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The incoming buyer programme promoted by the trade fair in Rivana brought an increasing number of international delegations and buyers. We took an in-depth look at the market situation, including the online market, with Qasim and Kashif Jabbar, both Managing Directors of e-commerce Ikrush.
SICTC - Trade Union of the Footwear Industry of Três Coroas aims to provide support to local companies, promoting the development of the sector through innovative, quality, and sustainable collections. We spoke about this with Fábio Augusto Spohr, Vice-President of SICTC.
Among the nations present at Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags in June 2022 was Thailand, represented among others by Manu Grover. We met him during the Riva event to find out more about the market in which he operates.
Among the buyers from all over the world attending the Riva fair, we meet Selam Worku, of the Lulu Addis chain of stores in Addis Ababa.
Among the big changes in the retail panorama, particularly in the fashion industry, according to new research by Scandit, the experiential factor can make a difference on the purchase decision.
Sustainability, Generation Z consumers, and livestreaming, all of which have emerged in the last year, will be confirmed in 2022. But there's a lot more to learn about China's emerging e-Commerce trends.
‘The starting point for fashion’: guided by this vision, the leading e-tailer fashion platform in Europe intercepts new trends in the market launching also in Italy 3 new services: Connected Retail, Second Hand and Zalando Plus.
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.