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Ghana’s footwear manufacturing is suffering

Jul 31, 2018 / Ghana
At least this is the claim made by local representatives of the footwear manufacturing industry, who go further saying there is a risk of collapse under the pressure of inferior imported products. Government intervention is being asked for

Footwear firms advised to increase data security

Jul 30, 2018 / United States
Although major firms have reported data hacks and recognize the threat, not enough of them prioritize the issue, a new study by Gartner Inc. suggests

Pakistan: leather industry is the second largest export sector

Jul 20, 2018 / Pakistan
Information comes from official authorities. Pakistan's leather industry is the second largest export sector after textile

LeBron James to boost sales in LA

Jul 19, 2018 / United States
LeBron James’ contract with the Los Angeles Lakers is expected to change the retail game in LA. Apparel sales are expected to increase, while the effect on footwear is uncertain, analysts comment

Micam goes to South East Asia

Jul 18, 2018 / Italy
The aim of Assocalzaturifici’s promotional roadshow is to present the 86th edition of MICAM, to be held at the Fiera Milano (Rho) from the 16th to the 19th September 2018. The roadshow will tour the nations of the South East Asian Association

New footwear design center opens in India

Jul 18, 2018 / India
The country's Minister of Commerce and Industry, Suresh Prabhu, inaugurated a new footwear design and development institute (FDDI) in Hyderabad

Luxury sneakers: an expanding market

Jul 13, 2018 / World
Brands such as Prada, Gucci and Balenciaga are increasingly looking at sneakers for growth, increasing their investment and marketing budgets to allocate in this segment

European Associations work on new digital skills

Jul 13, 2018 / CEC
The results of a company survey conducted under the Erasmus+ Project Digital TCLF 2025 have been published, confirming the relevance of 9 emerging digital occupations in the Textile, Clothing, Leather and Footwear (TCLF) sectors

Leather shoes demand goes down

Jul 12, 2018 / World
A new study by Bloomberg highlights that the growing popularity of sneakers is the main reason for decreasing demand for leather shoes

Expo Riva Shuch celebrates its 90th edition

Jul 11, 2018 / Italy
From the 16th to the 19th of June the 90th edition of Expo Riva Schuh took place in Riva del Garda. This year’s summer edition of the trade fair was also marked by the first edition of Gardabags, the new event for accessories

Rwandan economy boosted by growth in leather sector

Jul 6, 2018 / Rwanda
A 24% increase in the leather output helped the Rwandan economy grow by 6.1% in 2017, with a 10.5% growth rate registered in the fourth quarter

Update on the Blueprint Skills4Smart TCLF 2030

Jul 4, 2018 / CEC
The consortium of the Erasmus+ project Skills4Smart Textile, Clothing, Leather and Footwear 2030, gathered under the second transnational meeting in Elda, Spain, on the 19th and 20th of June
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India’s push for local leather

Jul 2, 2018 / India
The local Government seems determined to keep boosting the local leather industry

Talent Shoe 2018: The final Award ceremony

Jun 29, 2018 / CEC
Over 60 young students of footwear design and manufacturing from schools in Europe gathered at Confindustria Moda in Milan for the Talent Shoe 2018, the award ceremony of the European design contest organised under an EU Social Dialogue project

Firms support bill to limit Trump’s tariffs

Jun 27, 2018 / United States
Senator Bob Corker introduces bill to impose congressional review on Trump’s tariffs. More than 270 US companies approve in open letter to the US Senate
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