Author Archive: Cheryl Taylor

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The next edition of Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags is fast approaching, and will be held as an in-person event in Riva del Garda (Italy) from Saturday, 15 to Tuesday, 18 January 2022.

Dear Visitor, The next edition of Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags is fast approaching, and will be held as an in-person event in Riva del Garda (Italy) from Saturday, 15 to Tuesday, 18 January 2022. With just under forty days to go before this unmissable international event dedicated to footwear and accessories, I wanted to reassure you […]

All-electric smarts for even more sustainability: Wortmann Group offers attractive leasing model for employees and customers.

All-electric smarts for even more sustainability: Wortmann Group offers attractive leasing model for employees and customers. The Detmold-based family business has long been working on its carbon footprint and has already taken various steps in the past to minimize resource consumption. This year alone, two major projects were launched that together bind 500 tons of […]

British showbiz and sports stars turn Giving Tuesday into “Giving Shoesday”

British showbiz and sports stars turn Giving Tuesday into “Giving Shoesday”

Helen Mirren, Joanna Lumley and Dermot O’Leary join other top celebrities to donate their shoes for charity auction. COLCHESTER, ESSEX – A glittering cast of British screen and sports celebrities have put up their favourite footwear for a novel charity auction for one of the world’s leading leprosy charities, Lepra. The “Shoesday” auction begins on […]

CAPRICE starts production in Sri Lanka

CAPRICE starts production in Sri Lanka

The Pirmasens-based shoe manufacturer CAPRICE is strengthening its commitment in South Asia. In addition to Pakistan, Bangladesh and Myanmar, Sri Lanka, located south of India in the Indian Ocean, will become another production site for the Wortmann Group´s company. As early as April 2022, high-quality CAPRICE leather shoes for the coming autumn/winter season will be […]

Sustainable footwear sector to be revolutionised in new industrial partnership

The way that sustainable footwear is designed and manufactured could be changed thanks to a new partnership between Manchester Metropolitan University and footwear manufacturer Vivobarefoot. The project, which is the first of its kind in the UK, will see Vivobarefoot (Vivo) working with University experts to transform every aspect of the company’s supply chain including exploring the […]

MICAM Milano 93: The world’s leading footwear fair scheduled for 20 – 22 February 2022 at the Fiera Milano Rho prepares to present the second chapter in its ‘fairy-tale’ ad campaign

MICAM Milano 93: The world’s leading footwear fair scheduled for 20 – 22 February 2022 at the Fiera Milano Rho prepares to present the second chapter in its ‘fairy-tale’ ad campaign

MICAM Milano 93: FEATURING “GLAMOROUS MAGIC” Success for the Micam Milano Digital Show with 100 brands from all over the world showcasing more than 250 collections and 15,000 products. Milan, 22 November 2021 – a new chapter in the fabulous fairy-tale world of MICAM is about to be revealed: “Glamorous Magic”, the second episode in […]

The Worshipful Company of Cordwainers launch new Podcast!

The Worshipful Company of Cordwainers launch new Podcast!

The Worshipful Company of Cordwainers are thrilled to announce the launch of their new  podcast ‘In Their Shoes’. Featuring the brightest and best in the footwear industry, the range of participants is vast from bespoke footwear and craft experts, to innovative entrepreneurs and influencers. Join their host Katie Greenyer, Cordwainer and Creative Director of Pentland […]

Leather UK Calls on COP26 to Reduce Reliance on Fossil-Fuels, Prioritise Natural Materials

LONDON, 28 October, 2021 – Leather UK, the trade body that represents, promotes and protects the interests of the UK leather industry, along with 30 other international leather industry organisations, is calling on the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) to prioritise natural materials as a means of directly mitigating climate impact. The “Leather Manifesto,” written […]

NEWS from the Society of Shoe Fitters and Children’s Foot Health Register

NEWS from the Society of Shoe Fitters and Children’s Foot Health Register

As a charity our helpline has been super busy since Covid hit. Young parents have been really worried about fitting their children, many of whom resorted to buying a gauge and footwear online, only to find that once the shoes are on their prince/princesses, they can see the shoes do not fit correctly and safely. […]

MICAM Milano: PREPARATIONS FOR THE 93RD EDITION GET UNDERWAY

Siro Badon, Chair of Assocalzaturifici and MICAM Milano: “We are already at work to provide all those operating in the footwear industry with a February edition that is even bigger and better in terms of product offering and training opportunities, to ensure we get back to pre-covid levels as soon as possible”. MICAM Milano: PREPARATIONS […]