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FICE – the Federation of Spanish Footwear Industries is in charge of coordinating the participation of 53 companies representing 75 brands at the next edition of the Riva del Garda fair, which represents a fundamental occasion for presenting the quality and design of ‘Made in Spain’, while also allowing productive partnerships to be started up with international brands.
According to Euromonitor International’s data, by 2020 the segment of items created for sport and leisure time will beat even the luxury goods segment
The shareholders’ meeting of Riva del Garda Fierecongressi, which for the first time sees the addition of two new shareholders from the world of financing, approves the financial statement, nominating the new Board of Directors, and reconfirming Roberto Pellegrini as the President.
Acceleration in foreign sales at the end of 2018: the key role played by the high-end range and subcontractors in exports and the leading regions. Exports on the rise from Lombardy, while Veneto and Tuscany reinforce their positions.
During the press conference dedicated to the presentation of Pitti Uomo 86, Claudio Marenzi, President of Confindustria Moda, spoke on the sector’s latest data, outlining positive results for non-EU countries and a slowdown in Europe.
Fashion Access returns to enliven the Hong Kong Exhibition Center in conjunction with APLF, from 13 to 15 March 2019, while highlighting the very best in fashion accessories and the world of cashmere.
For the fourth time in a row, Gallery Shoes gets ready to kick off its spring edition, from 10 to 12 March 2019 at the Areal Böler in Düsseldorf, with all spaces fully booked and a greater number of Italian brands.
An increase in Italian visitors and decrease in foreign numbers: the 87th edition of MICAM ends with over 43 thousands visitors, for results in line with the February 2018 edition.
On the occasion of the Micam videoconference press event, Assocalzaturifici Director Tommaso Cancellara presented a preliminary sector report on the less than thrilling results for 2018 based on a survey conducted by the Confindustria Moda Research Centre for Assocalzaturifici. In keeping in line with the metaphor of the Divine Comedy – the theme of the fair’s advertising campaign – you could say that more than Paradise, we’re starting backslide towards Hell.
At the next edition of Micam in February, Spanish footwear brands will once again be among the leading protagonists of the Show, with a strong, quality representation of brands and collections for the Fall/Winter 2019-20 that are sure to capture the interest of international buyers (shoesfromspain.com/micam-milano).
The world of volume footwear once again met up in Riva del Garda, confirming the forecasts made on the eve of the event.
Despite the climate of uncertainty surrounding children’s fashion, Pitti Bimbo ends with the positive feedback of buyers, while holding steady with its results.
With an eye to the European Parliament elections in May 2019 – the first after Brexit – and strong from the results of the Fashion Table held in Rome this past October, we take stock of the situation regarding the government’s support of the fashion industry and the protection of ‘Made in’ with the President of Assocalzaturifici, Annarita Pilotti.
The American company analysed the responses of over 6,000 consumers and 1.4 billion visits to the main e-commerce portals.