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Footwear in Russia – a country snapshot

Premium ContentMay 23, 2022 / World Footwear Reports
Today, we bring you a new country snapshot, this time focusing on Russia. With a geographical area of 17 million km2, Russia is the largest country in the world and hosts 144.3 million people (2020). It is the fifth-largest economy in Europe, being one of the world’s leading producers of oil and natural gas, and a top exporter of metals such as steel and aluminum

Turkish footwear industry set on diversifying markets

Mar 23, 2022 / Turkey
Despite the threats posed by Russia’s war on Ukraine, Turkish footwear manufacturers remain optimistic about the future and look at Aymod as an opportunity for diversifying markets

Rouble tumbles following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Mar 2, 2022 / Russian Federation
On Tuesday, the rouble pared some of the previous day’s heavy losses, as it plunged around 29% against the dollar on Monday morning, an all-time low, under pressure on foreign markets from Western sanctions

Italian footwear industry concerned over conflict in Ukraine

Mar 2, 2022 / Italy
The Italian Footwear Manufacturers' Association has shown concern over the impact of the conflict on the footwear trade. Russia and Ukraine are important markets for the Italian footwear

Euro Shoes and CPM will be held together in Moscow

Nov 3, 2021 / Russian Federation
The two events, resulting from the alliance of the two professional fashion exhibitions in Russia will be held from the 21st to the 24th of February 2022 at Expocentre Fairgrounds in Moscow

Footwear stores hit hard in Moscow and St. Petersburg

Oct 26, 2020 / Russian Federation
Shoe Intelligence, based on estimations by Moscow-based think tank Evotor, is reporting a 17% plunge in sales of independent footwear stores in Russia in September. Decline is more severe in Moscow and St. Petersburg

Obuv Rossii: revenue with maximum monthly level

Sep 24, 2020 / Russian Federation
In August, revenue of Obuv Rossii increased by 1.5 times compared to July and exceeded 1 billion Russian Rubles, achieving the maximum monthly level in 2020

Obuv Rossii Group revenue down by 26.4%

Sep 21, 2020 / Russian Federation
The group's unaudited consolidated revenue decreased by 26.4% in the first half of the current fiscal year, reflecting the reduction in revenue during the lockdown period.

Obuv's parent company increases its share capital

Sep 10, 2020 / Russian Federation
The company announced the increase in its share company by saying that funds from the additional issue will be used to implement the company’s strategy for the business’s digital transformation and financial services development

Euro Shoes with positive feedback

Sep 7, 2020 / Russian Federation
The August edition of Euros Shoes covering an area of 7 000 square metres and presenting the Spring-Summer 2021 collections of manufacturers from several countries came to an end amidst positive feedback

US remains by far the world’s largest importer of footwear

Premium ContentAug 11, 2020 / World Footwear Yearbook
This is one of the conclusions of the World Footwear 2020 Yearbook, recently published by APICCAPS and containing a deep analysis of the footwear industry in 2019. The publication also contains Country Profiles for 84 markets

Mandatory footwear labeling is introduced in Russia

Jul 20, 2020 / Russian Federation
After several delays and despite the continuing complaints by market operators, Russian authorities have introduced a mandatory labelling of footwear on the domestic market. This is effective since the 1st of July and applies to domestic and imported footwear

Obuv: spring edition rescheduled to May

Mar 5, 2020 / Russian Federation
EXPOCENTRE AO and BolognaFiere S.p.A. (Italy) have informed the markets that Obuv. Mir Kozhi 2020. Spring has been rescheduled to the 12th to the 15th of May

Obuv Rossii starts cooperation with AliExpress

Dec 12, 2019 / Russian Federation
As part of its expansion within the marketplaces, Obuv is making available products from main brand Westfalika on marketplace Tmall (a part of AliExpress Russia)

Two digits growth for Obuv Rossii

Aug 21, 2019 / Russian Federation
The Russia-based company has announced second quarter and first half results marked by two digits growth in the group's consolidated revenue
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