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B2B eCommerce grows in Italy
According to the 2023 edition of Netcomm's B2B Digital Commerce Observatory, 61% of Italian companies use online b2b, almost 12% more than in 2021. Over the next three years, the share of turnover from online B2B sales will rise from 11% to 25%.
Lucky Shoes: perfect timing and variety of offerings the winning traits of ERS
The historic Ohio-based chain of stores confirms how the early dates on the trade show calendar and the variety of offerings make the Riva del Garda trade show the benchmark footwear event for the U.S. market as well.
Market DACH: sales trend is positive
After the fair and before the fair. Shortly before the start of Micam, Dr. Claudia Schulz spoke with Tobias Eichmeier, COO at ANWR Group EG, about the current situation in the DACH market.
Germany between hesitation and confidence
What’s going on in Germany? What issues are occupying the DACH market? On the occasion of Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags, representatives of the retail trade and buying associations from Germany, Austria and Switzerland met for a roundtable discussion with shoe and trend expert Dr. Claudia Schulz.
Buyers on the road: From Glasgow to Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags
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.
The Brazilian SICTCs' sustainability and development project
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.
Expo Riva Schuh's wide international offering wins over Thailand too
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.
Ethiopia also looks with interest at Expo Riva Schuh
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.
Experiential shopping becomes imperative for fashion stores
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.
The e-Commerce Trends in China for 2022
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.
Up-and-coming macrotrends in fashion according to Zalando
‘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.
Delivery problems and rising prices
After a positive September, Anke Zimmermann of the German shop Rosa Valenz noticed a downturn in October, while now Christmas shopping has started.
Shopping is no longer the same!
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.
Our focus is on customer loyalty
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.