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VN leather and footwear exports could reach $26 billion by 2020

The Ministry of Industry and Trade held a seminar in HCM City on April 7 to collect comments from experts and enterprises in the industry on the revised plan. According to the revised plan’s overall objectives, the leather and footwear industry will develop at a high speed to maintain its …

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Woodland to open 50 more stores in FY18; Expects 25 pc jump in revenue

India is often referred to as the sleeping giant in footwear terms. With changing lifestyles and increasing affluence, domestic demand for footwear is projected to grow at a faster rate than has been seen. Currently the brand is present globally in over 40 countries that include- Hong Kong, China, Australia, …

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Bata strengths India online presence by teaming up with Fynd

Often, finding the right pair of footwear that completes an outfit becomes a tricky affair. People are apprehensive of buying footwear from e-commerce portals as neither the material, size nor the brand is familiar. Completely obviating the scope for these kinds of apprehensions, Fynd, one of India’s most unique fashion …

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Lectra delivers Industry 4.0 to athletic footwear market

Lectra, a leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials, has launched its new VectorFootwear digital technology to transform traditional cutting rooms into state-of-the-art digitalised domains for athletic footwear. According to the manufacturer, when compared with traditional die presses, Lectra’s VectorFootwear not …

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Vietnam to speed up leather and footwear sector development

Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade has announced a revised plan for the development of the country’s leather and footwear industry during a seminar held on April 7 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Under the revised plan announced by the Government, Vietnam aims to earn between US$24-26 billion from …

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Payless Shoesource files for bankruptcy protection

US footwear retail group Payless Shoesource has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as part of a financial and operational restructuring of the company. It also announced the immediate closure of nearly 400 “underperforming” stores in the US and Puerto Rico. “This is a difficult but necessary decision driven by …

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Nike Is the Top Brand for More Than 50 Percent of Teens

A new consumer research survey smells like teen spirit. Analyst firm Piper Jaffray revealed the results of its latest semi-annual Teen Research Project after collecting upwards of 5,500 responses nationwide. Subjects, whose average ages were 16, were asked to note their spending patterns, brand preferences and favorite product trends. The survey uncovered that overall teen …

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Fashion Footwear

Reebok to launch plant-based footwear to the global market

Global fitness brand Reebok will bring plant-based footwear to the global market later this year under its Cotton + Corn sustainable product initiative, the company said in a statement.Cotton + Corn is an initiative developed by the Reebok Future team to create shoes “made from things that grow.” The first …

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Surging Sneaker Brand No.One Is Poised to Disrupt Footwear

In the last few years, sneaker production has entered The Future. Adidas released its first 3-D-printed runner, and another made of recycled sea plastic, while Nike finally rolled out self-lacing trainers and a woven VaporMax that looks like it would be at home on a Mars colony. But at least …

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Industrial Designer Creates Striking, Entirely 3D Printed Shoes

Cleveland Indians pitcher Corey Kluber was the first player to wear partially 3D printed cleats in a major league baseball game, and Wiivv recently launched a Kickstarter campaign (which is steadily approaching its fundraising goal) for custom 3D printed sandals. Around the same time, Under Armour released a new athletic …

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