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The transition from Directive 89/686 / EEC to Regulation (EU) 2016/425: what are the main changes for personal protective equipments and CE certification?
Eng. Giuseppe Bellotti helps shine some light on the new EU Regulation on Personal Protective Equipment.
The unmissable appointments of the Italian shoe agenda
The first ten months of the Italian Export 2017
Where German retail is headed, Made in Italy market shares, and secret formula that allows German shoes to remain competitive
A planetary bestseller, in 2017, the sneaker was confirmed as the most dynamic kind of shoe in Italy. When compared to the stagnant consumption characterising other footwear types, it is the only kind to have actually gained a +4%, thus reconciling the tastes of all Italian consumers, whether they are women or men, old or young. Our market is confirming what is currently a global trend affecting both East and West, with reasons spanning both far and wide.
Trade negotiations between the EU and Mercosur are finally in the home stretch: once the difficult question of origins has been resolved, the great market of Brazil will open up to Made in Italy
Starting in June 2018, the new Palavela exhibition area, directly connected to the Congress Centre of Riva del Garda, will welcome the world of accessories in the mid-segment, allowing Expo Riva Schuh to complete its proposal with a view to offering a Total Look.
Lots of glam and new proposals in store for the 85th edition to be held in February 2018
The trade fair organisational body, the Igedo Company – responsible for organising Gallery Shoes, Gallery and CPM Moscow - has nominated Ulrike Kähler as its second managing director next to Philipp Kronen.
Italian footwear sector: Assocalzaturifici presents its figures
Technology, sustainability, and the human factor: these are the three key factors that analysts believe will influence consumer habits in the near future.
Starting in January 2018, Birkenstock has decided to terminate the direct deliveries provided by the online platform, as it had previously done in the USA for the orders managed by Amazon USA.
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.