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Gabriella Marchioni Bocca from Assomac: entrepreneurs have to be sustainable

Apr 7, 2020 / Italy
During the last edition of Simac Tanning Tech in Milan we spoke with Gabriella Marchioni Bocca, President of Assomac to hear her views about the current state of the industry

Shoe Carnival extends store closures

Apr 3, 2020 / United States
The US-based footwear retailer has announced it would be extending its store closures until further notice, given the diffusion of the Covid-19 in the country

Sergio Rossi dies at 84

Apr 3, 2020 / Italy
Unanimously named a footwear legend Italian Sergio Rossi has built a successful luxury footwear brand and has and inspired generations of designers

Copenhagen Fashion Summit reveals new theme for 2020

Apr 3, 2020 / Denmark
The organisers of the trade fair believe it is time to reset given the global pandemic impact in all activities around the world and elements of our daily lifes and have announced a new theme

Chile: Covid-19 is aggravating the situation caused by social instability

Premium ContentApr 2, 2020 / Chile
The country is still feeling the early stages of Covid-19 diffusion with little more than 3 000 confirmed cases. We spoke with FEDECCAL to understand the impact in the footwear industry

Foschini to stop rental payments during South Africa’s lockdown

Apr 2, 2020 / South Africa
The South African retailer said it’s stopping rental payments as it takes the hit of the coronavirus outbreak

Columbia Sportswear: CEO cuts own salary and employees get regular pay

Apr 2, 2020 / United States
Tim Boyle, President and CEO of Columbia Sportswear, will be reducing his annual salary to 10 000 US dollars. The company plans to continue to offer regular pay its employees

Hermès reduces proposed dividend

Apr 1, 2020 / France
The French luxury goods group said it has decided to reduce its planned 2020 dividend to shareholders in order to implement some measures to response to the coronavirus outbreak

Yue Yuen expands revenue

Apr 1, 2020 / Hong Kong
The Hong-Kong headquartered group has recorded revenue of 10 105 million US dollars in 2019, of which 6 000 were generated by the company’s manufacturing business and 4 105 from the retailing business

World Footwear Business Conditions Survey: final opportunity to join

Mar 31, 2020 / Business Conditions Survey
The World Footwear Business Conditions Survey is now entering its final stretch. Take this opportunity to share your opinion and join our panel of experts

South Africa-based Edcon struggles amid Covid-19

Mar 31, 2020 / South Africa
The clothing, footwear and textiles retailer said it won’t be able to pay suppliers and may not be able to re-open at the end of the 3-week national shutdown to fight the coronavirus spread

Indian exporters urge Government to allow production to continue

Mar 30, 2020 / India
The Indian authorities have ordered a lockdown in the country to slow the diffusion of the Coronavirus spread. Now, the exporting companies are asking to Government to allow them to continue operations

Covid-19: impact in Greece

Mar 30, 2020 / Greece
As we continue to cover the impacts of the diffusion of Covi-19 across the world and as countries take several measures to fight it, we bring you all relevant updates. This time from Greece

Macy’s updates the market in regard to Covid-19

Mar 30, 2020 / United States
All of the company' stores have been closed since the 18th of March and will remain closed until it is safe to reopen. Company announces that majority of workers will go on furlough beginning this week

Portuguese footwear companies move production to masks

Mar 27, 2020 / Portugal
Several footwear companies from the north of Portugal are temporarily replacing the production of footwear with the manufacture of technical equipment
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