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Italy

Gucci rises up prices of handbags

Jun 30, 2020 / Italy
Popular items of the brand, the Dionysus and the Zumi handbags, are now more expensive. Jefferoes International reports they now cost up to 9% more

Gucci’s ax on wholesale

Jun 26, 2020 / Italy
The luxury brand announced that the multi-brands locations in Italy authorized by Gucci will go from 110 to 38. La Conceria is reporting

Lineapelle to launch A New Point of View

Jun 25, 2020 / Italy
From the 22nd to the 23rd September 2020 Lineapelle will take place at Fieramilano Rho, showcasing together with all fashion exhibitions of made in Italy

Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags: winter edition brought forward to December 2020

Jun 15, 2020 / Italy
Riva del Garda Fierecongressi has established the new dates for the next edition of Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags: 11th-14th December 2020, wishing to give a positive impulse towards a return to commercial exchange at international level

Italy: Council of Ministers approves decree protecting the term leather

Jun 8, 2020 / Italy
The new law not only establishes a more correct terminology: it also establishes a ban on the use of the terms pelle/cuoio (leather) to identify materials which do not have an animal origin

Pitti postponed to 2021

Jun 5, 2020 / Italy
All Pitti Immagine events, including menswear trade show Pitti Uomo, had already been rescheduled from June to early September. Now they are moved to 2021 and all energies will be concentrated on the Pitti Connect digital platform

Prada’s CEO: China sales up by more than 10% in May

Jun 3, 2020 / Italy
In an interview to Bloomberg TV Patrizio Bertelli, CEO of Italy-based luxury company Prada, said that sales of the brand in China rose significantly more than 10% in May compared

We must start again all in it together, says Micam's CEO

Premium ContentJun 2, 2020 / Italy
We spoke with Tommaso Cancellara CEO of Micam and General Manager of the Italian Footwear Association to learn all the bits and pieces about the next September's edition of the trade fair

Gucci is going seasonless

May 27, 2020 / Italy
The announcement was made by Alessandro Michele, the brand’s Creative Director, using Gucci’s Instagram page

Tod's with 29.4% drop in sales

May 25, 2020 / Italy
The Italian-based luxury group had a strong start of the year, until the outbreak of the pandemic. Group sales totaled 152.8 million euros in quarter one, down by 29.4% in the first quarter of 2019

Italy enters phase 2

May 20, 2020 / Italy
On Monday 18th of May stores re-opened in Italy, and some of the restrictive measures of the last weeks started to be alleviated in one of the most impacted countries by the Covid-19 pandemic

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

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

First Milano Digital Fashion Week

May 6, 2020 / Italy
Camera della Moda (the Fashion Chamber in Italy) is launching its first Milano Digital Fashion Week, to run from the 14th to the 17th of July, and showcasing Spring/Summer 2021 collections
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