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In 2018, Birkenstock ends its collaboration with Amazon EU

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.

Footwear manufacturers: steady, but unexciting results

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.

Antidumping: the new legislation bypasses the question of granting MES to China

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.

The Scandinavian market

Who knows why we immediately think of far-off places when speaking of footwear exports: to the East towards Russia, South […]

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

Italian footwear: one step further towards stability

During the first six months of the year, the performance of Italian footwear was completely positive, with encouraging signals for the future.

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

Acrib 4.0

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

Where is luxury headed?

The Luxury Summit of Sole 24 Ore faces themes like internationalization, digitalization and sustainability.

Brazilian kids’ footwear: an increasing number of global brands

Design, colour, and high spirits are part of the DNA of Brazilian footwear, especially when it comes to children’s footwear.

A slight uptrend, but not yet a full recovery

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)

South African footwear is here to stay

This is how South African footwear announced its entry into international markets with the desire to remain there as one of the key players

Portuguese footwear flies high in foreign markets

Growing industry and export at +55% from 2010 to today. At the top of a golden moment, Luis Onofre becomes the new President of Apiccaps: during the day of his inauguration, we asked him some questions regarding his goals and agenda.

E-commerce: in 2020, a turnover of more than 4000 billion

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.

FICE launches Shoes from Spain B2B Marketplace

The e-commerce platform is the perfect complement to current footwear fairs and will allow Spanish businesses to access new markets, while maintaining relationships with pre-existing customers, 365 days a year

AnyPlan, a custom program for trade shows

The application was designed and created by Honegger and is the first matchmaking app for any trade show in the world

Uncertain market, waiting for recovery of consumption

In anticipation of a more favourable economic situation, the footwear industry closed 2016 amid signs of uncertainty with slightly negative figures, at least in quantity, confirming the unsatisfactory trends in production, exports and domestic consumption, as well as an intensification of the critical issues concerning employment.

Russia and the Cis Countries, the start of a recovery

Exports on the rise and a dynamic trend among buyers

Shoegazer, the Shazam of shoes

It works just like Shazam, the app that recognizes songs with just one click, and it is capable of identifying […]

The downtrend characterizing Italian footwear beyond the Alps starts to relent

Trends and predictions in the French market for Made in Italy footwear

Li Yuzhong, President of CLIA, puts forth china’s candidacy

Li Yuzhong confirmed the candidacy of China as organizer of the next WFC.

A new president and new guidelines for the Brazilian shoe manufacturers’ association

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May 22, 2019

Zanotti launches Blabber

Giuseppe Zanotti presents Blabber, the new sneaker capsule collection created from the collaboration with the hip hop duo Rae Sremmurd.

May 22, 2019

Pretty Ballerinas, timeless chic

Olympia di Grecia, after having lent her face and name to a Pretty Ballerinas collection, today becomes a stylist and designs two bon-ton models.

May 22, 2019

JD Stores grow in Italy

The multinational British group JD Sports continues with its plans for expansion in Italy with the inauguration on 11 May of a new store in Nola (NA) at the Vulcano Buono shopping mall.

May 22, 2019

Possession: all ways equal

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May 21, 2019

X-Swift, the future of athleisure

BASF, Longterm Concept, and Gu Guoyi collaborated to create X-Swift, an athleisure shoe for the mass market that features four innovative and advanced BASF materials with the latest automation technology for footwear.