World Footwear

Innovation

Different color shoes, the new trend

Jun 30, 2017 / World
Having unmatching shoes is one of the trends in 2017, that will affect footwear and generate positive opportunities for producers

Footwear innovation: Light-up shoes

Jun 22, 2017 / World
Light-Up Shoes is an innovation that will surely make use of the power of smartphones to make personalization in footwear available to consumers

Bangladesh’s new policy to boost exports

Jun 19, 2017 / Innovation
The local authorities seem to be focusing on new policies to reinforce the leather goods and footwear manufacturers capacity and in that way boost exports

Ageing is leading to more demand for health-related footwear

Jun 16, 2017 / World
Expectancy of life continues to increase and footwear companies should adapt their production to meet the needs of the population

Is technology accelerating production and reducing labor?

Jun 14, 2017 / Innovation
We have been seeing multiple changes occurring in the footwear industry. Consumers are more demanding than ever and as a consequence, the need to adapt to changes is mandatory for companies in this industry

The shoes that glow at night

Jun 5, 2017 / World
adidas is showing that it wants to be on the edge of innovation in the footwear industry. The brand is releasing shoes that glow at night. How will consumers react to it?

Cork and footwear, a perfect mixture

Jun 2, 2017 / World
Cork is a clever option for footwear producers who wish to create something unique and environmental-friendly. It can also be a very profitable opportunity

How design is passing on to consumers

Jun 1, 2017 / World
Customization is a trend encouraging some footwear companies to offer new services to clients, in which they can design their own shoes

4 innovative companies in the footwear business

May 26, 2017 / World
It’s not easy to grasp a slice of the footwear market, especially against big players. However, some companies are playing a bold game

Eco Friendly Shoes - a profitable opportunity

May 25, 2017 / World
Many footwear startups and professionals have realized that following consumer preferences can be highly profitable. In fact, we’re not talking only about aesthetics and comfort, but other features that consumers are demanding in their shoes, such as eco-friendly materials

How 3D printing is slowly changing footwear

May 24, 2017 / World
It's starting to be difficult to talk about innovation without mentioning 3D printing. The hype about this technology keeps increasing as many believe it will impact the way society and companies work

Footwear industry in Mexico faces shortage of workers

May 22, 2017 / Mexico
The industry in Jalisco faces a deficit of roughly 2 000 trained workers. At least, that is the belief of the CICEJ's new President, José Isabel Arias Frías

Why footwear companies should listen to their customers

May 19, 2017 / World
Innovation is key for players in the footwear industry that want to have a competitive advantage. But they should innovate in a way the consumer values

How a shoe that grows can fight diseases

May 16, 2017 / World
Developing countries offer interesting opportunities for business innovation and growth. Kenton Lee created a shoe that grows, in order to make safer and healthier children who are exposed to soil-transmitted diseases

How cushioning technology is making adidas relevant again

May 15, 2017 / Innovation
adidas has been able to stand out once again in the athletic footwear market. Since its release, Boost, a cushioning technology, has proven to deliver what it promised: comfort and better performance
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