World Footwear

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Influencer Marketing seen as a Successful Tool for Footwear

Premium ContentJul 9, 2024 / Business Conditions Survey
In this edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions survey, we asked our experts about their opinions on the effectiveness of influencer marketing. The results shed light on the apparent noteworthy impact of influencer marketing in the footwear industry

Alliance France Cuir appoints new president

Jul 4, 2024 / France
Christophe Dehard has been elected as President of the French leather industry confederation Alliance France Cuir for the next three years. He succeeds Frank Boehly

Argentina: clothing and footwear consumption falls by 27%

Jul 4, 2024 / Argentina
The clothing and footwear sectors recorded a 27% year-on-year decline in the first five months of the year, according to the Argentine Chamber of Commerce and Services

Optimistic expectations for footwear retail prices

Premium ContentJul 2, 2024 / Business Conditions Survey
76% of the respondents of the last edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey expect footwear retail prices to increase over the next six months. The 10th edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey results are now available

Positive perspectives about the health of footwear business

Premium ContentJun 25, 2024 / Business Conditions Survey
Almost 60% of the respondents of the last edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey seem confident regarding the health of their businesses. The 10th edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey results are now available

Industry is antecipating an increase in the quantity of footwear sold

Premium ContentJun 18, 2024 / Business Conditions Survey
According to the latest edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey more than 60% of the respondents expect quantities of footwear traded to increase. All results are now available

Positive 2023 for Italian footwear, leather goods and tannery machinery exports

Jun 18, 2024 / Italy
According to ASSOMAC, the association representing Italian manufacturers of footwear, leather goods and tanning technology, the 3.66% year-on-year growth in exports in 2023 shows the “resilience” of the sector

Slowdown in US footwear price increases

Jun 17, 2024 / United States
US footwear price increases decelerated in May, in line with overall consumer retail prices, according to the latest data from the FDRA. In general, however, they are still rising

UK retail sales pick up slightly in May

Jun 13, 2024 / United Kingdom
UK retail sales rose by a modest 0.7% year-on-year in May, following an April that was hit by an early Easter and poor weather. Online non-food sales appear to have turned the corner, says the BRC

Brazilian footwear exports remain in the red

Jun 12, 2024 / Brazil
Brazilian footwear exports are still in the red. In the first five months of the year, footwear exports fell by 25% in volume and 22% in value, as compared to the same period of last year

Giovanna Ceolini: We have many tough challenges on the horizon

Premium ContentJun 10, 2024 / Italy
We spoke to Giovanna Ceolini, recently re-elected President of Assocalzaturifici until 2027, to explore the association’s key priorities for the future in the face of a challenging economic climate. We also discussed the upcoming edition of MICAM, which has recently moved to a three-day format

Registration open for the next edition of Futurmoda

Jun 6, 2024 / Spain
Registration is now open for the upcoming edition of the International Exhibition of Leather, Components, and Machinery for Footwear and Leather Goods, which will take place next October from the 16th to the 17th

Cost of raw materials and insufficient demand continues to worry the footwear industry

Premium ContentJun 4, 2024 / Business Conditions Survey
Respondents of the 10th edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey reveal that cost of raw materials and insufficient demand continue to negatively impact their businesses

Footwear consumption in Latin America set to grow by more than 4% in the next five years

May 29, 2024 / Latin America
Footwear consumption in Latin America is set to grow by more than 4% in the coming years, according to an estimate by Abicalçados presented at the last edition of the Latin American Footwear Forum

Footwear experts expect importance of digital retail channels to continue to increase

Premium ContentMay 28, 2024 / Business Conditions Survey
Since the first edition of this survey, we have been asking our panel of experts about their expectations regarding the evolution of the percentage that different retail channels represent in the total sales of footwear in their country
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