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Topic of the issue: Market of sports and trekking shoes in Russia
Sports footwear segment: prospects and new opportunities.
Some brands are leaving, others are coming.
In 2022, 13 new fashion brands appeared on the St. Petersburg market.
Current models of spring-summer 2023
Lavender-violet tenderness. Pistachio ice cream. In the colors of the sky - from blue to blue. Summer sneaker marathon. Loferomania. Boots and ankle boots for spring
Ankle boots, Chelsea boots and Cossacks. The main trends of the autumn-winter 2023/24 season
Service in the store: successes and mistakes
They depend on whether the company has a systematic approach to staff training.
Effective methods that will help increase the effectiveness of sellers.
How to implement sales funnels in the shoe business?
Footwear is moving into the apparel segment
What should be considered when expanding the assortment of a shoe store through clothing?
Mailings in messengers, collaborations and video content. An expert recommends betting on this if you want to increase the number of customers.
New collections and new plans
The brands participating in the EURO SHOES exhibition talk about their new products.
Turkish companies on EURO SHOES
Turkey is increasing exports. The potential of the leather and footwear industry allows to increase it by 1,5-2 times in the coming years.
EURO SHOES PREMIERE COLLECTION
The leading international exhibition of shoes, bags and accessories took place in Moscow from 20 to 23 February at the Expocentre.
Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags
The Italian exhibitions felt the return of business activity.
SPORT CASUAL MOSCOW
In mid-January, Moscow hosted the 16th exhibition-presentation of sports, tourist and casual clothing and footwear.
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Key models of shoes and bags of the spring-summer 2023 season
In this article, independent trend expert Galina Kravchenko
, will talk about the key commercial models for the range of women's shoes and bags of the SS'23 season.
Marketplace "Children's World" canceled the commission for new suppliers
The Detsky Mir marketplace announced the introduction of a zero commission and a change in tariffs for new providers of the online platform.
Nearly 400 shoe factories destroyed by earthquakes in Turkey
About 400 shoe factories were destroyed in the Antakya shoe cluster during two earthquakes in southern Turkey and northwestern Syria on February 6, 2023, writes Shoe Intelligence.
International shoe exhibition Euro Shoes successfully held in Moscow
The main event of last week was the largest international exhibition of shoes and accessories Euro Shoes premiere collection in Moscow. The large-scale exhibition event was held from February 20 to 23 in the capital's Expocentre, where on the same dates two more major fashion exhibitions were held - CPM Moscow and CJF - Children's Fashion 2023.
Balenciaga launches 3XL Trainer mules
The first images of the new pair of Balenciaga 3XL Trainer mules have surfaced online. The new silhouette is just a transformation of the brand's sneaker model of the same name, only without a heel.
Opening of the second MASCOTTE salon in a new concept in Chelyabinsk
On March 4, in Chelyabinsk, the opening of the second MASCOTTE salon in a new concept took place, located on the 2nd floor of the Almaz shopping center at 64 Kopeyskoye sh. (area - about 200 m²). We remind you that the first one is located in the shopping center "Rodnik" (Truda street, 203, 2nd floor). The main emphasis in the space of the new salon is made on natural materials and eco-design, and in the interior - on the elements of fashion style with the addition of wood texture and graphic black lines. Particular attention should be paid to the new directions of the brand: the MASCOTTE Lite collection - soon it will turn into an independent sub-brand, and a new product category - clothing. It should be noted that the interior has a digital content, without which no modern store can be imagined. It creates a comfortable and exciting shopping, opening up new opportunities for customers: a screen in the showcase area with image content and information screens around the perimeter of the shop equipment.
Germany's online shoe sales down 2022% in 16,6
Consumer activity in Germany declined in 2022, online sales fell by 8,8% year-on-year, the footwear sector was hit the hardest, according to a statistical report from the German e-commerce and mail order association BEVH. BEVH analysts attribute the decline in online sales to the impact of the military conflict in Ukraine on the country's economy, according to shoeintelligence.com.
Slouchy boots from the new Loewe collection are the most talked about model
Soft leather slouchy boots are one of the highlights of Loewe's fall/winter 2023/24 collection, which was presented at Paris Men's Fashion Week. This silhouette turned out to be the most quoted image in social networks.
Footwear Distributors Association of America urges its members to leave China
Footwear Distributors of America President and CEO Matt Priest said it's time for U.S. shoe companies to diversify their operations and seek options outside of China as U.S.-China tensions hit an all-time high. com.
Welcome to China Exhibition of Shoes, Components and Machinery
The 24th Jinjiang International Footwear Fair and the 7th Jinjiang International Sports Industry Exhibition (hereinafter referred to as “Jinjiang Fair”) are among the largest and most respected professional events in China: Jinjiang Fair has been in existence for over 20 years. The nearest exhibition will be held from April 19 to April 22, 2023 at the Jinjiang International Convention and Exhibition Center both offline and online.
Prada unveils new chunky models at Milan Fashion Week
Of all the Prada pieces the Italian luxury brand showcased for the fall-winter 2023 season at Milan Men's Fashion Week, the brand's chunky shoes generated the most fans, which is understandable.
Brooklyn brand MSCHF launches "Big Red Boots"
The oversized TPU upper and EVA outsole of MSCHF's Big Red Boots are devoid of any details other than the brand's branded ribbed outsole.
Jimmy Choo Collaborates With Sailor Moon Anime Series
Following Vans, another American shoe brand, Jimmy Choo, released a capsule collection of shoes based on the Japanese anime Sailor Moon. Images of scenes from the popular anime series adorn the shoes and bags of the capsule collection, and her most striking model was a pair of pink boots embellished with Swarovski crystals, according to WWD.
Nike announces collaboration with Tiffany & Co
Tiffany & Co. sneakers The x Nike Air Force 1 Low will be housed in a signature mint-colored jewelery brand box adorned with Nike's signature comma in the center, Hypebeast.com writes.
Less than three months left to relabel shoes
Participants in the turnover of footwear products should relabel shoes with a simplified code before April 1, 2023, after which it will be impossible to sell unsold balances. Such footwear will be equated to unmarked. By March 1, 2023, the number of such commodity residues should be determined, described in full attributive composition and re-labeled.
Tiffany and Nike Unveil Joint Air Force Capsule
The result of the Tiffany-Nike collaboration was briefly kept under wraps with the Nike Air Force 1 in black suede with Nike's signature comma in Tiffany Blue. The shoe jewelry brand also got a square-shaped silver pendant placed on the heel of the sneaker and a blue box with a red interior. The shoes come with three extra pairs of laces.
CAPRICE brand will present a new collection autumn/winter 2023/2024 at Euro Shoes
In the rhythm of the big city
The nobility and elegance inherent in the philosophy of the CAPRICE brand offer us a special bright appeal in the new collection - with a strong character inspired by nature itself.
AIDINI has created a new line of shoes. Presentation at Euro Shoes
In the fashion industry, AIDINI has been successfully developing for over 30 years, creating models of elegant shoes and stylish accessories that meet the latest fashion trends.
RICONTE will present a new "space" collection at the Euro Shoes exhibition in Moscow
The promising Russian brand RICONTE has been offering its customers highly profitable, high-quality, comfortable and fashionable shoes made of genuine leather and nubuck for the 4th season.
The new Fall-Winter 23/24 Milky Way collection is inspired by advances in space technology. With the development of scientific and technological progress, the flight of fantasy of RICONTE fashion designers is becoming ever larger. Brand designers use metallic sheen, futuristic shapes, interesting textures and shades. Space motifs can be traced in geometric 3D prints.
GERCHEK is a new brand on Euro Shoes from Turkmenistan
The footwear business under the GERCHEK brand began its development in 2015 in Turkmenistan and, in just a few years, the company managed to increase its production capacity from 2 to 22 million pairs of shoes per year
New Russian shoe brands: AFOUR
The St. Petersburg brand of tailor-made sneakers AFOUR does not really fit the definition of “new”, next year the brand turns 15 years old, and we have repeatedly written about the bright collaborations of the brand in our news. And yet, AFOUR is at the beginning of its journey, because the production and service concept, which was developed by the founder of the brand Vladimir Grigoriev, is new, original and has good prospects in its own way. Shoes Report interviewed Vladimir Grigoriev during Fashion Week in Moscow, where AFOUR sneakers were presented on the market and were a success.
Italian shoe industry turns to government for help
Anti-Russian sanctions hit hard on shoe manufacturers in Italy. Italian manufacturers are struggling with high inventory levels. Assocalzaturifici renews its appeal to the Italian government for help.
New Russian shoe brands: Mark Levillen
The Moscow Fashion Week, which took place this summer in the capital, gave a chance to get acquainted with new footwear brands born and developing in Russia. The markets of the Week presented incredibly feminine, one might say, handmade artisanal shoes by the St. Petersburg brand Mark Levillen. The brand was created by a married couple Lena and Dima Lozhkin. Their mules, the top of which is decorated with delicate leather flowers, already have a whole army of fans in different cities of the country and even beyond its borders. However, a number of attempts to repeat the success, which were made, including by Chinese manufacturers with Ali Express, failed, because the manual labor of a real artist cannot be repeated. Shoes Report spoke with Mark Levillen brand founder Lena Lozhkina.
Vans has released a collection of sneakers with the characters of the Japanese animated series Sailor Moon
American skateboarding shoe and clothing brand Vans has released a collaboration with Sailor Moon. Photos of the Sailor Moon x Vans Authentic and Sk8-Hi models have already appeared online, the shoes themselves will be on sale from June 10th.
World Footwear Yearbook: Russian footwear market statistics for 2020
The analytical bulletin of APICCAPS, the Portuguese Association of Manufacturers of Footwear Components and Leather Products, World Footwear Yearbook has published a report on the Russian footwear market at the time of 2020. Despite the fact that many major changes are currently taking place in the economy of our country, the analytics remain relevant, Shoes Report provides the bulk of the material presented on the Worldfootwear.com website.
5 trendy bags of Italian brands for this spring
The fashion market in Russia froze, realizing the new economic reality, but despite the fact that we have to say goodbye to some brands, the offer of shoes and accessories in our retail is still diverse, and our consumer still appreciates Italian design and Italian quality. Shoes Report presented in the review five trendy bags of Italian brands for the spring-summer 2022 season, which can now be purchased in Russian retail and online stores.
The main trends in colors, materials, shapes and decor in shoe models for the autumn-winter 2022/23 season
The choice that the consumer will see in stores in the autumn-winter 2022/23 season now depends on many factors: from business owners and buyers who determine the assortment strategy in the new conditions and ultimately decide what to buy, from suppliers who can or not deliver the goods on time, on the exchange rate and much more. Nevertheless, we decided to remind you of the main trends in colors, materials, decor, and shoe models for the fall-winter 2022/23 season. SR expert Elena Vinogradova prepared an overview of the trends for the upcoming autumn-winter season especially for the readers of the magazine.
Knowledge useful for shoe sellers about the features of sports models, the physiology of the feet and the biomechanics of walking
Sports shoes have ruled the ball for more than one season and make up at least half of the assortment of a retail shoe store. Models differ not only in style, color or color palette, decor, textures, but also in purpose: shoes for running, fitness, tennis, jogging and Nordic walking, casual sneakers or sneakers, shoes for hiking and active movement through the forests - in the mountains, for a wide or problematic foot ... How can a person without special education navigate all this variety of models, and what salespeople in stores must know in order to competently advise a client and help him choose exactly the pair that is necessary for his needs and features of his feet? We understand in this article.
What do we put on: leather, bamboo, latex or silicone? In spring and summer, the demand for shoe insoles traditionally increases.
In the summer, many orthopedic problems worsen, as we walk more, walk, which increases the load on the joints, the heat also exacerbates the situation. Swelling, fatigue and aches in the legs, increased sweating, corns, corns, irritation, rubbing of the heels and delicate leather on the fingers and soles of the feet are all typical summer complaints. You can avoid or reduce them if you use preventive insoles for shoes and other “supportive” orthopedics, the demand for which traditionally increases in the warm season. Yulia Belkina, expert, representative of SIOUX, Semler, BNS brands in Russia, tells in an interview with SR about why insoles and other similar items should be in the assortment of a shoe store, what items to form it from, what and how to offer customers in the summer.
BASCONI continues to develop retail in Russia and abroad
In a situation where a large number of foreign brands stopped working on the Russian market, BASCONI
enhances the recognition of its own brand in Russia and continues the development of the franchise network. Vitaly Ifraimov, one of the owners and copyright holders of the BASCONI trademark, spoke about plans for development in the Russian market Shoes Report.
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.
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.
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?
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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