November 25, 2014 Read More →

Footwear Friends Eighth Annual Awards Evening

The eighth Footwear Friends Annual Awards were held at St. Mary at Hill Church in Eastcheap, London on the 6th November. The Awards recognise the extraordinary entrepreneurial talent emerging in the footwear industry. The winners in the various categories were: The Worshipful Company of Cordwainers Award for Innovation: Rollasole Ltd. was awarded a £ 5,000 […]

November 25, 2014 Read More →

Sponsorship sought for Charity Concert in Cape Town

I hope you can spare a few minutes of your time while I tell you a little about Miss Natalie Johannes A beauty therapist with a rare talent as a singer.She and I have one thing in common we both make people cry when we sing(she because she can, I because I can’t) If you […]

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November 25, 2014 Read More →

FOOTWEAR INDUSTRY AWARDS – Voting is open!

Voting is open! We’ve had an amazing response to the 2015 Footwear Industry Awards, with over 2000 nominations submitted! It’s up to YOU, the footwear industry, to decide the winners of the Britain’s most prestigious set of footwear awards by filling in the Voting Form – the link is on the right. The Footwear Industry […]

ROHDE Starts Afresh With a New Shareholder Structure
November 13, 2014 Read More →

ROHDE Starts Afresh With a New Shareholder Structure

The traditional shoe manufacturer from Hessia has every reason to look optimistically to the future. With the restructuring now complete, the company from Schwalmstadt is able to concentrate on what really matters: producing quality shoes. Besides additional funding there will be a change in the shareholder structure: the entrepreneurs Viola Metzner and Hans-Josef Orth from […]

November 13, 2014 Read More →

AMBLERS SAFETY FOOTWEAR WEBSITE

Gloucester-based industrial safety footwear specialist firm, Footsure are excited to launch a new website dedicated to their own leading British safety footwear brand, Amblers Safety. The management team of industrial footwear and workwear distributor, Footsure Western Ltd, saw a necessity in the UK market for a quality comfort safety brand at value prices. With its […]

November 4, 2014 Read More →

University of Northampton MA graduate to launch own range of women’s footwear

Kirsty Ronnie, a recent MA Design graduate from the University of Northampton, is set to launch her own range of women’s footwear. Her self-titled footwear range, ‘Ronnie’, is the culmination of a year’s Masters research project, where she received an exhibition grant from the Leathersellers’ Company and a travel grant from the Worshipful Company of […]

November 4, 2014 Read More →

Skechers named US Company Of The Year

SKECHERS NAMED COMPANY OF THE YEAR BY FOOTWEAR NEWS MANHATTAN BEACH, CA. – October 27, 2014 – SKECHERS USA, Inc. (NYSE:SKX), a global leader in the footwear industry, today announced that it has been named 2014 Company of the Year by the leading trade publication Footwear News in its annual FN Achievement Awards. This prestigious […]

Delcam CRISPIN offers free trip to Milan in footwear design competition
November 3, 2014 Read More →

Delcam CRISPIN offers free trip to Milan in footwear design competition

Delcam CRISPIN is holding a global footwear design competition with the first prize of a trip to Milan for the SIMAC exhibition next February. In addition, the winning design and two runners-up will be produced as 3D models by 3D printing and displayed on the Delcam CRISPIN stand at SIMAC. These three designs will also […]

October 27, 2014 Read More →

Intellectual Property in the limelight for fashion retailers

A number of recent court cases surrounding intellectual property and the fashion industry have encouraged retailers to take to international law firms to look after their brands. Recent developments have ranged from cases on whether a store design and layout can be trademarked, copycat packaging where a product gets ‘passed off’ as another to parody […]

October 25, 2014 Read More →

GOLA INKS AGREEMENT WITH MIKE MORGAN AGENCIES

Following recent in-house changes to the sales team, Gola is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Morgan Agencies as the official agent for Gola in South West England and the Channel Islands. Gola is the perfect complement and addition to Mike Morgan Agencies’ current portfolio of sporting merchandise. In addition to carrying lines for […]