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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

Big brands join the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment

Jul 25, 2019 / World
A Global Commitment to eradicate plastic waste and pollution led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in collaboration with UN Environment was signed by several giant brands

The treaty with the greatest global impact

Jul 9, 2019 / World
The Treaty of Tordesillas was signed 5 centuries ago, in the Spanish city with the same name and divided the world - discovered and undiscovered - in two parts, giving the exploitation rights to Portugal and Spain

Talking sustainability with the Chairman of Leather Naturally

Premium ContentApr 30, 2019 / World
Leather Naturally has recently secured funding of 1.5 million US dollars to launch a global campaign to promote the use of leather. We took the opportunity to speak to Egbert Dikkers, Chairman of the Leather Naturally Management Board

1.5 million US dollars for Leather Naturally's campaign

Apr 12, 2019 / World
The initiative dedicated to the leather industry announced it has reached the 1.5 million US dollars fundraising goal to launch a global campaign to promote the use of leather

Digital and sustainability at the core of the footwear industry

Apr 2, 2019 / World
The worldwide footwear industry will be gathered in Naples from the 3rd to the 5th of April to discuss the thematic of Digitalisation and Sustainability in the Footwear Industry

Rise in fake goods trading

Mar 29, 2019 / World
Trade in counterfeit and pirated goods has risen steadily in the last few years and now stands at 3.3% of global trade, according to a new report by the OECD and the EU’s Intellectual Property Office

Footwear amongst most popular items for cross-border online shopping

Dec 26, 2018 / World
A study conducted by Ipsos for PayPal revealed that 68% of the online shoppers surveyed purchased items of clothing, apparel, footwear or accessories from websites in other countries

Luxury sneakers: an expanding market

Jul 13, 2018 / World
Brands such as Prada, Gucci and Balenciaga are increasingly looking at sneakers for growth, increasing their investment and marketing budgets to allocate in this segment

Leather shoes demand goes down

Jul 12, 2018 / World
A new study by Bloomberg highlights that the growing popularity of sneakers is the main reason for decreasing demand for leather shoes
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