World Footwear

Italy

Geox reports solid performance

Nov 22, 2021 / Italy
The Italian brand announced revenue of 463.5 million euros in the first nine months of 2021, which reflects the positive impact of the gradual reopening of stores since the second quarter

Ferragamo with new eco-friendly collection for Farfetch.com

Nov 15, 2021 / Italy
Italy-based fashion house Salvatore Ferragamo created an eco-friendly collection, called Salvatore Ferragamo Icon-Up, which is being launched exclusively on Farfetch.com

Li Ning to acquire Amedeo Testoni

Nov 12, 2021 / Hong Kong
Viva China Holdings Limited, the parent group of Clarks is consolidating its position in the footwear market, this time by acquiring Italian brand Amedeo Testoni. The deal should amount to 5.6 million euros

Ferragamo reports solid growth

Nov 12, 2021 / Italy
The Italian-based luxury group announced revenue growth of 33.9% in the first nine months of 2021, reaching 785 million euros, driven by sales in the United States and Asia Pacific region

Lineapelle to start one day earlier in 2022

Oct 28, 2021 / Italy
The organizers of Lineapelle announced an update for its edition scheduled for February 2022. The show will start on the 22nd of February allowing one day overlapping with Micam and Mipel

IULTCS EuroCongress 2022 will discuss the future of leather

Oct 27, 2021 / Italy
The third edition of the IULTCS EuroCongress, which will take place from the 18th to the 22nd of September 2022 in the Vicenza Convention Centre, takes shape as call for papers is underway

Tod’s CEO exits

Oct 11, 2021 / Italy
The Italian-based luxury goods group has announced the exit of its CEO, Umberto Macchi di Cellere. The position will be occupied by Chairman Diego Della Valle and Vice-Chairman Andrea Della Valle

China’s share in footwear production down by 13% in a decade

Oct 5, 2021 / World
China is the unquestionable leader in footwear production, having achieved a share in the world total of 54.3% in 2020. This translated into more than 11 billion pairs produced by China last year. However, in a decade, the share of China in global footwear production was down by 13%, corresponding to more than 8 percentage points lost and going down from a 62.4% share in 2010

New members added to Ferragamo's Board of Directors

Sep 30, 2021 / Italy
The Board of Directors of the Florence-based luxury group has appointed by co-optation Frédéric Biousse and Annalisa Loustau Elia as Independent Directors

Saadia Group to acquire Aquatalia

Sep 29, 2021 / United States
The US multicategory product manufacturing, wholesaling, distribution and retailing company has agreed to acquire the assets of the Italian footwear and accessories brand. Aquatalia becomes the first luxury label in Saadia's portfolio

Micam talks about a success edition exceeding expectations

Sep 22, 2021 / Italy
Micam (footwear), Mipel (leather goods and accessories) and The One Milano Special Featured by Micam (the Haut-à-Porter Exhibition) ended after three days

UNIC, ICEC and WWF partner up for sustainability

Sep 20, 2021 / Italy
The three entities have joined forces to increase sustainability within the leather industry by enhancing environmental, social and governance practices (EGS)

Etro nominates new CEO

Sep 20, 2021 / Italy
The Italian-based fashion house has announced that Fabrizio Cardinali will take on the role of Chief Executive Officer, effective fourth quarter of 2021. Cardinali is the first CEO appointed under the new owners of Etro, L Catterton

Prada and Theaster Gates launch Dorchester Industries Experimental Design Lab

Sep 16, 2021 / Italy
The three-year collab initiative aims at amplifying the work of emerging and established artists of colour through awards and public programming. The space will be located in Chicago

Ferragamo: sales near pre-COVID levels

Sep 9, 2021 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury house reported that in July and August its retail sales were close to levels recorded before the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, after returning to operating profit in the first half of 2021
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