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Matteo Pasca: companies are looking for more than technical skills

Dec 12, 2019 / Italy
We spoke to Matteo Pasca, CEO at ARSUTORIA School and CEO at Edizioni AF, to discuss some of the pressing issues of the moment within the footwear industry

New Generation: meet Andreia and André

Dec 11, 2019 / Portugal
Andreia Coutinho, with a degree in journalism, and André, with a background in business management, have created Skizo in March of this year

Wolverine reinforces efforts to address PFAS

Dec 11, 2019 / United States
Company will fund 69.5 million US dollars in a municipal water extension to more than 1 000 properties. Wolverine continues its environmental remediation

DSW lowers outlook

Dec 11, 2019 / United States
The Ohio-based company announced third quarter results. Despite the increase in revenue reported, the company lowered its outlook for the year

Vans donates 1 million US dollars for creativity projects

Dec 10, 2019 / United States
The California-based brand created the Vans Checkerboard Fund to support its commitment to champion and celebrate creative expression globally

Exports in Pakistan with good momentum

Dec 10, 2019 / Pakistan
In the first four months of the current fiscal year, Pakistan's exports of footwear increased both in volume and value

Indian leather industry takes a dive

Dec 10, 2019 / India
The Council for Leather Exports (CLE) has shared data regarding the export's performance during the period from April to August, with drops across most categories

Success Road: a new away of addressing succession

Dec 9, 2019 / European Union
The European Confederation of the Footwear Industry (CEC) and its project partners from Greece, Spain, Lithuania and Poland have officially launched the project

A new business model for same-day delivery

Dec 9, 2019 / United States
Ohi wants to be the partner of small brands competing with Amazon and their one day delivery service. The service is only available in NY and LA for now

Indonesian economy grows by 5%

Dec 9, 2019 / Indonesia
According to the Indonesia-Investments.com economic growth in the third quarter was in line with expectations, but there is need for structural reforms to ensure growth accelerates

Top reasons to choose leather shoes

Dec 6, 2019 / Portugal
A new Portuguese Shoes by APICCAPS video recalling some of the main reasons to buy leather shoes. A contribution to the current discussions about sustainable materials and products

Genesco with flat net sales

Dec 6, 2019 / United States
The US-based footwear group reported third quarter results. Despite reporting flat sales, the management says results exceeded expectations

Vibram ceases sales to Amazon USA

Dec 6, 2019 / United States
Vibram USA has stopped selling its Vibram FiveFingers products directly to Amazon USA. It is all part of a strategy to fully support its retail partners, the brand says

Retail sales grew by 4% in the US

Dec 5, 2019 / United States
Retail sales in October increased by 0.2% seasonally adjusted over September and were up by 4.2% unadjusted year-over-year, the National Retail Federation confirmed

Massimo Piombini leaves Balmain

Dec 5, 2019 / France
The company's CEO has stepped down after two years in the job. A new CEO is expected to join Balmain in February next year
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