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Theme of the issue: EURO SHOES and CPM will be held in February at the Expocentre
The only alliance of professional fashion exhibitions in Russia will provide buyers with unique opportunities.
Shoes mixed with clothing and decor
Shoe manufacturers and retailers are increasingly introducing new lines of clothing and accessories to the market.
ALL ABOUT SHOES
Soft workability, comfortable transformation. Key trends and innovations in athletic footwear for the SS22 season
Why will up to 20% of retail shoe stores close during 2022? Expert opinion
From user generated content to storytelling. Social media trends in 2022.
How the buyer makes a purchase decision and psychological methods to influence it
Sneakers and foot health
Knowledge useful for shoe sellers about the features of sports models, the physiology of the feet and the biomechanics of walking
Sale strike on pandemic
How to survive and make money in this pre-New Year season?
Let there be a plan!
"It Was Smooth on Paper", or Specifics of Planning in 2022
Someone will have to leave
How to work with marketplaces to avoid competition of online assortment with an offline store
Companies and brands
CAPRICE. Results and perspectives
Results and plans
New Year's Eve news of companies and brands participating in the EURO SHOES PREMIERE COLLECTION
Sustainable development in the footwear segment. We figure out where we are now and what are the main trends.
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Theme of the issue: EURO SHOES and CPM will be held in February at the Expocentre
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10 Instagram Shooting Ideas
Fashion photography for social networks has become an integral part of the business process of any shoe store. The consumer is becoming more and more demanding, which is why photographs of shoes are already selling much worse. The new era dictates its own requirements for shooting: it must sell, that is, show the original differences from competitors, the best properties of the product, its most beautiful sides - whether it is the original design of the heel or an unusual texture, bold colors and applied modern technologies. The person should want to look at your photos and "stick" in your feed for a long time.
Assortment planning in an unstable demand environment
What opportunities and limitations does the transition from a traditional rigid planning system to a new flexible planning and fashion assortment management system conceal? In this article, Galina Kravchenko, a permanent expert on fashion trends and assortment management issues, talks about current assortment management technologies.
EURO SHOES AND CPM WILL BE HELD FEBRUARY 21-24 AT THE EXPOCENTER
The two leading European fashion exhibitions will be held on February 21-24, 2022 at the main exhibition site in Russia - the Expocentre. The organizers of the two largest international professional business platforms in Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia - the wholesale exhibition of shoes, bags and accessories EURO SHOES premiere collection and the exhibition of fashion clothes and accessories CPM - Collection Première Moscow - have come to a partnership agreement to hold events in 2022 in one and the same dates and on a single site. According to the agreements, the upcoming Euro Shoes season will be held within the CPM global exhibition platform.
Footwear market players and fashion experts welcome Euro Shoes and CPM alliance
The news about two key events of the fashion industry in Russia - the Euro Shoes exhibition and the CPM clothing exhibition from 21 to 24 February 2022 at the same venue in the Expocentre Fairgrounds caused a huge resonance in the Russian fashion market. The Editorial Office Shoes Report asked key footwear market players and fashion experts to comment on this event:
Mistakes in the lighting of the sales area that spoil the impression of a shoe store
Professional, correctly selected, high-quality lighting in the sales area and shoe store windows guarantees success with customers. But making it is not easy. A holistic approach to lighting development (ceiling + furniture + architecture) is a must for a successful shoe store, says Natalya Frolova, SR lighting expert in fashion retail. We analyze with her not very successful examples of lighting in shoe stores and offer solutions to the problem.
La Pinta is a participant of the February Euro Shoes exhibition
The Turkish footwear brand La Pinta welcomes the Euro Shoes Premiere Collection exhibition at the Expocentre Exhibition Center on the same site as the CPM - Collection Première Moscow, a major clothing exhibition in February 2022.
Portuguese brand Suave at Euro Shoes
We continue to acquaint you with the participants of the Euro Shoes 2022 winter exhibition. Shoes of the SUAVE trademark have existed since 1993. She is known and appreciated all over the world for quality, comfort and elegance.
Instagram and the shoe business: how to make your account a seller?
Today, no one argues about the need to develop a brand on social networks. Every regional shoe store has its own Instagram account, not to mention the big federal players. But having an account does not guarantee sales. In order for your account to start selling, it is important to avoid mistakes and follow some rules. SR expert Maria Gerasimenko analyzes the most common mistakes that prevent effective work on Instagram and gives recommendations on how to improve the indicators of the SMM direction.
BEST TURKISH SHOES MANUFACTURERS - ON EURO SHOES
Leading Turkish manufacturers of shoes, bags and accessories will be represented at Euro Shoes at the Expocentre on Krasnaya Presnya, which will be held on February 21-24, 2022.
Viber and Facebook messenger: business opportunities
Messengers are one of the key channels of business communication with customers and an integral part of the marketing mix that effectively works at all stages of the marketing funnel. Messengers allow you to comprehensively solve a variety of brand tasks - from building brand knowledge to retaining an audience and automating many business processes. In this article, we talk about the features of Viber and Facebook Messenger.
WhatsApp and Telegram: Business Opportunities
Messengers are one of the key channels of business communication with customers and an integral part of the marketing mix, which works effectively at all stages of the marketing funnel. Also, messengers allow you to comprehensively solve various problems of brands - from building knowledge to retaining an audience and automating business processes. SR expert on SMM and permanent speaker of the business program of the Euro Shoes Premiere Collection exhibition Ekaterina Diveeva has prepared for you, our readers, a very interesting, practical article about WhatsApp and Telegram messengers and their possibilities for the retail business.
Crocs releases collaboration with Little Big
In a collaboration between Crocs and the popular Russian band Little Big, bright clogs in black and pink with spikes, silver chains and rivets were born. The model's design is complemented by the exclusive Jibbitz charms, presented in the form of an angry and cheerful bear, created based on the tattoo on the back of the Litle Big soloist Ilya Prusikin.
The only exhibition of European shoe brands Euro Shoes Premiere Collection in Russia will be held in Moscow from 24 to 27 August 2021 at the Main Stage
Large international shoe brands from Italy, Germany, Spain, Turkey, Poland, Portugal will present their collections for the spring-summer 2022 season.
The largest international exhibition of footwear, bags and accessories EURO SHOES premiere collection will take place from 24 to 27 August in the capital's event hall MAIN STAGE
Manufacturers from Germany, Italy, Spain, Turkey and other European countries will present their spring-summer 2022 collections to Russian buyers for wholesale orders. The exposition of German companies will occupy a separate pavilion in the same style.
Italian bags MARINA CREAZIONI at Euro Shoes
At the Euro Shoes exhibition, a new participant from Italy is the Trade House company, representing the MARINA CREAZIONI (Marina C.) bag brand. MARINA CREAZIONI style is the right balance between functionality, attractiveness and elegance, it is associated with a sophisticated woman who does not abandon her femininity and in every possible way demonstrates her charm in clothes and accessories.
Hermes spring'21 clogs are in high demand
The new model of the clogs of the French luxury house Hermes is already being compared with the most coveted bag of the same manufacturer - Birkin, which can be purchased only after waiting in line on the waiting list. At the moment, the clogs of the brand's current spring collection, which were first shown on the catwalk of Paris Fashion Week in October 2020, have already been sold out, writes Footwearnews.com
Instagram content ideas
The topic of filling a commercial profile, it would seem, has already been studied far and wide. At the same time, there are a lot of faceless, similar and boring accounts in the online space. Accidentally getting to such pages, you quickly scroll through them, and if you suddenly subscribe, then unsubscribing in the shortest possible time is inevitable. In this article, SR expert Elena Vinogradova decided to move away from theory and share practical cases that she liked from a professional and consumer point of view.
Euro Shoes premiere collection, the only industry exhibition of footwear from Europe in Russia, will take place on March 1-4 in Moscow
In early March 2021, the largest international exhibition of footwear, bags and accessories in the total look format will once again open its doors to exhibitors and guests in the capital's event hall MAIN STAGE. Despite the difficult times that many industries are going through today, including the footwear sector, all the largest European footwear brands present on the Russian market - traditional participants of Euro Shoes - confirmed their participation in the event. The companies will present collections of women's, men's and children's footwear for the fall-winter 2021/22 season.
Turkish shoe exhibition Eksposhoes Antalya will be held from 18 to 20 May
Despite the pandemic and the associated restrictions on international travel, Turkey's borders remain open to guests from Russia, and the Eksposhoes Antalya shoe exhibition is once again ready to host Russian buyers.
Design rules for a shoe and accessories store
When you visit shoe stores, as a client, do you pay attention to how the sales area is arranged: where is the checkout, where is the fitting area and is there enough of this area inside the store or there is a line of those who want to try on shoes, but cannot ; what kind of trade equipment and how it is located; Are the aisles between the trade equipment comfortable? These and many other questions are very important when designing a shoe and accessories store. Of course, all this is laid down at the stage of developing the design of the store and its adaptation to the area of a specific room. We asked Marina Polkovnikova, a permanent SR expert in visual merchandising, shop window design and retail space, and speaker of the business program of the Euro Shoes Premiere Collection exhibition, to tell about the basic rules for designing a shoe store.
Exclusive: Interview of the CEO of ECCO Russia Denis Tomashevsky to the chief editor of Shoes Report Natalia Timasheva
A year ago, the Danish company ECCO acquired the entire retail business of its Russian distributor, thus announcing the seriousness of its intentions and long-term plans for the Russian market. Danish brand shoes have long been known and loved in Russia. Throughout 2020, the company underwent changes related to the process of integration into the global ECCO, and in 2021 these transformations will continue. Denis Tomashevsky, General Director of ECCO Russia, told SR Editor-in-Chief Natalya Timashova about what has already been done and the company's immediate plans. This is the first interview with the head of ECCO's Russian office for the media.
Shoe educational program: what shoe soles are made of
“What is the difference between TEP and EVA? What does tunit promise me? Is PVC glue? What is the sole of these shoes made of? ”- the modern buyer wants to know everything. In order not to smash his face in front of him and be able to explain whether such a sole suits him in soles, carefully read this article. In it, process engineer Igor Okorokov tells what materials the soles of shoes are made of and what makes each of them so good.
How to set prices that will earn
Some businessmen still confuse the concept of margin with the concept of trade margins and set prices for their goods, guided solely by the example of competitors. No wonder they go broke! Analyst at the Academy of Retail Technologies Maxim Gorshkov gives several tips and formulas with which you can set not only ruinous, but also profitable prices.
Sales of shoes and accessories: effective techniques for business rhetoric
Which speech modules are effective in communicating with potential and current customers of shoe stores, and which are not, Anna Bocharova, a business consultant, knows.
We form the salary of sellers: expert advice
“How do you charge your consultants for personal or general sales?” Is one of the most popular questions causing a lot of controversy and gossip on the online forums of retail business owners. Indeed, how to properly form the earnings of sellers? But what about bonuses, where to get a sales plan from, do employees allow them to buy goods at discounted stores? In search of truth, the Shoes Report turned to a dozen shoe retailers, but no company wanted to disclose its motivation system - the process of its development was too complicated and individual. Then we asked four business consultants, and finally became convinced that the topic of seller motivation is very complex, because even our experts could not come to a common opinion.
Fur, and not only: types of lining
In the production of winter footwear, various materials are used that are designed to retain heat and meet the requirements of consumers: natural sheepleather, artificial fur, artificial fur from natural wool and others. All types of lining fur have their own advantages and disadvantages. Let's consider the properties of each of them.
Before you begin to solve specific problems, you need to find out how accurately all the leaders of your company understand the basic terminology of retail.
The best models of Czech shoes of the past
In Soviet times, for shoes from Czechoslovakia sold under the Cebo brand, customers stood in line for four hours and did not regret it, because Czech shoes were considered to be of high quality, comfortable and fashionable. Shoe designer Juraj Shushka shared a photo archive of his collection with Shoes Report magazine, which contains the most interesting Cebo models from the 1940's to the 1980's.
How to fire a worker without tears, scandal and trial
Sooner or later, any manager is faced with the need to part with an employee. Properly and on time the dismissal procedure will save the company money, and the boss himself - nerves and time. But why sometimes, knowing that a break in relations is inevitable, we put off the decision for months?
The whole truth about Bayer. Who is he and how to become one?
Bayer is no longer a new, but still a popular and sought-after profession. It’s fashionable to be a buyer. Buyers are at the origins of the emergence and development of trends. If the designer offers his vision of fashion in the season, then the buyer selects the most interesting commercial ideas. It is on buyers that the policy of sales of stores and what, in the end, the buyer will wear depends on. This profession is surrounded by a magical fleur, often associated with a lack of understanding of what exactly is the work of a buyer.
Ecommerce Laws Every Seller Should Know
The sale of goods via the Internet is becoming increasingly popular and in demand, however, at the same time, difficulties arise regarding issues of legal regulation of trade through the Internet, work with delivery and returns, and maintaining cash registers. Ivan Kurguzov, Executive Director of Oborot.ru, told how to avoid possible mistakes and how to legally conduct trade through the Internet.
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