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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.
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.
Economic recovery, support for fashion companies and environmental issues were also discussed at the digital pre-summit/think tank organised in collaboration with IlSole24Ore, Financial Times and SkyTg24
This was stated by Mauro Alfonso, CEO of SIMEST, speaking at the "Made in Italy: setting a new course" summit organised by Gruppo 24 Ore, Financial Times and SkyTg24. Applications for expansion loans processed by SIMEST just in 2020 were valued at 3 million. At the top are small and medium-sized enterprises(90%) coming mainly from the North
Despite the epidemic peak outbreak, footwear exports from Brazil accelerated in April 2021, arriving at 8.5 million pairs, with the first destination represented by the USA
Ellen Schmidt-Devlin – Executive Director, Lundquist College of Business Portland Programs; Cofounder, Sports Product Management Program at the University of Oregon and member of the Scientific Committee of Expo Riva Schuh highlights some important issues related to the world of supply, anticipating some of the issues that will be dealt with during the Digital Connection meetings.
Alberto Mattiello, member of Expo Riva Schuh’s Scientific Committee, frames the challenges that the industrial and distribution world will face as a result of the technological innovations taking place.
Rossella Ravagli, Strategic Advisor and Director of Three-Year Course of Higher Education in Sustainable Fashion at Accademia Unidee/Fondazione Pistoletto, highlights the urgent challenges to overcome for a more sustainable fashion, anticipating some of the issues that will be discussed during the Digital Connection meetings.
In a world where the boundaries between physical and virtual are increasingly blurred, digital technology allows for the human component to increasingly be engaged in ways that are increasingly effective and creative. We spoke of this with Emanuela Prandelli at Netcomm Forum
B2C e-commerce grows for a value of 32.4 billion euro in 2020: product sales increase by +45% with a boom of 8 billion euro. The Netcomm Forum presents the new development trends of digital commerce in Italy
Between concern and optimism. Lino Mattiozzi, president of Assoprov, outlines the current dramatic market situation, but relaunches hopeful the market for the near future, confirming the need to sell shoes both at the fair and online.
The phenomenon of Non-Fungible Tokens is also gaining ground in fashion: this is what they are, and how the concept of luxury goods is becoming more and more "fluid"
Projects oriented towards sustainability in the world of athletic and fashion sneakers continue to multiply, as fruit of innovation in the field of materials and circularity with the intent of establishing a concrete commitment to the environment