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2020: a dark year for the footwear industry but better than the worst forecasts
Just released the World Footwear 2021 Yearbook
Brazilian leather shows signs of recovery
October 2020 data are encouraging
Textile footwear represents one third of all traded footwear
This is revelead in the World Footwear 2020 Yearbook by APICCAPS
Brazilian tanneries are ready to restart
After the heavy losses of the first half year
China, drop of 21,6% of the leather industry
Data of the first quarter show strong losses in all sectors
Europe’s car market loses 78% in April
In the first quarter the continental demand falls by 39%
Footwear consumption to decline 22.5%
Forecasts 2020 by World Footwear
There is no doubt that the Coronavirus is putting a strain on the international economy, in addition to the health of citizens.
How is the Italian tanning industry reacting?
JBS Couros launches “Kind leather”
JBS Couros chose Hong Kong’s APLF stage to launch a new range of sustainable leathers, the result of a two-year research and development activity. “Kind Leather will revolutionise the industry, changing the way leather is produced in the world and building a closer relationship with consumers” announced Roberto Motta, CEO of the Brazilian tanning giant. […]
Italian export resists despite everything
While the 2019 edition of the reference fair (TheOneMilano, 22-25 February) ended with a slight increase in visitors, the Italian fur sector is looking at the future with a bit more optimism than on the eve before the exhibition.
Vegetable-tanned leather increasingly appreciated in the furniture sector
Together with leather goods, the furniture sector is one of the market segments followed with great attention by M.P.G. Industria Conciaria, a Tuscan company that specialises in the processing of vegetable tanned cowhides. “For us this is a growing sector that becomes more important every year – tells us the entrepreneur Sabrina Giardi – Our […]
The return of elegance in leather
It’s time to get consumers out of athletic wear into healthy footwear
The furniture sector does not stand out
For Conceria Ausonia also the furniture sector is going through a moment of stasis except for some niches.
Leather is everywhere
There is much nubuk and vegetable tanning among the new furnishing proposals, a sector that holds despite the criticalities thanks to the appeal of design