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After two years of suspension and events held in digital format, the physical event is back showing the desire of companies and buyers to resume work with enthusiasm, above all focusing on high-end made in Italy luxury
Netcomm Forum Industries outlines how the explosion of online commerce during the pandemic had a strong impact on consumer purchasing habits, which are increasingly oriented towards sustainability and online quality services, representing changes that are destined to remain over time
Already underway are the preparations for the 93rd edition of the show, which will be held in Fiera Milano from 20 to 22 February 2022 with the presentation of the FW 22/23 collections and with rich exhibition and training contents
Production flexibility is undoubtedly one of the advantages of the South African footwear and leather goods industry. As well as the ability to interpret European taste and quality, to have sustainability issues at heart, and to be able to easily trade with the West without duties and using a good structural and logistical network.
Over 13,000 visitors, 85% of which are buyers, and a programme with particularly rich contents, happenings, talks, installations in the Tortona Fashion District mark the resumption of the Milanese exhibition ‘with a bang’.
From sneakers with the iconic colours of Lidl to the glitter Eyelike products of Ferragni, from the rubber clog designed by Crocs-Balenciaga to the Prada tote bag: here are some of the accessories that have made the public go wild on the web.
Eighty-five Spanish brands will once again be the protagonists at the long-awaited return to the physical fair, starting from the next International Exhibition of Footwear in Milan, to present operators from around the world with their new summer collections, which are an expression of creativity, tradition, and a quality that is attentive to the environment.
With the outbreak of Covid-19, and the resulting change in lifestyle and consumer habits on an international level, the e-commerce channel created to ‘recount’ Italian high craftsmanship to the world has experienced double-digit growth, becoming a concrete example of resilience and adaptability to change.
Jumpsuits, pyjamas, and slippers are officially banned, while room is made for bright colours and throwbacks to the 80’s and 90’s, with a growing interest in green and sustainable products: these are the leading trends characterising post-Covid purchases.
Faced with the extreme global changes set into motion or accelerated by the pandemic, the CEO of Calzia-Yute de Caravaca, Salvador Gomez, underlines how Made in Spain can be the winning choice in the near future, thanks to its tradition of craft workmanship and its sustainable DNA, along with the EU’s growing interest in local production.
The 95th edition of the Riva del Garda international fair represented the first event in attendance for volume footwear and large retailers: in the words of the exhibitors, a unique opportunity to engage the recovery and mark a turning point after the advent of the pandemic.
Technologically advanced solutions allow major efficiency and flexibility in the logistics organisation. Magazino believes in this and proposes advanced intra-logistics projects.
The magnificent Olivi Beach in Riva del Garda hosted the gala evening that was organised to mark the opening of the fair and the dinner that Assoprov dedicated to its members.
Overall, a positive edition for Expo Riva Schuh + Gardabags, which was the first to be held in-person and on-site for the sector after more than a year of events being put on standby because of Covid. Over 2,700 visitors arrived from 79 different countries around the world with 406 companies exhibiting at the fair