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Indonesia wants to stimulate the manufacturing activity

Oct 8, 2019 / Indonesia
The local Government and the Bank Indonesia have agreed six strategic measures to accelerate manufacturing industry strengthening efforts

Assomac with new Managing Director

Oct 7, 2019 / Italy
Roberto Vago took up the role of Managing Director of the National Association of Manufacturers of Footwear, Leathergoods and Tanning Technologies. He replaces Amilcare Baccini

Asics extends partnership with IAAF until 2029

Sep 27, 2019 / Japan
The two entities announced the renewal of their partnership and Asics’s commitment to the world of athletics with the signing today of a new 10-year agreement as an Official IAAF Partner

Sales increase for the German footwear industry

Sep 13, 2019 / Germany
In the first half of 2019 sales in the German footwear industry increased by 2.8%, as the overall sales of footwear manufacturers reached 1.60 billion euros, compared to similar period in 2018

New head for the AAFA

Sep 4, 2019 / United States
AAFA President and CEO Rick Helfenbein is stepping down by the end of the year. AAFA veteran Stephen Lamar will take over from him and lead the organization

Sustainability is a mindset impacting business and consumers

Sep 2, 2019 / United States
WGSN is one of the key players in terms of trends forecasting. Maria Eugenia Errobidarte, Senior Consultant at the agency, gave us some hints on some of tomorrow's trends

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
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