World Footwear

Italy

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

UNIC launches Real Leather is Real Sustainability campaign

Jan 15, 2020 / Italy
A three-year long worldwide campaign communicating and promoting at 360 degrees the excellence of leather. Real Leather is Real Sustainability is the motto

Siro Badon: the online is a showcase of our products

Jan 14, 2020 / Italy
We spoke with Siro Badon, President of Assocalzaturifici, to discuss some of the pressing issues of the moment within the footwear industry

Saint Laurent to open new leather goods factory in Italy

Jan 10, 2020 / Italy
French luxury brand Saint Laurent, which belongs to the Kering group, will open a new location for handbags and wallets near Florence

2019: the highs and lows of the Italian industry

Jan 7, 2020 / Italy
Assocalzaturifici gives a snapshot of the current state of the industry emerging from a survey focused on the first nine months of 2019 conducted by the Confindustria Moda Research Centre

LVMH acquires stake in Masoni tannery

Jan 3, 2020 / Italy
The French-based luxury group acquired a minority stake in the Santa Croce sull'Arno (Florence) tannery Masoni Industria Conciaria SpA stock package. The deal was made through the LVMH division Métiers d' Art

Matteo Pasca: I don’t see a revolution in the industry

Dec 26, 2019 / Italy
We spoke with Matteo Pasca, CEO at ARSUTORIA School and CEO at Edizioni AF, to discuss the pressing issues of the footwear industry. Watch the second part of the interview

Matteo Pasca: companies are looking for more than technical skills

Dec 12, 2019 / Italy
We spoke with Matteo Pasca, CEO at ARSUTORIA School and CEO at Edizioni AF, to discuss training, skills and people

Several bidders for sneaker brand Golden Goose

Dec 2, 2019 / Italy
Permira and VF are amongst the list of interested. This follows Golden Goose owner Carlyle invitation for the submission of non-binding offers by mid-December

Cavalli has a new owner

Dec 2, 2019 / Italy
Hussain Sajwani's investment company Vision Investments has announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Italian fashion company from the fund Clessidra

Prada for adidas limited edition

Nov 28, 2019 / Italy
Prada and adidas unveil the first release of their partnership: the Prada Superstar sneaker and the Prada Bowling bag for adidas on sale as a duo from the 4th of December onwards

Missoni is preparing to go public

Nov 19, 2019 / Italy
The Italian fashion house plans to be listed on the stock market within 3 years. No further details were revealed

Most expensive shopping streets revealed

Nov 15, 2019 / World
According to a recent study by Cushman & Wakefield commercial leases in Causeway Bay in Hong Kong are the most expensive in the world

Ferragamo: slowdown in the third quarter

Nov 13, 2019 / Italy
The Italian luxury house registered net profit of 65 million euros in the first nine months of the year, stable year-on-year, but saw its sales fall in the third quarter

Tod's sales in decline

Nov 12, 2019 / Italy
The group’s sales totalled 677.7 million euros in the first nine months of 2019, a decline of 4% compared to 2018. The Roger Vivier brand registered double-digit growth
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