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  • Spernanzoni

    How an Italian shoe maker is dealing with the change of aspirations of its workers

    By Philip Webster

    The footwear industry in Italy, as in many other developed countries, is having to tackle with an aging workforce and a lack of appeal for young people, which has resulted in a shortage of skilled staff. But, the situation is aggravated by growing competition for resources from well-funded brands which ...

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    How Future Fashion’s founders are working on their exit strategy

    By Philip Webster

    Future Fashion, the owner of the namesake omnichannel platform offering fashion brands the possibility to “virtualize and customize” their collections in 3D using SaaS (Software as a Service) technology, and Design Italian Shoes (DIS), which sells customized shoes, have entered into a couple of partnerships outlining the exit strategy of ...

  • Serafini

    How Serafini is relaunching itself after exiting creditor protection

    By Philip Webster

    After seeing €3 million of credits “go up in smoke” for having sold its footwear to financially weak resellers, the Tuscan footwear company Serafini entered a debt restructuring program agreement known in Italy as “concordato preventivo di continuità”, from which it exited early 2022.

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    Russia’s footwear imports rise sharply

    In the third quarter of 2023, Russia imported 106.5 million pairs of shoes, 47 percent more compared with the same period of the previous year, the Russian Center for Prospective Technologies (CRPT) estimated. CRPT specializes in the development of digital labeling, marketing and tracking systems for goods in various industries.

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    The stocks of footwear companies continued to be under pressure in Q3

    The prices of stocks monitored by Shoe Intelligence fell by 7 percent on average in the third quarter of 2023 compared with the previous three months amid ongoing concern about the economic outlook due to weak demand, higher interest rates and stubborn inflation. In the second quarter, the panel was ...

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    Italian shoemakers suffer a sharp slowdown in Q2

    Italian shoemakers increased their revenues by an estimated 1.2 percent year-over-year in the second quarter of 2023 compared with a 13.6 percent rise in the first quarter of the year, according to a survey carried out by Confindustria Moda’s research center among members of the Italian footwear association Assocalzaturifici

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