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New Research to Help Shoe Industry Recover from Pandemic

New Research to Help Shoe Industry Recover from Pandemic

Microbiologists find coronavirus can remain on shoe leather for up to two days The anti-viral treatment inactivates coronavirus after two hours Study will help industry keep workers and shoe shops safe Researchers are helping the shoe industry to recover from the effects of Covid-19 by understanding for the first time how the coronavirus behaves on […]

Magazino partners up with the British Footwear Association

Magazino partners up with the British Footwear Association

Munich – Magazino is now a partner of the British Footwear Association (BFA). To kick off the partnership and promote a roadshow with the shoe box picking robot TORU in the UK, the German robotics company Magazino hosts a webinar together with the BFA and Zalando. The leading fashion platform Zalando uses the robots since […]

Driving Sustainability, Efficiency, Transparency:  New Business Match Making Initiative Launched by PCIAW® Uniform Buyer’s Network

Driving Sustainability, Efficiency, Transparency: New Business Match Making Initiative Launched by PCIAW® Uniform Buyer’s Network

Milton Keynes UKA new Match Making service for buyers and suppliers within workwear, corporate wear, PPE and accessories launches today aimed at forging transparency and reliability and driving forward sustainability within the global garment sector.   The Uniform Buyers Network (UBN) identified many sustainability challenges faced by key players within this rapidly evolving global business […]

New President for Society Of Shoe Fitters -Nadia Arden-Scott

New President for Society Of Shoe Fitters -Nadia Arden-Scott

Hello, my name is Nadia Arden-Scott and I am a passionate qualified shoe fitter of 17 years. I started ShuZu as I felt there were not enough choices of different children’s shoes for lots of different foot shapes/sizes and my daughter had quite wide feet as a young child and we struggled to find her […]

DEICHMANN AND BARNARDO’S PARTNER TO LAUNCH ‘BEST FOOT FORWARD’ SCHOOL CHARITY CAMPAIGN & SHOE DONATION SCHEME

Europe’s biggest footwear retailer Deichmannn, together with the UK’s leading children’s charity Barnardo’s, today launch its ‘Best Foot Forward’ charity campaign and school shoe donation scheme to support disadvantaged families and schools in deprived areas across the UK. Harnessing the market-leading retailer’s core brand values; family and trust, Deichmann has partnered with Barnardo’s to introduce […]

Boosting the fortunes of the next generation: the Cordwainers Footwear Awards march on in 2021

Boosting the fortunes of the next generation: the Cordwainers Footwear Awards march on in 2021

The Worshipful Company of Cordwainers has announced that the Cordwainers Footwear Awards in 2021 will continue to take advantage of digital technology to ensure that the students can benefit from this career-defining event. The Cordwainers Footwear Awards were established to support the future of the shoe industry by celebrating and encouraging young footwear talent. Previous […]

Harrogate Fashion Week to open 9.30 am Sunday 1st August at Harrogate Convention Centre

Harrogate Fashion Week to open 9.30 am Sunday 1st August at Harrogate Convention Centre

Harrogate Fashion Week is set to open at 9.30am on Sunday 1st August at the Harrogate Convention Centre right in the heart of the town. Being the only womenswear trade show to be held during the summer months it is expected to be attended by many of the independent boutiques and stores. The exhibition will […]

The Network of European TCLF VET providers promoting Excellence takes off!

The Network of European TCLF VET providers promoting Excellence takes off!

On the 14th April, 2021, the 22 members of the European Network of TCLF VET providers promoting Excellence met virtually for the first time to exchange ideas and priorities for joint action. This initiative, conducted within the framework of the Erasmus+ Skills4Smart TCLF industries 2030 Blueprint (S4TCLF), brings together European Vocational and Training (VET) institutions […]

Harrogate Fashion Week announces “The Show will go on!” 

Harrogate Fashion Week announces “The Show will go on!” 

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement last week detailing the UK’s roadmap out of lockdown, the organisers of Harrogate Fashion Week have announced that the show will take place on the 1st & 2nd August at the Harrogate Convention Centre. It was a huge relief for all involved when Boris Johnson announced his plan to lift […]

LSBU donates £150k to create new apprenticeships in London small businesses

London South Bank University (LSBU) is donating £150k to ‘Reskilling the Recovery’ which is creating new apprenticeships for low-paid Londoners.                                                                                                  LSBU’s donation from unspent apprenticeship levy funds will be used to cover the tuition fees of apprentices in small businesses that have been hardest hit […]