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 […]

Awards a shoe-in for family firm

A Bourne-based family shoe firm has walked off with its sixth national award in just six years. North Shoes, who have traded from North Street since 1876, are celebrating after being named men’s independent retailer of the year at the prestigious Footwear Industry Awards 2017. And store manager Ryan Clements made it a golden double […]

A Leicestershire independent footwear store has stomped to success at a National Footwear Industry Awards, scooping the National Shop Front Of The Year 2017 award.

The nationally acclaimed awards, held at the National Motorcycle Museum this week, considered that Stomp Footwear of Narborough, which is run by three working-mums, Debbie Evans, Lucy Boyle and Rebecca Simpson, to be top of the class thanks to their eye-catching, engaging and innovative window displays, designed especially to engage with local school-children. Launched in […]

ROB LOWE SIGNS ON WITH SKECHERS The Iconic Actor Returns for new Men’s Footwear Campaign

ROB LOWE SIGNS ON WITH SKECHERS The Iconic Actor Returns for new Men’s Footwear Campaign

MANHATTAN BEACH, CA – February 21, 2017 – Rob Lowe is back in SKECHERS after a fifteen-year hiatus! The footwear Company today announced that the legendary film and television actor will return to the brand for a new SKECHERS men’s footwear marketing campaign set to launch in Spring 2017. “Rob helped us introduce our dress […]

SKECHERS NAMED FOOTWEAR BRAND OF THE YEAR AT THE FOOTWEAR INDUSTRY AWARDS

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – February 22, 2017 – SKECHERS USA, Inc. (NYSE:SKX) today announced that the Company has been named Brand of the Year for the third year in a row at the 2017 Footwear Industry Awards. SKECHERS was also highly commended in the Ladies Footwear Brand and Comfort/Wellness Brand of the Year category. “It’s […]