World Footwear

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Haroldo Ferreira takes over Abicalçados Executive Presidency

Aug 7, 2019 / Brazil
He is taking on the Abicalçados Presidency from Heitor Klein, who served the Brazilain Association for more than 27 years and who will continue linked to them as a Consultant

Vietnam is already taking advantage of the US-China trade war

Aug 5, 2019 / Vietnam
As the trade war between the two countries enters a new chapter, the worldfootwear.com spoke to Nguyen Duc Thuan, Chairman of Lefaso, the Vietnamese footwear association, to discuss this and other hot topics of the industry

EU-Mercosur brings challenges but will result in gains for all

Jul 22, 2019 / Brazil
The words are from Heitor Klein, the man who headed Abicalçados in the last 6 years. As Klein prepares to step down from the Presidency, we took the opportunity to discuss the main trends of the footwear industry and bring you the highlights of that conversation today

A new President for the French leather goods

Jul 11, 2019 / France
On the occasion of its general assembly held by the end of June, the French Leather Goods Federation elected to its presidency Jean-Pierre Tolo for a term of three years

Leather industry in Kenya claims export's duty revision

Jul 11, 2019 / Kenya
Traders affiliated in the East Africa Hides and Skins Association gathered and renew their demands for a revised export duty on raw hides and skins in the East African market to safeguard the industry

38th International Footwear Conference

Jul 5, 2019 / China
The 38th edition of the International Footwear Conference took place in Guangzhou, China in May, gathering together several key players of the industry

The priorities of the new Head of Assocalzaturifici

Jun 26, 2019 / Italy
Siro Badon, the new Assocalzaturifici Chair, explained the guidelines of his mandate focusing on sustainability, education and training and internationalisation

Moda appoints director of footwear

Jun 18, 2019 / United Kingdom
The fashion trade show taking place in Birmingham every February and August is aiming to enhance its footwear segment and has appointed Lisa Govier as director of footwear

Leather Naturally celebrates another milestone

Jun 7, 2019 / Netherlands
After successfully raising over 1.5 million US dollars to fund a global campaign to promote leather, the Leather Naturally initiative now confirms that it has over 100 members

Gallery sets the bar high for the next edition

May 28, 2019 / Germany
Setting itself as an early ordering event, Gallery is expecting a 27% increase in the number of exhibitors and product groups are set to grow by 35% in terms of floor space at the coming July event

Siro Badon appointed Chair of Assocalzaturifici

Apr 19, 2019 / Italy
The Board of Assocalzaturifici, the association representing the Italian footwear manufacturers, has appointed Siro Badon to succeed Annarita Pilotti as the new Chairman. Badon will take on a four-year term

The BFA appoints new CEO

Apr 18, 2019 / United Kingdom
The British Footwear Association announced the appointment of Lucy Reece-Raybould as its new CEO, following from the retirement of John Saunders

BFA announces new CEO

Apr 11, 2019 / United Kingdom
The British Footwear Association (BFA) appointed Lucy Reece-Raybould as the new CEO

World Footwear Congress discusses sustainability

Mar 26, 2019 / CEC
The next edition of the World Footwear Congress is taking place in Naples from the 3rd to the 5th of April. The full program with speakers is now available

Tom Ford will head the CFDA

Mar 22, 2019 / United States
The CFDA Board ratified Tom Ford as their Chairman. The award-winning fashion designer, film director, screenwriter, and film producer will succeed current Chairwoman Diane von Furstenberg effective from the 1st of June
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