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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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Oct 09, 2018

Industry 4.0: ideal for the safety shoe

With an increasing number of mandatory regulations for occupational safety coming into force, in recent years, protective footwear has undergone […]

Oct 09, 2018

Jolly Scarpe. Safety, with style and attention to the environment

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.

Oct 09, 2018

Footwear and the market of PPE: what changes

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.

Oct 04, 2018

The German Design Award goes to Stretchfit Slip on S1P

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.

Oct 03, 2018

Quality, innovative, and trendy ribbons and laces

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.