World Footwear

Leather goods

Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags won’t have summer edition

Apr 1, 2020 / Italy
Given the health emergency now impacting many countries, the Riva del Garda Fierecongressi Board of Directors concluded there are no conditions to hold the forthcoming editions of the events

Chanel workshops to make face masks

Mar 27, 2020 / France
The French-based luxury fashion group said it will launch production of face masks to increment the supply in France, as the coronavirus spreads across the country

Covid-19 in Asia: latest update

Premium ContentMar 25, 2020 / Asia
After reporting the situation in Vietnam, Republic of Korea and Malaysia, today we bring you more news from Cambodia and Japan

Tapestry with 1% increase in net sales

Mar 10, 2020 / United States
The company announced second quarter results with a 1% increase in net sales. Net income presented double digit growth rate in the period. Second half guidance includes negative impact of the coronavirus outbreak

Why Portugal?

Mar 2, 2020 / Portugal
APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association, launched the “Why Portugal?” campaign. Watch the video here

Portuguese Footwear Industry Immersive Summer Programme

Feb 27, 2020 / Portugal
In the summer of 2020, the Portuguese Footwear Industry will host participants from all over the world for an unique learning experience aiming at developing competitive skills in footwear manufacturing

Micam closes 89th edition with a 5% drop in attendance

Feb 20, 2020 / Italy
The International Footwear Show promoted by Assocalzaturifici recorded a slight drop (-5%) in the numbers of visitors who, over the four-day event, were able to visit 1 205 companies exhibiting (628 Italian and 577 foreign)

Danny D’Alessandro: leather is a life material

Feb 16, 2020 / Italy
While another edition of Mipel kicks off we recall the interview with Danny D’Alessandro CEO of the Milan-based trade show and General Manager of Assopellettieri

Sales up by 2.3% at Salvatore Ferragamo

Feb 4, 2020 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury sector player released the Group’s Preliminary Consolidated Revenue for Fiscal Year 2019, which amount to 1,377 million Euros up 2.3% at current exchange rates and 1.3% at constant exchange rates

Pakistan leather industry with good semester

Jan 28, 2020 / Pakistan
During the first six months of the current fiscal year Pakistan’s leather goods exports grew by 11.1%. Exports of footwear with double digit increases in the period

Louis Vuitton to open its largest store in Japan

Jan 28, 2020 / United States
The main brand of the LVMH's portfolio, Louis Vuitton, will open its largest store in Japan in Osaka in February. At the same time the brand will open its first cafe and restaurant

UNIC launches Real Leather is Real Sustainability campaign

Jan 15, 2020 / Italy
A three-year long worldwide campaign communicating and promoting at 360 degrees the excellence of leather. Real Leather is Real Sustainability is the motto

Bangladesh’s leather exports down by 10.6%

Jan 14, 2020 / Bangladesh
The country’s leather industry registered a total of 475.83 million US dollars’ worth of exporting revenue in the first six months of the new financial year. A decline of 10.61% from the previous year

Saint Laurent to open new leather goods factory in Italy

Jan 10, 2020 / Italy
French luxury brand Saint Laurent, which belongs to the Kering group, will open a new location for handbags and wallets near Florence

Tapestry joins Australian relief efforts

Jan 9, 2020 / United States
The New-York based luxury group has announced a 100 000 US dollars gift from the Coach Foundation to Australian Relief Efforts
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