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Francal is also postponed

Mar 25, 2020 / Brazil
The trade fair held in São Paulo is also moving the next edition to later in the year. Francal joins the list of events changing their dates as a result of the diffusion of Covid-19

Owner of Melissa stops manufacturing activities

Mar 20, 2020 / Brazil
Brazil-based Grendene Group, owner of Melissa and Ipanema brands, has decided to implement mandatory collective vacation for all employees in their units in the country

How Covid-19 is being felt in Africa and Latin America

Premium ContentMar 19, 2020 / Coronavirus - Covid19
While countries in Europe seem to be in the midst of the pandemic, Africa and Latin America are facing the early stages of the Covid-19 diffusion in their territories

Inspiramais gathered fashion and industry news in São Paulo

Jan 22, 2020 / Brazil
Consumer behaviours, trends, and conducting business were at the heart of Inspiramais, which took place between the 14th and the 15th of January in São Paulo, Brazil

Mexico: imports from Brazil growing by more than 60%

Jan 21, 2020 / Mexico
Data gathered by the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados) reveals that in 2019 sales of Brazilian footwear to Mexico increased by 62.5% in value and by 74.4% in value

Brazilian exports cross the 965 million US dollars threshold

Jan 10, 2020 / Brazil
Data gathered by the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados) indicates that 114.55 million pairs of shoes were shipped abroad between January and December, generating 967 million US dollars in exports in 2019

Growth of Brazilian exports driven by US market

Dec 17, 2019 / Brazil
Between January and November this year 104.2 million pairs of shoes were exported by Brazil, resulting in revenue of 886.3 million US dollars. The US market continues to grow

Brazil's first mission to Peru evaluated as positive

Nov 21, 2019 / Brazil
This was confirmed by Abicalçados, the Brazilian Footwear Industry Association. This first trade mission to Peru took place in mid-November

Alpargatas’ net revenue up by 11.4%

Nov 12, 2019 / Brazil
Alpargatas’ net revenue topped 1 billion Brazilian Reais in the third quarter, up by 11.4% on a year-on-year basis

Zero Grau prepares new edition

Nov 8, 2019 / Brazil
The Brazilian fair announced increased space for the next edition. Zero Grau is also offering parallel information with an aim to strength attraction

Grendene: net profit up by 48%

Nov 6, 2019 / Brazil
The Brazil-based footwear group announced third quarter results with growth of 48.4% in net income, compared to similar period in 2018

Grendene with management moves

Oct 31, 2019 / Brazil
The moves follow the decision of Mr. Francisco Olinto Velo Schmitt to resign from Chief Administrative and Financial Officer and Chief Investor Relations Officer

Arezzo sets a deal to distribute Vans in Brazil

Oct 25, 2019 / Brazil
VF entered in a deal with Arezzo & Co. to handle Vans' suppliers, logistics, distribution, franchising, e-commerce and store expansion in Brazil

Brazil: footwear production expected to grow 3% in 2019

Oct 21, 2019 / Brazil
Driven by the increase in shipments throughout the year, footwear production should grow 3% in 2019. The forecast was presented at an event recently held in Novo Hamburgo (Brazil)

Umbro extends South America license

Oct 15, 2019 / South America
The owner of the brand, Iconix Brands Group, has announced a ten-year extension of Umbro’s licensing agreement with long-time partner Grupo Dass
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