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Good performance for leather footwear in Bangladesh

Oct 17, 2017 / Bangladesh
According to the local Leathergoods and Footwear Association, the leather industry as a whole closed the first quarter achieving 99% of the exports target for the period. Leather footwear surpassed its target

Minimum wage in Cambodia increases 180% in six years

Oct 13, 2017 / Cambodia
Trade union representatives, government officials and footwear and garment workers in Cambodia have agreed on an increase in the minimum monthly wage for next year. In just six years labor costs have increased significantly in the country

Kenya wants to scrap import duty on raw leather

Oct 13, 2017 / Kenya
The African country plans to remove the duty on raw leather imports. The local authorities aim to promote more addition of value in the local manufacturing process

Pratik, fashion and comfort get together

Oct 11, 2017 / Portugal
Pratik is a Portuguese footwear brand focused on producing fashionable and comfortable shoes, which are constantly recognized by their superior quality

Footwear exports down in Mexico

Oct 10, 2017 / Mexico
According to COFOCE, the Guanajuato-based Agency for External Trade Promotion, value of footwear exports fell by 11.23% during the first seven months of the current year

Pink is the new Timberland's color

Oct 9, 2017 / United States
The US-based manufacturer and retailer of outdoors wear just released pink boots in support of breast cancer awareness

Programme of the 20th UITIC Congress announced

Oct 6, 2017 / UITIC
In a joint press conference held in Milan, during LINEAPELLE, the UITIC Executive Committee, APICCAPS and CTCP presented the 20th edition of the UITIC Congress, taking place in Porto in 2018

Salvatore Ferragamo with new creative director

Oct 6, 2017 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury brand confirmed the appointment of Paul Andrew to Creative Director, Women’s Collections, effective immediately from today

Shoes Made in EU launches online course

Oct 5, 2017 / CEC
The European project aiming at boosting the Vocational Education and Training (VET) in shoemaking in Europe through the upgrading of a European qualification profile in footwear manufacturing, is about to launch its new free access online course

adidas opens footwear lab in Japan

Oct 4, 2017 / Innovation
The Germany-based brand has announced the opening of a new facility in Japan dedicated to development activities. It is the first center of this kind by adidas in the Asian country

Nike posts flat revenue

Oct 4, 2017 / United States
The sportswear giant reported fiscal first quarter results, with revenue in the period totaling 9.1 billion US dollars, flat to similar period last year

Momad Shoes in line with expectations

Oct 4, 2017 / Spain
The fourth edition of the trade shoe meets expectations and receives 5% more professional visitors

Indian leather sector in negative ground

Oct 3, 2017 / India
India’s export of leather and leather products for the last financial year reached 5 665.91 million US dollars, compared to 5 855.06 million US dollars in the previous year. This represents a decline of 3.23%

Farfetch’s new project is about shoes

Oct 3, 2017 / United Kingdom
Swear, the footwear brand created by José Neves, Farfetch’s founder, 22 years ago, has just been relaunched and has a new positioning focused on personalization within the luxury segment

Foot Locker donating thousands of new shoes

Oct 3, 2017 / United States
The US-based footwear giant is donating new shoes to nearly 5 000 underprivileged L.A. children at Fred Jordan Missions annual back-to-school giveaway
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