Sonali Aansh Industries Ltd. producing espadrilles for CR7

    CR7, the menswear brand founded by iconic footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, have launched a new espadrille footwear line which is being entirely produced by LFMEAB Member Sonali Aansh Industries Ltd. in Bangladesh. In all there are 9 models in the footwear line, all hand-sewn. According to the website, the new footwear line “further enriches…

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America’s 10 most valuable malls are bringing in billions in sales. Here’s where they are

The U.S. retail landscape has its fair share of underperforming, out-of-date properties, but the highest-quality malls are still attracting shoppers in droves, raking in more than $1,000 per square foot, well above the industry’s average. According to boutique research firm Boenning & Scattergood, the 20 most valuable malls in America that are owned by real…

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Leatherworld Paris 2018

One of the major international trade shows in France, “Leatherworld Paris” is going to be held from 17-20 September 2018. Some features of the fair are as follows: – Leatherworld Paris, new concept, only once a year (September) – First edition: 17-20 September 2018 – Leatherworld Paris will include finished leather goods, leather accessories, skins,…

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Philippines Footwear Industry 2017

The vibrant growth recorded in footwear in 2016 was made possible by the economic stability in the Philippines and the improvements seen in the lifestyles of many of the country’s consumers. Domestic travel remains very affordable for many Filipinos and this encourages consumers to purchase comfortable travel footwear.Nike Philippines Inc remained the leading player in…

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Shoe Intelligence: Summary of Volume 19, February 2017

Published since 1999, Shoe Intelligence remains the most authoritative and comprehensive business newsletter on the non-athletic footwear market in Europe, focusing on suppliers, distributors and retailers operating anywhere in this important region of the world, including the major international footwear brands. Shoe Intelligence is published in English. Summary_Shoe_Intelligence_Volume_19_February_2017.pdf

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ANNUAL FAIR CALENDAR 2017

KRC Annual Fair Calendar 2017-first of its kind-is a list of fairs related to leathergoods and footwear, where new products and services are presented and buyers are met with manufacturers and exporters coming across the world. In fact, it provides a list of the most important sectoral exhibitions in the world. Admittedly, the number of…

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2016 DIGITAL CONSUMER INDEX: IDENTIFYING THE NEXT DIGITAL FRONTIERS

What it contains: In order to assist companies with identifying which geographic markets are the most digitally attractive and offer the best prospects for future deployment of digital initiatives, Euromonitor International developed the Digital Consumer Index. This tool pinpoints a country’s relative digital standing in the present, as well as offering forecasts for where it…

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KRC regular monthly update of October 2016

KRC regular monthly update of October 2016 covers Footwear Production Power Rankings 2015, US sourcing companies (FDRA) are heading towards Ethiopia, the Shoe Doctor” eyes to deliver 5,000 pairs of shoes, Adidas restores its second position in America, and Pakistan formulated Technology Up-gradation Fund (TUF) Scheme to facilitate exporters and so on. Couromoda_is_an_international_exhibition_for_shoes_KRC.pdf

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44th International Shoe, Leather Goods and Accessories Fair

Couromoda is an international exhibition for shoes, leather goods and sports goods in Sao Paulo, Brazil. It is the largest Latin America’s specialized trade fair. It is the most important business and launchings event of the footwear and leathergoods industry; and the most patronized and representative fair of the sector. Couromoda_is_an_international_exhibition_for_shoes_KRC.pdf

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Souring real effective exchange rate (REER) of taka and subsequent concerns for exporters

recently, real effective exchange rate (REER) in Bangladesh moved upward with (unprecedented higher rate) eroding country’s export competitiveness and diversification move. In particular, leather sector is likely to be severely affected with this unexpected development than other sectors such as RMG in a case. This is due to the fact that most of the raw…

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Export Data Analysis of February- 2016

The analysis shows different types of leather products exported in the month February-2016, showing number of shipment of each product type and percentage of these products according to total export. This analysis includes importer countries of Bangladeshi leather products, export values of top five countries in February, currency and product based analysis, total export in…

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No growth in value for Bangladesh’s leather footwear exports

Bangladesh’s government has set an export target of $1.4 billion for the leather sector in financial year 2015-16. However, during the first seven months of the current financial year (July 2015 to January 2016), Bangladesh’s export revenue for leather footwear was $297 million, flat compared to the same period a year earlier! No_growth_in_value_for_Bangladesh’s_leather_footwear_exports.pdf

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Major leathergoods and footwear buyers in Bangladesh

Growingly, buyers are interested to import leathergoods and footwear products from Bangladesh. Bangladesh exports their leathergoods and footwear products in the most of the major economics countries. Most of the buyers comes from Germany, France, Netherlands, Italy, Japan, Spain, Sweden, U.K, entire Europe and etc. Besides this, Bangladeshi products exports all over the world. Here,…

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World Bank Lowers 2016 Forecasts for 37 of 46 Commodity Prices, Including Oil

Further economic slowdown in major emerging economies is likely to push commodity markets lower. The lower forecast reflects a number of supply and demand factors. These include sooner-than-anticipated resumption of exports by the Islamic Republic of Iran, greater resilience in U.S. production due to cost cuts and efficiency gains, a mild winter in the Northern…

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