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Increase in counterfeiting in Italy: +150% compared to 2021
From the study "The Second Life of Counterfeit Goods in Italy. Case studies from the world of art and fashion" shows how, in the first half of 2022, more than 3 million counterfeit items were intercepted in Italy, + 150% over the first 6 months of 2021. Today Italy is the fourth largest country in the world for counterfeit goods, particularly in the fashion, cosmetics and art sectors.
E-commerce in Italy, first growth driver of the economy
According to a study conducted by Netcomm, in collaboration with The European House - Ambrosetti, the value network of e-commerce in Italy is worth 71 billion euros and the sector contributed 40.6 percent to the growth of total turnover of economic activities in the period 2016-2020.
Indian Consul at Expo Riva Schuh
India is, as always, one of the most represented countries at the Riva del Garda exhibition: at the January 2023 edition, with 34 CLE-led companies, to which independent companies are added. We met with Mrs. T. Ajungla Jamir, Consul General of India, who was visiting ERS.
At Riva del Garda, Made in Italy looks to worldwide
About the crucial role of appointments such as Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags in favor of the internationalization of Made in Italy, we spoke with Maria Maddalena Del Grosso - director of the Consumer Goods Office of ICE Agency, and Damiano Francovigh - First Consul and Director General for Country Promotion, who were present at the January opening of the Riva fair.
The Indian giant at Expo Riva Schuh
We interviewed Sanjay Leekha, Chairman of CLE (Council for Leather Exports) India, to get a closer look at the market situation of what represents a major player in ERS and the global scene.
Market Focus India: Sahil Malik, buyer Da Milano
We continue our in-depth journey of the Indian footwear and leather goods market with Sahil Malik, Managing Director of the Da Milano chain of stores, who was present at the last edition of Expo Riva Schuh in June.
Market Focus India: let's talk about it with Amin Virji, Inc.5 Shoes buyer
The in-depth analysis of a market of primary importance for footwear and leather goods, which is India, continues with a meeting with Amin Virji, Ceo of Inc.5 Shoes Pvt. Ltd, to learn from his words what is changing and what the consumer is looking for today.
The Indian market: how it is changing
We met Amit Chopra, Images Group publisher of Shoes & Accessories and Head of the India Delegation at Expo Riva Schuh, to better understand how the Indian footwear and leather goods market is changing in the Post Covid and online trade Era.
The Consul General of Brazil at Expo Riva Schuh
As one of the most important players on the international footwear market, Brazil has long been present with its companies and delegations at Expo Riva Schuh and was not absent from the last edition in June 2022 as well.
Christie's Department X: auction house celebrates the world of trainers and streetwear
Christie's is the birthplace of a new department that intends to focus on the expanding market for collectible trainers, reaching out to younger collectors.
Leather goods: exports drive a positive first half of the year
The half-yearly economic note shows an increase in industrial production of +12.4% and 5% in turnover, supported mainly by exports (+17.3%). The gap between luxury brands and SMEs remains, and concern is growing over rising energy, transportation and raw material costs.
The production grows by 8.6%
The new World Footwear Yearbook 2022 of APICCAPS photographs a global footwear market recovering from the pandemic, but is still far from an all-time high.
Market and fashion trends in the USA
ExpoRiva Show with its New Market Focus interviewed some buyers from the United States in order to get an in-depth look at the fashion and sales trends characterising what is the third global market for footwear consumption.
The consumer: three different perspectives, from trends to the priorities of Gen Z
A new appointment with Expo Riva Show in the discovery of global consumer trends including especially those of GenZ, with a focus on the Chinese market, accompanied by Joao Maia (APICCAPS), Eugenia Errobidarte (WGSN) and Dean Harry Diabate (Tmall Global).