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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.

Fabi presents “Lamaxi”

A women’s sneaker that goes back in time to the Nineties, for the brand new distribution strategies of the label.

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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.