather exports

Sep 19, 2018 / India
The Council for Leather Exports has presented a detailed action plan – Strategy for Growth of Leather Sector – for next seven years. The local authorities are aiming for significant growth of leather exports

Indian companies looking for new business in Australia

Sep 12, 2018 / India
India’s Council for Leather Exports (CLE) will lead a delegation of 30 footwear, leathergoods and garment companies to Footwear & Leather Show Australia

Consumer confidence improved consumption dynamics

Aug 7, 2018 / World Footwear Yearbook
The conclusion is from the 2018 edition of the World Footwear Yearbook, now published by the Portuguese Footwear Association

New footwear design center opens in India

Jul 18, 2018 / India
The country's Minister of Commerce and Industry, Suresh Prabhu, inaugurated a new footwear design and development institute (FDDI) in Hyderabad

India and Vietnam solidify business ties

Jul 16, 2018 / Vietnam
A group of businessmen from Indian leather companies travelled to Ho Chi Minh City to met with their Vietnamese counterparts

India’s push for local leather

Jul 2, 2018 / India
The local Government seems determined to keep boosting the local leather industry

Bata with collection and image makeover

May 29, 2018 / India
One of the largest footwear retailers in India, Bata picked up brand ambassadors from Bollywood - Kriti Sanon & Cricket - Smriti Mandhana to support the launch of its new internationally designed Red Label & Power collections

Liberty Shoes plans to open 50 stores

Jan 25, 2018 / India
The India-based footwear group Liberty Shoes is preparing to open about 50 new stores over the next 12 months

Louboutin wins trademark battle in India

Dec 22, 2017 / India
The French luxury footwear and fashion designer was awarded a compensation of 156 078 US dollars in damages and a permanent injunction against two shoe dealers for the infringement of its red sole trademark

India's new programme for leather and footwear

Dec 15, 2017 / India
The government approved a special package of roughly 404.7 million US dollars (Rs 2 600 crore) for employment generation in the leather and footwear sector, which has the potential to generate 320 000 jobs in a period of three years

Khadim India IPO opens in November

Oct 26, 2017 / India
The India-based footwear retailer will have a three days initial public offering period with an aim to raise capital, now that its private equity fund is leaving the business

Indian leather sector in negative ground

Oct 3, 2017 / India
India’s export of leather and leather products for the last financial year reached 5 665.91 million US dollars, compared to 5 855.06 million US dollars in the previous year. This represents a decline of 3.23%

Harrys of London to enter India

Oct 2, 2017 / India
The Britain-based luxury men’s footwear and accessories brand is planning to open its first outlet in Delhi, followed by Mumbai by early 2018

Amazon bets on brick and mortar in India

Sep 27, 2017 / India
The US-based ecommerce giant has announced its first investment in the brick and mortar segment in the Asian country
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