World Footwear


Charles & Keith opens first store in South Korea

Jul 20, 2023 / Singapore
The Singapore-based fashion label centred on shoes, bags and accessories has opened its first flagship store in Gangnam, one of Seoul's most vibrant shopping districts

Singapore's retail sales rise 79.7%

Jul 9, 2021 / Singapore
Retail sales in the Asian country rose by 79.7% in May, with the growth due to the low base in the same period last year when physical stores were closed during the initial dissemination of the pandemic COVID-19

Singapore retail sales up by 54%

Jun 8, 2021 / Singapore
Retail sales in the country surged by 54% in April on a year-on-year basis, compared with a revised 6.3% increase in March, according to data by the Singaporean Department of Statistics (SingStat)

The world's largest trade agreement

Nov 20, 2020 / World
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership was signed by China, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand and Australia, plus ten Southeast Asian economies, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Burma, Cambodia, Laos and Brunei

Singapore: retail sales down by 52.1% in May

Jul 6, 2020 / Singapore
According to the Department of Statistics in Singapore, the country's retail sales fell by 52.1% in May 2020 from May 2019. This was the lowest recorded decline since 1986 when data started to be compiled

Tapestry stores continue closed in many locations but China re-opened

Apr 14, 2020 / United States
Tapestry has extended store closures in North America and Europe for an additional two weeks (through the 24th of April). Stores in China have re-opened

EU-Singapore free trade agreement entered into force

Nov 22, 2019 / European Union
The free trade agreement (FTA) signed by the European Union and the Republic of Singapore back in October 2018 entered into force yesterday

Retail sales fall by 4.1% in Singapore

Oct 15, 2019 / Singapore
In its recent release the Department of Statistics in the country confirmed a drop in retail of 4.1% in August compared to similar month in 2018. Footwear with good performance

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

Singapore: most competitive economy

Jun 12, 2019 / Singapore
Singapore has ranked as the world’s most competitive economy for the first time since 2010, according to the IMD World Competitiveness Rankings, as the United States slipped from the top spot and economic uncertainty took its toll on conditions in Europe

Singapore women spend more than 200 000 US dollars on shoes

Apr 27, 2016 / Singapore
A survey reveals women spend up to 204 000 US dollars on shoes in their lifetime, with 120 000 US dollars reserved for designer shoes

Singapore with imports growing at 2 digits and with exports consolidation

Jun 30, 2014 / Singapore
79.6 million pairs of footwear valued at 670.0 million USD entered the country in 2013, with imports growing both in volume (6.9%) and value (13.6%). Exports consolidated during last year
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