World Footwear

Italy

Ferragamo revenue continues to decline

Aug 9, 2018 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury brand Salvatore Ferragamo has announced another quarter with declining revenue. The Board of Directors gathered to approve the set of results for the period and announced a new CEO for the company

Micam goes to South East Asia

Jul 18, 2018 / Italy
The aim of Assocalzaturifici’s promotional roadshow is to present the 86th edition of MICAM, to be held at the Fiera Milano (Rho) from the 16th to the 19th September 2018. The roadshow will tour the nations of the South East Asian Association

Expo Riva Shuch celebrates its 90th edition

Jul 11, 2018 / Italy
From the 16th to the 19th of June the 90th edition of Expo Riva Schuh took place in Riva del Garda. This year’s summer edition of the trade fair was also marked by the first edition of Gardabags, the new event for accessories

Tod's revenue down, but in line with expectations

Jul 3, 2018 / Italy
The Italy-based company is implementing a series of new initiatives to re-structure its activities. The impact is still to be felt and revenue in Q1 was down by 5.2%. Despite that, results were in line with the expected

Trade in fake Italian goods costs economy billions of euros

Jun 29, 2018 / Italy
Global trade in fake Italian goods such as luxury handbags, watches, foodstuffs and car parts is taking a bite out of Italy’s economy equivalent to around 1-2% of GDP in terms of lost sales, according to a new OECD report

Gucci unveils artlab for leather goods and footwear

Jun 18, 2018 / Italy
Gucci has officially unveiled the Gucci ArtLab, a 37 000-square-meter hub for excellence and innovation. This “laboratory of creativity” is located in Scandicci, near Florence and the historical HQ of the brand in Casellina

Richemont sells Lancel to Piquadro

Jun 13, 2018 / Switzerland
Switzerland-based luxury goods holding company Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA confirmed it has sold its French leather-goods subsidiary Lancel to Italian-based company Piquadro SpA

Positive year for Italian exports

Jun 12, 2018 / Italy
Exports of the Italian footwear sector increased in 2017. The industry closed the year with growth of 3.4% in external sales (after a 2.6% increase reported in the previous year)

Gucci sets ambitious target

Jun 7, 2018 / Italy
Kering's flagship brand, has set a bold goal for next year as it is expecting to cross the 10 billion euros threshold for its revenue

Global footwear together for free and fair trade

May 24, 2018 / World
Wishing to give a strong signal against the protectionist movements recently emerging in several parts of the globe, representatives of footwear national associations and industry chambers of various continents signed a joint declaration in support of free and fair trade

Closing the gap between education and employment

May 16, 2018 / CEC
The Learn2Work project recently held its final event in Brussels to present a new best practice for learning that is expected to bring closer the world of education to the industry’s needs and at the same
time promote job opportunities in the European Footwear industry among NEETs

Ferragamo with declining revenue

Apr 6, 2018 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury group announced its preliminary 2017 financial results. Revenue for the year totaled 1.393 billion euros, declining by 3.1% from the previous year 

Tod's project aimed at fast-moving fashion

Mar 2, 2018 / Italy
The Italian luxury group will use multiple collections throughout the year to engage better with customers, following many fashion brands which are already adapting their strategies to the fast-moving market

Stable turnover at Geox

Feb 28, 2018 / Italy
Sales amounted to 884.5 million euros in 2017, in line with the previous year. This performance was mainly driven by the growth in the wholesale channel

MIPEL: number of visitors up by 5.6%

Feb 21, 2018 / Italy
Comparing to the 2016 February edition, the Milan-based leather goods and accessories trade fair grew in visits and exhibitors
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