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Britain loses 6 000 retail stores in 5 years

Aug 25, 2023 / Great Britain
New estimates from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) indicate that 6 000 storefronts were lost in the country in five years. The rise in the cost of living has led to short confidence amongst consumers and less spending, experts point out

Footwear production bounces back to pre-pandemic levels in 2022

Premium ContentAug 22, 2023 / World Footwear Yearbook
The World Footwear Yearbook 2023 just released by APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association, shares information about the great trends in the industry such as the fact that in 2022 global footwear production reached the 23.9 billion pairs threshold

Average worldwide export price reaches a new record in 2022

Premium ContentAug 15, 2023 / World Footwear Yearbook
This is one of the main conclusions of the World Footwear Yearbook 2023 just released by APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association. Read all about it today

2022: exports of footwear on the rise

Premium ContentAug 8, 2023 / World Footwear Yearbook
The World Footwear Yearbook 2023 just released by APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association, presents a detailed analysis of the footwear exports' movements in 2022. Get access to all the relevant information today

Asia accounts for more than half of global footwear consumption

Premium ContentAug 1, 2023 / World Footwear Yearbook
This is one of the main conclusions of the World Footwear Yearbook 2023, just released by APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association. Read more about it today

2022: global footwear production reaches 23.9 billion pairs, back to pre-pandemic levels

Premium ContentJul 27, 2023 / World Footwear Yearbook
In 2022 footwear production and exports grew by 7.6% and 9% respectively. Data are taken from the World Footwear Yearbook 2023 just released by APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association. Global footwear production reached the 23.9 billion pairs threshold, bouncing back to pre-pandemic levels. Last year 15.2 billion pairs were exported worldwide, representing a recovery from the drop registered as a result of the pandemic, yet still below the record registered in 2014 (15.7 billion pairs)

Global footwear consumption to increase in 2023

Premium ContentJul 20, 2023 / Business Conditions Survey
In this edition of the Business Conditions survey, we asked our panel of experts about their expectations about footwear consumption in 2023. Read the main conclusions here

Online Business Marketing Tools gain Importance after COVID-19

Premium ContentJul 18, 2023 / Business Conditions Survey
In this edition of the Business Conditions survey, we asked our panel of experts to evaluate the importance of different business-to-business marketing tools for footwear businesses compared to the pre-pandemic period

Positive perspetives for footwear businesses

Premium ContentJun 20, 2023 / Business Conditions Survey
In this edition of the Business Conditions survey, we asked our panel of experts to share their expectations about the health of the future business in the next semester. Read about the conclusions below

Germany Retail: a bleak horizon for both the physical and online retail

Premium ContentJun 12, 2023 / World Footwear Reports
Consumers seem to have definitely pulled the rug out from under footwear companies, as can be seen by the wave of insolvencies observed in the footwear sector in recent months, in addition to the store closures recorded in 2022. And the online channel is having no better luck, with sales progressively losing the momentum of the positive results recorded in the summer of last year. Overall, the future of retail looks set to remain a little gloomier in the coming months

Brazil: footwear consumption to increase more than 3% in 2023

May 30, 2023 / Brazil
According to the forecast by the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados), in 2023 the sector's growth should take place in the domestic market

Chinese luxury retail rebounds

May 10, 2023 / China
Chinese buyers are spending more on European brands at a time when the country's economy is rebounding following the lifting of COVID-19-related travel restrictions, says Vogue Business

LAST CALL!! Join the 8th edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey

Apr 21, 2023 / Business Conditions Survey
The WorldFootwear.com is asking all experts within the footwear industry to share their views on the current business situation. Join the new edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey. We want to hear you!

Final Call!! Join the 8th edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey

Apr 19, 2023 / Business Conditions Survey
The WorldFootwear.com is asking all experts within the footwear industry to share their views on the current business situation. Join the new edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey. We want to hear you!

Second Call!! Join the 8th edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey

Apr 13, 2023 / Business Conditions Survey
The WorldFootwear.com is asking all experts within the footwear industry to share their views on the current business situation. Join the new edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey. We want to hear you!
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