World Footwear

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AYSAF gets ready to open doors in November

Sep 30, 2022 / Turkey
The organization of the 67th Edition of the Footwear Materials, Components, Leather, and Technologies Exhibition AYSAF, which will be held in November in Istanbul, is expecting to increase visitors and exhibitors numbers by 20% and 15%, respectively, from the last edition

Assomac Talks by Assomac

Sep 28, 2022 / Italy
Get to know more about this cycle of videos presenting the research activities of the technology centers in the various countries for the footwear, leather goods and tanning sectors. They are delivered by Assomac, the National Association of Footwear, Leathergoods and Tanning Technologies' Manufacturers

Next World Footwear Congress to be held in Istanbul on May 2023

Sep 20, 2022 / Turkey
The European Confederation of the Footwear Industry (CEC) announced at MICAM that the 7th edition of the World Footwear Congress (WFC) will take place in Istanbul from the 9th to the 11th of May 2023

Jane Wilson, Chairman of BFA: as one collective voice, we are much stronger

Premium ContentSep 16, 2022 / United Kingdom
We spoke with footwear veteran Jane Wilson, recently named Chairman of the British Footwear Association (BFA), about the role of the Association in the current challenging macroenvironment and the main challenges for the British footwear industry in the future

Nicaragua: leather shortage causes footwear prices to soar by up to 80%

Sep 9, 2022 / Nicaragua
The Nicaraguan Chamber of Leather and Footwear reported that footwear prices rose by 40% at the beginning of the year and another similar increase is in the pipeline, resulting in an 80% price increase for a pair of leather shoes

British Footwear Association names Jane Wilson to the role of Chair

Sep 2, 2022 / United Kingdom
Footwear veteran Jane Wilson has been appointed Chairman of the British Footwear Association (BFA), replacing Robert Perkins, who held the role for more than four years

US families anticipate spending the same or more on shoes for Back-to-School season

Aug 4, 2022 / United States
According to a national consumer survey, 78% of US families are expecting to spend the same or more on shoes for the Back-to-School season despite recession fears

Giovanna Ceolini appointed acting Chair of Assocalzaturifici

Aug 4, 2022 / Italy
Currently serving the Italian Footwear Manufacturers' Association as Vice Chair, Giovanna Ceolini will take on the role of acting Chair of Assocalzaturifici. This will be temporary while procedures for the election of a new Chair are completed

Leather Naturally announces Management Board & Supervisory Council changes

Aug 3, 2022 / World
The not-for-profit industry members association, focused on the education and promotion of the benefits of leather, has voted changes to the Management Board and Supervisory Council

Mexican footwear industry might not recover until 2024

Jul 28, 2022 / Mexico
The forecast is from the National Chamber of the Footwear Industry (CANAICAL), recalling that the footwear industry collapsed by more than 50% in 2020 thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic

Siro Badon steps down as Assocalzaturifici Chair

Jul 28, 2022 / Italy
Siro Badon, who had been elected to the role of Chair of the organization in June 2019, submitted his resignation on the 26th of July, claiming both personal and professional reasons

War on Ukraine to negatively impact footwear

Premium ContentJul 11, 2022 / Business Conditions Survey
This is one of the main outcomes of the most recent edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey. Access the complete report free of charge and read more about the expectations of our panel of international footwear experts

Quantity of footwear sold expected to increase

Premium ContentJul 4, 2022 / Business Conditions Survey
This is one of the main outcomes of the most recent edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey. Access the complete report free of charge and read more about the expectations of our panel of international footwear experts

Employment level to increase in the footwear industry

Premium ContentJun 27, 2022 / Business Conditions Survey
This is one of the main outcomes of the most recent edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey. Access the complete report free of charge and read more about the expectations of our panel of international footwear experts

Italian footwear industry appeals for aid

Jun 21, 2022 / Italy
Italian manufacturers struggle with high levels of inventory as the war in Ukraine continues, hurting badly businesses. Assocalzaturifici renews appeal to the Italian Government for aid
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