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The countdown for the UITIC Congress starts now

Apr 24, 2018 / UITIC
The programme of the 20th UITIC Congress, taking place in Porto from the 16th to the 18th of May has been announced. Two extra days with factories visits are also planned

Leather industry in Bangladesh with downward trend

Apr 24, 2018 / Bangladesh
According to the Leathergoods & Footwear Manufacturers & Exports Association of Bangladesh, the first eight months of the year were marked by declining exports in the Leather and Footwear industry

Bolflex, innovative solutions

Apr 23, 2018 / Portugal
Bolflex is a market leader company, expert in the footwear components sector, with consolidated skills in the production and supply of soles for the main players within the European footwear industry

Nike's VP leaves company

Apr 20, 2018 / United States
Greg Thompson, VP of Express Lane Footwear, has left the company, a company spokesman said. This is the most recent announcement in a series of executive departures at the sportswear giant Nike

Great Britain: Online sales continue to increase

Apr 20, 2018 / Great Britain
A first estimate issued by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) indicates that retail sales in Great Britain continue to decline. Online sales increased again

Record quarterly sales for Skechers

Apr 19, 2018 / United States
The US-based sportswear giant has announced 2018 first quarter results. Record sales of 1.25 billion US dollars and an increase of 16.5% mark another record for the company's quarterly sales

Innovation distinction for adidas

Apr 19, 2018 / Germany
The giant sportswear adidas has received the German Innovation Award 2018 for its Speedfactory

Steve Madden: first quarter exceeds expectations

Apr 18, 2018 / United States
The US-based designer and marketer of fashion footwear and accessories announced first quarter net sales increasing by 6.2%, driven by growth in both the retail and wholesale segments

20th UITIC Congress: Programme announced

Apr 17, 2018 / UITIC
The UITIC Executive Committee, APICCAPS and CTCP announced the complete programme of the 20th edition of the UITIC Congress, taking place in Porto, from the 16th to the 18th May and focused on the theme From Fashion to factory: A New Technological Age

Tapestry appoints CEO & Brand President for Stuart Weitzman

Apr 17, 2018 / United States
The New York-based group announced the appointment of Eraldo Poletto as Chief Executive Officer and Brand President of Stuart Weitzman. He is expected to join the Company by the end of April

Another good year for ECCO

Apr 16, 2018 / Denmark
ECCO announced it has achieved its best financial result to date in 2017. The brand is particular satisfied with this result, in spite of the challenging retail environment

New Generation: Meet Agostinho Marques

Apr 16, 2018 / Portugal
With a background in Marketing Agostinho Marques works alongside his father at Fábrica de Calçado Dura, Lda. since 2008. Agostinho is part of the third generation working in the company

adidas to close stores in online push

Apr 13, 2018 / Germany
adidas expects to close down several stores in the coming years as part of a shift towards selling more goods online

Puma uplifts full-year guidance

Apr 13, 2018 / Germany
The Germany-based sportswear brand expects its net profit to improve significantly in 2018 and has therefore slightly increased its year-end earnings forecast after publishing its provisional numbers for the first quarter

Nordstrom opens flagship in New York

Apr 12, 2018 / United States
The US- based retailer opened the doors to its very first flagship today. Located in New York City, with three-level 47 000 square foot, this is the first ever stand-alone men's store of the brand
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