World Footwear


More than 9 000 visitors at the last edition of Expo Riva Schuh

Jun 21, 2024 / Italy
The 101st edition of Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags, held in Riva del Garda from the 15th and the 18th of June, attracted more than 9 000 visitors from 100 countries around the world

Golden Goose postpones IPO

Jun 20, 2024 / Italy
Permira-backed luxury sneaker company Golden Goose has postponed its IPO due to a climate of political uncertainty in Europe. The shares were due to start trading next Friday

Positive 2023 for Italian footwear, leather goods and tannery machinery exports

Jun 18, 2024 / Italy
According to ASSOMAC, the association representing Italian manufacturers of footwear, leather goods and tanning technology, the 3.66% year-on-year growth in exports in 2023 shows the “resilience” of the sector

Slight increase in the attendance of foreign buyers at Pitti Uomo

Jun 18, 2024 / Italy
The first data on the final turnout at the men’s fashion fair in Florence indicates a slight increase in the number of foreign buyers, but a decrease in the number of Italian ones

Golden Goose valued at up to 1.86 billion euros for IPO

Jun 14, 2024 / Italy
The Italian luxury sneaker company is targeting a market capitalisation of up to 1.86 billion euros in its initial public offering on the Milan stock exchange, below earlier expectations

Giovanna Ceolini: We have many tough challenges on the horizon

Premium ContentJun 10, 2024 / Italy
We spoke to Giovanna Ceolini, recently re-elected President of Assocalzaturifici until 2027, to explore the association’s key priorities for the future in the face of a challenging economic climate. We also discussed the upcoming edition of MICAM, which has recently moved to a three-day format

Golden Goose to list in Milan in June

May 31, 2024 / Italy
The Italian Luxury sneaker brand Golden Goose plans to list on the Milan stock exchange in June, saying it will sell 100 million euros worth of shares to fund expansion and pay down debt

Sales decline at Geox

May 30, 2024 / Italy
The Italy-based group has reported a sales decrease of 13.5% in the first quarter of the year, as compared to the same period of 2023, mainly due to the performance of the wholesale channel in all regions

Weak performance in China affects Tod’s first quarter turnover

May 28, 2024 / Italy
Ahead of the delisting, the Italian luxury group has reported a 6.7% year-on-year fall in turnover in the first quarter of the year, mainly due to a weak performance in the Chinese market

Expo Riva Schuh: latest shoe and bag trends to be showcased at Highlights area

May 28, 2024 / Italy
At the next edition of the Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags, which will be held from the 15th and the 18th of June, the Highlights area is set to consolidate its role as a benchmark for trends in the footwear and bag sectors

Global business platform Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags to return in June

May 24, 2024 / Italy
The next edition of the international Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags trade fair will take place from the 15th to the 18th of June in Riva del Garda, Italy, showcasing the latest trends and innovations in the industry

2023: a slow year for Italian footwear exports

May 22, 2024 / Italy
Footwear exports in 2023 faced a gradual decline, resulting in a year-end figure that was 0.6% lower in value as compared to the previous year. Negative import figures also suggest a lack of momentum in the market

Ferragamo posts revenue decline

May 15, 2024 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury group saw its revenue fall by 18% year-over-year in the first quarter of the year, mainly due to a weak Chinese market and a difficult wholesale environment

Miu Miu drives growth for Prada

May 2, 2024 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury group posted a strong performance in the first quarter of the year, with the Miu Miu brand standing out with a retail sales growth of 89% as compared to the same period in 2023

Golden Goose welcomes Bizzarri to the board at a time of strong momentum

Apr 26, 2024 / Italy
Former Gucci president and CEO Marco Bizzarri joins the board of the Italian luxury sneaker company as sales continue to grow, driven by strong performance across all regions
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