World Footwear


Asics steps up India expansion

Sep 4, 2017 / India
The Japan-based sportswear company has announced its plans to add over 20 mono-brand stores in India by next year

India has potential to increase production

Aug 4, 2017 / India
The Minister of State for Finance Santosh Gangwar went even further saying that India has the potential to become the biggest footwear producer by 2020

Skechers aims to have 400 stores in India

Aug 3, 2017 / India
The US-based company is planning to add 300 new stores to its distribution network in India, taking the total count to 400 outlets over the next three to five years

Liberty Shoes Chairman urges lower taxes

May 6, 2017 / India
Adesh Gupta, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Liberty Shoes Ltd., claimed a lower rate of the Goods and Services Tax on branded footwear

Woodland plans global expansion

Apr 29, 2017 / India
After announcing the intention to invest in Japan and Korea, now the company is looking into new markets, such as China, Russia and Canada

Woodland plans expansion

Apr 11, 2017 / India
The India-based footwear and apparel firm plans to enter the Japanese and South Korean markets, while reinforcing the presence in its home country

Leather goods industry in India worried with raw materials supply

Apr 4, 2017 / India
Action has been taken to close illegal slaughterhouses. The leather goods industry is worried that a “blanket ban” could hit supplies and raise prices

Bata strengths online presence in India

Apr 3, 2017 / India
Through a new alliance with Fynd, one of India’s fashion e-commerce portals, Bata’s portfolio of footwear brands will be widely available

Crocs to double India business

Mar 9, 2017 / India
The US-based footwear brand is aiming to double its India business in 3 years, by widening product portfolio and expanding retail footprint

Indian leather industry needs to be encouraged

Jan 4, 2017 / India
According to the local media, claims are being made to apply exemption from the Goods and Services Tax (GST) for some products, namely leather

Declining footwear exports in India

Dec 6, 2016 / India
According to the Council for Leather Exports (CLE), footwear exports reached 1 262.59 million US dollars in the period April-September, the first semester of the fiscal year in that country, showing a drop of 1.81% over the same period last year

Boris Becker to launch footwear collection in Delhi

Nov 30, 2016 / India
An historic world number one, tennis legend Boris Becker will launch his footwear collection in India on the 26th of  December

India setting up sea port logistics hubs to boost exports

Oct 14, 2016 / India
According to information released by the Associated Chambers of Commerce & industry of India, the local Government is establishing logistics hubs near its sea ports with private sector participation

Declining leather footwear exports in India

Oct 4, 2016 / India
According to the Council for Leather Exports (CLE) leather footwear exports reached 2 147.2 million US dollars in the last fiscal year (April 15 -March 16), declining by 5.75% from the previous year

India focus on leather oriented courses

Sep 29, 2016 / India
The India’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has announced a series of training courses dedicated to several areas of the leather industry
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