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After a positive September, Anke Zimmermann of the German shop Rosa Valenz noticed a downturn in October, while now Christmas shopping has started.
From the shared wardrobe, to subscription shoes: here are the new ways of shopping for children’s clothing and shoes, which is easy on the wallet and kind to the environment, opening up new business opportunities and possibilities for growth.
From investments in social media and a customer service hub, from a ‘click & collect’ service to the expansion of the collection proposed to customers: here are some of the strategies implemented by the German chain ‘Cordes GmbH Schuh Sport Mode’ in overcoming the post-pandemic crisis.
We interviewed Stefano Banchi, CEO of the D'Eugenio buying office in Fucecchio (Florence), to better understand in what direction the international large-scale footwear retail trade is moving, along with the trends and forecasts for the market’s future recovery
The healthcare emergency has changed the purchasing habits of consumers, who have become used to home shopping and digital, while it has accelerated many changes already underway in physical retail, with the creation of innovative stores guided by digitalisation, personalisation, and experiential purchasing.
The third day of ‘Expo Riva Show – The Shoe Connection’ tackled the theme of retail, which is being called to face new challenges and evolutions, with an increased focus on digitalisation, the omnichannel, and the rethinking of the brick-and-mortar model.
We interviewed Diana Ducci, owner of one of the leading buying offices in Italy, to take stock of the situation in key markets, like the USA and UK, and above all trace the steps needed to restart.
A look at the Dutch market through the lens of Niek Jansen, CEO of REXOR Schuh-Einkaufsvereinigungs-Gesellschaft mbH.
The brand of premium sneakers opens three flagship stores in South Korea
Challenges and new prospects for retail and especially footwear: we spoke of this and more with the representatives of two leading international realities, Claudio Alessi, President of Bata Europe; and Nino Scaffidi, President of Killin Spa (Scarpinando).
It’s too early to predict how consumers will react after the crisis and how they will continue to behave, but they are unlikely to go back to their old habits
With Stephan Krug, CEO of SABU Schuh & Marketing GmbH, we test the German marketplace.
With Matt Priest, CEO of FDRA, we frame the situation and prospects of the US footwear market.
Aldo Bruè moves from its historic store location in corso Matteotti, taking up residence in the most exclusive and chic street for shopping in Milan, via Della Spiga