World Footwear

Italy

Geox announces first half results

Sep 1, 2020 / Italy
Preliminary consolidated sales in the first half of 2020 amounted to 243.6 million euros, down by 39%. The group's direct e-commerce channel recorded significant growth with more 40% compared with the end of June 2019

Ferragamo: revenue down by 46.6%

Sep 1, 2020 / Italy
The group's consolidated revenue was down by 46.6% in the first half of the current year. However, Ferragamo sees encouraging signs as revenue performance in July is increasing in China, Korea and Japan

Prada: sales impacted by the lockdowns

Aug 10, 2020 / Italy
With falling sales across all geographies and after 40% of stores being closed globally from February to May 2020, Patrizio Bertelli, Prada Group CEO said he is confident in growth for the second half of the year

Chanel buys Conceria Gaiera

Aug 5, 2020 / Italy
This new deal will contribute to increasing Chanel’s control on the supply chain of leather. The French luxury brand had already made similar deals in the past

Moda Made in Italy is cancelled

Jul 29, 2020 / Germany
The Munich event scheduled for September has been cancelled. Assocalzaturifici said that the German market, of fundamental importance for the Italian footwear industry, will now be served by the new digital opportunities

VF Corp to open multi-brand retail store In Milan

Jul 23, 2020 / Italy
The US-based group plans to open its first multi-brand store this fall. The location chosen was Milan (Italy). The store, inside a historic building at 11 Orefici Street, will feature collections from The North Face, Timberland and Napapijri with other VF brands

Lineapelle: A New Point of View with over 300 registrations

Jul 21, 2020 / Italy
According to La Conceria, two months ahead of the event, a New Point of View, the event on the agenda at Fieramilano Rho on the 22nd and the 23rd of September 2020

The Covid Storm: From Difficulties to Relaunch

Jul 15, 2020 / Italy
Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags is kicking off with the first talk in the #PLAYfashion series, the latest digital initiative aimed at strengthening the relationship between the exhibition and its community

Tod's: Diego della Valle denies sale and talks about recovery in China

Jul 10, 2020 / Italy
The Chairman and CEO of the Italian premium fashion brand said he has no intention of selling the company. Diego della Valle says the brand is already seeing optimism in certain markets

Italy with a steep drop in exports and domestic sales

Jul 8, 2020 / Italy
According to Confindustria Moda Research Centre data for ASSOCALZATURIFICI in March footwear exports declined by 33.7% in volume and by 30% in value. In the first four months of the year, domestic sales were also down roughly by 30%

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
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