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Retail sales fall by 4.1% in Singapore

Oct 15, 2019 / Singapore
In its recent release the Department of Statistics in the country confirmed a drop in retail of 4.1% in August compared to similar month in 2018. Footwear with good performance

Next UITIC Congress will be in China

Oct 14, 2019 / UITIC
The China Leather Industry Association (CLIA) has been selected by the UITIC Executive Committee to be in in charge of organizing the 21st Congress in China in 2021 on behalf of the UITIC

US-China phase one trade deal announced

Oct 14, 2019 / United States
As part of the deal, the tariffs on the first 250 billion US dollars in trade will not increase to 30% on Tuesday as planned

LVMH with 16% revenue growth

Oct 14, 2019 / France
Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, one of the world’s leading luxury products group, recorded a 16% increase in revenue, reaching 38.4 billion euros in the first nine months of 2019

Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags strengthen global focus

Oct 11, 2019 / Italy
From 11th to 14th January 2020 Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags welcome fashion professionals from over 100 countries to a hub with an integrated offer of volume footwear and accessories

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

Hermès in expansion mode

Oct 10, 2019 / France
The French-based luxury house announced the creation of a new leather goods workshop straddling the villages of Tournes and Cliron (Ardennes) by 2022

Australia: retail turnover improves

Oct 9, 2019 / Australia
Australian retail turnover rose by 0.4% in August 2019, seasonally adjusted, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Retail Trade figures

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

Indonesia wants to stimulate the manufacturing activity

Oct 8, 2019 / Indonesia
The local Government and the Bank Indonesia have agreed six strategic measures to accelerate manufacturing industry strengthening efforts

Bangladesh: exports performance above target set

Oct 8, 2019 / Bangladesh
The country’s leather industry registered a total of 106.10 million US dollars’ worth of exporting revenue in the first month of the new financial year. The target set was exceeded

Pakistan with double-digit growth in exports

Oct 8, 2019 / Pakistan
The Asian country started a new financial year with a positive performance for its footwear exports. Double digit increase in volume and value was registered

Kering: another step away from Puma

Oct 8, 2019 / France
Kering launches an offering of bonds exchangeable into existing ordinary shares of Puma due 2022 for a nominal amount of 500 million euros. Another step by Kering to reduce its remaining stake in Puma

World Footwear Yearbook content: Top exporters

Oct 7, 2019 / World Footwear Yearbook
Despite all the movements in the footwear industry and the instability felt in the markets, in 2018 the list of main footwear exporters remained similar to the previous year. Data is from the World Footwear Yearbook 2019

VF Corp wants to mitigate the global climate crisis

Oct 7, 2019 / United States
With a new leader for Sustainability taking the reigns of the theme inside the group, VF continues their environemy oriented actions and says it is ready to lead the way towards new approaches
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