World Footwear

Retail

Nordstrom with new Chief Merchandising Officer

Sep 4, 2019 / United States
The Seattle-based fashion retailer named Teri Bariquit as the company's new Chief Merchandising Officer

Shoe Carnival with stable sales

Aug 30, 2019 / United States
The Indiana-based footwear company reported second quarter and first half results. Stable net sales were registered in both periods

Good momentum for DSW's revenue

Aug 29, 2019 / United States
The Ohio-based footwear group has reported strong revenue in the second quarter and first half, with rates of 8.2% and 15.3% growth respectively reported

Trump announces new tariffs

Aug 23, 2019 / United States
President Trump announced increased tariffs on another set of goods from China. This is the US response to China’s promise to tariff 75 billion US dollars worth of American goods if Trump pressed forward with his planned tariffs

Nordstrom gives away 25 000 pairs of shoes

Aug 22, 2019 / United States
The Seattle-based retailer is teaming up with its customers and the non-profit Shoes That Fit to deliver 25 000 pairs of shoes to kids in need for their return to school

Two digits growth for Obuv Rossii

Aug 21, 2019 / Russian Federation
The Russia-based company has announced second quarter and first half results marked by two digits growth in the group's consolidated revenue

Sales increase for Asics North America

Aug 20, 2019 / America
The second quarter of 2019 for Asics North America registered positive regional growth year-over-year and increased traffic to both online e-commerce and retail channels. This marks the second consecutive quarter of growth for Asics North America

Singaporeans spending less on clothing and shoes

Aug 9, 2019 / Singapore
The average household spent about 120 Singaporean dollars a month on clothing and footwear, down from about 160 Singaporean dollars in the 2012/2013 period. Data comes from a Government survey

Aldo to eliminate single-use shopping bags

Aug 8, 2019 / Canada
The Canada-based group's bagless initiative encourage customers to opt for an eco-designed shoebox. According to Aldo this will allow saving thousands of trees each year

New deal between Turkish-based FLO and Nine West

Jul 31, 2019 / Turkey
Turkey-based footwear company FLO acquired the licensing rights of fashion brand Nine West. The Turkish press is reporting they will now produce to the local market and take over the Nine West stores as well

Uniqlo to switch from plastic to paper bags

Jul 22, 2019 / Japan
Japanese-based retailer announced it will be using paper shopping bags instead of the plastic bags from September onwards. With this move, the company is joining the global initiatives to address one of the most important environmental issues: plastic pollution

Belle to spin off sportswear business

Jul 18, 2019 / China
Chinese footwear manufacturer and retailer Belle International has filed papers for a public listing of its sportswear business Topsports International. The deal could amount to 1 billion US dollars

Sustainability is a business imperative

Jul 15, 2019 / United Kingdom
The words are from Sara Maggioni, Head of Womenswear at WGSN, a trend forecasting company. Sara talked to us about sustainability and other hot topics of the footwear industry

Caleres' joint venture to expand distribution in China

Jul 15, 2019 / China
The US-based footwear giant will begin to distribute footwear in greater China, including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, through a joint venture with Brand Investment Holding, a member of the Gemkell Group

Nordstrom is hiring 1 200 people

Jul 10, 2019 / United States
The US-based retailer is opening a Flagship Store in New York by the end of October and opened 1 200 sales position
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