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Are you using any of these B2B Marketplaces for Fashion?

Premium ContentOct 27, 2020 / World Footwear Reports
With the world moving into the digital sphere at a fast rhythm more and more businesses are being made online. This is well known for Business to Consumer, but is also the case for Business to Business connections, as different parts of the supply chain get connected via B2B marketplaces

Footwear stores hit hard in Moscow and St. Petersburg

Oct 26, 2020 / Russian Federation
Shoe Intelligence, based on estimations by Moscow-based think tank Evotor, is reporting a 17% plunge in sales of independent footwear stores in Russia in September. Decline is more severe in Moscow and St. Petersburg

Business to Business Marketplaces for Fashion

Premium ContentOct 20, 2020 / World Footwear Reports
The role of digital in our lives has increased significantly in the last few years and COVID-19 made us all focus attentions to this arena to continue with meetings and businesses while restrictions and limitations to movements were in place. In this scenario, do you know what B2B marketplaces are? Do you understand their importance for the fashion industry?

Leather Industry calls for the suspension of the Higg Index Score for Leather

Oct 15, 2020 / World
The global leather industry has formally asked the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) to suspend the score the non-profit organisation applies to leather in its Higg Materials Sustainability Index (MSI)

LIFE GreenShoes4All: an European journey towards reducing the environmental impact of footwear products

Oct 14, 2020 / CEC
Two years after the launch of the project co-funded by the European Commission “Footwear environmental footprint category rules implementation and innovative green shoes ecodesign and recycling”, the consortium shared its achievements

Increase in the minimum wage for Bangladesh’s leather and footwear

Sep 23, 2020 / Bangladesh
According to The Financial Express, the government has fixed the minimum monthly wage for workers of the leather goods and footwear sector at 7 100 Bangladeshi taka

South Africa committed to reviving leather and footwear

Sep 17, 2020 / South Africa
The government of the African country has named leather and footwear as one of the sectors to focus on during the COVID-19 pandemic

Cyprus: consumers spending is more careful

Sep 17, 2020 / Cyprus
According to the Cyprus Consumers’ Association the Cypriots appear to be choosing their purchases more carefully as the COVID-19 impacted our lives

Hungary: retail sales increased by 0.4%

Sep 8, 2020 / Hungary
According to information release by the Hungarian Central Statistical Office, in July 2020, the volume of sales in retail shops grew by 0.4% compared to the same period last year

Retail turnover up by 3.2% in Australia

Sep 8, 2020 / Australia
In July 2020, Australian retail turnover rose by 3.2%, seasonally adjusted, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Retail Trade figures

Sales of shoe stores in the US down by 56%

Aug 12, 2020 / United States
According to data from the USA Census Bureau and the analysis of the WorldFootwear.com, growth of sales of the shoe stores in the US has been on the red since the beginning of year

Sales drop and economic restrictive measures

Aug 7, 2020 / World Footwear Reports
We have compared the Stringency Index as determined by the University of Oxford with the year on year variation of clothing, footwear and leather goods sales and have found a connection. Check it out

Joint statement from AAFA, FDRA, NRF, RILA, and USFIA on supply chains and Xinjiang

Jul 28, 2020 / United States
A group of US-based footwear, apparel, retail and fashion industries associations have issued a statement regarding the issues around suspects of forced labour in parts of the supply chain

Future perspectives on sustainability: transparency and traceability

Premium ContentJul 27, 2020 / World Footwear Reports
The fashion world has changed and in recent years clothing and footwear brands developed product lines and ranges drawing attention to the call for greater sustainability of materials or cleaner manufacturing processes. What is next on sustainability?

10 years of Portuguese Soul

Jul 27, 2020 / Portugal
In 2020 Portuguese Soul magazine celebrates one decade of spreading Portuguese creativity. This new edition is especially dedicated to people and brands that value the country abroad
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