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Andrea Pfister has left us

With him disappears one of the greatest shoe designers, his story starts from the school of Ars Sutoria and gets to conquer the stars of the world among his fans

Miran presents its new IN-CLOUD collection

A preview at Lineapelle (Hall 22, Stand G11)

Expo Riva Schuh launches the new Gardabags project

Starting in June 2018, the new Palavela exhibition area, directly connected to the Congress Centre of Riva del Garda, will welcome the world of accessories in the mid-segment, allowing Expo Riva Schuh to complete its proposal with a view to offering a Total Look.

Simplicity, Comfort, Creativity: every day, for 30 years

These are the values that have inspired SANT LUIS CALZATURE for the last 30 years. Founded in Verona on March […]

MICAM, in the spirit of vanity

Lots of glam and new proposals in store for the 85th edition to be held in February 2018

Ulrike Kähler becomes the second managing director to the Igedo Company

The trade fair organisational body, the Igedo Company – responsible for organising Gallery Shoes, Gallery and CPM Moscow – has nominated Ulrike Kähler as its second managing director next to Philipp Kronen.

Snapfeet: the right fitting just a click away

The innovative Veneto start-up Trya has launched an application that promises to eliminate the problem of fitting associated with online shoe purchases: Snapfeet. Aimed at businesses, as well as consumers, it revolutionizes the e-tail industry, allowing shoes to virtually be tried on, thanks to the biometric scan (3D image) of the foot.

Elisabetta Franchi entrusts Andrea Montelpare with its line of children’s footwear

A new acquisition for the Andrea Montelpare licensing portfolio

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.

Shoes and accessories among the most stolen items in Italy

The report “Security in the retail sector in Italy 2016. A study on thefts, robberies and new prevention systems” has been presented.

MICAM: a new focus on the kids’ area

With the 85th edition of MICAM, children’s footwear ascends to a new level of importance, passing from the back to […]

The CIS confirms its love for Made in Italy

With Shoes from Italy, Assocalzaturifici supported Italian businesses in two of the most promising markets belonging to the CIS: the Ukraine and Kazakhstan

The future of Imac: an evolving brand

Forty years of experience speak for themselves: the Imac brand is one of the most well-known and beloved brands in Italy and abroad for its “beautiful and comfortable” men’s women’s, and children’s footwear, because they are conceived for the well-being of the foot.

Fabi, naturalness and colour

Focus on natural shades for the Fabi Natural Color Shoes collection, which will be the protagonist at Pitti Uomo, with a collection that ties the present into the artistic legacy of the past through colours.

Chaussea, plans for development in Italy

Chaussea, the French network of stores dedicated to trendy, stylish, and comfortable shoes, arrives in Italy with an ambitious project for expansion that will see the opening of 100 stores over the next five years.

Vicco: inspiring the world of children

The Turkish company, Vicco, conquers international markets through the strength of its products

The shoe: the bloggers’ point of view

Mothers and bloggers, with the desire to present the world of children through the filter of fashion, and that’s not […]

To each his own shoes

Here are the winners of the 22nd edition of the Scarpetta d’Oro contest: the illustrations, winning story, show, and comments of leading sector figures

What will children’s footwear for the coming summer be like?

The leading brands in children’s footwear present the SS 2018 collections: a journey to discover the inspirations, trends, and designs for the coming summer season of shoes

Preview Couromoda: a more than optimistic start

Couromoda Preview: previews from the São Paulo fair, the digital congress, and European Shoe Case with Georgia Turri, trend forecaster from the ARSUTORA School

Obuv: a recovery in volume, with attention to prices

A recovery was reconfirmed with greater attention to prices: this is what emerged at the 48th edition of Obuv mir […]

Aymod, lower numbers, higher quality

The figures and contents from the recently concluded October edition.

A good work ethic and Plato’s chariot

The 37th edition of the Devotion to Work Award promoted by the Saint Crispino and Crispiniano Consortium: the winners, the celebrations, and future initiatives

Baldinini focuses on e-commerce with baldininitrend.it

The historic brand of luxury footwear from San Mauro Pascoli (FC) decided to increase its e-commerce efforts by launching a direct sales platform dedicated to its Trend line, which is managed in-house, alongside the pre-existing Baldinini portal.

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Apr 16, 2019

Zeis Excelsa sets its sights on 50 million euros

After ending 2018 with a turnover of 30 million euros (70% of which was generated in Italy), the Marches group specialised in the production of footwear sets itself the ambitious goal of increasing its turnover to 50 million euros.

Apr 16, 2019

Scarpa aims at a new record of 150 million euros

After experiencing a growth trend of +10% for six consecutive years, along with a +17% rise in the profitability index over the last three years, Scarpa ends 2018 with 100 million euros in consolidated revenue and aims to arrive at an annual revenue of 150 million euros over the next five years.

Apr 16, 2019

Pony: from Brera to Europe

Conquering Europe from Milan, the brand of stars and stripes gym shoes, Pony, which is an acronym for Product of New York, opens a store in the historic Brera neighbourhood in via Ponte Vetero 15.

Apr 16, 2019

Luis Onofre is the new CEC President

In March, Luis Onofre took office as the new President of the CEC-European Confederation of the Footwear Industry.

Apr 16, 2019

Febos, 30-million-euro target

Febos, the company from Asolo specialised in the production and distribution of footwear, ended 2018 with a 20-million-euro turnover and aims to arrive at 30 million euros by the end of 2021.