World Footwear


Obuv Rossii: revenue with maximum monthly level

Sep 24, 2020 / Russian Federation
In August, revenue of Obuv Rossii increased by 1.5 times compared to July and exceeded 1 billion Russian Rubles, achieving the maximum monthly level in 2020

Cyprus: consumers spending is more careful

Sep 17, 2020 / Cyprus
According to the Cyprus Consumers’ Association the Cypriots appear to be choosing their purchases more carefully as the COVID-19 impacted our lives

Luís Onofre: We will need to do more

Sep 15, 2020 / Portugal
Onofre has been re-elected as APICCAPS’ President in what he considers to be one of the “most difficult periods for the Portuguese footwear industry”. This was the starting point of an interview for APICCAPS’ Newspaper, which we bring you here today

Footwear production increased by 21.2% over the last decade

Premium ContentSep 8, 2020 / World Footwear Yearbook
Worldwide footwear production has increased by 21.2% since 2010 at an average yearly growth rate of 2.2%. This is one of the main conclusions of the World Footwear 2020 Yearbook launched by APICCAPS

Hungary: retail sales increased by 0.4%

Sep 8, 2020 / Hungary
According to information release by the Hungarian Central Statistical Office, in July 2020, the volume of sales in retail shops grew by 0.4% compared to the same period last year

Retail turnover up by 3.2% in Australia

Sep 8, 2020 / Australia
In July 2020, Australian retail turnover rose by 3.2%, seasonally adjusted, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Retail Trade figures

Ground your business decisions in the industry trends

Premium ContentSep 1, 2020 / World Footwear Yearbook
The World Footwear 2020 Yearbook recently launched by APICCAPS (Portuguese Footwear Association) presents you the best analysis of the footwear industry main trends in 2019

Footwear production increased by 21.2% in a decade

Aug 14, 2020 / World Footwear Reports
Worldwide footwear production has increased by 21.2% since 2010 at an average yearly growth rate of 2.2%. This is one of the main conclusions of the World Footwear 2020 Yearbook recently launched by APICCAPS

Sales of shoe stores in the US down by 56%

Aug 12, 2020 / United States
According to data from the USA Census Bureau and the analysis of the, growth of sales of the shoe stores in the US has been on the red since the beginning of year

Asia accounts for more than half of global consumption

Aug 3, 2020 / World Footwear Yearbook
Asia’s consumption accounts for more than half of the grand total. Over the last decade Asia’s demographic and economic dynamism has been responsible for a rise of 9 percentage points in its share of world consumption

2020 Yearbook: The footwear industry was already in slowdown before the COVID-19 pandemic

Jul 31, 2020 / World Footwear Yearbook
2019 saw a worldwide slowdown in the footwear industry. That slowdown will certainly continue throughout 2020, given the reality of COVID-19. In 2019 footwear production and exports grew by 0.6% and 0.1%, respectively. Data are taken from the World Footwear 2020 Yearbook just released by APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association

LVMH with 84% decline in net profit sees recovery in China

Jul 28, 2020 / France
In the first half of the year, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton recorded revenue of 18.4 billion euros in the first half of 2020, down by 27%. Net profit was down by 84% in the period. However, the group already witness recovery in China

Is your store or brand ready for customers after COVID-19?

Premium ContentJul 22, 2020 / Coronavirus - Covid19
In the new normality of the post-COVID-19 the retailers' activities to promoting safety, protection and health measures for employees, customers and suppliers becomes key. Brand managers also have to think about several topics not to miss important opportunities for their businesses. Do you want to know more?

Mandatory footwear labeling is introduced in Russia

Jul 20, 2020 / Russian Federation
After several delays and despite the continuing complaints by market operators, Russian authorities have introduced a mandatory labelling of footwear on the domestic market. This is effective since the 1st of July and applies to domestic and imported footwear

Nike, Zara and adidas are the most valuable fashion brands

Jul 17, 2020 / World
The BrandZ top 100 ranking of the world’s most valuable brands, released by WPP and Kantar, listed the Germany-based brand as number one brand in the apparel category. Nike is followed by European-based brands Zara and adidas
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