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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 […]

ITE GROUP’s FASHION PORTFOLIO DELIVERS GROWTH ACROSS ITS SHOWS AND COMMITS TO THEIR FUTURE

ITE GROUP’s FASHION PORTFOLIO DELIVERS GROWTH ACROSS ITS SHOWS AND COMMITS TO THEIR FUTURE

During leading fashion trade event MODA at the NEC Birmingham, its owners, the ITE Group have announced increased visitor numbers across all of its Fashion Portfolio shows and a 3-year plan of investment, support and growth to offer exhibitors and visitors incredible events to promote trade and offer unique platforms for all fashion buying needs. […]

SKECHERS BREAKS GROUND ON CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS EXPANSION  New Buildings Cement Footwear Company’s Commitment to Global Growth  Adding more than 175,000 Square Feet of Office, Design and Showroom Space

SKECHERS BREAKS GROUND ON CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS EXPANSION New Buildings Cement Footwear Company’s Commitment to Global Growth Adding more than 175,000 Square Feet of Office, Design and Showroom Space

MANHATTAN BEACH, CA – January 14, 2019 – Footwear industry leader Skechers USA, Inc. (NYSE:SKX) on Friday celebrated a new era and commitment to global growth and its hometown community by breaking ground on an expansion of the Skechers Corporate Headquarters that will span several adjacent buildings in Manhattan Beach and Hermosa Beach, California. The […]

CLARKS APPOINTS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

CLARKS APPOINTS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Clarks, the leading global casual footwear brand, today announces the appointment of Giorgio Presca as Chief Executive Officer. Presca will be responsible for all operational, financial and commercial aspects of the business and will lead the Clarks strategy with the Executive Committee. He will join the company during March 2019. Giorgio Presca, born in Trieste, […]

SUPERGA AND A HOST OF BUYER’S FAVOURITES FLOCK TO MODA, taking place on the 17th – 19th February at the Birmingham NEC

As the season’s key meeting place for mainstream fashion, MODA in February will wow buyers with an array of sought-after footwear and accessories brands including the UK launch of the AW19 Alexa Chung collection for Superga. Delivering a high quality and cost-effective platform for mid-market brands and a commercially viable and convenient buying environment for […]

PLEASE NOTE CORRECT DATE FOR: The London Shoe Show is 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 […]

Sara Prowse steps down as Hotter CEO

Sara Prowse will be stepping down from the role of Chief Executive at Hotter after three years of leading the business on the transformation of its product, brand, culture and infrastructure. “I’m very sad to be leaving. Hotter is a great business and the brand has huge potential domestically and internationally,” commented Sara. “I am […]

SPOTLIGHT ON SUSTAINABILITY AND RECORD NUMBERS OF VISITORS AT LONDON’S FESTIVAL OF FASHION, PURE LONDON

*Mary Creagh MP – “Fashion has been marking its own homework for too long”* Pure London, the UK’s leading festival of fashion, enjoyed record numbers of visitors during the three-day event at London Olympia and continued its programme of disruption aimed at making people accountable for their purchasing decisions and educating on sustainability. High-profile speakers […]

FOOT HEALTH – Brand: Joya, Bliss Grape Trainer, as featured in The Mail on Sunday, 3/2/19

FOOT HEALTH – Brand: Joya, Bliss Grape Trainer, as featured in The Mail on Sunday, 3/2/19

Joya: Frequently asked questions: Before providing answers to your frequently asked questions, we would like to briefly explain one more time the effect that Joya has on the human body: Soft, supple surfaces take the stress off your locomotor system The positive effect of a soft, springy surface on the locomotor system (see also FAQs […]

PURE ORIGIN ANNOUNCES SEMINAR PROGRAMME

PURE ORIGIN ANNOUNCES SEMINAR PROGRAMME

PURE ORIGIN ANNOUNCES SEMINAR PROGRAMME Manufacturing and supply chain expo, Pure Origin has announced a line-up of leading experts taking to the stage from 10th – 12th February discussing Brexit, sustainability, personalisation, the Amazon impact, digitalisation of the textile and apparel industry, innovations in athleisure, and garment costing interspersed with the newly launched Pure Origin […]