World Footwear

Italy

Simac closes with optimism

Feb 26, 2020 / Italy
According to organisers the event closed with excellent attendance despite uncertainty on the eve of the fair

Micam closes 89th edition with a 5% drop in attendance

Feb 20, 2020 / Italy
The International Footwear Show promoted by Assocalzaturifici recorded a slight drop (-5%) in the numbers of visitors who, over the four-day event, were able to visit 1 205 companies exhibiting (628 Italian and 577 foreign)

Danny D’Alessandro: leather is a life material

Feb 16, 2020 / Italy
While another edition of Mipel kicks off we recall the interview with Danny D’Alessandro CEO of the Milan-based trade show and General Manager of Assopellettieri

Golden Goose with major investment from Permira Funds

Feb 14, 2020 / United Kingdom
A company backed by Permira funds has agreed to acquire Carlyle’s majority stake in Golden Goose

Lineapelle and Simac to take place as scheduled

Feb 10, 2020 / Italy
The Milan-based trade shows have issued a statement in the light of the current Coronavirus reaffirming the intention to go ahead with the events as initially planned

Tod's closes the year with 2.6% decline in sales

Feb 5, 2020 / Italy
The luxury shoes and leather goods company announced declining sales for 2019 (-2.6%). However, the business started to pick up in the last quarter with an improvement in the revenue trend

Sales up by 2.3% at Salvatore Ferragamo

Feb 4, 2020 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury sector player released the Group’s Preliminary Consolidated Revenue for Fiscal Year 2019, which amount to 1,377 million Euros up 2.3% at current exchange rates and 1.3% at constant exchange rates

Geox: sales down in 2019 and a complex context

Jan 20, 2020 / Italy
The brand’s revenue amounted to 805.9 million euros in 2019, decreasing by 2.6%. Revenue from the footwear segment, which accounts for 89.4% of the consolidated turnover, totalled 720.8 million euros, down by 3.1%

Sports footwear under the spotlight during Micam

Jan 17, 2020 / Italy
The organisers of the Milan trade fair have announced that the area dedicated to sports and outdoor shoes is back again, following the debut in the last edition and in line with market trends and the growing demand of buyers

UNIC launches Real Leather is Real Sustainability campaign

Jan 15, 2020 / Italy
A three-year long worldwide campaign communicating and promoting at 360 degrees the excellence of leather. Real Leather is Real Sustainability is the motto

Siro Badon: the online is a showcase of our products

Jan 14, 2020 / Italy
We spoke with Siro Badon, President of Assocalzaturifici, to discuss some of the pressing issues of the moment within the footwear industry

Saint Laurent to open new leather goods factory in Italy

Jan 10, 2020 / Italy
French luxury brand Saint Laurent, which belongs to the Kering group, will open a new location for handbags and wallets near Florence

2019: the highs and lows of the Italian industry

Jan 7, 2020 / Italy
Assocalzaturifici gives a snapshot of the current state of the industry emerging from a survey focused on the first nine months of 2019 conducted by the Confindustria Moda Research Centre

LVMH acquires stake in Masoni tannery

Jan 3, 2020 / Italy
The French-based luxury group acquired a minority stake in the Santa Croce sull'Arno (Florence) tannery Masoni Industria Conciaria SpA stock package. The deal was made through the LVMH division Métiers d' Art

Matteo Pasca: I don’t see a revolution in the industry

Dec 26, 2019 / Italy
We spoke with Matteo Pasca, CEO at ARSUTORIA School and CEO at Edizioni AF, to discuss the pressing issues of the footwear industry. Watch the second part of the interview
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