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Industry News Tuesday 16th of April 2024
Puma launches first global campaign in 10 years

The German-based sportswear company has recently launched the “See The Game Like We Do: FOREVER. FASTER.” campaign to reinforce its positioning as “the fastest sports brand” in the world

Industry News Monday 15th of April 2024
Kidpik and Nina Footwear announce merger

The subscription-based online children’s clothing retailer and the company that owns the Nina Footwear brand, which specialises in women’s and children’s dress shoes, have entered into a definitive merger agreement

Industry News Friday 12th of April 2024
Bangladeshi leather footwear exports continue to fall

The downward trend continues. Bangladesh’s leather footwear exports fell by around 27% year-on-year in the nine months to March 2024, leading to a decline in the overall leather exports

Industry News Thursday 11th of April 2024
Capri Holdings acquires the Italian shoemaker Sicla

The US-based conglomerate has signed an agreement to buy Sicla, the Tuscan shoemaker known for producing some of its Jimmy Choo’s collections. The move is designed to strengthen Capri’s manufacturing capabilities

Industry News Wednesday 10th of April 2024
Dr. Martens boots its sustainability efforts

The British footwear brand has announced a partnership with The Boot Repair Company to create a brand-new repair service. It has also launched a recycled leather collection and resale platform

Industry News Tuesday 9th of April 2024
Haikon Hada’s ballerina

The Spanish company previewed its new pocket ballerina collection at Expo Riva Schuh in January.

Industry News Monday 8th of April 2024
Strong 2023 growth for Zegna Group

The Ermenegildo Zegna Group has reported its results for the 2023 fiscal year, when revenues were up 27.6% year-on-year to ?.9 billion.

Industry News Sunday 7th of April 2024
Brazil: employment data points to a slight recovery in the footwear industry

The creation of more than 5 000 jobs in the Brazilian footwear industry in the first two months of this year is a sign of recovery, but it’s no cause for euphoria, says Abicalados

Industry News Tuesday 2nd of April 2024
Aloft invests in micronized rubber

Aloft, a Portuguese company specialising in the design, development, and production of technical footwear, is investing in innovative solutions such as micronized rubber to attract new customers

Industry News Monday 1st of April 2024
Zegna Group to build a new footwear factory

The Italy-based fashion luxury group will open a new footwear and leather goods factory in Parma to expand its production capacity and promote and enhance Italian craftsmanship

Industry News Friday 29th of March 2024
A slight increase in revenue for Nike

The US-based company has reported a slight increase in revenue on both a reported and currency basis in the third quarter of fiscal 2024, as compared to the same period of the prior fiscal year

Industry News Wednesday 27th of March 2024
361 Degrees reports double-digit growth

The Chinese-based activewear company ended the fiscal year 2023 with a double-digit revenue growth of 21%, as compared to 2022. The Kids business was the fastest growing over the period

Industry News Tuesday 26th of March 2024
Portuguese footwear manufacturer Portman reinvents itself

Founded in 1979 with a focus on the manufacture of moccasin footwear, the Portuguese company has invested in recent years to sustainably modernise its production and offer new products

Industry News Monday 25th of March 2024
Consumers want shoes to last at least four years

Footwear industry body the Fdration Franaise de la Chaussure (FFC) has shared the results of its 2024 consumer attitude study.

Industry News Saturday 16th of March 2024
adidas posts better-than-expected operating profit in 2023

The German-based company reported a very challenging 2023, especially in the US market, but remains optimistic for a noticeable improvement in the second half of the current year