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CTCP promotes Bioshoes Creators summer workshop

Jul 3, 2023 / Portugal
The Portuguese Footwear Technological Centre (CTCP) is organizing a summer workshop for designers, footwear technicians, industry professionals and students who want to develop skills in the sector

Venezuelan footwear production expected to grow by 20% in 2023

Jun 30, 2023 / Venezuela
Venezuelan footwear production may increase by about 20% this year, says Tony Di Benedetto, President of Cavecal, but growth can be compromised if industry and trade conditions do not improve

Bottega Veneta opens a new footwear factory

Jun 29, 2023 / Italy
The Italian label, owned by the luxury group Kering, has opened a new footwear atelier in Vigonza, in the footwear district of Riviera del Brenta, located in the Veneto region

Assocalzaturifici names a new President for the Young Entrepreneurs division

Jun 28, 2023 / Italy
Federica de Pascale, who works in her family's business, Calpierre, has been named the new President of the Young Entrepreneurs of the Italian Footwear Manufacturers Association

Brazil: footwear consumption to increase more than 3% in 2023

May 30, 2023 / Brazil
According to the forecast by the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados), in 2023 the sector's growth should take place in the domestic market

Rocky Brands records a sharp decline in net sales

May 19, 2023 / United States
The Ohio-based footwear manufacturer reported a 33.9% decline in net sales in the first quarter of 2023 from the same period a year earlier due to excess inventory at many of its customers

Yue Yuen first quarter revenue decreases

May 17, 2023 / Hong Kong
The Hong Kong-based group revealed that its early 2023 revenue has declined due to lower global footwear demand against a backdrop of “relatively high inventory levels” across the industry

Pou Chen to slash further 6 000 jobs in Vietnam

May 16, 2023 / Vietnam
Amid a continuing wave of declining orders, the Taiwanese-based footwear manufacturer, which is one of the largest employers in Ho Chi Minh City, will lay off around 6 000 people

Catherine Hinderman: luxury isn’t just in the value of the product itself, it’s also in the story behind it

Premium ContentMay 8, 2023 / India
We sat with Catherine Hinderman, CEO and co-founder of the Indian-based brand Gaia Amore. Born out of a passion for culture, history and fashion, this brand stands for the concept of new luxury, that is, valuing not only the product but the hands and story behind it. And that story might have begun ages ago

Yue Yuen to invest 276 million USD in a factory in India

May 5, 2023 / India
The Hong Kong-based group has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the government of the state of Tamil Nadu to build a manufacturing facility in India

LAST CALL!! Join the 8th edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey

Apr 21, 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!

Stella International reports a decline in revenue

Apr 21, 2023 / Hong Kong
The Hong Kong-based manufacturer announced that its unaudited consolidated revenue for the first quarter of fiscal 2023 decreased by 25.8%, as compared to the same period of last year

Final Call!! Join the 8th edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey

Apr 19, 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!

Second Call!! Join the 8th edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey

Apr 13, 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!

Prada Group plans to hire over 400 workers

Apr 5, 2023 / Italy
The Italian-based luxury group has announced that it plans to hire more than 400 people by the end of 2023 to increase its production capacity and craftsmanship expertise in Italy
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