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Trade War Reshuffles Footwear Sourcing Landscape Amid Dramatic First-Half Shifts

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The first half of 2019 saw a distinct redistribution of footwear sourcing for U.S. brands and retailers. A key component was clearly the U.S-China trade war and the constant specter of tariffs hanging over the sourcing landscape. This caused a steady march out of top supplier China and into mostly other Asian producers, notably for…

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