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Consumption

Sales increase for the German footwear industry

Sep 13, 2019 / Germany
In the first half of 2019 sales in the German footwear industry increased by 2.8%, as the overall sales of footwear manufacturers reached 1.60 billion euros, compared to similar period in 2018

Consumer prices in Hungary go up by 3.1%

Sep 10, 2019 / Hungary
On average in August 2019 consumer prices increased by 3.1%, when compared to similar period a year earlier, according to data released by the Hungarian Central Statistical Office

Consumption: continental convergence still distant

Sep 10, 2019 / World Footwear Yearbook
Despite all the movements registered in the international markets in the last few years, perfect convergence between continents' consumption is still distant. Information is from the World Footwear Yearbook 2019

Trump announces new tariffs

Aug 23, 2019 / United States
President Trump announced increased tariffs on another set of goods from China. This is the US response to China’s promise to tariff 75 billion US dollars worth of American goods if Trump pressed forward with his planned tariffs

World Footwear Yearbook 2019: shift in consumer patterns

Aug 13, 2019 / World Footwear Yearbook
The World Footwear Yearbook 2019 has been published by APICCAPS. Access the main highlights of the industry and read through 84 country profiles with statistics updated to 2018

Singaporeans spending less on clothing and shoes

Aug 9, 2019 / Singapore
The average household spent about 120 Singaporean dollars a month on clothing and footwear, down from about 160 Singaporean dollars in the 2012/2013 period. Data comes from a Government survey

World Footwear Yearbook 2019: rebalancing Europe and Asia

Aug 6, 2019 / World Footwear Yearbook
The World Footwear Yearbook 2019 has been published by APICCAPS and it contains the main highlights of the industry in 2018, which can be immediately incorporated in the strategy of global footwear companies

Vietnam is already taking advantage of the US-China trade war

Aug 5, 2019 / Vietnam
As the trade war between the two countries enters a new chapter, the worldfootwear.com spoke to Nguyen Duc Thuan, Chairman of Lefaso, the Vietnamese footwear association, to discuss this and other hot topics of the industry

President Trump announces more tariffs

Aug 2, 2019 / United States
The announcement was via Twitter yesterday: the US will impose added tariffs of 10% on the remaining 300 billion US dollars in goods from China. This decision can likely include all footwear from China

Global Footwear Industry: Positive Dynamics in 2018

Aug 1, 2019 / World Footwear Yearbook
The year 2018 was marked by the positive dynamics initiated in 2017, following two years of stabilization. Footwear production and exports grew by 2.7% and 4.3%, respectively. Data is from the World Footwear Yearbook 2019 now published by APICCAPS

Indian exports reach 5.69 billion US dollars

Jul 30, 2019 / India
India’s export of leather and leather products for the last financial year reached 5 691.00 million US dollars, compared to 5 740.97 million US dollars in the previous year. This represents a small decline of 0.87%

Online retail in the UK to reach 53% by 2028

Jul 12, 2019 / United Kingdom
A new report by Retail Economics* and commissioned by law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) reveals that online shopping in the UK will account for more than 50% of retail sales over the next ten years

If the product is good, the customer will come

Jul 2, 2019 / Bangladesh
Watch the interview to learn a bit more about the current trends of the footwear industry according to the views of Syed Nasim Manzur, from Apex Footwear in Bangladesh

Argentina: industry is under alert

Jun 25, 2019 / Argentina
According to local news agencies, the footwear industry in Argentina is struggling with sharp falls in production and consumption

France to ban destruction of unsold goods

Jun 7, 2019 / France
The country's Prime Minister announced draft legislation to ban the destruction of unsold or returned consumer products. The new measure would oblige brands to donate or recycle unsold goods
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