World Footwear

Partnerships

Kenneth Cole announces EMEA distribution deal

Mar 22, 2018 / EMEA
The American-based designer announced a regional footwear agreement with UK-based GBG Europe Footwear and Accessories Limited. GBG will grow Kenneth Cole's recognition in the selected territories

Target and Hunter with limited-edition collection

Mar 1, 2018 / United States
The Minneapolis-based discount store retailer and the British-based brand known for its iconic Original Wellington boot have set up a partnership to issue a spring lifestyle collection celebrating families, fun and the outdoors

LVHM partners with Stadium Goods

Feb 21, 2018 / United States
The luxury house has formed a “partnership” with Stadium Goods, the New York City-based sneaker consignment company. The deal is being set through LVHM Luxury Ventures

Asics invests in conductivity textiles

Feb 1, 2018 / Japan
The Japan-based footwear company has made its first investment, taking a stake in AI SILK Corporation, a venture company affiliated with Tohoku University and focused on developing conductive textiles

Crocs with new Drew Barrymore campaign

Feb 1, 2018 / United States
The Color-Block Collection is the first of two celebrity product collaborations. The line, which includes special-edition footwear styles for women and children, was designed in partnership with Drew Barrymore, an ambassador for the brand's "Come As You Are" campaign

UITIC Congress: Call for Papers is a great success

Jan 30, 2018 / UITIC
Ninety-five abstracts received during the Call for Papers reveal the increasing interest of the footwear industry for the UITIC Congress

Under Armour together with Team Canada

Dec 19, 2017 / Canada
The Canadian Olympic Committee announced Under Armour as the Official High Performance Footwear Supplier for their Team Canada for the next eight years

Flex’s new factory to add thousands of jobs

Dec 1, 2017 / Mexico
The multinational manufacturer expects to create 6 000 jobs at its new plant in Jalisco. The new factory will be dedicated to make high-tech footwear for Nike

Aldo and Global Citizen team up to drive access to education

Nov 30, 2017 / Canada
Aldo, a global player in fashion footwear and accessories, is joining forces with Global Citizen, an international advocacy organization. As a result, a limited edition of the Mx. sneakers is being launched to take a stand on equal access to education with their Give Back, Move Forward campaign

Clarks' new in-store tracking inventory system

Nov 29, 2017 / United Kingdom
The aim of the footwear manufacturer and retailer is to improve the in-store response times and assistant productivity. The system is based on in-store tablets for staff

Foot Locker and Nike join to elevate customer experience

Nov 17, 2017 / United States
Foot Locker and Nike are moving into an elevated partnership model. The two companies are again joining forces to offer new experiences to consumers through innovative in-store and pop-up opportunities

Cole Haan builds up presence in China

Sep 5, 2017 / China
The global lifestyle and accessories brand and retailer announced a long-term retail, wholesale and e-commerce distribution agreement with a subsidiary company of Sitoy Group Holdings Limited

Vans and Karl Lagerfeld in collaboration

Aug 31, 2017 / United States
The launch of an exclusive Vans x Karl Lagerfeld capsule collection for Fall 2017, featuring 12 styles was just announced by the two brands

How to get footwear consumers attention

Jun 29, 2017 / World
Having a great product with valuable features, being creative and promoting marketing initiatives is necessary to attract consumers attention

Selena Gomez stars in Coach campaign

Jun 21, 2017 / United States
The New-York based luxury house announced Selena Gomez as the face of the brand's Fall 2017 advertising campaign, presenting a series of images set in New York City
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