World Footwear


Rocky Brands with 18% increase in retail sales

May 22, 2019 / United States
The Ohio-based footwear and apparel company has reported a good start into 2019, with a 7.4% increase in net sales. Two digits growth was registered for retail sales

Burlington Stores announces succession plan

May 21, 2019 / United States
The New-Jersey based off-price department store retailer announced a series of managerial changes as part of their succession plan

Ricap Shoes, focused on comfort shoes

May 20, 2019 / Portugal
With more than 30 years of experience, the Portugal-based footwear brand is focused on comfort shoes and sells its products all over the world

Harrods: world’s best performing luxury department store

May 17, 2019 / United Kingdom
The famous 170-years old luxury department store has proven its deep-rooted experience in the retail arena and scored in first ahead its competition

Skechers appoints Katherine J. Blair to Board of Directors

May 17, 2019 / United States
The US-based giant has named Katherine J. Blair to its Board of Directors as an independent member. The appointment brings the total number of directors to ten, including six independent members

Kohl’s expands network of Amazon returns

May 16, 2019 / United States
Amazon customers will now have free, easy returns in all Kohl’s stores. The new functionality will be rolled out to all network of Kohl's locations this summer

Wolverine reaffirms full-year outlook

May 15, 2019 / United States
The Michigan-based footwear giant reported financial results for the first quarter of the year (ended on the 30th of March). Wolverine also provided an update on its key 2019 investments and full-year 2019 outlook

New Generation: meet Bruno Queirós

May 13, 2019 / Portugal
Fashion is a long-time passion of Bruno Queirós, who has been a model and recently decided to launch a footwear brand. He is the face of The Baron’s Cage, a male footwear brand that promises to revolutionize the market

Where do shoes come from?

May 10, 2019 / World Footwear Yearbook
The recent developments on the trade war US-China made us look into the trade relations of both countries in terms of footwear and curious conclusions about consumption in each of the markets arose. Check them here

David W. McCreight appointed to Wolverine Board of Directors

May 9, 2019 / United States
The Michigan-based footwear giant announced the retirement of Joseph R. Gromek from the company’s Board of Directors, and the appointment of a new Board member, David W. McCreight

adidas with successful start into 2019

May 8, 2019 / Germany
Germany-based giant announced revenue growth of 4% (currency-neutral) in the first quarter of the financial year. Net income from continuing operations increased by 16% in the period. Full-year outlook confirmed

Hungary retail sales grew by 4.9%

May 7, 2019 / Hungary
The country's retail sales growth slowed in March, but the pace remained robust, with data from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showing a 4.9% growth rate in the month

INLU, 100% Portuguese

May 7, 2019 / Portugal
INLU was first conceptualized in 2017 by a small creative team of women with backgrounds in business and fashion, sharing a common goal to create a new generation of bold and comfortable footwear easily fittting with unique styles

Best quarter ever for Puma

May 6, 2019 / Germany
Puma's sales growth continued in the first quarter of 2019. Sales rose by 15.3% currency-adjusted to 1 319.3 million euros (+16.6% reported) compared to 1 131.1 million euros last year. CEO announces best quarter ever

Good quarter at Under Armour elevates outlook

May 6, 2019 / United States
The Baltimore-based sportwear giant reported first quarter results with revenue up by 2% (3% in currency neutral). Good performance in the quarter resulted in updated 2019 full year outlook
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