World Footwear


Skechers with record full-year sales

Feb 9, 2018 / United States
The California-based footwear company announced financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended the 31st of December. Annual sales of 4.16 billion US dollars represent a new record for Skechers

Tapestry: net sales up by 35%

Feb 9, 2018 / United States
The New York-based house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands reported second quarter results for the period ended on the 30th of December

CCC to expand footprint in the UAE

Feb 8, 2018 / United Arab Emirates
The Polish-based footwear and bags company will be opening 60 new stores in the region by 2023

A blueprint to revitalise skills and jobs in TCLF

Feb 7, 2018 / CEC
The need to anticipate and enhance adequate skills and learning methods as well as to attract and qualify workers in Europe has brought together 21 public and private stakeholders of the Textile, Clothing, Leather, and Footwear (TCLF) sectors under a strategic 4 year Erasmus+ project called “Skills4Smart TCLF 2030”

Solid quarter at Deckers

Feb 6, 2018 / United States
The US-based footwear, apparel and accessories brand announced financial results for the third fiscal quarter ended on the 31st of December

Matteo Mascazzini appointed Geox CEO

Feb 5, 2018 / Italy
During the Geox Board of Directors meeting Matteo Mascazzini was accepted as a member of the Board of Directors and subsequently appointed as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer and Executive Committee member

Revenue down at Ferragamo

Feb 5, 2018 / Italy
Salvatore Ferragamo group, one of the global leaders in the luxury sector, announced preliminary consolidated revenues for 2017 amounting to 1.393 billion euros, down by 3.1% at current exchange rates

Pentland appoints new COO

Feb 2, 2018 / United Kingdom
The British owner of Speedo, Berghaus and Canterbury, has promoted Chirag Patel to Chief Operating Officer

Payless realigns its organizational structure

Feb 1, 2018 / United States
Actions now announced will focus on prioritizing Payless' core customer. The company announced it has taken steps to realign its North America retail organizational structure as part of its ongoing transformation

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

Shaping the future of footwear retail

Jan 31, 2018 / Hong Kong
Since its launch in 2015, the Global Footwear Retail Conference has been bringing together over 100 key footwear retailers to this annual meeting in Hong Kong to discuss on ground-breaking ideas shaping the retail scene

Obuv Rossii with good year

Jan 31, 2018 / Russian Federation
The Russia-based retail footwear chain closed the year with revenue growth of 8%. A good performance in the year the company held an IPO and raised 100 million US dollars in the transaction

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

Solid quarter at 361

Jan 30, 2018 / Hong Kong
The Board of the Hong Kong based footwear company has provided operational updates for its business segments in the fourth quarter of 2017
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