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Store safety measures implemented by DSW

May 19, 2020 / United States
As it starts to re-open almost 200 stores in the US and Canada DSW announced it will implement several safety measures

FICE defends alternative measures to the prohibition of sales

May 18, 2020 / Spain
The Federation of Spanish Footwear Industries (FICE) requested for the consideration of alternative and equally efficient measures to the prohibition of discounts in brick and mortar locations

Cat Footwear with new President

May 18, 2020 / United States
Chip Coe has been named the new global brand President of Cat Footwear, a division of Wolverine World Wide Inc

South Africa starts re-opening

May 15, 2020 / South Africa
The country is now on Alert Level 4 and started to alleviate some of the measures put in place in recent weeks to fight the diffusion of Covid-19 in South Africa

Spanish retailers ask for the suspension of commercial leases

May 15, 2020 / Spain
Some of the major Spanish retailers have sent a request to the Spanish Government, led by Pedro Sanchez, for a change in the clauses in their commercial leases, given the current coronavirus crisis

Wolverine: revenue declines by 16.1%

May 15, 2020 / United States
The Michigan-based group has reported financial results for the first quarter ended on the 28th of March and updated its actions related to the Covid-19 pandemic

South Korea: retail open as usual

May 14, 2020 / South Korea
The Asian country has a total number of reported cases is slightly below 11 000, with the death toll just near the 260 threshold

Micam prepares September edition

May 14, 2020 / Italy
The Milano-held trade fair announced the coming edition to be held at the Rho trade-fair centre from the 20th to the 23rd September as an opportunity for the industry to get restarted after Covid-19

The new normal in Malaysia

Premium ContentMay 13, 2020 / Malaysia
The country is currently under Phase 5 of its MCO (Movement Control Order) until the 9th of June. Manufacturing and retail are operational with restrictions

Covid-19: situation worsens in Chile

May 13, 2020 / Chile
The country seems to be entering in a critical stage of the diffusion of the disease. With many restrictions applied to the economy, footwear is being hit hard

Brazil: footwear industry with 28.4 thousand jobs lost

May 13, 2020 / Brazil
According to a study by Abicalçados, the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association, the diffusion of Covid-19 has heavily impacted the Brazilian footwear sector, which has already lost 28 400 jobs

Italian footwear industry with 38% drop in sales

May 13, 2020 / Italy
In the first quarter of 2020 Italian footwear companies had an average drop in sales of -38.4%. In the same period orders declined by 46.2%, according to Assocalzaturifici

Footwear back in business in Europe

Premium ContentMay 12, 2020 / Coronavirus - Covid19
As European countries face the different stages of the sanitary crisis, they are also working on the re-opening of the economies. Today we bring you updates from Italy, Spain, Germany, Belgium, France and Poland

Pakistan: footwear exports increase by 15.86%

May 12, 2020 / Pakistan
In the first nine months of the current financial year, footwear exports of Pakistan grew by 15.86%, with leather footwear being the main category and growing by 11.26% in value
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