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World Footwear Voices: interview with Eddy Widjanarko from APRISINDO

Premium ContentJan 22, 2024 / World Footwear Voices
Today we bring you a conversation with Eddy Widjanarko from APRISINDO, the Indonesian Footwear Association. Watch the new episode of the World Footwear Voices

Global slowdown in international footwear trade

Premium ContentJan 17, 2024 / World Footwear Reports
A sluggish demand in two of the main areas for footwear consumption, the US and Europe, resulted in a global slowdown in international trade throughout 2023. Check the snapshot of the performance of the main players with the figures known so far

Wolverine Worldwide sells Asian assets for 70 million USD

Dec 20, 2023 / United States
As part of its ongoing transformation strategy, the US-based footwear company announced the sale of some assets in Asia, which will generate a total of 70 million US dollars in proceeds

European footwear production drops in the last 4 decades

Premium ContentApr 11, 2023 / World Footwear Yearbook
Footwear production increased in 2021 by 8.6% to a total of 22 billion pairs of shoes, but Europe is only responsible for 2.8% of the world’s production. Asia ensures, at this stage, 88.2% of the global production

European exports increase market share over the last decade

Premium ContentAug 17, 2021 / World Footwear Yearbook
The conclusion is taken from the World Footwear 2021 Yearbook just released by APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association

Asia accounts for more than half of global footwear consumption

Premium ContentAug 10, 2021 / World Footwear Yearbook
In 2020 Asia’s consumption accounted for more than half (55.8%) of the grand total worldwide. After being the major manufacturing hub for the footwear world, now Asia is also playing a key role in the consumption side. Data is taken from the World Footwear 2021 Yearbook just released by APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association

The world's largest trade agreement

Nov 20, 2020 / World
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership was signed by China, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand and Australia, plus ten Southeast Asian economies, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Burma, Cambodia, Laos and Brunei

US remains by far the world’s largest importer of footwear

Premium ContentAug 11, 2020 / World Footwear Yearbook
This is one of the conclusions of the World Footwear 2020 Yearbook, recently published by APICCAPS and containing a deep analysis of the footwear industry in 2019. The publication also contains Country Profiles for 84 markets

Asia dominates exports but Europe increased market share over the last decade

Premium ContentAug 10, 2020 / World Footwear Yearbook
The Asian continent was the origin of most exports in 2019, with a world share of 83.9%. Asia’s export share has decreased slightly over the last decade, as is also the case with every continent but Europe

China: Jimmy Choo returns to last year sales levels

Jun 3, 2020 / China
In a statement giving an updated on the phased reopening of their global stores network, Capri Holdings, the owner of the Jimmy Choo, said sales levels of the brand are returning to normal in China

Burberry expects 30% drop in sales

Mar 27, 2020 / United Kingdom
The British-based luxury brand is already forecasting the hit from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Burberry announced it is expecting a 30% decline in sales for the first quarter of 2020

India and Bangladesh in total lockdown

Mar 26, 2020 / Coronavirus - Covid19
The two Asian countries have declared total lockdown Tuesday. India and Bangladesh try to set several measures to contain the diffusion of Covid-19 in their borders

Covid-19 in Asia: latest update

Premium ContentMar 25, 2020 / Asia
After reporting the situation in Vietnam, Republic of Korea and Malaysia, today we bring you more news from Cambodia and Japan

The APLF fairs kicked-off today in Hong Kong

Mar 13, 2019 / Hong Kong
APLF Leather & Materials, Fashion Access and Cashmere World opened its doors to the public. The trade fairs have a parallel programme of seminars, workshops and talks. The Global Footwear Executive Summit was held yesterday in the same venue

Salvatore Ferragamo strengthens presence in Asia

Dec 26, 2016 / Asia
The Italy-based luxury brand announced to be in control of a 100% stake in four joint-venture companies, which control the company’s distribution in South Korea and South-East Asia
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