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COVID-19 pushes luxury industry to its sharpest fall

Nov 23, 2020 / World
Global sales of luxury goods are expected to fall 23% to 217 billion euros this year, the biggest drop in its history and the first since 2009, due to the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, consultant Bain & Company estimates

The world's largest trade agreement

Nov 20, 2020 / World
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership was signed by China, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand and Australia, plus ten Southeast Asian economies, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Burma, Cambodia, Laos and Brunei

The world’s most expensive cities

Nov 18, 2020 / World
Paris and Zurich re-join Hong Kong at the top of the latest ranking of the world's most expensive cities, according to the latest information by The Economist

Imports of footwear with a dark picture in the first semester

Premium ContentNov 9, 2020 / Business Conditions Survey
The most recent statistics for footwear trade in 2020 show a very dark, albeit expected, picture. In the first semester of the year, footwear imports fell in almost every country

Leather Industry calls for the suspension of the Higg Index Score for Leather

Oct 15, 2020 / World
The global leather industry has formally asked the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) to suspend the score the non-profit organisation applies to leather in its Higg Materials Sustainability Index (MSI)

Nike leads list of world’s most marketed brands

Oct 9, 2020 / World
According to the ranking World’s 50 Most Marketed Brands powered by Hookit, Nike derived 461.9 million US dollars in total sponsorship value from nearly 12 000 promoters and 5.56 billion social media engagements in the 12 months through August 2020

Nike, Zara and adidas are the most valuable fashion brands

Jul 17, 2020 / World
The BrandZ top 100 ranking of the world’s most valuable brands, released by WPP and Kantar, listed the Germany-based brand as number one brand in the apparel category. Nike is followed by European-based brands Zara and adidas

Visa: digital acceleration in Covid-19 era

May 26, 2020 / World
According to Visa's Chief Product Officer 13 million people in Latin America made their first-ever online purchase in March quarter. An increase in digital commerce spending was registered in the US

Footwear: several challenges arising from the Covid-19 crisis

Apr 24, 2020 / Coronavirus - Covid19
As they are non-essential goods, clothing, footwear and other fashion items are being particularly hit with the impact of the spread of Covid-19. Retailers and manufacturers are facing several challenges, and will continue to do so

Nike closes several stores temporarily

Mar 16, 2020 / United States
The giant sportswear brand decided to close stores in several countries, including in the United States, Canada, Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand to limit the spread of the coronavirus

The white sneakers phenomenon

Jan 7, 2020 / World
A few years ago, it would be difficult to imagine white sneakers as a simple, subtle and essential accessory. However, times have changed and now the fashion world is completely into the white sneaker phenomenon

Most expensive shopping streets revealed

Nov 15, 2019 / World
According to a recent study by Cushman & Wakefield commercial leases in Causeway Bay in Hong Kong are the most expensive in the world

Travel industry sales to reach 3 trillion US dollars

Oct 9, 2019 / World
According to new research released by the global market research company Euromonitor International, the global travel industry is expected to reach close to 3 trillion US dollars and grow by 3.3% by 2024

2018: a year of growth for the footwear industry

Sep 24, 2019 / World Footwear Yearbook
The year 2018 was marked by the positive dynamics initiated in 2017, following two years of stabilization. Footwear production and exports grew by 2.7% and 4.3%, respectively. Data is from the World Footwear Yearbook 2019 published by APICCAPS
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