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.
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.
Exports on the rise and a dynamic trend among buyers
Trends and predictions in the French market for Made in Italy footwear
Li Yuzhong confirmed the candidacy of China as organizer of the next WFC.
With an increasing number of mandatory regulations for occupational safety coming into force, in recent years, protective footwear has undergone […]
In Montebelluna, in the heart of the district renowned for its technical and quality footwear, for the last 30 years, Jolly Scarpe Spa has been operating in the world of professional footwear.
Standardisation has arrived late in the footwear industry, at the end of 2000, but today it is no longer possible to avoid the harmonization of procedures. Without this restricting the creativity of designers or new techniques and new materials, standardisation allows for the creation of assessment procedures and the exchange of tools essential for the global market.
Specialised in the sector of workwear and safety shoes, the Stretchfit Slip on S1P shoe by the Würth Modyf Group was granted the prestigious German Design Award, which awards the most innovative projects on the German and international design panorama.
For more than 40 years, Italbraid Srl has represented a point of reference in the sector of Italian and international footwear, acting as a reliable and quality supplier of laces and ribbons.