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Flip Flop Shops Floats New Retail Concept

Specialty chain Flip Flop Shops, owned by Cherokee Global Brands, recently debuted its first “floating retail concept” at Stonebriar Centre in the Dallas suburb of Frisco, Texas. The 240-square-foot standalone unit, which is shaped to resemble a flip-flop, is situated in one of the mall’s common areas and incorporates many …

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Govt giving final touches to special package for leather and footwear industry

The government is giving final touches to a special package for the leather and footwear industry that is expected to boost exports, generate employment and make the sector competitive globally. “The package will be finalised in about a week’s time. It will be sent for inter-ministerial consultation thereafter, and finally …

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Shoe Carnival’s Revenues Edge Up Slightly, Profits Top Expectations

Shoe Carnival Inc. today reported fourth-quarter earnings that topped expectations while sales were roughly in line. The Evansville, Ind.-based family footwear retailer posted a net loss of $920,000, or a loss of 5 cents per diluted share. But its adjusted net income, at $1.3 million, or 7 cents per diluted …

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Crocs may “make in India” if GST rates are favourable for footwear sector

The US-headquartered footwear brand Crocs will look at manufacturing its products locally if the much awaited Goods and Service Tax is favourable for the footwear sector.“We do have business plans in place based on certain assumptions on GST (rates). If it is favourable, we are going to plan manufacturing products …

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Indian leather workers risk health, life to make shoes for global market: report

MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – About 2.5 million Indian workers work long hours with toxic chemicals for poverty wages in the country’s leather industry, making shoes and clothes for Western brands, a study has found. In a report published on Wednesday, the India Committee of the Netherlands (ICN), a human …

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US footwear brand Crocs plans to manufacture in India if GST rates are favourable

The US-headquartered footwear brand Crocs will look at manufacturing its products locally if the much awaited Goods and Service Tax is favourable for the footwear sector. “We do have business plans in place based on certain assumptions on GST (rates). If it is favourable, we are going to plan manufacturing …

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Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI) Bill, 2017 introduced in Lok Sabha

New Delhi, Mar 14 (KNN) The Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI) Bill, 2017 has been introduced in the Lok Sabha today in order to declare the FDDI as an Institution of National Importance (INI). Commerce & Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman introduced the Bill. The objective of the proposed legislation …

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Aetrex Acquires SOLS to Form a Dynamic 3D Custom Footwear Team

Over the last few years, several companies have arisen to offer custom-fit insoles and orthotics developed through 3D canning and 3D printing, but one of the earliest was SOLS, which we first heard of back in 2014 when they were still in the seed funding phase. The company’s patented platform …

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Studying the Global & Indias Footwear Market Key Trends, Size, Growth, Shares And Forecast Research Report 2017

Researchmoz added Most up-to-date research on “Studying the Global & Indias Footwear Market 2017” to its huge collection of research reports. The footwear industry is one of the rapidly expanding industries globally. Increasing demand for new and innovative footwear and emergence of various global as well as regional brands in …

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Why the Kohl’s, Under Armour Partnership May Not Be As Successful As Experts Had Hoped

While many investors had cheered Under Armour’s decision — announced last July — to launch in Kohl’s stores this year, at least one analyst now says that a visit to check out the department stores’ UA offerings has left him with several new concerns.Poser said he was concerned that Dick’s …

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