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Portuguese Leather Goods Campaign

Aug 13, 2019 / Portugal
Portugal exports 113 million euros in leather goods and saddlery. Since 2010, exports of this industry have increased by 250%

Singaporeans spending less on clothing and shoes

Aug 9, 2019 / Singapore
The average household spent about 120 Singaporean dollars a month on clothing and footwear, down from about 160 Singaporean dollars in the 2012/2013 period. Data comes from a Government survey

Vietnam is already taking advantage of the US-China trade war

Aug 5, 2019 / Vietnam
As the trade war between the two countries enters a new chapter, the worldfootwear.com spoke to Nguyen Duc Thuan, Chairman of Lefaso, the Vietnamese footwear association, to discuss this and other hot topics of the industry

Flat sales in European outdoor market

Jul 31, 2019 / Europe
The latest research released by the European Outdoor Group (EOG) indicates that the climbing category grew in 2018, but the overall outdoor market flattened out

China's GDP growth slows to 27-years low

Jul 24, 2019 / China
The economic growth of the Asian giant slowed to 6.2% in the second quarter of the fiscal year, reflecting the weakest pace in the last decades. The US-China trade war is starting to pressure economic growth, analysts say

EU-Mercosur brings challenges but will result in gains for all

Jul 22, 2019 / Brazil
The words are from Heitor Klein, the man who headed Abicalçados in the last 6 years. As Klein prepares to step down from the Presidency, we took the opportunity to discuss the main trends of the footwear industry and bring you the highlights of that conversation today

Sustainability is a business imperative

Jul 15, 2019 / United Kingdom
The words are from Sara Maggioni, Head of Womenswear at WGSN, a trend forecasting company. Sara talked to us about sustainability and other hot topics of the footwear industry

Double digit fall in Argentina's production

Jul 12, 2019 / Argentina
Bad news continues for the Argentinian industry. According to the latest technical report issued by the National Institute of Statistics and Census (INDEC), production in the country fell by 6.9% in the month of May, in comparison to similar period in 2018

Online retail in the UK to reach 53% by 2028

Jul 12, 2019 / United Kingdom
A new report by Retail Economics* and commissioned by law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) reveals that online shopping in the UK will account for more than 50% of retail sales over the next ten years

A new President for the French leather goods

Jul 11, 2019 / France
On the occasion of its general assembly held by the end of June, the French Leather Goods Federation elected to its presidency Jean-Pierre Tolo for a term of three years

French Federation with a new Head

Jul 4, 2019 / France
Régis Feuillet has been elected President of the French Footwear Federation (FFC) an entity representing 100 footwear companies

If the product is good, the customer will come

Jul 2, 2019 / Bangladesh
Watch the interview to learn a bit more about the current trends of the footwear industry according to the views of Syed Nasim Manzur, from Apex Footwear in Bangladesh

The new life of Portuguese leather goods

Jun 26, 2019 / Portugal
Portugal exports 113 million euros in leather goods and saddlery. Since 2010, exports of this industry have increased by 250%

The priorities of the new Head of Assocalzaturifici

Jun 26, 2019 / Italy
Siro Badon, the new Assocalzaturifici Chair, explained the guidelines of his mandate focusing on sustainability, education and training and internationalisation

UK: retail sales slip at fastest pace since 2009

Jun 25, 2019 / United Kingdom
The High Street business in the UK continues to face challenging times. Now, the highest drop in British retail sales in the last 10 years has been reported
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