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Italy

Ferragamo reports full year revenue growth

Feb 1, 2023 / Italy
The Italian-based luxury group has announced preliminary consolidated results for the year 2022. Sales grew in all regions, except for Asia Pacific, due to a COVID-19-related slowdown in China

Tod's Group turnover exceeded one billion euros in 2022

Jan 31, 2023 / Italy
The Italian-based luxury group posted revenue growth of 13.9% in 2022, year-over-year, thus exceeding the one billion mark, driven by the retail channel and Tod’s brand performances

Italian leather goods industry is only cautiously optimistic

Jan 24, 2023 / Italy
The Italian leather goods industry grew from January to September 2022, but concerns over costs' increases and the situation in China are raising sirens in the industry

Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags on track to normality

Jan 19, 2023 / Italy
The January 2023 edition of the trade fair welcomed over 8 600 attendees from 100 countries. The organization claims that the event is "coming back into the light" after the difficult pandemic period

Double-digit increase in turnover for Italian footwear manufacturers

Jan 11, 2023 / Italy
In the first nine months of 2022, Italian shoemakers' turnover increased by 13.9%, year-over-year. But growth is not alike among companies, says Assocalzaturifici, highlighting the rising costs

Maria Vittoria Brustia (Assomac): after COVID-19 customers have higher expectations regarding sustainability

Premium ContentJan 10, 2023 / Italy
Today we are happy to share an interview with Maria Vittoria Brustia, President of Assomac, the National Association of Italian Manufacturers of Footwear, LeatherGoods and Tanning Technologies. Assomac is the organizer of the Simac Tanning Tech trade fair

Prada to launch the eighth exclusive Timecapsule NFT Drop

Jan 3, 2023 / Italy
Dropping on the 5th of January with a corresponding gifted NFT, the launch follows a successful 2022 campaign in which Prada joined the Web3 community and reached new audiences

Golden Goose joins forces with Swarovski

Dec 21, 2022 / Italy
The luxury sneaker brand teamed up with Swarovski Creators Lab on a limited-release collection that includes two new versions of the iconic Golden Goose Super-Star sneaker and an exclusive skateboard

Prada appoints new brand CEO

Dec 15, 2022 / Italy
The Italian-based luxury group has announced that Gianfranco D'Attis will become the Chief Executive Officer of the Prada brand from the 2nd of January 2023

Tod's founding family drops plan to delist company

Dec 14, 2022 / Italy
The Della Valle family said that it has abandoned the plans to merge with Tod's, which would have enabled to delist the luxury group from the Milan stock exchange. Tod's is to remain public

Andrea Guerra appointed CEO of the Prada group

Dec 7, 2022 / Italy
The luxury group announced that the former CEO of Luxottica and LVMH's hospitality unit, Andrea Guerra, will be proposed as CEO at the next board meeting on the 26th of January 2023

MICAM on the road in December

Dec 5, 2022 / Italy
The international footwear trade show is holding three teaser events in Berlin, Seoul, and Brussels in December to anticipate the upcoming edition scheduled for February 2023

Dior buys prints and manual finishings on leather specialist Art Lab

Nov 29, 2022 / Italy
According to the Milanese business newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore, the Parisian-based House has acquired the Tuscan company specialized in prints and handmade finishings on leather

New qualifications for designers of sustainable footwear

Nov 25, 2022 / World
The Erasmus+ SHOEDES training project aimed at promoting initiatives towards sustainable product designers is calling out footwear designers, industry technicians and students to take part of the project by filling out training needs questionnaire

Gucci's Creative Director Alessandro Michele steps down

Nov 24, 2022 / Italy
The Italian-based luxury House has announced that the Rome-born designer is stepping down as Creative Director, effective immediately, after almost eight years in the job
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