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Footwear consumption to grow by 9.5% in 2024

Premium ContentFeb 22, 2024 / Business Conditions Survey
In the latest edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey, we asked our panel about their expectations regarding the evolution of footwear consumption in the next year. Learn all about it in this new article

Pressure on the cost of materials continues to rank as the main difficulty for the business

Premium ContentFeb 19, 2024 / Business Conditions Survey
In the latest edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey, 46% of the surveyed experts listed the cost of merchandise and raw materials as the number one difficulty for footwear businesses in the next six months

Importance of digital retail channels will continue to increase, survey reveals

Premium ContentFeb 14, 2024 / Business Conditions Survey
In the latest edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey, half the experts surveyed said they believe digital retail channels will increase their share in footwear sales in the next three years

Footwear retail prices expected to increase

Premium ContentFeb 7, 2024 / Business Conditions Survey
In the latest edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey, panel members revealed their expectations regarding future increases in footwear retail prices. A sentiment influenced by the high inflation recently experienced

Positive perspectives regarding the health of footwear business

Premium ContentJan 30, 2024 / Business Conditions Survey
In the latest edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey, we have asked our panel members about their opinions regarding the health of their businesses in the next six months. Get free access to the report with the main conclusions

Employment: stabilisation is the word for the footwear industry

Premium ContentJan 25, 2024 / Business Conditions Survey
In the latest edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey, two-thirds of our panel members responded that they believe the level of employment will stabilise in the next few months. Get free access to the report with the main conclusions

Spain Retail: clouds are lifting for retail

Premium ContentJan 19, 2024 / World Footwear Reports
Despite some concerns about inflation, retailers were optimistic about their prospects for the end of 2023, and data on imports at least confirmed a stabilisation in the footwear trade on favourable grounds. Looking at our previous Retail Flash, it’s now safe to say that the clouds are lifting over retail in Spain. On a different note, online fashion has clearly lost the momentum generated during the pandemic

Footwear industry with optimistic expectations for the future

Premium ContentJan 18, 2024 / Business Conditions Survey
In the latest edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey, our panel members predicted an increase of 7.3% in footwear prices over the next six months. Get free access to the report with the main conclusions

Spain Retail: the future of footwear retail is clouded for the rest of the year

Premium ContentOct 10, 2023 / World Footwear Reports
It’s not all bad news. The downward trend recorded by the TCF deflated retail sales index from April onwards remains above last year’s figures, and consumer confidence is about to reach a positive threshold. However, consumer footwear prices show yet no signs of slowing down, and, above all, imports in the category seem to be declining. These two factors could in fact be a warning of a further deterioration in footwear demand in Spain by the end of the year

Global footwear consumption to increase in 2023

Premium ContentJul 20, 2023 / Business Conditions Survey
In this edition of the Business Conditions survey, we asked our panel of experts about their expectations about footwear consumption in 2023. Read the main conclusions here

Online Business Marketing Tools gain Importance after COVID-19

Premium ContentJul 18, 2023 / Business Conditions Survey
In this edition of the Business Conditions survey, we asked our panel of experts to evaluate the importance of different business-to-business marketing tools for footwear businesses compared to the pre-pandemic period

Employment in the footwear sector expected to stabilise or decrease

Premium ContentJul 11, 2023 / Business Conditions Survey
In the latest edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey, we have asked panel members about their expectation regarding employment in the industry. Read the results here

Digital retail channels expected to continue growing

Premium ContentJul 4, 2023 / Business Conditions Survey
In the latest edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey, we have asked panel members about their expectation regarding the different retail channels for footwear. Get free access to the report and read its main conclusions

Cost of merchandise tops the list of concerns for the footwear industry

Premium ContentJun 27, 2023 / Business Conditions Survey
In the latest edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey, our panel members identified the most pressing problems impacting the footwear industry. Get free access to the report and read its main conclusions

Positive perspetives for footwear businesses

Premium ContentJun 20, 2023 / Business Conditions Survey
In this edition of the Business Conditions survey, we asked our panel of experts to share their expectations about the health of the future business in the next semester. Read about the conclusions below
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