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Ferragamo posts revenue growth

May 18, 2022 / Italy
The luxury group reported a revenue increase of 23.2%, reaching 289 million euros, in the first quarter of 2022. Growth in Asia-Pacific slowed down due to COVID-19 outbreaks in China

Footwear prices expected to increase by 8.4%

Premium ContentMay 17, 2022 / Business Conditions Survey
According to the members of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey prices of footwear are expected to increase over the next six months. Read all about this and all the conclusions of the survey conducted last month

High heels footwear market to rise 1.35% annually

May 10, 2022 / World
According to a report published by the research and advisory company Technavio this will result in an accumulated gain of 1.70 billion US dollars over the period 2020 - 2025

General outlook for the footwear industry is optimistic

Premium ContentMay 9, 2022 / Business Conditions Survey
This is the main outcome of the most recent edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey, conducted during the month of April. Today we bring you a summary of some of the main conclusions

Caleres to dedicate 1 million USD to Soles4Souls

May 9, 2022 / United States
The grant is expected to be paid over two years through Charitable Trust Donation, round up campaign and product donation to support 4EveryKid Program. The aim is to help provide shoes for homeless children

US: nearly half of consumers to spend less in footwear

May 6, 2022 / United States
A national survey made amongst US shoppers found that almost half (48%) of footwear consumers is planning to spend less on footwear this spring than last year

Timberland launches first full circular shoe

May 5, 2022 / United States
In addition to unveiling the first footwear model, Timberloop Trekker City Hiker, designed for full circularity, the brand is expanding its product take-back programme into some European markets

Footwear industry in Brazil creates 17.8 thousand jobs

May 5, 2022 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados, the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association, the national sector’s companies created a total of 17 800 new jobs in the first quarter of 2022

Brazilian footwear exports increase in volume and value

Apr 29, 2022 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados, the good performance of footwear exports in the first quarter of 2022 was driven by high demand from the US, but also from the Latin-American neighbours

Steve Madden raises 2022 guidance

Apr 29, 2022 / United States
The New York-based designer and marketer of footwear, accessories and apparel for women, men and children reported record revenue of 559.7 million US dollars in the first quarter of 2022

Footwear in South Korea – a country snapshot

Premium ContentApr 28, 2022 / World Footwear Reports
Today, we bring you our new country snapshot, this time focusing on South Korea, the 19th largest footwear consumer in the world, and a very attractive market due to its remarkable growth and consumer loyalty

Stella posts revenue growth

Apr 28, 2022 / Hong Kong
The Hong Kong-based footwear manufacturer and retailer has reported unaudited first quarter results for 2022. Revenue in this period totalled 383.3 million US dollars

Merrell launches beta version of shoe adviser app

Apr 26, 2022 / United States
The Wolverine Worldwide brand partnered up with the smartphone 3D body scanning technology NetVirta to launch a mobile app that ensures accurate shoe fit recommendations

Covestro: towards a climate-neutral future

Premium ContentApr 22, 2022 / Germany
We spoke with Tony Wu, Global Product Manager for Textile Coatings, and Dr. Dirk Achten, Head of Modern Coatings & Adhesive Technologies, to discuss how sustainability and innovation fuel the company’s growth, and which solutions best serve the footwear industry

Kering reports solid performance

Apr 22, 2022 / France
The French-based luxury group posted solid growth in the first quarter of 2022. However, COVID-19 restrictions in China since March have weighed down on results, especially Gucci’s
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