World Footwear

United Arab Emirates

APLF Dubai closes with renewed optimist despite global uncertainty

Apr 20, 2022 / United Arab Emirates
The APLF Special Edition in Dubai, held from the 30th of March to the 1st of April, welcomed a total of 463 exhibitors from 34 countries, and 6 000 buyers from 88 countries and regions

APLF Dubai is just around the corner

Mar 28, 2022 / United Arab Emirates
From the 30th of March to the 1st of April, the international leather trade fair will bring together to a new venue, for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, the global leather industry

APLF to discuss the post-pandemic future of the footwear industry

Mar 21, 2022 / United Arab Emirates
The second edition of the Global Footwear Executive Summit, to be held on the 31st of March, will bring together top players of the industry to explore digitalization, pricing and sustainability strategies

APLF set to return in a special edition in Dubai

Mar 16, 2022 / United Arab Emirates
After an absence of two years since its last edition in Hong Kong, APLF returns to be held in the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from the 30th March to the 1st of April 2022

Special edition of APLF to be held in Dubai in 2022

Oct 13, 2021 / United Arab Emirates
Organisers announced that APLF-Leather and Materials+ 2022 will be relocated from Hong Kong to Dubai. The events will take place by the end of March 2022 at the Dubai World Trade Centre

UAE: 46% of consumers expect the effects of the pandemic to last another year

Jun 30, 2021 / United Arab Emirates
This is according to a study by Kearney, which also revealed that 73% of consumers have changed their shopping habits to adapt to the new normal, with expenditure on essential items showing a sustained increase, and spending on non-essentials continues to decline

Cavalli has a new owner

Dec 2, 2019 / Italy
Hussain Sajwani's investment company Vision Investments has announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Italian fashion company from the fund Clessidra

Dubai-based property developer acquires Roberto Cavalli

Jul 17, 2019 / United Arab Emirates
Investment company Vision Investment Co. LCC, owned by Hussain Sajwani, founder of Damac Properties Group, has signed a binding agreement to obtain 100% of Roberto Cavalli S.p.A

World's most expensive shoes to be unveiled

Sep 24, 2018 / United Arab Emirates
The Passion Diamond shoes will cost 17 million US dollars and will be available at seven-star hotel Burj Al Arab

CCC to expand footprint in the UAE

Feb 12, 2018 / United Arab Emirates
The Polish-based footwear and bags company will be opening 60 new stores in the region by 2023

Niketown to open in Dubai

Nov 15, 2017 / United Arab Emirates
Nike will upgrade its retail offering in Dubai in 2018. A Niketow flagship store should open in the region next year

Aldo opens its biggest store in Dubai

Oct 2, 2015 / United Arab Emirates
Canada-based Aldo Group opened an 8 000 square feet store at Dubai’s Festival City mall as part of its plans to double the number of stores by 2020
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