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China - Steady export data for leather sector

In the first half of 2014 there was positive data for China’s leather exports.

24 Oct 2014

Footwear - Brown Shoe Company invests in Jack Erwin

Brown Shoe Company has pumped in investments into Jack Erwin, a men’s brand that offers high-quality, handmade men’s shoes directly to consumers.
22 Sep 2014

International Trade - Vietnam to benefit from ASEAN Economic Community

Vietnamese footwear exports will enjoy a zero tariff once the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) is established in late 2015, making room for producers to expand their markets and access new materials.
18 Sep 2014

Footwear - Middle East gets taste for Brazilian shoes

Brazil exported $35.16 million worth of shoes to the Middle East in the first seven months of the year, according to the Brazilian Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade and the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce, reports international news site Leatherbiz.
15 Sep 2014

Russia - Threat to 400 Italian shoe companies if Russia dispute continues

As rported by international news site Leatherbiz Italy’s footwear manufacturers’ association, Assocalzaturifici (Assocal), has said the current commercial dispute between Russia and the European Union presents a threat to 400 Italian shoe brands and to as many as 10,000 jobs in the sector.
15 Sep 2014

Futurescope - VF Corp – strategic innovation in apparel and footwear

American clothing giant VF Corporation has announced the creation of a new role to strengthen innovation among its brands and had appointed Dan Cherian as vice president, global innovation, performance apparel and footwear.
15 Sep 2014
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