World Footwear

United States

American Exchange Group to acquire Aerosoles

Jan 21, 2022 / United States
The US-based designer, manufacturer and wholesaler has announced that it will buy the assets of the luxury comfort footwear brand to drive business opportunities growth

Timberland launches take-back programme

Jan 17, 2022 / United States
The Timberloop scheme enables customers to return any used footwear and apparel to give them a new life. It is part of the VF-Corp-owned-brand goal of reaching full circularity by 2030

Sorel launches inclusive footwear line with Zappos

Jan 13, 2022 / United States
The brand teamed up with Zappos to introduce modifications and features to three of its iconic silhouettes to make them accessible to everyone. The line is exclusively available on Zappos adaptative

Merrell donates 25 000 US dollars to the Boulder County Wildfire Fund

Jan 12, 2022 / United States
The brand has announced that it will not attend the upcoming Outdoors Retailer's event due to COVID-19 concerns. Instead, it will donate the saved money to the Boulder County Wildfire Fund

Crocs raises 2021 outlook

Jan 11, 2022 / United States
The US-based brand of casual footwear has announced that it expects revenue for 2021 to grow by 67% over 2020, raising its previous guidance of approximately 62% to 65% growth

ABG cancels its IPO application

Jan 11, 2022 / United States
The retail conglomerate has officially withdrawn the registration that it had made with the US Securities & Exchange Commission for an initial public offering on the 6th of July 2021

Skechers assumes distribution in the Philippines

Jan 4, 2022 / United States
The US-based footwear giant has transitioned its operations in the Philippines from a third-party distributor to Skechers USA Philippines. The goal is to maximize growth prospects in the region

Aera earns B Corp. Certification

Jan 3, 2022 / United States
The luxury vegan footwear brand has said that now meets the required standards of social and environmental performance, transparency and accountability, granting it B Corp. Certification

Crocs buys Heydude

Dec 28, 2021 / United States
The US-based brand of causal footwear has announced that it will acquire the casual footwear brand Heydude for 2.5 billion US dollars. The transaction should close in the first quarter of 2022

Owner of Havaianas invests in Rothy’s

Dec 27, 2021 / Brazil
The Brazilian company Alpargatas will acquire a stake of 49.9% of the Californian-based sustainable lifestyle brand in a two-step transaction

Skechers teams up with Hoop ’Til It Hurts Foundation

Dec 23, 2021 / United States
The company has launched a line of children footwear to support the Foundation’s mission of helping children in underserved communities across the US find lifelong success through basket

Nike posts solid performance

Dec 22, 2021 / United States
The US-based company reported strong performance in the second quarter of fiscal 2022, driven by sales in the North America region, and amidst ongoing impact of supply chain disruptions

Shoe Carnival offers same-day delivery service

Dec 21, 2021 / United States
The footwear retailer has partnered up with the technology company DoorDash to provide a same-day delivery service for US customers residing within 12-miles of the nearest store location

ABG teams up with JD Group to expand Reebok

Dec 21, 2021 / United States
The company has announced a partnership with JD Sports, which will sell the sportswear brand’s products in 2 850 stores and e-commerce platforms across North America and Europe

ABG takes Reebok to India

Dec 20, 2021 / United States
ABG has signed a long-term licensing agreement with ABFRL, confering the Indian company exclusive rights to distribute and sell Reebok products in India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka
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