World Footwear

Leather goods

LVMH posts record annual sales

Jan 27, 2023 / France
The French-based luxury group reported to have reached a revenue of 79.2 billion euros in 2022, with profit from recurring operations totalling 21.1 billion euros, both up by 23% over 2021

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

Portuguese Shoe Museum hosts exhibition on sustainability

Jan 2, 2023 / Portugal
The exhibition 'Trend or Future? Footwear and Sustainability' introduces the public to materials, products and innovative actions that point towards a more sustainable footwear production

Portuguese Belcinto is a champion of sustainability

Dec 12, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese leather goods company was distinguished by its sustainability practices with the European Sustainability Award for small and medium enterprises (SME EnterPRIZE award)

Burberry posts revenue growth

Nov 18, 2022 / United Kingdom
The UK-based luxury group reported a revenue increase of 11% in the first half of fiscal 2023, year-over-year, mainly driven by a strong performance in the EMEIA region

Ferragamo continues to grow

Nov 10, 2022 / Italy
The Italian-based luxury group posted a revenue increase of 17.2% and a net profit growth of 69.2% in the first nine months of the year, as compared to the same period of 2021

LVMH reports steady growth

Oct 12, 2022 / France
After recording revenue growth of 28% in the first nine months of 2022, the French-based luxury group said that "growth continues at the same pace". Sales also increased in the third quarter

Richard Blume: Sustainability is not going away

Premium ContentOct 6, 2022 / Sweden
Today we share with you a conversation with Richard Blume, Senior Sustainability Strategist at Natural Step. We have talked about leather as a material used by the footwear industry and reflected on the various sustainability topics. Watch the video

Burberry appoints Daniel Lee as new Chief Creative Officer

Sep 29, 2022 / United Kingdom
Daniel will join Burberry on the 3rd of October 2022. He will be based at Burberry’s headquarters in London and report to Chief Executive Officer, Jonathan Akeroyd

Tapestry announces retirement of COO Tom Glaser

Aug 5, 2022 / United States
The New York based fashion house, owner of brands Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman, has also announced Scott Roe is to be appointed to the dual role of CFO & COO of Tapestry

New Generation: meet Stéfanie Branco from Asa Leather Work

Aug 5, 2022 / Portugal
With a background in architecture, she attended the Specialist Technician Course in Footwear Design at CFPIC in 2017 and 2018. She also did several training courses that contributed to the launch of her sustainable leather goods brand Asa Leather Work (ASA)

Hermès sales grow in the first half

Aug 3, 2022 / France
The French-based luxury group posted a revenue increase in the first half of 2022, with all geographical areas recording "strong growth". Performance in Greater China bounced back in June

LVMH announces first half results

Jul 27, 2022 / France
"In a still disrupted environment", the French-based luxury group posted revenue growth in the first half of the year. The fashion & leather goods segment recorded a "remarkable" performance

Online footwear consumption gains share in Spain

Jul 19, 2022 / Spain
The COVID-19 pandemic appears to have given a sustainable boost to e-commerce in the footwear sector, as 2021 was the second-best year in this regard, immediately after 2020

Bangladeshi leather exports surpass strategic target set for the year

Jun 29, 2022 / Bangladesh
From July 2021 to May 2022, overall leather exports totalled 1.11 billion US dollars, topping the strategic target set of 1.03 billion US dollars for the full financial year
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