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Fulvia Bacchi from Lineapelle: Sustainability is not a new word for us

Mar 31, 2020 / Italy
During the last edition of Lineapelle we spoke with Fulvia Bacchi, CEO of the trade show and UNIC General Manager. Watch the interview and learn a bit more about the current trends of the leather industry

Assocalzaturifici talks about Covid-19 impact in Italy

Premium ContentMar 24, 2020 / Coronavirus - Covid19
Italy has been the first country in Europe to take the hit of the Covid-19 epidemic, and it has been strongly impacted so far. We talked with Assocalzaturificci about the state of the footwear industry

Assocalzaturifici: trade fairs in Kiev and Munich indefinitely postponed

Mar 11, 2020 / Italy
Restrictions imposed by the Italian government’s regarding new measures for the limitation of the spread of Covid-19, limiting the mobility of Italian citizens, lead to the postponing of the 2 events

Italy locks down north of the country

Mar 9, 2020 / Italy
The Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced the measures over the weekend in an attempt to contain the spreading of the disease

Assomac plants 500 plants in Madagascar

Mar 5, 2020 / Italy
The Italian association of technology-makers is financing an agro-forestry project through the planting of 500 plants in Madagascar. The project is promoted in collaboration with a web platform allowing to follow the growth of the trees remotely

Lineapelle 98 with a 2% increase in visitors

Mar 4, 2020 / Italy
The organisers announced a successful edition beyond all expectations despite the fears of a drop in attendance due to the Coronavirus. The outbreak of the epidemic took place in Italy after the fair ended, but started in China by the end of 2019

Simac closes with optimism

Feb 26, 2020 / Italy
According to organisers the event closed with excellent attendance despite uncertainty on the eve of the fair

Micam closes 89th edition with a 5% drop in attendance

Feb 20, 2020 / Italy
The International Footwear Show promoted by Assocalzaturifici recorded a slight drop (-5%) in the numbers of visitors who, over the four-day event, were able to visit 1 205 companies exhibiting (628 Italian and 577 foreign)

Danny D’Alessandro: leather is a life material

Feb 16, 2020 / Italy
While another edition of Mipel kicks off we recall the interview with Danny D’Alessandro CEO of the Milan-based trade show and General Manager of Assopellettieri

Golden Goose with major investment from Permira Funds

Feb 14, 2020 / United Kingdom
A company backed by Permira funds has agreed to acquire Carlyle’s majority stake in Golden Goose

Lineapelle and Simac to take place as scheduled

Feb 10, 2020 / Italy
The Milan-based trade shows have issued a statement in the light of the current Coronavirus reaffirming the intention to go ahead with the events as initially planned

Tod's closes the year with 2.6% decline in sales

Feb 5, 2020 / Italy
The luxury shoes and leather goods company announced declining sales for 2019 (-2.6%). However, the business started to pick up in the last quarter with an improvement in the revenue trend

Sales up by 2.3% at Salvatore Ferragamo

Feb 4, 2020 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury sector player released the Group’s Preliminary Consolidated Revenue for Fiscal Year 2019, which amount to 1,377 million Euros up 2.3% at current exchange rates and 1.3% at constant exchange rates

Geox: sales down in 2019 and a complex context

Jan 20, 2020 / Italy
The brand’s revenue amounted to 805.9 million euros in 2019, decreasing by 2.6%. Revenue from the footwear segment, which accounts for 89.4% of the consolidated turnover, totalled 720.8 million euros, down by 3.1%

Sports footwear under the spotlight during Micam

Jan 17, 2020 / Italy
The organisers of the Milan trade fair have announced that the area dedicated to sports and outdoor shoes is back again, following the debut in the last edition and in line with market trends and the growing demand of buyers
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