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Sixth Footwear Industry Awards is a smash hit
By 22/02/2017 Read More →

Sixth Footwear Industry Awards is a smash hit

The top players in the footwear sector were recognised in a stunning awards ceremony last night at the National Conference Centre in Birmingham. Read on to find out who picked up an award… The 19th February marked the sixth anniversary of annual awards programme the Footwear Industry Awards. Designed to recognise the top footwear brands, […]

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Footwear Industry Awards 2017 shortlist announced!
By 20/12/2016 Read More →

Footwear Industry Awards 2017 shortlist announced!

The votes are in, the judges have made their selections… and organiser Datateam Business Media is delighted to announce the shortlisted brands and retailers for the 2017 Footwear Industry Awards! The winners will be announced at the Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony on 19 February, 2017, after the first day of the Moda show, at […]

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A/W 17 launches at Moda
By 15/12/2016 Read More →

A/W 17 launches at Moda

Birmingham-based trade show Moda has confirmed a strong line-up across each of its five product sectors. The UK’s most comprehensive fashion event will launch a/w 17 with a bolstered line-up for the new season and the development of each of its specific platforms targeting niche departments within the apparel trade. Moda Footwear will see new […]

Leather fashion trends for spring-summer 2018
By 15/12/2016 Read More →

Leather fashion trends for spring-summer 2018

  Specialty chemicals company Laxness details leather trends for the 2018 spring-summer season   Caramelle Dolce: This means – like reaching for hot latte – that the cold winter is not over yet. The scent of almond candles and lavender lingering in the background let spring and summer feelings slowly arise. The color inspiration makes […]

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Is a Christmas pop-up shoe shop right for you?
By 01/12/2016 Read More →

Is a Christmas pop-up shoe shop right for you?

As we edge closer to Christmas, the number of shoppers hitting the high street is already increasing. As the crowds begin to build, retailers become eager to ensure that their shop displays are drawing in a large proportion of the festive shoppers. Ali Newton, marketing executive for The Display Centre, tells Footwear Today more Pop-up […]

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Clarks opens new US headquarters
By 30/11/2016 Read More →

Clarks opens new US headquarters

The American branch of England-based Clarks has inaugurated a new corporate building in Waltham, Massachusetts. Located in the historic Polaroid building, the new Clarks office, a 120 000-square-foot property occupying a four-story, will house more than 400 employees. The new building was presented as a tool to strengthen “the comfort company’s growth and refine operations […]

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T’is the season to cross sell
By 23/11/2016 Read More →

T’is the season to cross sell

It’s winter outside and the cold air has a way of nibbling at fingers, toes and other body extremities. Yet your customers will still brave the chilly weather and hotfoot it to your store to get whatever items they need to finish their Christmas shopping. So be prepared. Keeping a range of winter wear such as hats, gloves […]

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Caprice presents a new company logo
By 21/11/2016 Read More →

Caprice presents a new company logo

  The German-based shoe manufacturer has announced that starting from the a/w 2017 sales period, the company’s logo will have more elegance, clearer lines and a custom made font to underline Caprice’s successful transformation to a higher fashion level over the past few years. Together with the internationally renowned graphic and design agency Pentagram, which […]

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By 18/11/2016 Read More →

Algeos to donate over £25k to UK podiatry colleges

Podiatry colleges across the UK are to be given Slimflex insoles and orthotic components to a value of £2,000 per school for each academic year, starting with the 2017 academic year. The donations were announced on Thursday 17 November during a reception at the College of Podiatry Annual Conference in Glasgow, by Jackie Fisher, the […]

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40 years of leadership and innovation
By 16/11/2016 Read More →

40 years of leadership and innovation

Four decades on from its first commercial order, W. L. Gore and Associates continues to spearhead leadership and innovation in the outdoor garments market Seven years after discovering ePTFE in a laboratory in his parent’s basement, Bob Gore received the first commercial order for the product. Forty years on, Gore-Tex has become a household name […]

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