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Inditex: sales down by 28% in 2020

Mar 10, 2021 / Spain
The Spanish-based retail group Inditex also generated profit of 1.1 billion euros in its 2020 financial year, with the figures attributed to a leap in online sales and strong customer engagement

How is COVID-19 impacting the footwear industry in different countries?

Premium ContentJan 26, 2021 / World
With the world fast approaching 100 million cases of infected people and with vaccination now in place in several countries, we did a round of conversations with footwear associations across the world to understand what the current situation of the footwear industry is in their countries, and to learn where and in what conditions are footwear stores open

Spain: third wave of the pandemic hits the country

Premium ContentJan 22, 2021 / Spain
As the country is living another wave of the pandemic, we have spoken to FICE, the Federation of Spanish Footwear Industries to learn the latest about the impacts of COVID-19 in the Spanish footwear industry

Spain Retail: After the hit of COVID-19, retail is still trying to recover

Premium ContentDec 21, 2020 / Spain
Similarly to what happened in other countries, the Textile, Clothing and Footwear (TCF) Retail Sales have lived dramatic moments with the first wave of COVID-19 hitting Spain, one of the European countries with most critical sanitary emergency. TCF sales almost disappeared in April and although the scenario improved from there, one cannot say that recovery materialised completely in the South Europe country

Futurmoda postponed one month

Dec 16, 2020 / Spain
The International fair of Leather, Components, and Machinery for Footwear and Leather Goods has announced they have rescheduled the next edition of the fair. Futurmoda is now scheduled for the 7th and the 8th of April

Success Road: social partners as key actors in assisting the transfer process of EU family business

Oct 28, 2020 / European Union
Last week, the Interreg Europe Success Road project consortium met virtually with Spanish public and private stakeholders to debate on the role of social partners in facilitating the transfer process of EU family businesses

Inditex wants 25% of sales online within 2 years

Jun 29, 2020 / Spain
The Spanish group owning brands Zara, Pull & Bear, Massimo Dutti, Bershka, Stradivarius, Oysho, Zara Home and Uterqüe, wants online sales to represent over 25% of the total by 2022. This compares with 14% in financial year 2019

Changes in FICE’s Presidency

Jun 12, 2020 / Spain
The current Executive President of the Federation of Spanish Footwear Industries (FICE), José Monzonís, will end his current term at the beginning of July

FICE defends alternative measures to the prohibition of sales

May 18, 2020 / Spain
The Federation of Spanish Footwear Industries (FICE) requested for the consideration of alternative and equally efficient measures to the prohibition of discounts in brick and mortar locations

Spanish retailers ask for the suspension of commercial leases

May 15, 2020 / Spain
Some of the major Spanish retailers have sent a request to the Spanish Government, led by Pedro Sanchez, for a change in the clauses in their commercial leases, given the current coronavirus crisis

Footwear back in business in Europe

Premium ContentMay 12, 2020 / Coronavirus - Covid19
As European countries face the different stages of the sanitary crisis, they are also working on the re-opening of the economies. Today we bring you updates from Italy, Spain, Germany, Belgium, France and Poland

Europe in the midst of Covid-19: consequences for footwear

Premium ContentMar 20, 2020 / Coronavirus - Covid19
Reports come from several countries regarding retail closures. Manufacturing continues to be on, although some issues with access to raw materials are being felt by some businesses

MOMAD and ShoesRoom by MOMAD get together

Dec 12, 2019 / Spain
The decision to join both events rooms responds to the results of the surveys conducted by IFEMA to the participants of ShoesRoom by MOMAD

ShoesRoom by Momad: a trading platform for the industry

Oct 8, 2019 / Spain
The fair, organized by IFEMA, concentrated the main national and international brands close to the centre of Madrid

Futurmoda is growing in number of exhibitors

Oct 3, 2019 / Spain
The event will be held at IFA on October 16 and 17 with a total of 311 exhibitors representing more than 400 companies
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