World Footwear


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

Arvind steps into footwear retail

Sep 26, 2016 / India
The India-based textile-to-retail conglomerate has announced plans to join the footwear retail market

Bata re-adjusts retail strategy

Aug 9, 2016 / India
Footwear giant Bata has announced the aim to achieve greater operational efficiency and focus on growing from existing outlets, instead of intensifying the rhythm of new stores opening

India and Vietnam to strengthen cooperation in the footwear industry

Jul 18, 2016 / India
M. Rafeeque Ahmed, Chairman of the Council for Leather Exports (CLE), has underlined the mutual benefits of a stronger partnership between the two nations
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