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Currency fluctuation continues to impact Brazil's exports

Sep 19, 2017 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados, the Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association, the country’s footwear exports continue to suffer negative impacts from currency fluctuation. Analysis should focus on the volumes sold abroad

84th edition of theMICAM starts tomorrow

Sep 16, 2017 / Italy
The footwear industry will gather in Milan from tomorrow until the 20th. The presence of some high-end brands continues to be one of the highlights of the event

A fresh and powerful wind from Düsseldorf

Aug 30, 2017 / Germany
That’s the way Igedo described the first edition of the new Gallery Shoes event. According to the same source, feedback is positive from exhibitors, buyers and press

Iconic Take II: For men only

Aug 22, 2017 / Portugal
Iconic is the Portuguese Shoes Campaign for 2017. So far, actress Victoria Guerra has been on spotlight giving life to six icons summarizing the history of an industry. Now is time for the men

Brazilian footwear exports return to growth

Aug 4, 2017 / Brazil
Although impaired by the recent appreciation of the real against the US dollar, Brazilian footwear exports recorded a 14.7% increase in value in the period between January and July

Vietnam with growing exports

Jul 25, 2017 / Vietnam
According to the General Department of Customs in Vietnam, in the first six months of the year, exports of footwear increased by 11% from similar period in 2016

Nicaragua is promoting its industry abroad

Jul 21, 2017 / Nicaragua
A delegation from Nicaragua’s official investment promotion agency, PRONicaragua, will participate in the forthcoming edition of the Footwear Sourcing Intelligence Summit, organized by the Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA)

Retail sales up by 3.2% in the US

Jul 20, 2017 / United States
According to the National Retail Federation, retail sales in the US in June were essentially unchanged over May on a seasonally adjusted basis, but up by 3.2% unadjusted from June 2016

Domestic consumption in Argentina continues to fall

Jul 18, 2017 / Argentina
According to the local entities domestic sales of leather footwear in the country has fallen by an estimated 30% since the beginning of 2017 compared with similar period last year

Footwear imports are on the high in Indonesia

May 30, 2017 / Indonesia
According to the Indonesia Investments Agency players in the country are concerned with the sharp growth of footwear imports. The growth rate of footwear imports is outpacing the growth of exports

Footwear industry in Mexico faces shortage of workers

May 22, 2017 / Mexico
The industry in Jalisco faces a deficit of roughly 2 000 trained workers. At least, that is the belief of the CICEJ's new President, José Isabel Arias Frías

Vietnamese brands aiming to conquer the local market

May 2, 2017 / Vietnam
Although the number of local brands is still very low companies are looking to conquer the potential of a 92 million people market

Cambodia's garment and footwear exports up by 7%

Apr 24, 2017 / Cambodia
According to the General Department of Customs and Excise in Cambodia the garment and footwear industry has registered a 7% growth in exports last year

APLF visitors and participants benefit from a wide range of services

Apr 19, 2017 / Hong Kong
The latest edition of the APLF Leather & Materials+ and Fashion Access took place from the 29th of March to the 31st of March at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

New campaign for the Portuguese leather goods

Apr 18, 2017 / Portugal
Quality and good taste. Tradition and know-how. These are the foundations of the new Portuguese Leather Goods campaign promoted by APICCAPS, with the support of the Compete 2020 Program
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