World Footwear

Organisations

How to get footwear consumers attention

Jun 29, 2017 / World
Having a great product with valuable features, being creative and promoting marketing initiatives is necessary to attract consumers attention

New APICCAPS President announces 50 million euros investment plan

May 10, 2017 / Portugal
Luis Onofre, the new leader of the Portuguese footwear industry, will be promoting a campaign to attract young people to the sector and announced a new investment under the Industry 4.0 program

Kenya and Bangladesh to strengthen trade relations

Mar 8, 2017 / Bangladesh
According to the Leathergoods & Footwear Manufacturers & Exports Association of Bangladesh (LFMEAB) the African country is focusing in the Bangladeshi Leather sector

125 European Associations in support of a EU industrial strategy

Mar 1, 2017 / European Union
More than 100 associations have signed a Joint Declaration with the aim to step up their cooperation with European institutions to define and implement an ambitious and coordinated industrial strategy

Nicaragua to focus on athletic shoes

Jan 27, 2017 / Nicaragua
Several dozens of local footwear manufacturers have been asked by the industry association Camcunic to focus on making athletic footwear

Manolo Blahnik with retrospective exhibition

Jan 25, 2017 / Italy
Running until the 9th of April the retrospective “Manolo Blahnik: The Art of Shoes” showcases 212 shoes, selected from more than 30 000 styles and 80 sketches

Half a billion dollars' loss for American consumers

Jan 23, 2017 / United States
The words are from Matt Priest, President and CEO footwear association Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America, reacting to the US withdrawal from the TPP signed today

CEC welcomes new member

Jan 19, 2017 / CEC
Hungary ensured a presence at the European Confederation of the Footwear Industry since the end of 2016. With this new member, CEC reinforces its representation at European level

FDRA promotes Matt Priest to CEO

Dec 8, 2016 / United States
The Footwear Distributors & Retailers of America (FDRA) announced the elevation of FDRA President Matt Priest to the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Declining footwear exports in India

Dec 6, 2016 / India
According to the Council for Leather Exports (CLE), footwear exports reached 1 262.59 million US dollars in the period April-September, the first semester of the fiscal year in that country, showing a drop of 1.81% over the same period last year

New online course on Sustainable Footwear Manufacturing is now available

Sep 27, 2016 / European Union
The EU funded project Step2Sustainability has launched an e-learning and training programme on sustainable footwear manufacturing, which companies/workers can follow for free during the piloting period

Brazil launches Future Footwear

Sep 6, 2016 / Brazil
The main entities of the Brazilian leather-footwear chain launched a new program aimed at the creation of new business models, new products and new production processes

US footwear industry seeks classification clarification for athletic footwear

Aug 12, 2016 / United States
According to the FDRA, American footwear companies struggle to cope with inconsistent definitions and rulings

A revolution is taking place at the editing of publications specialised in footwear

Aug 4, 2016 / Italy
At least Matteo Pasca believes it. Ars Arpel Group and Fotoshoe Group are getting together and the move aims to focus at the development of initiatives of common interest on an international level

Step to Sustainability promotes debate on sustainable footwear production

Aug 3, 2016 / European Union
The European Project Step to Sustainability presented its findings in a Final Conference during the latest edition of the GDS trade fair, held in Dusseldorf on the 28th of July
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