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Il Gufo lands in Moscow

… and opens a second store in Kiev

Barbie enters Pittarello’s stores

the icon doll’s shoes in the stores of the Italian distributor

Canguro goes to kindergarten

The new Canguro line of footwear created for nursery schools debuted at the last edition of MICAM.

Asso speaks to the digital natives

A new e-commerce site and APP designed to stimulate the creativity of the digitally born.

The passing of Sonja Bata

The founder of the Bata Shoe Museum, the most important footwear collection in the world, died on 20 February 2018 in Toronto

Franceschetti “Art project”

A project that is of one hundred percent artistically inspired for the prestigious designer label of men’s luxury footwear, Franceschetti.

Obuv and co: the Italian shoe in Russia and the CIS area

The unmissable appointments of the Italian shoe agenda

The first ten months of the Italian Export 2017

The 30th anniversary of Priority Group

The owner of Cravo&Canela and West Coast brand celebrates in this way…

Frau, returns to the Micam

After many years of absence, a retour to the fair in great style

Jarrett, 10 years of activity

A special anniversary in florence for the Italian griffe of the children footwear

D.A.T.E. meets “sockmania”

The Italian firm features the season iconic item

Melissa, the sneaker created from the new collaboration with Comme des Garçons

Melissa renews its collaboration with Comme des Garçons during Paris Fashion Week

‘Shoes from Spain b2b’ exceeds all expectations

More than 1500 registered retailers and 2,600 products available in 6 months’ time: these are the first encouraging results of the initiative promoted by the Federation of Spanish Footwear Industries (FICE), with the aim of opening up a new sales channel to multibrand stores, while reinforcing the position of Spanish footwear abroad.

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.

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The German Design Award goes to Stretchfit Slip on S1P

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