World Footwear

Interview

The European industry needs to attract young people

Nov 20, 2017 / Hungary
This is the belief of Dr. Lívia Palicska, President of the Association of Hungarian Light Industry. Given her deep knowledge and experience the worldfootwear.com wanted to know about her views on the state of footwear industry in Hungary and in Europe

New APICCAPS President announces 50 million euros investment plan

May 9, 2017 / Portugal
Luis Onofre, the new leader of the Portuguese footwear industry, will be promoting a campaign to attract young people to the sector and announced a new investment under the Industry 4.0 program

Vietnam is not concerned with the US dropping the TPP

Feb 21, 2017 / Vietnam
The Asian country is one of the main footwear producers and exporters, and the US the largest consumer market for shoes. In 2016 Vietnam's footwear exports to the US grew by 9%

We are concerned about the protectionism in the region

Jan 3, 2017 / Brazil
The words are from Heitor Klein, Executive President of Abicalçados, the Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association, who shared with us some of his views on the Brazilian footwear industry’s current performance and future expectations

Online sales will become more important than in brick and mortar shops

Dec 20, 2016 / CEC
The words are from Cleto Sagripanti, President of the European Confederation of the Footwear Industry (CEC). An entrepreneur and a business man with extensive experience in the shoe industry

European companies are recommended to diversify their markets

Dec 13, 2016 / CEC
The words are from Cleto Sagripanti, President of the European Confederation of the Footwear Industry (CEC). An entrepreneur and a business man with extensive experience in the shoe industry

Our industry will continue to suffer in the coming years

Nov 25, 2016 / France
The words are from Claude Paquin, Presidente of the FFC, elected earlier in the year and succeeding Jean-Pierre Renaudin, who presided over the professional organization over an 8 years' period

John Saunders, from the British Footwear Association, live on World Footwear

Mar 15, 2016 / United Kingdom
Aiming to get an updated view of the state of the footwear industry in the United Kingdom, we spoke to the sector's association, The British Footwear Association

Hüseyin Çetin, TASD President, live on World Footwear

Feb 16, 2016 / Turkey
Aiming to get an updated view of the state of the footwear industry in Turkey, we spoke to the President of the Footwear Industrialists Association of Turkey (TASD)

M. Rafeeque Ahmed, Chairman of the Council for Leather Exports, live on World Footwear

Feb 1, 2016 / India
The Council for Leather Exports, based in India, will host the 19th Congress of the UITIC - International Union of Shoe Industry Technicians, taking place in Chennai from the 3rd to the 5th of February

Yves Morin, President of the UITIC, live on World Footwear

Jan 26, 2016 / India
The 19th Congress of the UITIC - International Union of Shoe Industry Technicians will take place in Chennai from the 3rd to the 5th of February. Mr. Yves Morin is the President of the UITIC and CEO of the CTC Groupe

Vlasta Mayerova, General-Secretary of the Czech Footwear and Leather Association, live on World Footwear

Sep 29, 2015 / Czech Republic
We took the opportunity to know a bit more about the Czech footwear industry and its current state, while reflecting on its future challenges

Jose Monzonis Salvia, FICE’s new General Manager, live on World Footwear

Aug 17, 2015 /
We took the opportunity to know a bit more about Jose Monzonis Salvia and to talk about his expectations for the footwear industry

Leslie Gallin, President for the Footwear segment at UBM Advanstar, live on World Footwear

Aug 11, 2015 / United States
With the Las Vegas shows fast approaching we spoke with Leslie Gallin to learn more about the next events and to reflect on the state of the footwear industry

Matt Priest, President of the FDRA, live on World Footwear

May 26, 2015 / United States
A reflection about the worldwide footwear industry and the US market, without forgetting the future expectations for the sector’s development
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