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Brazil

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

US is the main destination of Brazilian footwear exports

Oct 10, 2019 / Brazil
According to data prepared by the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados), 9.47 million pairs were shipped in August, 7.4% more than in the same month of 2018

Francal Ablac Show announced

Oct 9, 2019 / Brazil
Francal and Ablac teamed up with an aim to stimulate the footwear market and unite the entire production chain

Brazil grows exports to the US

Sep 11, 2019 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados 9.47 million pairs of Brazilian shoes were sold abroad in August, 7.4% more than in the same month of 2018. The US is the main destination for Brazilian exports

Haroldo Ferreira takes over Abicalçados Executive Presidency

Aug 7, 2019 / Brazil
He is taking on the Abicalçados Presidency from Heitor Klein, who served the Brazilain Association for more than 27 years and who will continue linked to them as a Consultant

Alpargatas downsizes business in Argentina

Jul 25, 2019 / Argentina
The Brazil-based footwear manufacturer sold its operations in Argentina. The amount of the deal should amount to roughly 3.3 million euros (14 million Brazilian reais)

CEC: getting close to free access to Mercosur

Jul 23, 2019 / CEC
European footwear companies can start counting down to export their leather shoes to Mercosur countries free of import duties. Luís Onofre, CEC's President, comments the agreement

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

Brazil: exports decrease in June

Jul 17, 2019 / Brazil
There was a decrease in footwear exports in the last month of the semester. Data prepared by the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados) indicates that 6.4 million pairs were shipped in the sixth month of the year

The latest movements in the industry

Jul 12, 2019 / United States
Several movements continue to mark the industry's headlines. Cougar Shoes has a new Marketing VP, Schutz US a new head and Two Ten is looking for a new President
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