Although 7 out of 10 pairs of shoes firmly remain in the EU, the main destinations for regional exports outside of the Union are Switzerland and the USA, while the role of Russia and the former Soviet bloc falls back to a position of lesser importance.
Eng. Giuseppe Bellotti helps shine some light on the new EU Regulation on Personal Protective Equipment.
The first ten months of the Italian Export 2017
Where German retail is headed, Made in Italy market shares, and secret formula that allows German shoes to remain competitive
A planetary bestseller, in 2017, the sneaker was confirmed as the most dynamic kind of shoe in Italy. When compared to the stagnant consumption characterising other footwear types, it is the only kind to have actually gained a +4%, thus reconciling the tastes of all Italian consumers, whether they are women or men, old or young. Our market is confirming what is currently a global trend affecting both East and West, with reasons spanning both far and wide.
Starting in January 2018, Birkenstock has decided to terminate the direct deliveries provided by the online platform, as it had previously done in the USA for the orders managed by Amazon USA.
A slow recovery characterises the footwear industry during the first nine months of 2017: exports hold steady, with a favourable trade balance, but a weak demand persists in the Italian market that is dominated by a focus on sneakers.
The new European anti-dumping regulation overrides the fear of China being granted economy market status: here is what the new measures call for and how it was received by the Italian Footwear Manufacturers’ Association. We spoke of it with Matteo Scarparo, while President Annarita Pilotti explains the latest changes in Chinese import duties.
With Salina Ferretti from Assocalzaturifici and Maurizio Forte from the ICE Agency, we take an in-depth look at the American market
During the first six months of the year, the performance of Italian footwear was completely positive, with encouraging signals for the future.
Italian exports return to a trend of growth in Russia and the CIS area: we speak of it with Arturo Venanzi and Marino Fabiani
In Padua on July 13th, chairman Siro Badon summed up the situation of the sector and the future of footwear in the Riviera del Brenta: the “era of sneakers” calls for a radical change even in the Venetian district, to prevent growing quantities of pairs from being diverted to other parts of Italy
Design, colour, and high spirits are part of the DNA of Brazilian footwear, especially when it comes to children’s footwear.
Cautious optimism for the industry’s future and looking ahead to the industry of tomorrow: these are the themes that characterized the Assocalzaturifici National Assembly, which was held this past 27 June 2017 at the LIUC – Università Catteneo in Castellanza (VA)
While traditional retail is characterized by an overall global downtrend, online retail has grown by 23.6% in 2016. By 2020, online sales are expected to increase their shares even more, arriving at 14.6% of global sales for an estimated value of 4,058 billion dollars.
A prestigious headquarters in the heart of the Milan Fashion District.
Femininity without compromises for the lifestyle of modern women: the new Summer 2019 collection by Pyramidis by GVD strives to convey an authentic style in each and every detail.
Fashion blogger Chiara Ferragni revamps the Converse One Star in a glam key, with a cascade of glitter.
Asics Corporation celebrates the 100th birthday of its founder with a special collection inspired by the joy and colours of sunflowers: KO100.
For the upcoming release of “Solo: a Star Wars Story” on 25 May, UGG launches its fourth project of collaboration with Star Wars.