World Footwear

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US-China phase one trade deal announced

Oct 14, 2019 / United States
As part of the deal, the tariffs on the first 250 billion US dollars in trade will not increase to 30% on Tuesday as planned

Jesus Shoes sold out in a minute

Oct 11, 2019 / United States
With holy water from the Jordan River on the sole, the Jesus Shoes sold out in a minute. The base model, the Nike Air Max 97 has a selling price around 160 US dollars

US is the main destination of Brazilian footwear exports

Oct 10, 2019 / Brazil
According to data prepared by the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados), 9.47 million pairs were shipped in August, 7.4% more than in the same month of 2018

VF Corp wants to mitigate the global climate crisis

Oct 7, 2019 / United States
With a new leader for Sustainability taking the reigns of the theme inside the group, VF continues their environemy oriented actions and says it is ready to lead the way towards new approaches

New US campaign encourages to choose real leather

Oct 4, 2019 / United States
The global campaign features a new consumer-focused website and social media channels to amplify its central message: to choose and celebrate real leather. The USHSLA coordinates the initiative

Apex Global Brands adjusts outlook

Oct 3, 2019 / United States
The company reported second quarter results and took the opportunity to lower its fiscal year outlook due to economic uncertainty, Brexit and the impact of a weakened British pound sterling and Euro

Caleres updates strategic growth plan and financial targets

Oct 2, 2019 / United States
The US-based footwear giant underlined its focus on customer, products and innovation to ensure a winning strategy. Caleres also introduced its 2022 financial targets

Forever 21 files for bankruptcy

Sep 30, 2019 / United States
The fast fashion retailer of clothing and accessories filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Forever 21 plans to close most of its stores in Asia and Europe

Skechers announces 85% reduction of plastic in its footwear packaging

Sep 27, 2019 / United States
The US-based footwear brand announced that since 2016 the use of plastic in its footwear packaging was reduced by 85% to 10% of its foot forms, all of which is recyclable

VF updates long-term strategic growth plan

Sep 26, 2019 / United States
The Denver-based business provided an update to the company’s strategic growth plan and key initiatives to deliver long-term sustainable growth and value creation

Nike with new initiatives to tackle climate change

Sep 25, 2019 / United States
The sportswear giant has announced new initiatives of the Move to Zero program. Nike claims this translates their aggressive effort to combat climate change

Nike with another strong quarter

Sep 25, 2019 / United States
Revenue increased to 10.7 billion US dollars in the first quarter, up by 7% on a reported basis and up by 10% on a currency-neutral basis, driven by growth across all geographies

Farfetch sued for allegedly misleading shareholders

Sep 25, 2019 / United States
The online luxury fashion retail platform is at the centre of a multiple lawsuit over allegation of misleading shareholders in its Initial Public Offering (IPO)

Skechers returns to the London Fashion Week

Sep 23, 2019 / United Kingdom
Skechers returned to Mercedes-Benz London Fashion Week. Male and female models walked the runways in Skechers footwear from a selection of the global brand’s stylish collections

Shoe Carnival with new executive appointments

Sep 20, 2019 / United States
The Indiana-based company announced several executive appointments to support its ongoing customer-centric business transformation and to create a management structure aligned with the its long-term strategic plan
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