A joint venture between Hermes Investment Management and AustralianSuper has today announced a new opening for street and sportswear fashion retailer, Footasylum at centre:mk, Milton Keynes. The new 4,992 sq ft store is set across the ground floor at 66 Midsummer Arcade, adjacent to Swarovski. Established in 2005, Footasylum stocks a wide range of footwear, […]

Stratford footwear business shortlisted for prestigious Small Award

A small, orthopaedic footwear business based in Stratford Upon Avon has been named among the shortlisted finalists in the UK’s inaugural Small Awards in association with Facebook, which has been established to recognise the achievements of small and micro-businesses. ShoeMed Limited, which was set up by husband and wife team Lisa Preston and Karl Norman […]

BFA update – Article 50 is triggered – Countdown to EU exit begins.

On the 29th March 2017, Prime Minister Theresa May sent her letter that started the countdown and negotiation period for the UK to reach agreement on the terms of our future relationship with the EU. As announced earlier in the year, the BFA has been working with key government departments keeping the needs of UK […]

SKECHERS PERFORMANCE UK DIVISION PARTNERS WITH BREAST CANCER CARE – Skechers Performance UK Releases a GOwalk 4™ Footwear Collection to support Breast Cancer Care

Skechers Performance UK Division , is thrilled to confirm their ongoing partnership with Breast Cancer Care, to help support women across the UK who are facing breast cancer. Skechers Performance UK will launch a month-long marketing campaign that includes in-store, print and social media activity. To re-launch the partnership, Skechers Performance UK are releasing a […]

National award for WJ French and Son, Southampton’s oldest shop

WJ. French and Son based in Bedford Place, Southampton has been trading for more than 200 years during which time it has been managed by members of eight different generations of the same family. Now Caroline French, the current managing director, is celebrating with her staff after the store was named Independent Family Footwear Retailer […]

UK Company Opens Shoe Factory in Africa to Make Innovative Model

UK Company Opens Shoe Factory in Africa to Make Innovative Model Birmingham, UK, 20 March 2017 – For women always struggling to find the right pair of shoes that matches the colour of their outfit, OMES, a Birmingham-based company, announces the launch of a customisable shoe that will solve the problem. The shoe features interchangeable […]

BODLEIAN LIBRARIES, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD Bodleian buys historic ledgers of Oxford shoemakers Ducker & Son, revealing purchases of literary greats Ledgers go on public display at the Weston Library, 25-26 March, 2017

Oxford, 20 March 2017 – The Bodleian Libraries has purchased the historic customer ledgers of venerable Oxford shoemaker, Ducker & Son, a unique piece of history which provides a glimpse into the lives of the shop’s famous clients such as Lord of the Rings author JRR Tolkien and Brideshead Revisited novelist Evelyn Waugh. A small […]

New independent footwear store wins Art Footwear window competition

New independent footwear store wins Art Footwear window competition

Every year, the Art Footwear Company runs a worldwide Christmas window competition amongst its stockists with an impressive prize of €5,000  for the winner. The guideline for the design is to produce a window that reflects the spirit of the brand. For 2016 we are delighted to announce that the winner is new UK independent […]

International Recruitment Company seeks professional general agent m/f GB / EI

 Our Customer One of our clients, a highly profiled European shoe brand for women`s, men`s and kids, is looking for a general agent covering the UK territory.   The brand is high priced (retail price 40 – 70 BPD), well known in Germany, Austria, Italy and Switzerland and successful distributed in these countries.   The […]

Sustainable Fashion is reinforced at MOMAD Shoes, with a clear commitment to innovation and trends

Sustainable Fashion is reinforced at MOMAD Shoes, with a clear commitment to innovation and trends

The biggest selection of Made in Spain footwear will be on show in Halls 5 and 7 of Feria de Madrid between 4-6 March The event is submitting its new proposal, “Sustainable SHOES”, which will include exhibitions, workshops, conferences and the participation of prestigious sustainable footwear companies like El Naturalista, Kayak Storm and Lofs, among […]