World Footwear

Italy

Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags strengthen global focus

Oct 11, 2019 / Italy
From 11th to 14th January 2020 Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags welcome fashion professionals from over 100 countries to a hub with an integrated offer of volume footwear and accessories

UNIC with worldwide leather campaign

Oct 7, 2019 / Italy
The National Tanning Industry Union in Italy is launching a campaign focusing on communicating the advantages and benefits of using leather

Assomac with new Managing Director

Oct 7, 2019 / Italy
Roberto Vago took up the role of Managing Director of the National Association of Manufacturers of Footwear, Leathergoods and Tanning Technologies. He replaces Amilcare Baccini

Micam 88 closes with 44 076 visitors

Sep 19, 2019 / Italy
The latest edition of MICAM, the international footwear exhibition promoted by Assocalzaturifici, came to a close yesterday at the Rho Fiera Milano. The event was attended by 44 076 trade visitors

50 years of Micam

Sep 13, 2019 / Italy
The 88th edition of the Milan-based trade fair will take place from the 15th to the 18th of September. A special edition as the trade fair celebrates 50 years of activity

Italy: fashion industry with flat growth

Sep 5, 2019 / Italy
2019 should be marked by growth of 0.1% for the Italian fashion industry. A performance well below the 3% average registered in the last decade

Tod's with challenging first half

Aug 15, 2019 / Italy
Consolidated sales of the Italy-based group were down by 4.7% in the first six months of the year. Retail and Roger Vivier brand on positive note. Other segments with less positive performance

Ferragamo with 4% increase in revenue

Aug 13, 2019 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury group has announced first half results. Asia Pacific was confirmed as the group's top market. Other regions with mixed results in the period

Farfetch acquires New Guards Group

Aug 9, 2019 / United Kingdom
The London-based luxury ecommerce giant bought New Guards, the group owning brand Off-White, for a total value of 675 million US dollars. Farfetch plans to launch "Brands of the future"

Lowa acquires Italy’s Riko Sport

Aug 6, 2019 / Germany
The Germany-based sporting goods company has acquired the Italian shoe specialist Riko Sport S.r.l., a core supplier of Lowa’s footwear

Prada's revenue up by 2%

Aug 1, 2019 / Italy
The Milan-based luxury house present their consolidated financial results for the first semester of 2019 ended on the 30th of June. Small increase in revenue marked the period

92nd Expo Riva Schuh comes to an end

Jul 25, 2019 / Italy
More than 12 000 visitors from 111 countries attended the events in Italy. Organisers congratulate themselves for the uniqueness of the wide-ranging fair in line with the organisers’ expectations

Chanel acquires stake in Italian tannery

Jul 16, 2019 / Italy
The French luxury brand took another step in its strategy to reinforce its production process by acquiring a stake in Conceria Samanta, an Italian tannery company specialized in printed leathers, which has been its supplier for several years

Bottega Veneta with new CEO

Jul 5, 2019 / Italy
The Kering Group, owner of Bottega Veneta, announced the appointment of Bartolomeo Rongone as CEO of the brand, effective from the 1st of September 2019. He will report to François-Henri Pinault, Chairman and CEO of Kering and will be a member of the Group’s Executive Committee

The priorities of the new Head of Assocalzaturifici

Jun 26, 2019 / Italy
Siro Badon, the new Assocalzaturifici Chair, explained the guidelines of his mandate focusing on sustainability, education and training and internationalisation
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