World Footwear


Brazil: e-commerce represents 30% of the sales of the footwear industry

Oct 3, 2022 / Brazil
The statement comes from the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados) and is the reflection of an increase in online sales, which was fuelled by the pandemic and the subsequent lockdowns

Letícia Sperb Masselli (Abicalçados): There is a shift in the market

Premium ContentSep 22, 2022 / Brazil
Today we bring an interesting interview with Letícia Sperb Masselli, Project Manager at Abicalçados, the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association. Check the video out to learn more about some of the pressing issues of the moment

Havaianas and MARKET team up on thermos-reactive flip-flops

Sep 19, 2022 / Brazil
The Brazilian brand, known for its flip-flops, and the Los Angeles-based streetwear label co-created an exclusive capsule collection that features the very first thermos-reactive sandals

Brazil: footwear components exports exceed pre-pandemic levels

Sep 15, 2022 / Brazil
In the first seven months of 2022, local footwear components exports totalled 253 million USD, increasing by 20% and 18%, as compared to the same period of 2021 and 2019, respectively

Brazilian footwear exports continue to grow

Sep 8, 2022 / Brazil
In the first seven months of 2022, Brazilian footwear exports grew by 64.8% and 31.8% in value and volume, respectively, year-over-year. In addition to the US, Latin-America markets have been decisive in this outcome

Grendene on a recovery trajectory

Aug 12, 2022 / Brazil
The Brazilian footwear company announced results for the second quarter of 2022. Net revenue increased by 44.5%, as compared to the same period of 2021, reaching 517.2 million Brazilian reais (101.1 million USD)

Owner of Havaianas posts a profit decline in the second quarter

Aug 11, 2022 / Brazil
The Brazilian Alpargatas announced its second quarter results for 2022. While Havaianas performed well at home, it posted difficulties internationally, especially in the US and China

Argentina enforces restrictions on footwear imports

Jul 15, 2022 / Argentina
These limits are a consequence of the latest measures taken by the Argentine government to contain the outflow of foreign currency. Brazilian footwear industry voices its concerns

Abicalçados and NürnbergMesse Brasil launch Brazilian Footwear Show trade fair

Jul 14, 2022 / Brazil
The Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados) and the organizer of trade fairs announced on the 12th of July the kick-off of the Brazilian Footwear Show trade fair, with two editions a year

Brazil: footwear exports on the rise

Jul 5, 2022 / Brazil
In the first five months of the year, Brazilian footwear exports increased in both volume and value. The footwear industry is benefiting from US demand for suppliers outside Asia

Owner of Havainas announces first quarter results

May 13, 2022 / Brazil
Alpargatas posted revenue growth of 9% in the first quarter of 2022, with Havaianas performing well at home and internationally. Outside Brazil, the EMEA region stood out, with a sales increase of 25%

Footwear industry in Brazil creates 17.8 thousand jobs

May 5, 2022 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados, the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association, the national sector’s companies created a total of 17 800 new jobs in the first quarter of 2022

Brazilian footwear exports increase in volume and value

Apr 29, 2022 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados, the good performance of footwear exports in the first quarter of 2022 was driven by high demand from the US, but also from the Latin-American neighbours

Brazilian footwear exports get off on the right foot

Mar 31, 2022 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados, footwear exports had the best performance in the first two months of this year since 2011. International conjecture is showing to be favourable for the industry

Brazilian footwear launches series on sustainability

Feb 17, 2022 / Brazil
The ten-episode international series is part of a campaign, to be launched this year, that intends to reposition Brazil as a sustainable player worldwide
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