World Footwear

Interview

Expo Riva's General Manager: COVID-19 has forced the trade fairs to accelerate its evolution process

Oct 13, 2020 / Italy
We spoke with Alessandra Albarelli, General Manager of Riva del Garda Fierecongressi, to learn her views on the impact of COVID-19 in the trade fairs arena and to hear about what we can expect from the next edition of the fair

Luís Onofre: We will need to do more

Sep 15, 2020 / Portugal
Onofre has been re-elected as APICCAPS’ President in what he considers to be one of the “most difficult periods for the Portuguese footwear industry”. This was the starting point of an interview for APICCAPS’ Newspaper, which we bring you here today

New Generation: meet Beatriz Vasconcelos from Névoa

Jun 22, 2020 / Portugal
In December 2018, Beatriz won the competition at ModaPortugal, in the footwear category. Névoa is the new brand of this young designer, which made her debut in the last edition of Micam in February

We must start again all in it together, says Micam's CEO

Premium ContentJun 2, 2020 / Italy
We spoke with Tommaso Cancellara CEO of Micam and General Manager of the Italian Footwear Association to learn all the bits and pieces about the next September's edition of the trade fair

It’s impossible to do good external promotion without going to trade shows

Jun 1, 2020 / Portugal
Orlando Soares from Portuguese-based Malas Peixoto Soares, a leather goods company with 70% of the production destined to exports, talks about the role played by external promotion in the growth of the company

Mexico: 80% of footwear companies lost more than 51% revenue

Premium ContentMay 26, 2020 / Mexico
As footwear is not considered an essential sector, the industry is living with the suspension of activities and facing cancellations of purchase orders, liquidity issues and reduction in demand

New Generation: meet Pedro and Daniel from Wayz

May 19, 2020 / Portugal
Pedro has studied Business Management and Daniel Product Design. They met at a Footwear Design course and quickly realized they’re equally passionate about sneakers and have created Wayz

We have to reconsider the exhibitions system, says Assomac head

Apr 28, 2020 / Italy
During the last edition of Simac Tanning Tech in Milan we spoke with Gabriella Marchioni Bocca, President of Assomac. Today we bring you the second part of that conversation

Mariusz Babral: Sustainability is a revolution

Feb 10, 2020 / Poland
We spoke with Mariusz Babral, Vice-President of the Polish Chamber of Shoe and Leather Industry, to discuss some of the pressing issues of the moment within the footwear industry

New Generation: meet Patrícia Henriques

Feb 7, 2020 / Portugal
Brand Patrícia Henriques was born out of Patrícia's dream. After being a mother, she felt it was time to move forward with the project of creating comfortable footwear that was both elegant and sophisticated

New Generation: meet Filipa Couto

Jan 24, 2020 / Portugal
With a Bachelor Degree in Clinic Psychology and a Master in Business Management Filipa has choosen the challenge to take on her family business. An invitation from her father has made her the second generation working at Trofal

Siro Badon: the online is a showcase of our products

Jan 14, 2020 / Italy
We spoke with Siro Badon, President of Assocalzaturifici, to discuss some of the pressing issues of the moment within the footwear industry

Matteo Pasca: I don’t see a revolution in the industry

Dec 26, 2019 / Italy
We spoke with Matteo Pasca, CEO at ARSUTORIA School and CEO at Edizioni AF, to discuss the pressing issues of the footwear industry. Watch the second part of the interview

Matteo Pasca: companies are looking for more than technical skills

Dec 12, 2019 / Italy
We spoke with Matteo Pasca, CEO at ARSUTORIA School and CEO at Edizioni AF, to discuss training, skills and people

New Generation: meet Andreia and André

Dec 11, 2019 / Portugal
Andreia Coutinho, with a degree in journalism, and André, with a background in business management, have created Skizo earlier this year
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