World Footwear

Brazil

Inspiramais talks of design and sustainability in the fashion industry

Feb 2, 2023 / Brazil
The latest edition of Inspiramais unveiled over a thousand innovative and sustainable materials while promoting significant discussions about sustainability and design in the fashion industry

Brazilian Arezzo buys footwear brand Vicenza

Jan 31, 2023 / Brazil
The Brazilian 'house of brands' has announced the acquisition of Vicenza by 103.8 million Brazilian reais (20.3 million USD), as part of its expansion strategy in the fashion and retail businesses

Upcoming edition of Inspiramais to focus on sustainability

Jan 20, 2023 / Brazil
To meet the growing demand of more conscious consumers, the exhibition centred on design and innovation, to be held from the 24th to the 25th of January 2023, will focus on sustainability

Brazilian footwear exports reach over 1.3 billion USD in 2022

Jan 13, 2023 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados, last year, Brazil exported 141.9 million pairs of shoes, generating over 1.3 billion USD, up by 14.8% in volume and 45.5% in value, as compared to 2021

Brazilian footwear production to grow at a lower rate in 2023

Dec 30, 2022 / Brazil
As the year closes with an estimated growth of 3%, Brazil's footwear production rate is expected to decline to 1.6% in 2023 due to the macroeconomic slowdown and the gradual return of China to the global market

Brazil: footwear exports decelerate but year-to-date performance is positive

Dec 23, 2022 / Brazil
The slowdown of Brazilian footwear exports is in line with the worsening of international macroeconomic conditions, but year-to-date performance remains overall positive

Brazil: employment in the footwear industry decelerates

Dec 9, 2022 / Brazil
Despite a growth of 12% in employment in the footwear industry in the first ten months of 2022, data from the Ministry of Labour and Social Security suggests a slowdown in job creation from October

Havaianas expands ReCycle initiative in Asia

Nov 30, 2022 / Brazil
The Havaianas Asia Pacific (APAC) division has committed to collecting 10% of the total sold flip-flops using Recycle stations in-stores across the region by 2030

Ildemar Marchi de Almeida: sustainability is at the DNA of JBS Couros

Premium ContentNov 23, 2022 / Brazil
Today we share with you an interview with Ildemar Marchi de Almeida, CEO at Conceria Priante, JBS Couros's Research and Development Center. We have talked about leather, sustainability and market demands. Watch it all here

Brazilian footwear exports slow down

Nov 17, 2022 / Brazil
The country's footwear exports decelerated for the second consecutive time in October, mainly due to the slowdown in the world's economy. Results for the first 10 months are still positive

Brazilian footwear components exports grow by 22%

Nov 8, 2022 / Brazil
Exports of yellow-green footwear components generated 331.9 million USD in the first nine months of 2022, reflecting higher demand from Latin American countries, which are seeking options to China

Brazilian footwear sector with the best performance in job creation since 2015

Nov 1, 2022 / Brazil
With 44.4 thousand jobs generated between January and September 2022, the Brazilian footwear industry reached the best result in employment generation of the past seven years

Brazil: footwear exports through September already exceed 2021's total

Oct 7, 2022 / Brazil
In the first nine months of the year, Brazilian footwear exports generated 990.35 million US dollars, surpassing the 900 million US dollars recorded in the full year of 2021

Brazilian footwear industry created 40 000 jobs in 2022

Oct 5, 2022 / Brazil
Data prepared by the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados) based on information from the Ministry of Labour and Welfare, indicates that between January and August the footwear industry generated 40 000 jobs

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
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