All news categorized as "News"
Fly Flot: going towards an annual revenue of 18 million euros

The merger, a youthful management team, and a focus on sports fashion.

Mario Valentino between fashion, design, and art

From his first steps in the footwear industry to his success as a market leader in the luxury segment: both a personal and entrepreneurial story, featuring exceptional partnerships and iconic models. The novel that reconstructs the intense adventure of Mario Valentino.

Moro Minuterie: goodbye to rust on hooks and eyelets in safety footwear

The company from Padua presents the safety footwear market with three different finishes that guarantee maximum resilience and resistance to corrosion.

High Frequency processes for the Safety Industry

Constant innovation and attention to quality and the customer have allowed New and Best to become partner to the main protagonists in the worldwide sector of fashion. Specialised in the design and production of materials and accessories for footwear, leather goods, and apparel, New and Best has also made the experience and know-how of its thirty-plus years available to the safety industry, while applying its innovative technologies for the development of specific product lines to it.

The fashion table reopens

On Tuesday 9 October, at MISE [the Ministry of Economic Development], the first round table of the Italian Committee of Fashion and Accessories was held and presided over by Minister Luigi Di Maio.

Superhouse Group. For women who work, the Super Lady Collection

Among the leading producers and exporters of safety footwear in India, at Expo Protection, Superhouse Group presents the exclusive Super Lady Collection.

Stemma Srl. Plus2, the new system for dual density injection

Specialised for the last 20-plus years in the development of technologies and manufacturing systems and machines for the moulding of polyurethane products, Stemma presents the innovative double-ring “Plus2” moulding system.

Shoes for Crews (Europe) Ltd: The answer to the most slippery environments

Leader in the sector of professional footwear for the protection of workers in the most slippery conditions, Shoes for Crews […]

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 […]

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.

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.

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.

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.

New high-tech fabrics for the world of Safety Shoes

As a manufacturer of technical and bonded fabrics for footwear, over time, Siretessile has specialised its materials for specific sectors, with those destined for the world of safety shoes standing out in particular.

Crocs closes its production facilities

Crocs, the US brand of multicolor eva clogs, has announced the closure of its last two factories owned in Mexico and Italy. The aim is to rationalize production activities in order to increase profitability and focus on online activities.

Calmoda, equilibrium between quality, price, and design

A family-run business launched 40 years ago in Elche, Spain, Calmoda is specialised in the production of women’s footwear with an exclusively Made in Spain product.

A change in management for PittaRosso

After seven years at the head of PittaRosso, Andrea Cipolloni passes the baton to Marcello Pace, a prestigious manager with a long career at Bata Shoe Organization, which ended with his nomination as President of Bata Europe.

The “Tu&Io” sneakers brings the whole family together

The close ties between father, mother, and child are at the heart of the fashion project branded Naturino.

Sneaker passion ready to take over Micam

PLUG-MI is the new original format developed by Fandango Club and aimed at Millennials, which will bring the culture of sneakers to Micam in 2019.

VF Corporation: moving towards +10% in 2019

An increase in sales leads to a new revenue forecast.

The paradox of Skechers

Sales at +10.6% for 1.13 billion dollars, while profits are down by 24%: a paradoxical result for Skechers in the 2018 second quarter.

The customs duties war also affects footwear

He who lives by the sword, dies by the sword…

Velasca, 2.5 million euros for international expansion

Velasca, the digital brand of Made in Italy men’s footwear receives new financing equal to 2.5 million euros from the venture capital firm P101 SGR and from the company Milano Investments Partners.

Fratelli Borgioli doubles its number of facilities in Vinci

Fratelli Borgioli, the historic label of high-end men’s shoes, doubles its number of production plants and opens a new structure near the historic facility founded in Vinci 72 years ago.

Geox: cautious outlook for 2018 year-end results

A less than satisfactory second quarter for Geox, with sales that have fallen by -8.7% to 414.1 million euros and an adjusted EBTIDA for the first half of the year that drops from 42.1 million to 27.1 million euros.

Upcoming events
Footwear & Leather Show Australia
Nov 20 - Nov 22, 2018
FFANY New York Shoe Expo
Dec 04 - Dec 06, 2018
Expo Riva Schuh
Jan 12 - Jan 15, 2019
Jan 14 - Jan 17, 2019
Who’s Next & Premiere Classe
Jan 18 - Jan 21, 2019
Nov 06, 2018

Alberto Fasciani: elegance, sobriety and eco-sustainability

The new SS19 collection by Alberto Fasciani focuses both on quality and on social issues.

Daniele Ancarani, art before shoes

Last September 27th for the Italian brand was held an exhibition/event in the fascinating Milanese location of via Tortona 34.

Oct 26, 2018

Mario Valentino between fashion, design, and art

From his first steps in the footwear industry to his success as a market leader in the luxury segment: both a personal and entrepreneurial story, featuring exceptional partnerships and iconic models. The novel that reconstructs the intense adventure of Mario Valentino.

Oct 24, 2018

Kapriol and Michelin: safety and design in the new era of the safety shoe

Kapriol and Michelin present a preview of the new safety shoe, interpreted in the models K-LE MANS, K-SILVERSTON and K-ESTORIL

Oct 23, 2018

Obuv: Made in Italy meets up with the Russian market

In a climate characterised by political and economic uncertainties, the fall edition of Obuv mir Koži, the show dedicated to high-end footwear and leather goods, was kicked off at the Moscow Expocentre from 22 to 25 October.