World Footwear

Interview

In the words of Walter Rodrigues

Feb 12, 2019 / Brazil
We have visited Inspiramais in São Paulo last January and we talked to Walter Rodrigues, who coordinates the Design and Research Center of the Brazilian Association of Companies of Components for Leather, Footwear and Manufactured Goods (Assintecal)

Reflecting on today's challenges with Victor Luís

Feb 7, 2019 / United States
We spoke with Mr. Luis about the current state of the accessories market and the fashion world, as we recalled his most challenging moments while heading Tapestry. Today we bring you his reflections on today's challenges within the fashion industry

Forecasting the growth for Tapestry

Jan 28, 2019 / United States
We have asked Victor Luis, the man heading the Tapestry group, to share with us his expectations about the business prospects of each brand of the group. Tapestry's portfolio includes Coach, Stuart Weitzman and Kate Spade

We made Coach cool again

Jan 9, 2019 / United States
The words are from Victor Luis, the man taking the reins of the Tapestry group, which announces itself as the first New York–based House of Modern Luxury Lifestyle Brands. The group's portfolio of brands includes Coach, Stuart Weitzman and Kate Spade

New Generation: Meet Inês Lebre

Dec 11, 2018 / Portugal
Inês has a degree in International Business Administration by Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics. In 2017, she created the footwear brand INLU

New Generation: Meet Catarina Pedroso

Oct 31, 2018 / Portugal
Get to know Catarina Pedroso, the mind behind Ballūta Shoes: a brand that aims to revolutionize the market

New Generation: Meet João Monteiro

Aug 6, 2018 / Portugal
With a background in Political Science and International Relations João Monteiro has been working in the Kyaia Group since 2012

New Generation: Meet Agostinho Marques

Apr 16, 2018 / Portugal
With a background in Marketing Agostinho Marques works alongside his father at Fábrica de Calçado Dura, Lda. since 2008. Agostinho is part of the third generation working in the company

New Generation: Meet Pedro Sampaio

Mar 20, 2018 / Portugal
With a degree in business management training, Pedro Sampaio belongs to the second generation working at Mazoni, a footwear company based in Felgueiras, in the north of Portugal

The UITIC Congress is the think tank of the industry

Feb 26, 2018 / UITIC
This is the belief of Mr. Yves Morin, President of the UITIC, when reflecting about the 20th edition of the International Technical Footwear Congress, taking place in Porto, in May

New Generation: Meet Maria João Lima

Feb 23, 2018 / Portugal
With a law degree, Maria João Lima felt in love with the family footwear business and is one of the faces of Portuguese-based company Joia Calçado, S.A.

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 10, 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
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