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International Recruitment Company Seeks Brand Manager Shoes m/f/d

Our Customer For our customer, a well-known UK shoe manufacturer with several brands, we are looking for the above-mentioned candidate. The company is distributing worldwide. Focus is on fashionable shoes. The company is producing in different countries high quality products with excellent fitting on a middle to high price. The ideal candidate will manage the […]

HYVE GROUP LAUNCHES THREE VIRTUAL FORUMS IN SEPTEMBER 2020  Autumn Fair @ Home, Glee Gathering and Fashion Together Showcasing over 500 brands virtually Refuelling Retail theme announced for 2021

HYVE GROUP LAUNCHES THREE VIRTUAL FORUMS IN SEPTEMBER 2020 Autumn Fair @ Home, Glee Gathering and Fashion Together Showcasing over 500 brands virtually Refuelling Retail theme announced for 2021

HYVE GROUP LAUNCHES THREE VIRTUAL FORUMS IN SEPTEMBER 2020 Autumn Fair @ Home, Glee Gathering and Fashion Together Showcasing over 500 brands virtually Refuelling Retail theme announced for 2021 Hyve Group is pleased to announce Autumn Fair @ Home, Glee Gathering and Fashion Together (comprising Pure, Pure Origin, Moda and Scoop), three completely virtual forums […]

MOMAD, Intergift, Bisutex and MadridJoya postpone their event for February 2021

MOMAD, Intergift, Bisutex and MadridJoya postpone their event for February 2021

The decision was reached between IFEMA and the organising committees of the respective trade fairs, so that these events can be held in a stronger economic environment that will guarantee a successful event for participants.  Madrid, 6 August 2020.- The fashion and consumer goods trade fairs MOMAD, Intergift, Bisutex and MadridJoya postpone their next event for 2021. The […]

WORLDWIDE FOOTWEAR PRODUCTION INCREASED BY 21.2% OVER THE LAST DECADE. NEW RECORD SET IN 2019

Worldwide footwear production has increased by 21.2% since 2010 at an average yearly growth rate of 2.2%. In 2019 the industry slowed down, growing by only 0.6%. However, this was enough to establish a new production record of 24.3 billion pairs, a record which might hold for a few years yet, given the impact of […]

TEXTILE FOOTWEAR REPRESENTS ONE THIRD OF ALL TRADED FOOTWEAR

The steep increase in the importance of textile footwear has been the most remarkable feature of the evolution of international footwear trade over the last decade. Textile footwear now represents roughly one third of all footwear trade, up from 14.6% in 2010 (value). Both rubber & plastic and leather footwear lost share to textile. Nonetheless, […]

ASIA ACCOUNTS FOR MORE THAN HALF OF GLOBAL CONSUMPTION

Worldwide footwear production has increased by 21.2% since 2010 at an average yearly growth rate of 2.2%. In 2019 the industry slowed down, growing by only 0.6%. However, this was enough to establish a new production record of 24.3 billion pairs, a record which might hold for a few years yet, given the impact of […]

CHINA RECORDS DECLINING MARKET SHARE

China was the source of almost 2 out of every 3 pairs of shoes exported in 2019 but its market share has been steadily declining over the last decade. Since 2010 China has lost 7 percentage points. Moving in the opposite direction, Vietnam has almost doubled its market share over the same period. India and […]

ASIA DOMINATES EXPORTS BUT EUROPE INCREASED MARKET SHARE OVER THE LAST DECADE

15 billion pairs, representing 62% of all footwear produced, were exported in 2019. Unsurprisingly, Asia is the origin of most exports with its world share of 83.9%. Asia’s export share has decreased slightly over the last decade, as is also the case with every continent but Europe. Over the last ten years Europe has increased […]

THE WORLD FOOTWEAR YEARBOOK – 10TH EDITION JUST LAUNCHED BY APICCAPS, THE PORTUGUESE FOOTWEAR ASSOCIATION

APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association, has just launched the 10th edition of the World Footwear Yearbook, a project developed since 2011, which analyses the most important trends within the worldwide footwear industry. Data for 2019, both in quantity and value, is available, making it possible to position the main players with regards to production, consumption, […]

THE FOOTWEAR INDUSTRY WAS ALREADY IN SLOWDOWN BEFORE THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

2019 saw a worldwide slowdown in the footwear industry. That slowdown will certainly continue throughout 2020, given the reality of COVID-19. In 2019 footwear production and exports grew by 0.6% and 0.1%, respectively. Data are taken from the World Footwear 2020 Yearbook just released by APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association. Over the course of the […]