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If the product is good, the customer will come

Jul 2, 2019 / Bangladesh
Watch the interview to learn a bit more about the current trends of the footwear industry according to the views of Syed Nasim Manzur, from Apex Footwear in Bangladesh

adidas continues fight against marine plastic pollution

May 31, 2019 / Germany
The Germany-based sportswear giant announce a global initiative to be set on World Oceans Day (8th of June) with the goal of raising 1.5 million US dollars to fight marine plastic pollution

ECCO ranks high in reputation study

Apr 23, 2019 / Denmark
The Reputation Institute announced its Danish RepTrak survey. ECCO comes in second, behind Lego, seven places up compared to 2018

A successful World Footwear Congress

Apr 9, 2019 / CEC
The sixth edition of the World Footwear Congress took place last week in Naples, located in an European region with high footwear industry representation. The debate focused on themes under the topic Digitalisation for a sustainable footwear industry

Asics launches recycling project for the Olympics

Feb 22, 2019 / Japan
Asics, Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 Gold Partner in the sporting goods category, launched the Asics Reborn Wear Project (ARWPJ) in January, aiming to offer a way to cheer for Tokyo 2020 Japan Olympic and Paralympic Team competitors

Foot Locker strategic investment in Pensole

Jan 17, 2019 / United States
The US-based footwear giant is investing 2 million US dollars in Pensole Footwear Design Academy to promote a new pipeline of designers and quicken the footwear of footwear

Puma is back to basketball

Oct 15, 2018 / Germany
The Germany-based sportswear giant is to release its first basketball silhouette in more than 20 years. Launch happens in-store this Thursday 11th

Allen Edmonds with new brand campaign

Oct 10, 2018 / United States
Men’s footwear brand Allen Edmonds is launching a storytelling campaign that leverages the brand's focus on American crafted footwear

McNamara teams up with ASPORTUGUESAS

Jul 9, 2018 / Portugal
The Hawaiian surfer is the new ambassador of ASPORTUGUESAS. McNamara teamed up with the Portuguese flip-flops' brand and has already booked two collections per year, entitled “Everything is possible”

New carbon-based desiccant will keep footwear fresh

Jun 28, 2018 / Australia
A team of Australian researchers has discovered a new super-efficient drying agent made up of graphene oxide to be integrated in shoe soles to control odour and moisture

Michael Jackson's moonwalk shoes up for auction

Apr 23, 2018 / United States
The black loafers used by Michael Jackson to perform his signature moonwalk for the first time on stage are going up for auction

Birkenstock, brand of the year

Mar 5, 2018 / United States
Footwear Plus magazine announced the winners of the 19th annual Plus Awards. The awards are determined by the votes of industry members and consumers

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

VF Corporation with new sustainability & responsibility strategy

Dec 12, 2017 / United States
The North Carolina-based lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories company announced its new global sustainability and responsibility strategy, Made for Change. VF aims to lead industrywide environmental and social improvements

Asics wants to make soles in a microwave

Nov 6, 2017 / Japan
The Japanese brand is testing a new way to produce the midsoles of sneakers with microwave technology. Asics believe this can lead to usage of 90% less energy than standard production techniques
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