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ShoesReport Magazine №127
Shoes Report Magazine #127
Theme of the issue: Logistics: transportation, storage, delivery
Flavored shoes - whim or business
Yellow and contrasting sneakers set the mood for the season.
Retail mistakes that prevent sales from growing during a crisis
Responsible storage of goods
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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.
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:
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.
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.
Rieker commended the high professionalism of the Euro Shoes organization
Rieker is delighted with the success of its new collection and the incredible sales at Euro Shoes in Moscow. Rieker presented its new capsule collection of sports style shoes called Revolution at Euro Shoes for the first time. The head of Riker Vostok Shahin Asadov and director of Trading House Pokrovsky Alexander Perepechko talk about how the exhibition was held and how buyers met the “revolutionary” collection. The interview was conducted by the founder of Euro Shoes, Shoes Report and Euroshoes.Market Yan Belyaev.
Extremist buyers. Who are they and how to work with them?
The topic of interaction between the buyer and the seller has been studied since the beginning of exchange and commodity-money relations. Today we will talk about a phenomenon that has arisen relatively recently and is a "sore point" in many companies - consumer extremism. Elena Vinogradova, SR expert in sales and purchasing in the fashion business, shares her thoughts and gives recommendations on how to interact with extremist buyers.
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.
Assortment of bags, belts and gloves for fall-winter 2021/22
In this article, Galina Kravchenko / @ galina_kravchenko79, a regular SR author and expert on fashion trends and the formation of a fashionable assortment, speaker of the business program of the Euro Shoes Premiere Collection, talks about the key accessory models for increasing shoe store sales: bags, belts and gloves for women's assortment in the season FW 2021/22. We present: mini bags, cross-body, box bag, hobo, oversized clutches, tote, bucket bag, frame bags, belt with a purse, classic belts of different widths, as well as the most current models of gloves.
Eksposhoes fashion footwear exhibition starts in less than a month in Antalya!
Ladies and Gentlemen! We invite you to the exhibition of fashionable leather shoes EKSPOSHOES, which will be held from November 3 to 5 at the Granada Luxury Belek Hotel, Antalya.
Technical aspects of display space and current trends in its design
Showcase creation and decoration is a whole art. In order for the display part of your store to work 100%, you need to carefully think it over conceptually and prepare it technically. SR expert in visual merchandising, shop window design and retail space, founder of VMC Retail agency Marina Polkovnikova, talks about the main technical aspects of creating a shop window, and also answers questions about the current color scheme in fashion retail and trends in window dressing.
The psychological profile of the sales assistant
If you conduct a survey of retail business executives and ask what the main problem is now, then the answer "Where to find and how to keep good sellers" will certainly be included in the top three answers. SR expert Evgeny Danchev talks about the criteria for effectively hiring people for the position of a sales assistant.
Directions in the style of clothing and footwear that will remain in fashion for a long time
The pandemic has spawned key trends in the style and design of clothing, footwear and accessories that will manifest themselves over a long period of time. This is the opinion of experts from the FASHIONSNOOPS.com trend bureau. In this article, SR expert, fashion-analyst of FCG Galina Kravchenko talks about this phenomenon, called "long trends". The material uses posts and photos from the Instagram account of Galina Kravchenko - galina_kravchenko79.
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.
Shoe trends for the spring-summer 2021 season. Rustic style, harmony of opposites and nostalgia for the 80s
The autumn exhibition of shoes and accessories MICAM, which took place from September 20 to 23 at the Milan Fiera Milano Rho exhibition center, alas, did not gather the number of exhibitors and visitors. There is no need to explain the reasons to anyone. The 90th exhibition for the first time in the history of this industry event, which is most important for the shoemakers in Italy and the entire Old World, was held in a truncated format. Nevertheless, the organizers tried to preserve all exhibition events, including presentations of collections and fashion trends. Experts from the British trend bureau WGSN presented the trends that will determine shoe fashion in the spring-summer 2021 season: Homespun - rustic minimalism combined with traditional values, TransForm - hopes beyond the crisis and harmonization of opposites and GameScape - a nostalgic journey back to games 80s, and the union of the real and the virtual.
“There was a light at the end of the tunnel…” Participants in the shoe market on the situation in the industry.
2020 became a crisis year for the real sector of the economy and the footwear industry. Shoes Report talked to wholesalers, Mikhail Kryuchkov, head of the Paloma distribution company, which represents a number of Spanish shoe brands on the Russian market, and Renat Malikov, co-owner of Tuffoni, which develops the shoe brand of the same name. The conversation was about the specifics of the current crisis, about “is there a light at the end of the tunnel” and when this “tunnel” will end.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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