World Footwear


Brazilian leather exports grow 5.1%

Nov 7, 2014 / Brazil
Sales abroad of Brazilian hides and skins have reached a total value of 249 million US dollars in October, according to figures from the Department of Foreign Trade – Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (MDIC)

J. Francisco Dos Santos, Founder and President of COUROMODA, live on World Footwear

Oct 21, 2014 / Brazil
As we prepare to the World Footwear Congress in Léon we spoke to Mr J Francisco dos Santos, one of the speakers at the event

Brazilian leather exports up in September

Oct 16, 2014 / Brazil
The Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry (CICB) has released the preliminary figures for hide, skin and leather exports for September 2014. Exports were worth 256 million US dollars

Melissa and Karl Lagerfeld in new partnership

Sep 18, 2014 / Brazil
The famous fashion designer joins Brazil based brand Melissa for the third time, to present a new capsule collection

Arab countries increase share in Brazilian footwear exports

Sep 8, 2014 / Brazil
According to the Brazil-Arab News Agency the region now accounts for nearly 5% in Brazilian foreign sales, growing from 3.9%

Exhibition in São Paulo dedicated to history of shoes

Aug 21, 2014 / Brazil
The selection will show several dozen pairs of shoes and will be on display until early September

Grendene with recovering profit

Jul 28, 2014 / Brazil
During the second quarter of the year, the Brazil based footwear company, presented net revenue with modest growth (1%). Profit is now recovering and grew 9.4% in the second quarter, after a 5.7% decline in the first quarter

Brazilian footwear industry shows worrying signs

Jul 8, 2014 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados exports were down 3.6% in the first 5 months of the year, while imports boosted (6.8% increase in the same period)

Grendene announces stable net sales and declining net income

Jun 6, 2014 / Brazil
The Brazilian group announced 1.6% variation in net sales, but with mixed performances in domestic and foreign markets. Net income is down 5.7%

Alpargatas announces 26.3% increase in net income

May 27, 2014 / Brazil
The Brazil based company posted net revenue up by 14.1% in the first quarter of the year. Net income was 38.50 million euros, a 26.3% growth from similar period last year

Brazilian footwear exports stable in 2013

Mar 11, 2014 / Brazil
In 2013, Brazil's footwear exports were characterized by stability, with a modest variance of 0.2% in the value of sales abroad and an increase of 8.5% in volume. With increasing production, and imports growing 9.8% in quantity and 12.5% in value, the domestic market is quite dynamic.
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