BFA Update: Government update on the CoronaVirus crisis Tuesday, April 28th  (plus useful link to online learning platform)

Dear members, I just wanted to make you aware of a portal set up by Government at which you may submit questions for the daily CoronaVirus press conference. I am assured that the Government is not involved in choosing the questions but that they are selected by an independent polling organisation at midday on the day concerned. Ministers will not be given […]

DRIPREPORT SONG “SKECHERS” BECOMES GLOBAL PHENOMENON  WITH OVER 1 BILLION STREAMS ON TIKTOK Viral Sleeper Hit Takes World by Storm with More Than 57 Million Views on YouTube!

DRIPREPORT SONG “SKECHERS” BECOMES GLOBAL PHENOMENON WITH OVER 1 BILLION STREAMS ON TIKTOK Viral Sleeper Hit Takes World by Storm with More Than 57 Million Views on YouTube!

It’s all about those Skechers shoes in the hit track performed by DripReport and produced by Ouhboy that has become a viral sensation on TikTok. Since the track was first posted on YouTube in January 2020, millions have taken the Skechers challenge with countless impressions for the brand as many create and share content dancing […]

News from Germany: HDS/L and buying groups recommend postponing the season timings in footwear and leather goods sector

News from Germany: HDS/L and buying groups recommend postponing the season timings in footwear and leather goods sector

The corona crisis has had dramatic effects on the fashion business. Exactly at the start of the season, in Germany local stores of stationary footwear and leather goods retailers had to implement a mandatory shut-down and close their doors for more than five weeks. Although most stores in Germany were allowed to reopen under strict […]

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces ‘bounce-back loans’ for small businesses

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces ‘bounce-back loans’ for small businesses Dear members, The Chancellor announced a new ‘bounce-back’ loan  late yesterday afternoon which is aimed at giving some of our smallest businesses a financial boost and bolstering schemes already in place. The micro-loan scheme will enable businesses to access funds worth up to 25% of their turnover (to […]

BRC publishes practical guidance to assist retailers By Nicky Strong of law firm Womble Bond Dickinson 

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 which includes provisions setting out those businesses which can remain open during the current lock-down period and those which must remain closed, are next due for review no later than Thursday 7 May. The regulations also specify that as soon as the Secretary of State considers that […]

Government update on the CoronaVirus crisis  Monday, April 27th

Government update on the CoronaVirus crisis Monday, April 27th Dear members, I trust you had an enjoyable weekend and were able to make the most of the sunshine before wetter weather descends! Just a short information summary for you today which includes updates from Government regarding the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), some additional information on the Small Business Grant Fund (SBGF) and […]

International Recruitment Agency Seeks Export Manager Global Textiles & Accessories m/f/d High Fashion Brand

Our Customer For our client, a worldwide well-known textiles & shoes manufacturer, based in Switzerland, we are looking for the international export manager to expand the existing sales. The label is sophisticated and very special. Many successful years created a functional sales network around the world at all the hotspots. The company owns a lot […]

Government update on the CoronaVirus crisis  Monday, April 20th

Dear members, I am sure most of you are now underway with claims for the CoronaVirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) which opened for applications this morning. Anyone still looking to apply for the CJRS which enables employers to make a claim online for a grant for 80% of their furloughed employees’ salaries (up to a […]

MICAM PREPARES FOR THE SEPTEMBER EDITION

After the health emergency the international footwear fair gets ready to tackle the recovery phase alongside footwear companies The event’s new brand image kick-starts the organisational machinery Milan, 5 May 2020 – MICAM Milano, the world’s leading footwear fair, starts to prepare for the coming edition to be held at the Rho trade-fair centre from […]

2.6 challenge – Footwear Friends

2.6 challenge – Footwear Friends

We hope you’re well during this unprecedented time. We’re inviting you, your family and friends to take part in The 2.6 Challenge from Sunday 26 April to help to save the UK’s charities. The Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on charities, with the cancellation of thousands of events and the loss of billions […]

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