In the U.S., sneaker prices may soon increase
Sneakers remain the breadwinning staple for many brands and have been a consistent high performing category for menswear. Sales of sneakers are now also the top stocked women’s footwear style for luxury brands too, according to recent data from Edited, which analysed the data behind the core shifts in the luxury space. On retailers’ standalone...
Apr. 19, 2021
2018 FDRA Footwear Design Summit Recap
Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America and The Footwearists launched the first Footwear Design Summit to help development leads and shoe designers to understand new software, technology, trends and tools in shaping the footwear industry. Source: FDRA, Youtube
Nov. 12, 2018
Trump ends the Trans-Pacific Partnership – how this would affect the fashion industry?
During his first working day as the new president of the United States, Donald Trump called it a day for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trading agreement that included 11 countries in the Asia-Pacific area, excluding China. Trump’s stance on trade has put a strain on his relations with the fashion industry, particularly with trade...
Jan. 24, 2017
U.S. and European Footwear Industries unite, urging meaningful provisions in Trans-Atlantic Trade Pact
Three trade associations representing the U.S. and European footwear industries issued a joint statement this morning urging the United States and the European Union to eliminate footwear trade barriers in the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP). The statement,which was signed by the presidents of the American Apparel &...
Jun. 13, 2016