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Caprice presents styles for Autumn/Winter 2018/19

Caprice presents styles for Autumn/Winter 2018/19

TRADITION – PASSION – INNOVATION Right from the start, CAPRICE had the goal to develop shoes that, while  standing out thanks to their workmanship and fit, provide their customers with an added value. The patented onAIR technology is what made CAPRICE‘s shoes popular at an international level. Now the time has come for another step […]

LEGERO Autumn/Winter Collection 2018/19: With Urban Outdoor, Casual Comfort and Dress Casual, LEGERO once more meets a very basic human need: comfort!

LEGERO Autumn/Winter Collection 2018/19: With Urban Outdoor, Casual Comfort and Dress Casual, LEGERO once more meets a very basic human need: comfort!

Graz, December 2017 – For LEGERO, the motto of the voyage to the next winter season 2018/19 is “Go far on firm ground” – all combined with a peek into the future and, at the same time, a look back to history and tradition. Lightness, comfort, performance as well as craftsmanship and technology blend seamlessly […]

Gardiners appointed as official distributor for Hush Puppies

Global marketer of branded footwear, Wolverine Worldwide, have appointed leading UK footwear and workwear distributor, Gardiner Bros & Co (Leathers) Ltd (Gardiners) as the official distributor and licensed partner for Hush Puppies footwear for UK and Ireland. Alex Souter, Commercial Director at Gardiners says, “We’re ecstatic that our successful commercial relationship with Hush Puppies has […]

Footwear Consumer 2030

Footwear Consumer 2030

A new study reflecting on the main global consumer trends with special attention to the key changes for the footwear industry and the foreseeable impacts on companies, brands and consumers Study available here. In a society with an economy characterised by change and volatility, the World Footwear team engaged on a reflection based on the trends […]

Pinto di Blu, for all women

Pinto di Blu, for all women

Jan 5, 2018 / Portugal Pinto di Blu is a brand born within footwear company Costa, Costa & Oliveira, a business established in 1991, with headquarters in Santa Maria da Feira, one of the historic regions for footwear manufacturing in Portugal With more than 25 years of experience, Costa, Costa & Oliveira has been focusing its […]

Crocs increases fourth quarter guidance

Crocs increases fourth quarter guidance

Jan 8, 2018 / United States The US-based casual footwear company has updated its guidance for the fourth quarter and full year ended on the 31st of December. Crocs is more optimistic about its performance Crocs is increasing its previous fourth quarter revenue guidance from between 180 million US dollars and 190 million US dollars million to […]

Steve Madden reports sales growth

Steve Madden reports sales growth

Jan 9, 2018 / United States The US-based designer and marketer of fashion footwear and accessories announced fourth quarter and yearly results. Growth marked the company’s revenue in the period under analysis Edward Rosenfeld, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, commented: “We are pleased with our fourth quarter results, with earnings per share expected to be at the […]

Belgium continues to strength its position in the global footwear market

  Belgium stands out in the international arena as a country with a 2.1 billion USD trade balance and barely no production (less than 1 million pairs in 2016). In the first semester of 2017 exports increased by 3.9% (value) According to the latest edition of the World Footwear Yearbook (available here), in 2016 production in Belgium was only […]

Moda has revealed details of its biggest and most dynamic content programme to date ahead of it’s a/w 18 edition this February.

Moda will host a brand new content programme this season in conjunction with market leading trade titles WWB and MWB. The autumn / winter 2018 edition of the event – which takes place at Birmingham’s NEC on 18-20 February – will feature a content-rich schedule designed to help retailers to take advantage of new digital […]

CAPRICE presents another innovation: BLUE GRIP Pirmasens shoe manufacturer launches the “BLUE INNOVATION LINE” using a novel sole and heel technology

CAPRICE presents another innovation: BLUE GRIP Pirmasens shoe manufacturer launches the “BLUE INNOVATION LINE” using a novel sole and heel technology

Over the next few years, CAPRICE are planning to expand their position as one of the most innovative shoe companies. BLUE GRIP is the prelude to the new BLUE INNOVATION LINE, which will be introduced for the Fall/Winter 2018/19 season. “Right from the beginning it was our aspiration to produce shoes of impressive quality and […]