World Footwear


Futurmoda attracts around 5 000 attendees

Mar 19, 2024 / Spain
The 51st edition of the International Exhibition of Leather, Components, and Machinery for Footwear and Leather Goods, held in Spain, closed with a final figure of over 5 000 visitors

Strong performance of Inditex in 2023

Mar 15, 2024 / Spain
The Spain-based fashion group reported a 10.4% year-over-year growth in sales to 35.9 billion euros in 2023, with positive results across all channels and regions. Profits up by 30.3%

Mango hits the 3 billion sales mark

Mar 13, 2024 / Spain
The Spanish-based fashion group has increased its turnover by 15%, reaching more than 3.1 billion euros for the first time in 2023. It aims now to pass the 4 billion mark by 2026

Spanish footwear exports slowed down in the second half of 2023

Mar 6, 2024 / Spain
After a solid start to 2023, Spanish footwear exports slowed in the second half of the year due to deteriorating consumption patterns and adverse macroeconomic and weather conditions

Hoff partners with Newmark Retail to fuel European expansion

Mar 4, 2024 / Spain
The Spanish footwear brand has appointed the strategic retail property advisor Newmark Retail UK & EMEA to support its national and international retail growth strategy

Interview with Miguel Pomares from Ecoalf

Premium ContentFeb 20, 2024 / Spain
At the latest edition of the World Footwear Congress in Istanbul, we took the opportunity to speak with Miguel Pomares, Senior Footwear Specialist at the Spanish-based brand Ecoalf. Read the interview today

H&M plans up to 588 job cuts in Spain

Feb 16, 2024 / Sweden
The Sweden-based retailer plans to close a fifth of its stores and lay off up to 588 employees in Spain. H&M currently operates 133 stores in the country and employs nearly 4 000 people

Spanish footwear companies bet on internationalisation despite economic slowdown

Jan 15, 2024 / Spain
Spanish companies continue to work towards internationalisation, despite the difficult period the footwear sector is experiencing due to inflation and falling consumption, says FICE

Pikolinos posts record full year sales

Jan 3, 2024 / Spain
The Elche-based group posted a record turnover of 138 million euros in the 2023 fiscal year, up by 29% year-over-year, a significant recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic-related decline

Hoff closes 2023 on the upside

Dec 29, 2023 / Spain
In the midst of a rapid expansion, the Spanish-based sneaker brand reported a fiscal 2023 turnover increase of 45%, as compared to the prior year, reaching 53 million euros

Mango foresees to achieve record sales in 2023

Dec 22, 2023 / Spain
Amid an expansion of its retail footprint, the Spanish-based fashion retailer foresees ending the fiscal year with sales of more than 3 billion euros, which would represent a double-digit growth over 2022

Inditex reports strong performance

Dec 14, 2023 / Spain
The owner of Zara continues to perform strongly. In the first nine months of 2023, its sales and profits grew by 11% and 33%, respectively, as compared to the same period of last year

Rosana Perán takes over as President of the European Footwear Confederation

Dec 5, 2023 / CEC
The president of FICE and vice-president of the Pikolinos Group has become the first woman to lead the organisation, with a mission to promote “Industry 5.0” to transform the footwear sector

Inditex signs a three-year agreement to buy recycled polyester for 70 million euros

Nov 2, 2023 / Spain
The owner of Zara, among others, will be collaborating with the material sciences company Ambercycle to help scale a textile made from post-industrial and post-consumer polyester waste

Inditex teams up with Maersk to reduce its maritime transport emissions

Oct 24, 2023 / Spain
The fashion group has partnered with the freight group Maersk to reduce its GHG emissions from maritime logistics by incorporating alternative fuels into all its inbound routes with the carrier
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