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‘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.

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

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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.