World Footwear

Trade fairs

CHIC with a 15% increase in visitors

Oct 17, 2016 / China
The second autumn event of the Shanghai trade fair just ended with an impressive growth in the number of visitors compared with the previous year

Messe Frankfurt launches first African event

Oct 13, 2016 / Ethiopia
In 2017, Texworld, Apparel Sourcing and Texprocess will celebrate their premières at Africa Sourcing & Fashion Week in Ethiopia

Deutelmoser explains GDS move to September

Sep 26, 2016 / Germany
For the summer event Messe Düsseldorf and the Advisory Board have agreed on new dates placing the trade fair closer to the actual season. We have spoken to Kirstin Deutelmoser to better understand the reasons for the change

Successful edition of theMICAM

Sep 7, 2016 / Italy
The 82nd edition of Milan-based footwear trade fair closed on the 6th of September with an attendance of 44 668 individuals, up by 5.2%

GDS positions itself as an extensive trends platform

Aug 2, 2016 / Germany
740 brands at GDS and 180 exhibitors at tag it! presented the trends for the coming Spring/Summer season in Düsseldorf. Both trade shows ran from the 26th to the 28th of July

2017 shoe summer kicks off next week with GDS

Jul 19, 2016 / Germany
Next week Düsseldorf will see over 740 brands feature at GDS – Global Destination for Shoes & Accessories as well as an additional 170 exhibitors at tag it! – The Private Label Show

Francal opens with Fashion industry conference

Jun 27, 2016 / Brazil
This year the Brazilian trade fair has chosen a different format to welcome the industry to the event and has organised a panel to discuss the current state of the art in the fashion industry

Pitti Uomo closes with record-breaking edition

Jun 24, 2016 / Italy
An increase in the flow of buyers from Germany, United Kingdom, China, Japan, United States, Russia, and all the Eastern markets was announced at the closing of the 90th edition of the event

Highlights from FFANY

Jun 16, 2016 / United States
The latest edition of the New York event, which took place between the 7th and the 9th of June, rolled out a number of new initiatives and services, while showing the trends and new lines for Spring 17

GDS announces new dates

Mar 9, 2016 / Germany
A new sequence of days was announced for the next editions of the GDS– Global Destination for Shoes Accessories and tag it! – The Private Label Show

theMicam with positive balance

Feb 21, 2016 / Italy
The Milan-held trade fair has received 32 703 visitors (+1.8%). International buyers deserved highlight, as signs of recovery are seen, according to the Italian Footwear Association

Retailers open to new suppliers at the GDS

Feb 18, 2016 / Germany
Winter trends, new collections and tomorrow’s technologies. From the 10th to 12th of February 800 brands presented themselves at GDS. 100 exhibitors were present at tag it! – The Private Label Show held concurrently

Highlights at the forthcoming GDS

Feb 5, 2016 / Germany
From the 10th to 12th of February the international shoe sector will be meeting in Düsseldorf for the 121st edition of the GDS – Global Destination for Shoes & Accessories

Pitti Uomo with record-breaking edition

Jan 21, 2016 / Italy
The organization of the Florence-based trade fair has announced another record-breaking edition event. 1 219 brands attended Pitti Immagine Uomo
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