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General outlook for the footwear industry is optimistic

Premium ContentMay 9, 2022 / Business Conditions Survey
This is the main outcome of the most recent edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey, conducted during the month of April. Today we bring you a summary of some of the main conclusions

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Apr 6, 2022 / Business Conditions Survey
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FDRA launches Footwear Trade Show Alliance

Apr 5, 2022 / United States
The Footwear Distributors & Retailers of America has announced the launch of the initiative Footwear Trade Show Council to foster collaborative and aligned practices within the industry

LWG and LN announce World Leather Day

Mar 30, 2022 / World
The two-leather industry non-profits are introducing World Leather Day 2022, on the 30th of March, to encourage organizations within the industry to positively promote leather

Managing Director of the Bangladeshi Apex is the new President of LFMEAB

Mar 25, 2022 / Bangladesh
The board of the Leathergoods and Footwear Manufacturers & Exports Association of Bangladesh has unanimously elected Syed Nasim Manzur to the role of President

Aymod set to open its doors

Mar 11, 2022 / Turkey
The Turkish’s largest footwear fair, which will be held from the 30th of March to the 2nd of April, in Istanbul, is ready to welcome approximately 450 companies and more than 40 000 visitors

Fashion brands halt sales in Russia

Mar 7, 2022 / World
Pressure has been mounting on the Fashion industry to cut off commercial trading with Russia in the aftermath of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on the 24th of February

Polish footwear industry fears the impact of the war

Mar 4, 2022 / Poland
The impact of the war between Russia and Ukraine on the industry might be substantial. Both countries represent important markets for Polish shoes

Leather Naturally (LN) and Leather Working Group (LWG) join forces

Feb 18, 2022 / World
The two leather industry non-profits have announced a reciprocal membership agreement. They will collaborate more closely to help consumers overcoming certain misconceptions about leather

adidas strengthens its commitment to women

Feb 11, 2022 / Germany
The German-based sportswear has launched new women-focused products, alongside enhanced support for established and emerging athletes, as well as new support programmes

Portugal regulates leather authenticity

Feb 3, 2022 / Portugal
The law defines the term “leather” and regulates its use, recognizing the need to protect the sector from deceptive business practices. The term can no longer identify materials that are not of animal origin

Aera earns B Corp. Certification

Jan 3, 2022 / United States
The luxury vegan footwear brand has said that now meets the required standards of social and environmental performance, transparency and accountability, granting it B Corp. Certification

Launch of Pact of Skills for the European Fashion Industry

Dec 20, 2021 / European Union
The TCLF Pact of Skills is an initiative promoted by the European Commission to support the investment in upskilling and reskilling across the fashion industry

CTC teams up with Ars Tinctoria

Dec 9, 2021 / France
The French-based company of quality assurance and consulting services for the footwear and leather industries has announced a partnership with the Italian laboratory Ars Tinctoria

French footwear exports in growing mode

Nov 11, 2021 / France
In the first eight months of 2021, French footwear exports increased by 19%, totalling 2.58 billion euros, as compared to the same period of 2020. Leather goods exports have also grown by 34%
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