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Hermès reduces proposed dividend

Apr 1, 2020 / France
The French luxury goods group said it has decided to reduce its planned 2020 dividend to shareholders in order to implement some measures to response to the coronavirus outbreak

Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags won’t have summer edition

Apr 1, 2020 / Italy
Given the health emergency now impacting many countries, the Riva del Garda Fierecongressi Board of Directors concluded there are no conditions to hold the forthcoming editions of the events

Fulvia Bacchi from Lineapelle: Sustainability is not a new word for us

Mar 31, 2020 / Italy
During the last edition of Lineapelle we spoke with Fulvia Bacchi, CEO of the trade show and UNIC General Manager. Watch the interview and learn a bit more about the current trends of the leather industry

World Footwear Business Conditions Survey: final opportunity to join

Mar 31, 2020 / Business Conditions Survey
The World Footwear Business Conditions Survey is now entering its final stretch. Take this opportunity to share your opinion and join our panel of experts

South Africa-based Edcon struggles amid Covid-19

Mar 31, 2020 / South Africa
The clothing, footwear and textiles retailer said it won’t be able to pay suppliers and may not be able to re-open at the end of the 3-week national shutdown to fight the coronavirus spread

Macy’s updates the market in regard to Covid-19

Mar 30, 2020 / United States
All of the company' stores have been closed since the 18th of March and will remain closed until it is safe to reopen. Company announces that majority of workers will go on furlough beginning this week

Indian exporters urge Government to allow production to continue

Mar 30, 2020 / India
The Indian authorities have ordered a lockdown in the country to slow the diffusion of the Coronavirus spread. Now, the exporting companies are asking to Government to allow them to continue operations

Covid-19: impact in Greece

Mar 30, 2020 / Greece
As we continue to cover the impacts of the diffusion of Covi-19 across the world and as countries take several measures to fight it, we bring you all relevant updates. This time from Greece

Portuguese footwear companies move production to masks

Mar 27, 2020 / Portugal
Several footwear companies from the north of Portugal are temporarily replacing the production of footwear with the manufacture of technical equipment

Chanel workshops to make face masks

Mar 27, 2020 / France
The French-based luxury fashion group said it will launch production of face masks to increment the supply in France, as the coronavirus spreads across the country

Crocs launches Free Pair for Healthcare Program

Mar 27, 2020 / United States
The US-based footwear manufacturer is offering US healthcare workers fighting Covid-19 a free pair of Crocs and free shipping

New Generation: meet Catarina Neves

Mar 26, 2020 / Portugal
With a background in architecture, Catarina has always designed pieces for herself. When requests from friends and family started to increase, she decided to create Pallas

Shoe Carnival with record net sales

Mar 26, 2020 / United States
The Indiana-based company announced results for fiscal 2019. The year was marked by a record 1.037 billion US dollars in net sales

India and Bangladesh in total lockdown

Mar 26, 2020 / Coronavirus - Covid19
The two Asian countries have declared total lockdown Tuesday. India and Bangladesh try to set several measures to contain the diffusion of Covid-19 in their borders

Francal is also postponed

Mar 25, 2020 / Brazil
The trade fair held in São Paulo is also moving the next edition to later in the year. Francal joins the list of events changing their dates as a result of the diffusion of Covid-19
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