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.
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.
The report “Security in the retail sector in Italy 2016. A study on thefts, robberies and new prevention systems” has been presented.
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.
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
A recovery was reconfirmed with greater attention to prices: this is what emerged at the 48th edition of Obuv mir […]
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.
December 31, 2017 will be the end of the first call for the Worth Partnership Project, the European project with which the European Union, funded by COSME, aims to support collaborations between SMEs and start-ups of designers, art & craft, and creative people, with similar technology firms and manufacturers to create innovative and disruptive products and ideas.
Both of Spanish origin, for the 90th anniversary of Castañer, the Spanish brand and Manolo Blahnik presented a limited edition collection together, where the naturalness of Castañer’s acclaimed jute espadrilles is paired with the sensuality of Manolo’s stiletto heels.
A high performance work sneaker fitted with a Michelin sole, inspired by the brand’s Alpin 5 winter tire, was presented in a preview at the last edition of A+A
For the two designers, it is the third collaboration.
And Replicant wins the Vibram Special Award
Scarpa, leading brand of mountaineering footwear, sets itself the goal of achieving 150 million euros in annual sales over the next five years.
Rendezvous with the 14th edition of Super, the Pitti Immagine fair dedicated to experimental and quality accessories and prêt-à-porter for women, will be at the Visconti Pavilion in via Tortona, Milan from 20 to 23 September 2019, with more than 5,700 professional visitors expected to attend.
The new event organised by IFEMA in collaboration with FICE this past 1 to 3 March, attracted more than 2,700 industry professionals, who were given the opportunity to learn more about Spanish and international quality footwear in the striking ex-industrial complex of La Nave in Madrid.
The boat shoe becomes street fashion.
The visit of 14 buyers from Russia and the CIS area to the Venetian district of Rivieria, organised by ACRIB, with the support of the Venezia-Rovigo Chamber of Commerce and in collaboration with the Nuovo Centro Estero for the Veneto Region, ended on a successful note.