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CEC: getting close to free access to Mercosur

Jul 23, 2019 / CEC
European footwear companies can start counting down to export their leather shoes to Mercosur countries free of import duties. Luís Onofre, CEC's President, comments the agreement

Sri Lanka and Pakistan to strengthen their ties

Jul 22, 2019 / Pakistan
The Consul General of Sri Lanka in Pakistan and representatives of the Pakistan Footwear Manufacturers Association (PFMA) gathered to discuss further opportunities of developing the ties within the footwear sector in both countries

Skechers achieves record net sales

Jul 19, 2019 / United States
The US-based footwear giant announced financial results for the second quarter ended on the 30th of June 2019. Skechers announced another record on sales

Belle to spin off sportswear business

Jul 18, 2019 / China
Chinese footwear manufacturer and retailer Belle International has filed papers for a public listing of its sportswear business Topsports International. The deal could amount to 1 billion US dollars

Brazil: exports decrease in June

Jul 17, 2019 / Brazil
There was a decrease in footwear exports in the last month of the semester. Data prepared by the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados) indicates that 6.4 million pairs were shipped in the sixth month of the year

Dubai-based property developer acquires Roberto Cavalli

Jul 17, 2019 / United Arab Emirates
Investment company Vision Investment Co. LCC, owned by Hussain Sajwani, founder of Damac Properties Group, has signed a binding agreement to obtain 100% of Roberto Cavalli S.p.A

Pou Chen with growing sales

Jul 16, 2019 / Taiwan
By the end of June consolidated sales by Taiwanese-based footwear manufacturer giant reached 0.8 billion US dollars

Sustainability is a business imperative

Jul 15, 2019 / United Kingdom
The words are from Sara Maggioni, Head of Womenswear at WGSN, a trend forecasting company. Sara talked to us about sustainability and other hot topics of the footwear industry

Caleres' joint venture to expand distribution in China

Jul 15, 2019 / China
The US-based footwear giant will begin to distribute footwear in greater China, including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, through a joint venture with Brand Investment Holding, a member of the Gemkell Group

Saydo, the art of comfort shoe making

Jul 15, 2019 / United States
Get to know a Portuguese footwear brand that creates modern, timeless shoes for women always focusing on high quality and comfort. Saydo shoes are lightweight, flexible and soft

Double digit fall in Argentina's production

Jul 12, 2019 / Argentina
Bad news continues for the Argentinian industry. According to the latest technical report issued by the National Institute of Statistics and Census (INDEC), production in the country fell by 6.9% in the month of May, in comparison to similar period in 2018

The latest movements in the industry

Jul 12, 2019 / United States
Several movements continue to mark the industry's headlines. Cougar Shoes has a new Marketing VP, Schutz US a new head and Two Ten is looking for a new President

Asos to reduce staff

Jul 11, 2019 / United Kingdom
The British-based online retailer is said to be on the verge of implementing a plan to reduce its workforce, as reported by the Sunday Times a few days ago. The cuts should be made at headquarters in London

Laure Browne is new Veja's CEO

Jul 10, 2019 / France
The French-based sustainable sneakers brand Veja has appointed Laure Browne as the group's new CEO. She will be the first external group CEO

Nordstrom is hiring 1 200 people

Jul 10, 2019 / United States
The US-based retailer is opening a Flagship Store in New York by the end of October and opened 1 200 sales position
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