World Footwear


Micam in extended online version

Feb 23, 2021 / Italy
After having cancelled the physical edition, the Italian footwear trade show is having a digital version, running for three months. From the 8th of March to the 8th of May, the Micam Milano Digital Show will welcome exhibitors and visitors in a digital format

Tod's closes the year with sales down by 30.4%

Feb 19, 2021 / Italy
In fiscal year 2020, Tod's consolidated sales totaled 637.2 million euros, down by 30.4% from 2019. In the fourth quarter of 2020, sales amounted to 184.5 million euros, down by 22.6%. China is already growing in double digits

Prada with recovery in December to 2019 levels

Feb 16, 2021 / Italy
The Italian luxury group has announced progressive volume recovery in all geographical areas, with marked revenue growth in Asia Pacific. Prada also confirmed a full recovery to 2019 levels in the month of December

MICAM, Mipel and Lineapelle: March's trade shows cancelled

Feb 4, 2021 / Italy
The Milan-based fashion shows, MICAM, Lineapelle, MIPEL, HOMI and TheOne, which have joined forces in the #strongertogether exhibition project, have decided to cancel the physical trade fairs planned for March 2021 at the Fieramilano Rho exhibition centre

Ferragamo: consolidated revenue down by 33.5%

Feb 3, 2021 / Italy
The Florence-based group has announced preliminary consolidated revenue figures for financial year 2020. Ferragamo's consolidated revenue was down by 33.5% in 2020

Italy: footwear SMEs in difficult situation

Premium ContentJan 26, 2021 / Italy
The Italian government has split the country’s regions into three zones, which determine the extent of restrictions applied in each moment. There are currently no restrictions to footwear manufacturing, but Assocalzaturifici's President says the situation is not good for SMEs

How is COVID-19 impacting the footwear industry in different countries?

Premium ContentJan 26, 2021 / World
With the world fast approaching 100 million cases of infected people and with vaccination now in place in several countries, we did a round of conversations with footwear associations across the world to understand what the current situation of the footwear industry is in their countries, and to learn where and in what conditions are footwear stores open

Lineapelle and London College of Fashion launch contest in collaboration

Jan 15, 2021 / Italy
Approximately 50 students are taking part in the competition aiming to promote leather as a sustainable material to future generations of stylists and fashion designers

Prada’s December retail sales return to 2019 levels

Jan 13, 2021 / Italy
Progressive volume recovery in all geographical areas, with marked revenue growth in Asia Pacific was underlined by the luxury group brand

Italian footwear exports fall by 20%

Jan 4, 2021 / Italy
In the first nine months of 2020 the Italian footwear industry saw a drop in production (-29.4%) and in sales (-33.1%). According to Assocalzaturifici Chair Siro Badon the timid return to normality was impacted by the second wave of the pandemic in the country

Gucci, Burberry, Prada, Dior and Moncler win the Altagamma Digital Awards 2020

Dec 7, 2020 / Italy
The fourth edition of Altagamma Digital Awards revealed the winners. The distinction is given to Personal Luxury brands that standout for their digital leadership. The 2020 edition was organised in partnership with the National Chamber of Italian Fashion

Expo Riva Schuh: digital edition in January

Dec 4, 2020 / Italy
From the 16th to 19th of January 2021 Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags will be back with a one-off edition taking advantage of the new dynamics and new digital possibilities. This is the solution found to overcome the difficulty of organising physical events

Pitti gathers its events and moves them to February

Dec 4, 2020 / Italy
Uomo, Bimbo and Filati to take place at the same dates in Florence. The Pitti events are now on the agenda to take place between the 21st and the 23rd February 2021

Next edition of Micam announced for March 2021

Nov 25, 2020 / Italy
The footwear trade show will be, once again, part of the #strongertogether project. The 5 trade fairs from the fashion system will once again be held on the same dates at single location, the Fieramilano Rho. Micam will be a 3 days event this time

Ferragamo: sales down by 18.9% in the third quarter

Nov 11, 2020 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury group announced third quarter results with sales down by 18.9%. The accumulated decline in 2020 reached 38.5%. The Asia Pacific area is confirmed as the group's top market, reaching over 42% of total revenue
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