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How Covid-19 is impacting the Asian countries

Premium ContentMar 18, 2020 / Coronavirus - Covid19
Over the last few days, we have all received reports of retail closures and limitations on the manufacturing activity from all over the world. Today we bring you updates from the situation in the Asian countries

Lower sales of the German footwear manufacturers

Mar 11, 2020 / Germany
During Gallery Shoes, the Federal Association of the German Footwear and Leather Goods Industry held its Press Conference to give an update about the German footwear industry

Sustainability: consumers care but aren't prepared to pay more

Premium ContentMar 3, 2020 / Business Conditions Survey
Sustainability is one of the most discussed topics of the moment, so in the first edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey we have asked our experts about sustainability and consumers

Why Portugal?

Mar 2, 2020 / Portugal
APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association, launched the “Why Portugal?” campaign. Watch the video here

World Footwear Business Conditions Survey reveals signs of optimism

Premium ContentFeb 25, 2020 / Business Conditions Survey
According to an online survey conducted by the World Footwear in the end of December the industry is optimistic about the footwear business and expect quantities and prices to increase in the next six months

Danny D’Alessandro: leather is a life material

Feb 16, 2020 / Italy
While another edition of Mipel kicks off we recall the interview with Danny D’Alessandro CEO of the Milan-based trade show and General Manager of Assopellettieri

Mariusz Babral: Sustainability is a revolution

Premium ContentFeb 10, 2020 / Poland
We spoke with Mariusz Babral, Vice-President of the Polish Chamber of Shoe and Leather Industry, to discuss some of the pressing issues of the moment within the footwear industry

Tamil Nadu to get heavy investment from Taiwan

Feb 3, 2020 / India
According to what is being reported by Times of India, 2 major Taiwanese investments are taking place in Tamil Nadul, in India

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

Rubber and Plastic Footwear Manufacturers Association changes name

Jan 2, 2020 / United States
Rubber and Plastic Footwear Manufacturers Association (RPFMA) was renamed United States Footwear Manufacturers Association (USFMA). www.USFMA.org launched

Capri to acquire Italian shoe manufacturer

Dec 16, 2019 / United Kingdom
The London-based global fashion luxury group announced it had signed a definitive agreement to acquire Italian atelier and shoe manufacturer Alberto Gozzi S.r.L. from Tuscany

New Generation: meet Andreia and André

Dec 11, 2019 / Portugal
Andreia Coutinho, with a degree in journalism, and André, with a background in business management, have created Skizo earlier this year

Exports in Pakistan with good momentum

Dec 10, 2019 / Pakistan
In the first four months of the current fiscal year, Pakistan's exports of footwear increased both in volume and value
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