World Footwear

Consumption

Leslie Gallin: we need to embrace sustainability as a fashion friend

Nov 21, 2019 / United States
We spoke to Leslie Gallin, President of Footwear at Informa, to discuss some of the pressing issues of the moment within the footwear industry

82% US shoppers leave apparel stores without purchasing

Nov 18, 2019 / United States
The conclusion comes from the 2019 Apparel Store Customer Experience Survey published by CB4 and considered the experiences of 1 500 US shoppers

ABG to acquire Barneys New York

Oct 28, 2019 / United States
With the aquisition of the legendary luxury retail brand ABG will enhance its luxury footprint and consolidate its position in the contemporary fashion segment

Counterfeit Nike shoes seized in the US

Oct 24, 2019 / United States
The US Authorities recently seized 14 806 pairs of counterfeit Nike shoes. If genuine the shoes would have an estimated manufacturer’s suggested retail price of over 2 million US dollars

Vietnam's industry progress towards its target

Oct 22, 2019 / Vietnam
According to Lefaso the target for the turnover from leather and footwear exports set for 2019 is 21.5 billion US dollars, a 10% increase from 2018

Turkey: retail volume down in August

Oct 16, 2019 / Turkey
According to the Turkish Statistical Institute retail sales volume decreased by 4.3%, compared with the same month of the previous year

Travel industry sales to reach 3 trillion US dollars

Oct 9, 2019 / World
According to new research released by the global market research company Euromonitor International, the global travel industry is expected to reach close to 3 trillion US dollars and grow by 3.3% by 2024

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

UNIC with worldwide leather campaign

Oct 7, 2019 / Italy
The National Tanning Industry Union in Italy is launching a campaign focusing on communicating the advantages and benefits of using leather

Chilean retailers impacted by fall in Argentine tourism flow

Sep 20, 2019 / Chile
In recent years citizens from Argentina have choosen Chile as a shopping and tourism destination taking advantage of a more open economy on the other side of the border. Now things seem to be changing

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
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