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Chicco: for 60 years, home to children

The long-time brand of children’s footwear has made closely following the needs of children and their parents its main strength, as well as the secret behind the customer loyalty it has enjoyed for over half a century.

At the feet of workers

Electricians, assemblers, healthcare workers, and farmers… tell us about the strengths and defects of the shoes they wear every day for work.

Digital revolution in the world of safety

Interview with Jean-François Sol-Dourdin – Director of the Risk Management Division at Reed Expositions/Expoprotection

Micam… after Vanity, there’s Envy

While feverish preparations are underway for the 86th edition of Micam, the platform of reference for mid to high-end and fashion footwear to be held in Milan from 16 to 19 September 2018, we met up with Annarita Pilotti, President of Assocalzaturifici, the association responsible for organising the event, for a preview of some of its new features and to see how things are going with one of the most important events on the worldwide calendar of footwear.

EKS: quality footwear in Istanbul

Now in its fifth edition, the fair based in Istanbul takes a look at the positives results achieved over the years and focuses on increasing the international scope of the event by also offering all-inclusive packages that are extremely advantageous for exhibitors.

Gabriel Motica has the mountains running through his veins

The Romanian climber has always loved the mountains and the Kayland products that “know how to be innovative, but always safe”.

The right shoe

A survey conducted by Blitzresults.com in the UK reveals how 65% of today’s children are wearing shoes in the wrong […]

Pretziada’s homage to Sardinian minimalism

A creative duo capable of exporting historical Sardinian know-how to the world. A contemporary design able to reappraise the Italian island by combining craftsmanship, fashion, tourism and storytelling.

Fragiacomo between héritage and a contemporary spirit

In the discovery of an Italian luxury brand with a rich héritage and a future characterised by ongoing expansion: Federico Pozzi Chiesa, CEO of GC Holding, the brand’s owner, speaks to us of Fragiacomo’s values, future projects, and its FW 2018-19 collection. 

Daniele Ancarani, the style of feeling comfortable

Class and good taste without frills, and without sacrificing creativity and imagination. These are the key words of the designer from Bologna who plans to open new stores in Italy and abroad.

Turkish footwear: worldwide mission

Interview with the upper management of IDMIB on Turkish footwear and its goals

María Valcarce, Director of Sicur, presents the next edition of the fair

From 20 to 23rd February 2018, Sicur in Madrid is a complete safety fair on all fronts, serving as a bridge between South America and Spain

Pitillos: comfortable experience

Since 1981, Pitillos has been dressing the feet of the most demanding women and men, combining style with attention to comfort, thanks to skilled craft workmanship and state-of-the-art technology. We interviewed Silvia Hernández in order to retrace with her the most important milestones in the company’s growth, while also considering its future goals.

Snapfeet: the right fitting just a click away

The innovative Veneto start-up Trya has launched an application that promises to eliminate the problem of fitting associated with online shoe purchases: Snapfeet. Aimed at businesses, as well as consumers, it revolutionizes the e-tail industry, allowing shoes to virtually be tried on, thanks to the biometric scan (3D image) of the foot.

CEC: increasingly strong in Europe

With president Cleto Sagripanti we talk of European industry, education, bilateral agreements and duties.

Shows and Markets: Interview with Raffaello Napoleone

The Pitti Immagine shows, the role of accessories, markets of reference, and the role of digital technology: we speak of this and more in our interview with Raffaello Napoleone, CEO of Pitti Immagine.

Condor-Inblu: from the historic ‘Chips’ to the latest acquisitions

Interview with Silvia Fidanza, Head of Marketing and Communication at Inblu

The shoe: the bloggers’ point of view

Mothers and bloggers, with the desire to present the world of children through the filter of fashion, and that’s not […]

Fly: shoe lovers

Interview with Giorgio Lai from Fly, in order to discover the world of children’s and adult’s footwear licensing, yesterday and today.

USA: still one of the best markets for Italian products

With Salina Ferretti from Assocalzaturifici and Maurizio Forte from the ICE Agency, we take an in-depth look at the American market

An army of shoes

A look at the world of military footwear with some of its protagonists

Interview with Ulrike Kähler – Project Director of Gallery and Gallery Shoes

The next appointment with Gallery Shoes is from 11 to 13 March 2018.

Made in Italy returns and sets its sights on Russia and the CIS area

Italian exports return to a trend of growth in Russia and the CIS area: we speak of it with Arturo Venanzi and Marino Fabiani

A+A: More and more reference event for the industry

Interview with Birgit Horn, Director of A + A – Global Head Occupational Health

DIS: When tradition becomes digital

Interview with Andrea Carpineti

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Nov 21, 2018

87MICAM: it’s time to go to Paradise

The next edition of Micam will be held from 10 to 13 February 2019 at Fiera Milano Rho, where more than 45 thousand visitors are expected to attend: ‘Be inspired by Art, ye who enter’

Nov 21, 2018

Uniwork: a long road, in complete safety

The brand of the Over Teak Group positions itself among the leading realities in the safety industry with innovative and quality certified products.

Nov 20, 2018

At the feet of workers

Electricians, assemblers, healthcare workers, and farmers… tell us about the strengths and defects of the shoes they wear every day for work.

Nov 20, 2018

The White Mantles are granted to the winners of the 38th annual Devotion to Work Award

The traditional awards ceremony for the footwear industry’s Devotion to Work Awards was held in Vigevano by the national SS Crispin and Crispinian Consortium.

Nov 20, 2018

The new Ducati Corse and Firebrand proposals by FTG

Launched in long-ago 1959 and present on the market of safety footwear with the brands FTG and Ducati Corse, FTG Safety Shoes S.p.a. presents itself to sector operators with a wide range of new products.