World Footwear

Italy

Ferragamo launches 3D made-to-order service

Oct 26, 2020 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury brand is teaming up with Microsoft and its technological partner Hevolus for launching an innovative service to its customers. Hevolus's Augmented Store at Home platform is based on Microsoft's Cloud Computing and Mixed Reality technologies

Ennio Fontana takes on the leadership of Roberto Cavalli

Oct 21, 2020 / Italy
The Italy-based company confirmed the appointment of Ennio Fontana as their new General Manager. Ennio Fontana, who worked for twenty years alongside Philipp Plein, is now taking over the reins of Roberto Cavalli

Pitti Uomo returns to physical format in January

Oct 16, 2020 / Italy
After cancelling all physical events throughout 2020 given the COVID-19 pandemic, Pitti Immagine announced the next edition will return to physical format

Expo Riva's General Manager: COVID-19 has forced the trade fairs to accelerate its evolution process

Oct 13, 2020 / Italy
We spoke with Alessandra Albarelli, General Manager of Riva del Garda Fierecongressi, to learn her views on the impact of COVID-19 in the trade fairs arena and to hear about what we can expect from the next edition of the fair

Winter edition of Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags returns to its original dates

Oct 12, 2020 / Italy
The international trade fair for the volume footwear sector and the showroom for bags, leather goods and accessories will take place in January 2021, moving back to its traditional dates, after the announced shift caused by COVID-19

Strongertogether initiative gathered Micam and 4 other fairs

Sep 28, 2020 / Italy
According to the organisers, over 16 000 buyers showed up at Fieramilano Rho during the 5 days of the initiative #Strongertogether. On this occasion Micam, Mipel, A New Point of View, TheOneMilano and Homi got together to show the new collections

Mipel: edition of courage and resilience closes in Milan

Sep 25, 2020 / Italy
The 118th edition of Mipel, the international event dedicated to the world of leather bags and accessories, has ended on the 23rd of September. Organizers call it "the edition of courage and of resilience"

Second Playfashion live talk by Expo Riva to focus on retail

Sep 24, 2020 / Italy
Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags return to the analysis of the most pressing and current issues for the footwear and accessories sectors, with a focus on the world of retail and changes in purchasing habits

Prada reports sales in China far exceeding 2019 levels

Sep 21, 2020 / China
Sales by the Italian luxury goods group have rebounded strongly in China since the stores reopened and, to date, have recorded higher levels than last year, as reported to Reuters by Prada's Chief Executive Officer, Patrizio Bertelli

Micam kick-starts today

Sep 20, 2020 / Italy
Micam, which starts today, is celebrating its ninetieth edition. We can only grow by changing: so Micam is looking to the future, said Assocalzaturifici and Micam Chair, Siro Badon

CEO of Roberto Cavalli to leave company

Sep 18, 2020 / Italy
Gian Giacomo Ferraris, Roberto Cavalli's CEO, is exiting his role at the end of the year. Previously, Ferraris worked for Versace and has joined Roberto Cavalli as CEO in 2016

Back to the Fair: Simac Tanning Tech confirmed to 2021

Sep 18, 2020 / Italy
Back to the Fair is the motto of the next Simac Tanning Tech, which will take place at Fiera Milano Rho from the 24th to the 26th of February 2021

Ferragamo with declining revenue

Sep 16, 2020 / Italy
As of the 30th of June 2020 the Salvatore Ferragamo Group reported total revenue of 377 million euros down by 46.6% at current exchange rates (-46.9% at constant exchange rates), which compares to 705 million euros in the first half of 2019

Tod's: sales down by 43.5%

Sep 10, 2020 / Italy
The impact of the pandemic has heavily affected the sales and results of all the group's brands, in all geographic areas, product categories and on both sales channels

MICAM is expecting more than 5 000 buyers

Sep 4, 2020 / Italy
According to the organisers more than 500 exhibitors and over 5 000 buyers, primarily from Italy and Europe, have confirmed their participation in the next edition of MICAM due to take place from the 20th to the 23rd of September
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