World Footwear

United States

ISlide expands distribution network

Apr 18, 2017 / United States
The Boston based footwear-company announces new deals with important retailers Neiman Marcus, LIDS, Urban Outfitters and Fanatics

Payless ShoeSource files for bankruptcy

Apr 7, 2017 / United States
The US-based discount footwear chain Payless has filed for Chapter 11 protection in St Louis. Roughly 400 stores will be closed

Puma partners with Cramer

Apr 6, 2017 / United States
In early 2017, the sportswear giant launched a loyalty program to recruit Puma soccer players. Now, to mark the launch of the program they joined with experience agency Cramer to reimagine what shoe packaging could be

Joshua Schulman new President & CEO of Coach brand

Apr 6, 2017 / United States
The New York design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands announced the appointment of Joshua Schulman as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Coach brand, effective from the 5th of June 5 onwards

Reebok presents plant-based footwear

Apr 5, 2017 / United States
Global fitness brand Reebok announced its Cotton + Corn sustainable products initiative, which will bring plant-based footwear to the market later this year

Denise Incandela is Aerosoles new CEO

Apr 5, 2017 / United States
The footwear group announced that current Chief Executive Officer and President R. Shawn Neville will assume the role of Executive Chairman of the Board, effective immediately.  Denise Incandela has been appointed to the position of CEO

ShoeBuy acquires

Apr 3, 2017 / United States
Three months after being acquired by Wal-Mart, ShoeBuy has purchased the domain from its extinct parent company

Wolverine appoints sales and marketing leaders

Mar 27, 2017 / United States
The US-based footwear company appointed John Estes as Vice President of Global Sales and Andy Shripka as Vice President of Marketing

Shoe Carnival results in line with expectations

Mar 24, 2017 / United States
The US-based footwear retailer has announced net sales of 1.0 billion US dollars in 2016, reflecting growth of 2%. Adjusted net income totaled 25.7 million US dollars

Pentland invests in SeaVees

Mar 17, 2017 / United Kingdom
The UK-based footwear company has announced it will be investing in the Californian casual lifestyle sneaker brand

Skechers with renewed partnerships

Mar 17, 2017 / United States
The Performance division has announced a multi-year partnership extension of title sponsorship of the Los Angeles Marathon. This follows the 5-year contract extension with Go Golf brand ambassador and PGA Pro Billy Andrade

adidas sets ambitious goal for North America

Mar 15, 2017 / Germany
The Germany-based company wants to expand sales in North America by 47% until 2020

DSW performance in line with expectations

Mar 15, 2017 / United States
The Ohio-based branded footwear and accessories retailer announced financial results for the last quarter of 2016, and full year. Results were in line with the company’s guidance and marked by stability

Brazilian footwear exports grow by 5%

Mar 13, 2017 / Brazil
According to the Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association (Abicalçados) in February, footwear exports totaled 9.16 million pairs, generating 81.54 million US dollars, down by 6.8% in volume, but growing by 5% in value

Timberland transforms recycled plastic bottles into shoes and bags

Mar 9, 2017 / United States
Global outdoor lifestyle brand has teamed up with Thread, a manufacturer of sustainable fabrics, to transform plastic bottles from the streets and canals of Haiti into a collection of footwear, bags and T-shirts
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