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Retail sales fall by 4.1% in Singapore

Oct 15, 2019 / Singapore
In its recent release the Department of Statistics in the country confirmed a drop in retail of 4.1% in August compared to similar month in 2018. Footwear with good performance

The world’s most expensive shoe unveiled in Dubai

Oct 15, 2019 / UAE
Dubai was the place chosen to unveil the world's most expensive shoes with a total value of 73 million United Arab Emirates Dirham, roughly 20 million US dollars

Umbro extends South America license

Oct 15, 2019 / South America
The owner of the brand, Iconix Brands Group, has announced a ten-year extension of Umbro’s licensing agreement with long-time partner Grupo Dass

Next UITIC Congress will be in China

Oct 14, 2019 / UITIC
The China Leather Industry Association (CLIA) has been selected by the UITIC Executive Committee to be in in charge of organizing the 21st Congress in China in 2021 on behalf of the UITIC

LVMH with 16% revenue growth

Oct 14, 2019 / France
Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, one of the world’s leading luxury products group, recorded a 16% increase in revenue, reaching 38.4 billion euros in the first nine months of 2019

US-China phase one trade deal announced

Oct 14, 2019 / United States
As part of the deal, the tariffs on the first 250 billion US dollars in trade will not increase to 30% on Tuesday as planned

Kyaia launches new digital platform

Oct 11, 2019 / Portugal
This new project by Portuguese-based Kyaia aims to bring closer brands and manufacturers with retailers, and contributing to change the actual process of footwear marketing

Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags strengthen global focus

Oct 11, 2019 / Italy
From 11th to 14th January 2020 Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags welcome fashion professionals from over 100 countries to a hub with an integrated offer of volume footwear and accessories

Jesus Shoes sold out in a minute

Oct 11, 2019 / United States
With holy water from the Jordan River on the sole, the Jesus Shoes sold out in a minute. The base model, the Nike Air Max 97 has a selling price around 160 US dollars

Hermès in expansion mode

Oct 10, 2019 / France
The French-based luxury house announced the creation of a new leather goods workshop straddling the villages of Tournes and Cliron (Ardennes) by 2022

US is the main destination of Brazilian footwear exports

Oct 10, 2019 / Brazil
According to data prepared by the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados), 9.47 million pairs were shipped in August, 7.4% more than in the same month of 2018

EU and Germany to partner with Nigeria’s leather sector

Oct 10, 2019 / Nigeria
Local news agencies are reporting the European Union (EU) and the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) are partnering with Nigeria to boost the country’s leather industry

Travel industry sales to reach 3 trillion US dollars

Oct 9, 2019 / World
According to new research released by the global market research company Euromonitor International, the global travel industry is expected to reach close to 3 trillion US dollars and grow by 3.3% by 2024

Australia: retail turnover improves

Oct 9, 2019 / Australia
Australian retail turnover rose by 0.4% in August 2019, seasonally adjusted, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Retail Trade figures

Francal Ablac Show announced

Oct 9, 2019 / Brazil
Francal and Ablac teamed up with an aim to stimulate the footwear market and unite the entire production chain
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