World Footwear

Get ready for a complete event for leather, materials and fashion

Feb 24, 2017 / Hong Kong
Now approaching its 33rd edition APLF will present a complete event integrating leather, components, materials as well as fashion accessories and the latest trends being dominated by active wear and athleisure

Vietnam is not concerned with the US dropping the TPP

Feb 21, 2017 / Vietnam
The Asian country is one of the main footwear producers and exporters, and the US the largest consumer market for shoes. In 2016 Vietnam's footwear exports to the US grew by 9%

New regulations for textiles and footwear in Argentina

Feb 16, 2017 / Argentina
The Bureau of Trade of Argentina published a resolution requiring the presentation of a Product Composition Sworn Declaration (DJCP) to the Bureau of Trade of the Ministry of Production by manufacturers and importers of textile and footwear

Attendance at theMICAM up by 5%

Feb 15, 2017 / Italy
The 83rd edition of the Milan trade show has closed with and attendance of 44 610 visitors

The farewell to GDS

Feb 10, 2017 / Germany
From the 7th to 9th of February the last edition of the GDS trade fair took place at the premises of Messe Düsseldorf. The Igedo Company will now take responsibility for the new shoe trade show at Areal Böhler as Gallery SHOES

Double-digit export growth for Brazilian components

Feb 8, 2017 / Brazil
According to Assintecal, exports of the By Brasil Components and Chemicals project increased by 23%, reaching 269.4 million US dollars

Footwear retail trade largely dissatisfied

Feb 8, 2017 / Germany
The BDSE confirmed that according to a recent survey with owner-run shoe retailers in Germany, 75% of shoe stores were unable to reach their previous year’s figures

GDS turns into Gallery Shoes

Feb 7, 2017 / Germany
The new concept show will be launched in August 2017, with the Igedo Company taking over the responsability

Sri Lanka to launch first footwear and leather hub

Feb 6, 2017 / Sri Lanka
According to Rishad Bathiudeen, Minister of Industry and Commerce, the first footwear and leather industry city will be created in the Eastern province of the country

New qualifications profile in Luxury Footwear Manufacturing

Feb 2, 2017 / CEC
The new profile and training programme was created as part of the development of the European Erasmus+ funded project High-End Shoe (HES)

Vietnam footwear exports up by 8%

Jan 31, 2017 / Vietnam
According to Lefaso, using statistics from the Vietnam’s Customs, footwear exports in 2016 are estimated to reach 13 billion US dollars, increasing by 8.3% from the previous year

Launch of new Erasmus+ project on digital skills

Jan 30, 2017 / CEC
CEC, the European Confederation of the Footwear Industry, has announced the new project on Digital Skills for Textile, Clothing, Leather, and Footwear Industries

Iconic: the new Portuguese Shoes campaign

Jan 30, 2017 / Portugal
In 2017 actress Victoria Guerra returns to the Portuguese Shoes campaign to give life to six icons, who summarize the history of an industry

Nicaragua to focus on athletic shoes

Jan 27, 2017 / Nicaragua
Several dozens of local footwear manufacturers have been asked by the industry association Camcunic to focus on making athletic footwear

Athletic footwear sales lost momentum in the US

Jan 24, 2017 / United States
According to the NPD Group, US athletic footwear results in the fourth quarter contracted following a soft third quarter. This reflects a shift in the second half of the year that contradicts the dynamics of the beginning of 2016
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