140 BRANDS IN MUNICH FOR THE ‘MODA MADE IN ITALY’ EVENT

The event, now in its 52nd year, offers German buyers the chance to finalise their orders From the 24th to the 26th of March, Germany will be showcasing Moda Made in Italy, an event organised by Assocalzaturifici and dedicated to high-end products. The exhibition, now in its 52nd year, invites industry experts to Hall 4 […]

Explore the evolution of the deck shoe and celebrate Chatham’s 30th anniversary this summer.

Chatham has long been synonymous with the deck shoe, a cult classic that has underpinned British summer dressing for generations. This season, the 30-year-old brand has gone back to its roots, releasing an anniversary-edition pair inspired by Charles Darwin’s famous journey of 1831 to Chatham Island. The limited-edition shoe and chukka boot showcase an evolved […]

THE INCREASINGLY INTERESTING JAPAN

THE INCREASINGLY INTERESTING JAPAN

Japan is at its boiling point and is currently the 4th biggest importer of footwear. Therefore, it is an increasingly interesting market and has been gaining international attention. In 2018, the Japanese footwear imports increased 2.8% to 670 million pairs of shoes, worth 5.250 billion dollars (3.9% growth). China is this still the undeniable leader […]

Manchester beats London to be crowned the ‘Sneaker Capital of the UK

Manchester, London, Nottingham and Newcastle are home to the UK’s biggest sneakerheads – Bradford, Stoke-on-Trent and Hull aren’t so fussed about their casual footwear. New data analysis by The Sole Supplier, the UK’s hub for casual footwear, reveals Manchester is the Sneaker Capital of the UK. The Sole Supplier has ranked the largest UK cities* out of ten […]

British by design -COLOURFUL AND CONTEMPORARY CLASSICS DOMINATE THE LONDON BROGUES SPRING 2019 COLLECTION

British by design – COLOURFUL AND CONTEMPORARY CLASSICS DOMINATE THE LONDON BROGUES SPRING 2019 COLLECTION THE UPCOMING Spring 2019 London Brogues collection is its boldest and most contemporary to date, building on its core range of traditional Oxford brogues, monk shoes, loafers, and boots. London Brogues creates high-quality, stylish and comfortable shoes and boots which help you […]

‘MADE IN ITALY’ SHOES GO TO RUSSIA REPRESENTED BY 130 COMPANIES

Assocalzaturifici takes the best of our production to the Obuv’ Mir Koži in Moscow from the 19th to the 22nd of March. Constantly monitoring strategic markets for Italian footwear exports remains high amongst Assocalzaturifici’s priorities. Because of this Obuv’ Mir Koži, the international exhibition of footwear and leather goods organised at the Moscow Expocentre from […]

schuh Buying Director Steps Down

David Spencer, schuh’s Buying Director, will leave the business after 21 years of service. David joined the business initially as Men’s Buyer and was subsequently promoted to Buying Director in 2008. In 2011 David was asked to take on the additional responsibilities of Marketing and became Product and Marketing Director. David held this role until […]

You get so much more when you buy instore! Support Shoe Fitting Week starting Friday 12th April 2019

You get so much more when you buy instore! Support Shoe Fitting Week starting Friday 12th April 2019

Preview: The London Shoe Show, March 3rd and 4th at Copthorne Tara Hotel, Kensington.

The London Shoe Show at Kensington is upon us again over the weekend of March 3/ 4 at The Millennium Copthorne Tara Kensington. Firmly established as an integral and important date in the buying calendar the show has again sold out with more brands on the waiting list to exhibit. The relaxed and informal atmosphere […]

A SINGLE LOCATION, A BROADER OFFER: THE WIDESPREAD EXHIBITION CENTRE COMBINES EXPO RIVA SCHUH AND GARDABAGS

The Widespread Fair of Riva del Garda announces a great novelty for the next edition: the Riva del Garda fairgrounds will host Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags in a single location, offering buyers and professionals a unique and complete route. Thanks to a major real estate transaction, the company Riva del Garda Fierecongressi has expanded […]