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Industry News Wednesday 4th of January 2023
Mexico: Footwear Imports Grow Five Times Faster than Local Production

According to the Chamber of the Footwear Industry of the State of Guanajuato (CICEG), 35% of the footwear worn by Mexicans is imported. This figure will most likely continue to increase

Industry News Tuesday 3rd of January 2023
Portuguese Shoe Museum Hosts Exhibition on Sustainability

The exhibition Trend or Future? Footwear and Sustainability introduces the public to materials, products and innovative actions that point towards a more sustainable footwear production

Industry News Thursday 22nd of December 2022
Saysh lands in Canada

The US-based womens footwear brand led by Allyson Felix announced the expansion of its delivery service to all Canadian provinces. Canada becomes Sayshs first international market

Industry News Wednesday 21st of December 2022
Vans and Timberland Release First-ever Collaborative Capsule

By the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Vans iconic Half Cab, the two VF Corp brands have teamed up for the first time to create a hybrid silhouette that fuses both their DNAs

Industry News Tuesday 20th of December 2022
Designer Brands Acquires Topo Athletic

The parent company of DSW announced that it has bought the US-based retailer specializing in footwear for running, walking, and hiking, thus reinforcing its brand-building strategy

Industry News Monday 19th of December 2022
Bangladeshi Leather Footwear Exports Exceed Strategic Target Set

From July through November 2022, leather footwear exports were the only ones among the leather sector to exceed the strategic target set for the period, whereas all the others fell short

Industry News Monday 19th of December 2022
Wolverine Worldwide to Divest Keds and Wolverine Leathers and Cut Jobs

The company revealed that it will divest or license the Keds brand and Wolverine Leathers, both low-profit contributors, as part of a plan to foster growth and further drive shareholder value

Industry News Thursday 15th of December 2022
Artioli, Comfortable Elegance - Spotted at Micam

Classic elegance represents the main style at Artioli, a made in Italy men’s footwear brand specializing in luxury for four generations. The increasing need of comfort for every occasion requires to focus more and more on the superb iconic Artioli sn…

Industry News Wednesday 14th of December 2022
Puma Launches Shopping App with Virtual Try-on Feature in the UK

After a successful rollout in North America, the Germany-based company launched the new shopping app equipped with a virtual try-on feature in the UK

Industry News Wednesday 14th of December 2022
EL.PA.Service, the New “ERA” has Begun

EL.PA. Service, headquartered in Altavilla Vicentina, leader in the tanning automation sector, celebrates its 25th anniversary. In September at the Tanning Tech fair in Milan, the company presented its new brand and launch a new marketing model for th…

Industry News Monday 12th of December 2022
Brazil: Employment in the Footwear Industry Decelerates

Despite a growth of 12% in employment in the footwear industry in the first ten months of 2022, data from the Ministry of Labour and Social Security suggests a slowdown in job creation from October

Industry News Friday 9th of December 2022
Balena Debuts 100% Biodegradable Plastic Footwear

Material science company Balena hopes to contribute to the fashion and footwear industrys push towards circularity with its new biodegradable alternative to plastic.By Shemona Safaya

Industry News Thursday 8th of December 2022
Bata Launches Shoe Collection Made with Recycled Plastic Bottles

The footwear group has introduced the latest collection from its Power brand. Dubbed Love Ocean, it highlights Bata’s concerns about plastic waste polluting the oceans

Industry News Wednesday 7th of December 2022
Under Armour, NC State Team to Drive Sustainability, Talent, Innovation

Under Armour says it expects to invest more than $1m in research with NC State University over the next year, following a partnership aimed at driving textile innovation, improving sustainability and developing future apparel and footwear industry lea…

Industry News Tuesday 6th of December 2022
Portuguese Footwear Industry to Invest 600 Million Euros in the Next 8 Years

The Portuguese Footwear, Components, Leather Goods Manufacturers Association (APICCAPS) has unveiled the new Strategic Plan of the Footwear Cluster 2030, setting in motion another decade of growth