World Footwear

Brazil

In the words of Walter Rodrigues

Feb 12, 2019 / Brazil
We have visited Inspiramais in São Paulo last January and we talked to Walter Rodrigues, who coordinates the Design and Research Center of the Brazilian Association of Companies of Components for Leather, Footwear and Manufactured Goods (Assintecal)

A successful edition of Inspiramais

Feb 1, 2019 / Brazil
According to the organization of the event which took place between the 15th and the 16th of January more than 4 million US dollars were generated in businesses during the 2 days of Inspiramais

Brazil: footwear retail recovers in 2018

Jan 22, 2019 / Brazil
According to ABLAC, the Brazilian Association of Artifacts and Footwear Retailers, the year 2018 reserved positive surprises, despite the many difficulties faced by the business of footwear retailing

Inspiramais starts in São Paulo

Jan 15, 2019 / Brazil
The event representing the official launch of materials and products developed during the last months started today in the Pro Magno Events Centre, in the Brazilian city

Grendene: results in line with 2017

Jan 3, 2019 / Brazil
The Brazil-based footwear group announced results for the first 9 months of 2018 in line with similar period in 2017. A strong decline in the net profit was caused by a fall in the interest rates

Footwear exports interrupt falling trend in Brazil

Dec 17, 2018 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados, the Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association, in November 10.54 million pairs were sent abroad for 84.78 million US dollars, up by 6.6% in volume and 1.6% in value. However this wasn't enough to recover from the accumulated drop in the year

Vulcabras and Under Armour set partnership in Brazil

Oct 11, 2018 / Brazil
The two companies have announced an agreement by which, for ten years, Vulcabras will have exclusivity in the distribution and licensing of the Under Armour brand in Brazil for all footwear, clothing and acessories

Downward trend continues for Brazilian footwear exports

Oct 9, 2018 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados, the Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association, in September 9.7 million pairs were sent abroad for 71.6 million US dollars, down by 14% in volume and 26% in value, representing another month of declining exports

Brazilian footwear exports continue to fall

Sep 13, 2018 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados, the Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association, in August 8.8 million pairs were shipped abroad for 82.9 million US dollars, down by 7.3% in volume and 9.2% This represents the fourth consecutive month of declines

Declining exports in Brazil

Jul 10, 2018 / Brazil
Data presented by the Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association (Abicalçados) indicates that in the first half of the year exports fell by 6.7% in volume and 7.9% in value

Senegal's leather output down by 1.4%

Jun 25, 2018 / Senegal
Local authorities confirmed Senegal’s leather industry is on a downturn moment. The country’s Commerce Ministry confirmed production has declined by 1.4% in the first quarter of the year

Brazilian Footwear elects seven target markets

May 31, 2018 / Brazil
The Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association (Abicalçados), the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brazil) and the members of the Brazilian Footwear program (maintained by those entities) promoted a meeting to select target markets for the next two years

Global footwear together for free and fair trade

May 24, 2018 / World
Wishing to give a strong signal against the protectionist movements recently emerging in several parts of the globe, representatives of footwear national associations and industry chambers of various continents signed a joint declaration in support of free and fair trade

Brazil: new leader in main exports destinations

May 1, 2018 / Brazil
The US have been the main destination for Brazilian footwear exports in the last 3 decades. Now, Argentina became the number one external market for Brazilian shoes

Digital platform launches Brazilian shoes all over the world

Mar 16, 2018 / Brazil
The website brazilianfootwear.com enables direct contact between Brazilian footwear manufacturers and buyers from all over the world, promoting the industry and facilitating negotiations
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