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Italian leather goods industry is only cautiously optimistic

Jan 24, 2023 / Italy
The Italian leather goods industry grew from January to September 2022, but concerns over costs' increases and the situation in China are raising sirens in the industry

Berke Içten (Türkiye): Sustainability is not a fashion. It should be a must

Premium ContentJan 23, 2023 / Turkey
Watch the second part of our interview with Berke Içten, Chairman of the Executive Board of the Footwear Industrialists Association of Türkiye. We have talked about Aymod, the World Footwear Congress and sustainability

Berke Içten (Türkiye): we are aiming to reach 5-6 billion USD dollars in exports

Premium ContentJan 16, 2023 / Turkey
Today we bring you the first part of a nice conversation with Berke Içten, Chairman of the Executive Board of the Footwear Industrialists Association of Türkiye. We talked about the Turkish footwear industry, its future, main difficulties, and strengths

Brazilian footwear exports reach over 1.3 billion USD in 2022

Jan 13, 2023 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados, last year, Brazil exported 141.9 million pairs of shoes, generating over 1.3 billion USD, up by 14.8% in volume and 45.5% in value, as compared to 2021

Double-digit increase in turnover for Italian footwear manufacturers

Jan 11, 2023 / Italy
In the first nine months of 2022, Italian shoemakers' turnover increased by 13.9%, year-over-year. But growth is not alike among companies, says Assocalzaturifici, highlighting the rising costs

Colombian footwear industry struggles with labour shortage

Jan 5, 2023 / Colombia
2022 was a good year for the Colombian footwear industry, says ACICAM. But rising costs and, especially, the labour shortage might slow down production in 2023

Indian's leather footwear exports grew by 32%

Dec 29, 2022 / India
From April to October 2022, India's leather footwear exports rose by 32%, year-over-year, reaching 1.46 billion USD. This segment represented about 45% of total India's leather exports

Brazil: footwear exports decelerate but year-to-date performance is positive

Dec 23, 2022 / Brazil
The slowdown of Brazilian footwear exports is in line with the worsening of international macroeconomic conditions, but year-to-date performance remains overall positive

Bangladeshi leather footwear exports exceed strategic target set

Dec 16, 2022 / Bangladesh
From July through November 2022, leather footwear exports were the only ones among the leather sector to exceed the strategic target set for the period, whereas all the others fell short

Pakistani footwear exports in growing mode

Dec 1, 2022 / Pakistan
The Asian country's footwear exports grew significantly from July through October 2022 (by 82% in volume and by 31%, year-over-year), while leather exports lag behind

Denis Falardeau (Shoe Manufacturers Association of Canada): I am very optimistic for 2023

Premium ContentNov 17, 2022 / Canada
We spoke with Denis Falardeau, President of the Shoe Manufacturers Association of Canada, to better understand the trajectory of the Canadian footwear industry, the recent transformations in the country’s retail and why the industry is well-positioned for the future

Brazilian footwear exports slow down

Nov 17, 2022 / Brazil
The country's footwear exports decelerated for the second consecutive time in October, mainly due to the slowdown in the world's economy. Results for the first 10 months are still positive

Brazilian footwear components exports grow by 22%

Nov 8, 2022 / Brazil
Exports of yellow-green footwear components generated 331.9 million USD in the first nine months of 2022, reflecting higher demand from Latin American countries, which are seeking options to China

Brazilian footwear sector with the best performance in job creation since 2015

Nov 1, 2022 / Brazil
With 44.4 thousand jobs generated between January and September 2022, the Brazilian footwear industry reached the best result in employment generation of the past seven years

Spain Retail: footwear retail fears the end of the year on account of macroeconomic uncertainty

Premium ContentOct 28, 2022 / World Footwear Reports
Looking exclusively into the available evidence from the comparison between the monthly behaviour of footwear imports and the TCF (Textile, Clothing, & Footwear) Retail Index in Spain, as well as the TCF Retail Indicator by Eurostat, there are not yet red lights on the retail side, so far. But, as more consumers struggle to make ends meet with high inflation and increases in gas and electricity, footwear retail is expected to soon be a victim of the need to divert from non-essentials. Meanwhile, online sales appear to have stabilized, so, with the COVID-19 influence out of the picture, it is up to retailers to continue investing in this channel, where there is much yet to be done
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