World Footwear


Ildemar Marchi de Almeida: sustainability is at the DNA of JBS Couros

Premium ContentNov 23, 2022 / Brazil
Today we share with you an interview with Ildemar Marchi de Almeida, CEO at Conceria Priante, JBS Couros's Research and Development Center. We have talked about leather, sustainability and market demands. Watch it all here

Brazilian footwear exports slow down

Nov 17, 2022 / Brazil
The country's footwear exports decelerated for the second consecutive time in October, mainly due to the slowdown in the world's economy. Results for the first 10 months are still positive

Brazilian footwear components exports grow by 22%

Nov 8, 2022 / Brazil
Exports of yellow-green footwear components generated 331.9 million USD in the first nine months of 2022, reflecting higher demand from Latin American countries, which are seeking options to China

Brazilian footwear sector with the best performance in job creation since 2015

Nov 1, 2022 / Brazil
With 44.4 thousand jobs generated between January and September 2022, the Brazilian footwear industry reached the best result in employment generation of the past seven years

Brazil: footwear exports through September already exceed 2021's total

Oct 7, 2022 / Brazil
In the first nine months of the year, Brazilian footwear exports generated 990.35 million US dollars, surpassing the 900 million US dollars recorded in the full year of 2021

Brazilian footwear industry created 40 000 jobs in 2022

Oct 5, 2022 / Brazil
Data prepared by the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados) based on information from the Ministry of Labour and Welfare, indicates that between January and August the footwear industry generated 40 000 jobs

Brazil: e-commerce represents 30% of the sales of the footwear industry

Oct 3, 2022 / Brazil
The statement comes from the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados) and is the reflection of an increase in online sales, which was fuelled by the pandemic and the subsequent lockdowns

Letícia Sperb Masselli (Abicalçados): There is a shift in the market

Premium ContentSep 22, 2022 / Brazil
Today we bring an interesting interview with Letícia Sperb Masselli, Project Manager at Abicalçados, the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association. Check the video out to learn more about some of the pressing issues of the moment

Havaianas and MARKET team up on thermos-reactive flip-flops

Sep 19, 2022 / Brazil
The Brazilian brand, known for its flip-flops, and the Los Angeles-based streetwear label co-created an exclusive capsule collection that features the very first thermos-reactive sandals

Brazil: footwear components exports exceed pre-pandemic levels

Sep 15, 2022 / Brazil
In the first seven months of 2022, local footwear components exports totalled 253 million USD, increasing by 20% and 18%, as compared to the same period of 2021 and 2019, respectively

Brazilian footwear exports continue to grow

Sep 8, 2022 / Brazil
In the first seven months of 2022, Brazilian footwear exports grew by 64.8% and 31.8% in value and volume, respectively, year-over-year. In addition to the US, Latin-America markets have been decisive in this outcome

Grendene on a recovery trajectory

Aug 12, 2022 / Brazil
The Brazilian footwear company announced results for the second quarter of 2022. Net revenue increased by 44.5%, as compared to the same period of 2021, reaching 517.2 million Brazilian reais (101.1 million USD)

Owner of Havaianas posts a profit decline in the second quarter

Aug 11, 2022 / Brazil
The Brazilian Alpargatas announced its second quarter results for 2022. While Havaianas performed well at home, it posted difficulties internationally, especially in the US and China

Argentina enforces restrictions on footwear imports

Jul 15, 2022 / Argentina
These limits are a consequence of the latest measures taken by the Argentine government to contain the outflow of foreign currency. Brazilian footwear industry voices its concerns

Abicalçados and NürnbergMesse Brasil launch Brazilian Footwear Show trade fair

Jul 14, 2022 / Brazil
The Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados) and the organizer of trade fairs announced on the 12th of July the kick-off of the Brazilian Footwear Show trade fair, with two editions a year
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