World Footwear

Leather goods

Hermès reports solid performance

Oct 27, 2023 / France
From January to September 2023, the French-based luxury group’s revenue reached 10.1 billion euros, increasing from the 8.6 billion euros recorded in the same period of last year

APICCAPS launches campaign to promote leather goods abroad

Oct 23, 2023 / Portugal
The know-how accumulated over generations and the constant commitment to professional qualification appear to be the competitive trump cards of the Portuguese leather goods sector, which, in 2022, saw its exports grow by 39%

China and Belarus to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the leather sector

Sep 19, 2023 / China
The China Leather Industry Association and the Belarusian State Light Industry Agency have signed a cooperating agreement to promote bilateral leather trade between the two countries

Prada announces partnership with ZDHC

Aug 18, 2023 / Italy
The Milan-based group announced as a “Signatory Friend” the launch of the partnership with ZDHC - Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals, the global multi-stakeholder initiative

Tapestry acquires Capri in 8.5 billion US dollars deal

Aug 10, 2023 / United States
The two houses announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Tapestry will acquire Capri Holdings. Under the terms of the transaction the total enterprise value will be of approximately 8.5 billion US dollars

Hermès delivers a robust first half

Aug 2, 2023 / France
The French-based luxury company's sales reached 6.70 billion euros in the first half of 2023, up from 5.48 billion euros in the same period of 2022, driven by strong momentum across regions

Assopellettieri names a new President

Jul 28, 2023 / Italy
Claudia Sequi, Vice President of the Firenze-based Pelleterie Claudia, is the new President of the Italian Leather Goods Association for the 23/23 period. She succeeds Fabio Gabbrielli

Willian A. Parrado (ACICAM): it is important to discuss the integration of processes in Latin America

Premium ContentJun 22, 2023 / Colombia
On the occasion of the Latin American Footwear Forum, taking place in Colombia, we spoke with Willian A. Parrado, Executive Vice President of ACICAM, about the challenges and opportunities of the footwear trade in Latin America today

Loewe opens first leather goods repair store

May 31, 2023 / Japan
The Spanish luxury label has opened in Osaka (Japan) its first store entirely dedicated to the repair and maintenance of leather articles. A leather artisan will be in the store ready to repair and renew damaged products brought in

Burberry appoints Alexandra McCauley as Chief People Officer

May 30, 2023 / United Kingdom
Joining from the luxury fashion brand Chanel, Alexandra McCauley will manage Burberry’s People strategy globally. She will join the company’s Executive Committee while reporting directly to Burberry CEO Jonathan Akeroyd

CICB Sustainability Forum will be held at the Fimec Fair in 2024

May 26, 2023 / Brazil
The CICB Sustainability Forum will once again be held during Fimec (International Fair for Leather, Chemicals, Components, Machines and Equipment for Shoes and Tanneries), in Novo Hamburgo (Brazil)

Prada posts strong first quarter performance

May 12, 2023 / Italy
The Italian-based luxury group started 2023 with revenue growth of 22% in the first quarter, year-over-year, driven by the high desirability of both Prada and Miu Miu brands

LVMH posts record annual sales

Jan 27, 2023 / France
The French-based luxury group reported to have reached a revenue of 79.2 billion euros in 2022, with profit from recurring operations totalling 21.1 billion euros, both up by 23% over 2021

Italian leather goods industry is only cautiously optimistic

Jan 24, 2023 / Italy
The Italian leather goods industry grew from January to September 2022, but concerns over costs' increases and the situation in China are raising sirens in the industry

Portuguese Shoe Museum hosts exhibition on sustainability

Jan 2, 2023 / Portugal
The exhibition 'Trend or Future? Footwear and Sustainability' introduces the public to materials, products and innovative actions that point towards a more sustainable footwear production
Page 2 of 26