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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.

Micam creates a visitor identikit

The results of the visitor database analysis.

Micam… after Vanity, there’s Envy

While feverish preparations are underway for the 86th edition of Micam, the platform of reference for mid to high-end and fashion footwear to be held in Milan from 16 to 19 September 2018, we met up with Annarita Pilotti, President of Assocalzaturifici, the association responsible for organising the event, for a preview of some of its new features and to see how things are going with one of the most important events on the worldwide calendar of footwear.

Talent Shoe 2018: the creativity of new generations

Attracting young qualified workers who can be inserted on the production line, in answer to the generational turnover occurring in […]

Chicco celebrates its 60th anniversary at Pitti Bimbo

From the anti-hiccup rubber teat to the bumble bee mobile, from the first line of children’s footwear to the collapsible […]

Welcome to the Pepe Jeans London Club!

At the next Micam (16-19 September) in Hall 6 C02 C04 D01 D03

Luxury on the rise with momentum provided by China and the Millennials

Luxury footwear will experience 7% growth in 2018: this is what emerges from the Fondazione Altagamma’s Personal Luxury Goods Study elaborated in collaboration with Bain & Company.

Zalando: second hub in Italy

Zalando doubles its presence in Italy. After its historic logistics centre in Stradella, it gets ready to open up a second hub in Italy in Nogarole Rocca, in the province of Verona.

Fanghina arrives

After the successful debut at the January 2018 edition of Pitti Uomo, the collaboration between Fanga and Alessandro Squarzi is also reconfirmed for the Summer 2019 season.

With LA_B, fashion and outdoor meet up at Pitti

Barena, in collaboration with La Sportiva, present an exclusive worldwide preview of their new limited edition sneaker at Pitti Uomo in Florence, which this year is guided by an outdoor theme.

Vuitton amazes with its 2019 Cruise Collection

The French maison revamps the Archlight architectural sole for the footwear belonging to its 2019 Cruise Collection.

Sambarose: contemporary appeal for a classic style

Adidas revamps and updates the Samba, the iconic sneaker first launched in the 50’s for indoor soccer.

Running as the protagonist

Italia Runnics , the Spanish marketplace dedicated to runners with an offering of over 50 thousand items of apparel and running shoes, arrives in Italy.

Expo Riva Schuh focuses on Portugal

An agreement for bringing more Portuguese exhibitors to Riva del Garda.

Sonia Rykiel opens its first boutique in Madrid

For its debut in Spain, the Sonia Rykiel maison has chosen Madrid: a 165-sqm boutique among the Coello palaces, which is the privileged luxury destination for shopping with its leading Spanish and international names in fashion.

A declaration for free and fair trade

Representatives from various national footwear associations together with chambers of commerce from five continents signed a joint declaration in support of free and fair footwear trade during the third International Footwear Forum held in Porto, Portugal, on May 16.

Chicco celebrates 60 years

Sixty years of passion and care for children has established the Chicco brand as an icon in the sector of […]

Pitti Bimbo: an increasing focus on research and lifestyles

Platform of reference for children’s fashions and lifestyles, the 87th edition of Pitti Bimbo will feature 557 brands, of which 347 hailing from abroad, with a forecasted turnout of more than 10 thousand visitors in Florence.

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Jan 18, 2019

Italian Artisan: let’s rock Made in Italy

“I like to define Italian Artisan not only as a B2B platform but also as an artisanal ecosystem, a community that works with the aim of bringing the most important manufacturing tradition worldwide – that of Made in Italy – into the future of commerce”.

Jan 18, 2019

MosShoes: projects and successes

From 10 to 13 September, in the “Crocus Expo” International Exhibition Centre in Moscow, the appointment was renewed with Mos Shoes, the most important event for the Russian leather and footwear industry for the last 20-plus years. The next edition will be held from 12 to 15 March 2019.

Jan 18, 2019

Moda Made in Italy gets ready for its new edition in March 2019

Held in Munich from 30 September to 2 October 2018, the edition dedicated to presenting the summer collections is now at an end, and the event promoted by Assocalzaturifici gets ready to present its next edition to members of the trade, and especially German operators, from 24 to 26 March 2019. Once again, Italian quality shoes will star as the protagonists.

Jan 18, 2019

Expo Riva Schuh: the uniqueness of being a ‘widespread fair’

From 12 to 15 January 2019, the Riva del Garda fair returns to inaugurate the footwear fashion season, offering sector operators a different and unique way to do business that will involve the entire territory, while presenting an offering that is even more comprehensive and complete today thanks to its conjunction with Gardabags.

Jan 18, 2019

Shopper-First Retailing Salesforce’s research on the world of retailing

The American company analysed the responses of over 6,000 consumers and 1.4 billion visits to the main e-commerce portals.