World Footwear

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How is COVID-19 impacting the footwear industry in different countries?

Jan 26, 2021 World

With the world fast approaching 100 million cases of infected people and with vaccination now in place in several countries, we did a round of conversations with footwear associations across the world to understand what the current situation of the footwear industry is in their countries, and to learn where and in what conditions are footwear stores open

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Pakistan: decline in foreign orders, but domestic market is doing well

Pakistan: decline in foreign orders, but domestic market is doing well

Jan 28, 2021 Pakistan

We spoke with the Pakistan Footwear Manufacturers Association (PFMA) to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the footwear industry in the country. Footwear companies focused on the internal market are performing better than exporting ones

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Argentina: recovery is still far away

Jan 28, 2021 Argentina

Economic activities are operating in Argentina, with some restrictions given the need to constrain t... [ more ]

South Africa: industry impacted by slow retail sales

Jan 27, 2021 South Africa

We spoke with Jirka Vymetal, Executive Director at SAFLIA, the Southern African Footwear & Leather I... [ more ]

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