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Get to know Uzbekistan’s fast-growing footwear industry

Premium ContentDec 4, 2023 / Uzbekistan
We spoke with Boboev Fakhriddin, Chairman of the Association of Leather and Footwear Producers of Uzbekistan, to find out a little more about one of the fastest-growing industries in Central Asia

LAST CALL!! Join the 9th edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey

Dec 4, 2023 / Business Conditions Survey
The WorldFootwear.com is asking all experts within the footwear industry to share their views on the current business situation. Join the new edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey. WE WANT TO HEAR YOU!

Coats reports improving sales trend

Nov 30, 2023 / United Kingdom
The industrial thread manufacturer’s organic revenue fell by 12% year-over-year from July to October, which suggests an improving trend as compared to the 19% decline recorded in the first half

Gruppo Florence to launch Village of Wonders in 2024

Nov 30, 2023 / Italy
The Italian holding company, which owns 28 suppliers to the luxury goods industry, is planning to launch the Village of Wonders hub in Milan to showcase the skills of its various businesses

Second call!! Join the 9th edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey

Nov 24, 2023 / Business Conditions Survey
The WorldFootwear.com is asking all experts within the footwear industry to share their views on the current business situation. Join the new edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey. WE WANT TO HEAR YOU!

Yue Yuen on a downward trajectory

Nov 16, 2023 / Hong Kong
The Hong Kong-based group recorded a decline in revenue and profits in the first nine months of the year, as compared to 2022, due to a weak performance of its manufacturing business

Join the 9th edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey

Nov 15, 2023 / Business Conditions Survey
The WorldFootwear.com is asking all experts within the footwear industry to share their views on the current business situation. Join the new edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey. WE WANT TO HEAR YOU!

Rocky Brands reports another net sales decline

Nov 10, 2023 / United States
The US-based footwear manufacturer reported a net sales decrease of 14.8% in the third quarter of 2023, as compared to the same period of 2022, while emphasising an improvement on the prior quarter

Digital prototyping: what tools are available for the footwear industry?

Premium ContentNov 7, 2023 / World Footwear Reports
Just released! A new paper dedicated to some of the new digital tools and softwares commonly used for prototyping in the footwear industry

10 countries were responsible for 88% of total footwear production

Premium ContentNov 6, 2023 / World Footwear Yearbook
In 2022, global footwear production reached 23.9 billion pairs, increasing by 7.6% compared to the previous year. A group of 10 countries accounted for 88% of all footwear produce in the world

Business of Fashion and APICCAPS discuss the future of the footwear industry

Nov 3, 2023 / Portugal
The Business of Fashion (BoF) magazine and the Portuguese Footwear Association (APICCAPS) co-hosted a panel to discuss the future of the rapidly evolving footwear industry

Demand for premium styles offsets the decline in Stella’s shipment volumes

Oct 25, 2023 / Hong Kong
The Hong Kong-based group posted its third quarter and nine months results, emphasising that the decline in shipment volumes was partially offset by an increase in average selling prices

Group of 10 countries accounts for 90% of global footwear exports

Premium ContentOct 17, 2023 / World Footwear Yearbook
Footwear exports recorded a notable increase of 9% in 2022, reaching a total of 15.2 billion pairs. The 10 main exporting countries represented almost 90% of the worldwide total

Coats Footwear collaborates with Lenzing

Oct 3, 2023 / United Kingdom
Coats' footwear division and the Austrian-based producer of cellulose-based speciality fibres have joined forces to create the footwear industry's first synthetic-free engineered uppers and fabrics

Argentine footwear production increased by 14.5% in July

Sep 28, 2023 / Argentina
The production of footwear and its components in Argentina grew by 14.5% in July and 3% in the first seven months of 2023, as compared to the same period of last year
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