World Footwear

Italy

Visitors numbers up by 57% at Simac Tanning Tech

Oct 3, 2022 / Italy
The 2022 edition of Simac Tanning Tech ended with "renewed trust and optimist in the near future", registering more 4 000 visitors than the last year's edition, which reflects an attendance growth of 57%

Lineapelle sends signs of positivity amidst worrying macroeconomic context

Sep 30, 2022 / Italy
The 100th edition of the trade fair, held from the 20th to the 22nd of September, registered an attendance volume 32% higher than the one of the last edition, mainly due to the 73% growth in foreign visitors

Prada acquires a stake in Tuscan tannery Superior

Sep 21, 2022 / Italy
The Italian-based luxury group has announced the acquisition of a 43.65% stake in the Tuscan tannery Superior, which specializes in calfskin processing, for an undisclosed amount

MICAM wraps up with a 35 470 attendance

Sep 21, 2022 / Italy
Under the hashtag #finallytogether, MICAM, Mipel, TheOneMilano, and the HOMI Fashion&Jewels Exhibition brought together 35 470 industry professionals over the past few days at Fieramilano Rho in Milan

Tod's exceeds pre-pandemic levels

Sep 19, 2022 / Italy
The Italian-based luxury group, whose revenue in the first half of 2022 grew by 17.4% year-over-year to 467.5 million euros, reported having "returned to values higher than those of 2019"

Assomac Talks by Assomac

Sep 16, 2022 / Italy
Get to know more about this cycle of videos presenting the research activities of the technology centers in the various countries for the footwear, leather goods and tanning sectors. They are delivered by Assomac, the National Association of Footwear, Leathergoods and Tanning Technologies' Manufacturers

Milan gets ready for another edition of MICAM

Sep 15, 2022 / Italy
The coming edition of MICAM Milano will open Sunday under the slogan #finallytogether. 1 012 brands, 54% from Italy and 46% from abroad (+23% over March 2022), will meet buyers from all over the world at fieramilano (Rho)

Ferragamo reports solid first half

Sep 12, 2022 / Italy
The Italian-based luxury group posted revenue and profits growth in the first half of the year, as compared to the same period of last year, "despite the enduring impact of the pandemic in China"

Moncler launches new footwear line

Sep 8, 2022 / Italy
Seeking to accelerate the development of its footwear segment, the Milan-based luxury brand announced the launch of the Trailgrip collection, inspired by its mountaineer heritage

Ferragamo partners up with Farfetch to reach younger generations

Sep 5, 2022 / Italy
The Italian luxury group is partnering up with the online luxury retailer to boost its digital innovations capabilities and "engage in conversation" with Millennial and Gen Z shoppers

Tod's founding family launches bid to delist the company

Sep 2, 2022 / Italy
The Della Valle family said their holding company would pay 40 euros per share to delist the company from the Milan-based stock exchange. The goal is to strengthen the underperforming luxury group

Prada reports strong first half

Aug 5, 2022 / Italy
The Italian-based luxury group posted a net sales of increase of 22% in the first semester, as compared to the same period of the prior year, and is on track to meet midterm targets

Giovanna Ceolini appointed acting Chair of Assocalzaturifici

Aug 4, 2022 / Italy
Currently serving the Italian Footwear Manufacturers' Association as Vice Chair, Giovanna Ceolini will take on the role of acting Chair of Assocalzaturifici. This will be temporary while procedures for the election of a new Chair are completed

Siro Badon steps down as Assocalzaturifici Chair

Jul 28, 2022 / Italy
Siro Badon, who had been elected to the role of Chair of the organization in June 2019, submitted his resignation on the 26th of July, claiming both personal and professional reasons

Italy: being good at production alone no longer suffices

Jul 26, 2022 / Italy
Amid a challenging macro-environment, digitalization and sustainability emerged as priorities for the future of the footwear industry at the annual meeting of Assocalzaturifici held in Bologna
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