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What is true quality and why quality is more valuable than a brand.
A short film about St. Petersburg master Nick Belinson, who makes upscale things from genuine leather.
Euroshow shoe exhibition. August 2015
Despite the crisis, in August 2015 at the Euroshow shoe exhibition both traditional participating brands and new, interesting shoe brands were presented.
Saint Crispin's: The Shoe Making Process
Saint Crispin's shoe makers showcase their craftsmanship and show the whole process of creating shoes.
Manual assembly of shoes from PRADA. The video shows that making shoes is an art.
How do shoes
Making shoes is a laborious process.
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Eccentrics and futurists. Fashionable themes and key models of men's shoes for the fall-winter 2020/21 season (part 2)
In the previous issue, we wrote that for the FW 2020/21 season, the FASHIONSNOOPS.com trend bureau offers 3 fashionable themes for the men's shoes segment, but experts added one more to them, and as a result, 4 main trends were formed for the next cold season: TEMPEST, JETTISON, OUTRÉ, DOMINION. Expert SR, Galina Kravchenko, director of the assortment department and head of trend analytics at FCG / FashionSnoops, spoke in detail about the first two topics on the pages of the magazine. In this issue, she discusses two more topics in detail - OUTRÉ and DOMINION.
Net benefit. How iCleaner sales help drive shoe store revenue
“When iCleaner cleaning products are present at the checkout counter of a shoe store, its revenue grows by 7-15%,” says Igor Dobrusin, Marketing and Development Director at iCleaner.
How to go from beautiful words about new technologies to the difficult task of mastering them? Life hacks for the introduction of new services for customers of a shoe store
How have digital technologies and innovations already influenced and continue to influence the development of retail in Russia? What new changes can we expect in the next 2-3 years? What innovations are being actively implemented in Russian retail today, and how should an ordinary retail store approach this difficult issue? Which retail model holds promise? In this article you will find answers to these and other questions, as well as life hacks on the implementation of new services for clients from an independent expert on the introduction of innovations in retail, the author of the "Store 4.0" concept, Boris Agatov.
Color palette 2021. Four out of ten trending colors: blue, mushroom, gray, green
FashionSnoops trend bureau has made a forecast of trendy macro colors for 2021, it contains 10 color solutions that will be relevant in the seasons of next year. SR expert Galina Kravchenko talks about four of the ten trendy colors - a very interesting shade of blue Déjà vu, a shade of brown-beige that has been relevant in interior design for the last few years - mushroom Mushroom, an unusual light shade of gray Hemp and green Circuit.
Analysis of cases from the practice of retail sales of shoes and accessories
In many businesses, sales management is a headache for the CEO. The human factor is extremely difficult to take under control, but this is exactly what should happen if ambitious goals are set in the conditions of stagnation in the footwear and accessories market. Therefore, the practical experience and concrete positive results achieved by these or those companies are very interesting. In this article, SR regular author and expert Evgeny Danchev shares case studies from his practice of consulting retail stores.
10 popular shoe models of the spring-summer'20 season
This summer, shoe brands, presenting their collections to consumers, are focusing on sports and casual, perhaps because the forced sitting at home and summer cottages creates a demand for comfortable shoes. In the Shoes Report review, there are 10 models of women's shoes that can be found on store shelves in Russia right now. Among the models in the popularity rating, sneakers and trekking sandals are in the lead. The main color of this summer is white.
Color palette 2021 (part 2). Six out of ten trending colors
The FashionSnoops trend bureau has made a forecast of trendy macro colors for 2021, it contains 10 color solutions that are relevant for the seasons of the next year. In the previous issue, SR expert Galina Kravchenko spoke about four colors from the trend palette - blue, brown-beige, light gray and green. In this issue, we talk about six more colors, these are: intense, aggressive violet Villainous, muted salmon pink Flush, bright orange Jolt, wine-raspberry Joy, brown Chernozem Core and gentle straw Gentle.
CAPRICE in the new spring-summer 2021 season: fresh, chic and dynamic
At a time of great change, it was especially important for CAPRICE to get a really creative approach to the upcoming season. The attention to detail makes CAPRICE shoes unique. Modern designs, perfect last, trendy colors and sophisticated leathers create the character of the collection, offering the perfect fusion of fashion and functionality for a stylish and trendy summer 2021. Let yourself enjoy the fun and fashionable world of Caprice and watch our new film.
Dead Season. What will turn Covid-19 quarantine for shoe retail
Shoe retail resumes operations in Moscow and the regions, calculates losses, evaluates prospects. Two and a half months of downtime were a serious test for retailers.
Classification of shoes. Rules for constructing a commodity classifier
The most important question that concerns owners of shoe retail stores today is how to increase sales. If five years ago, one buyer purchased, on average, four pairs of shoes a year, today consumption, according to statistics, is only 1,8 pairs. However, according to forecasts by DISCOVERY Research Group, by 2023, consumption will increase to 2,9 pairs per year. Fashion has also changed, heels are almost a thing of the past, sports shoes are in demand, comfortable and wear. But you can’t only sell sneakers and ugg boots, especially since these very models are available in all stores in the country! What to do and how to understand what to buy in order to build up from competitors and attract buyers?
Caprice, Jürgen Kölsch: “Bad times always end”
Caprice has prepared a package of supporting events for the shoe industry. In this interview, Caprice CEO Mr. Jürgen told us what drives him.
Scandinavian wind and military aesthetics. Fashionable themes and key models of men's shoes for the fall-winter 2020/21 season
For the FW 2020/21 season, the FASHIONSNOOPS.com trend bureau offers 3 fashionable themes for the men's shoe segment: TEMPEST, JETTISON, OUTRÉ. The style is radically different from each other: in the first there is a trend of multifunctionality of shoes, created in order to protect from any inclement weather, keeping the wearer's feet in comfort and dryness; in the second - a pronounced military aesthetics, emphasizing strength, quality and at the same time minimalism; the third theme is a classic, rethought and updated thanks to catchy and even elaborate elements and decor. In the first part of the article, SR expert Galina Kravchenko, director of the assortment department and head of trend analytics at FCG / FashionSnoops, talks in detail about the features and nuances of two topics - TEMPEST (Storm) and JETTISON (Reset).
Emotions and communication will return buyers to offline stores
Why do sellers need to develop emotional intelligence? Why is a system of intangible motivation for sellers necessary to increase sales?
How is changing the content of the fashion brand in social networks
In this article, we will not talk about obvious things: a turn on online sales, cost reduction, support for staff and ourselves. A lot has already been written about this, and every second article continues to be published. Expert SR Elena Vinogradova shares her observations and ideas on the work of a retail store of shoes and accessories on social networks.
Why do we love coarse shoes and what does the new season offer us?
Massive shoes, as if from the wardrobe of a retired colonel, firmly entrenched in the hearts of fashionistas. Black, white, with inscriptions - rough boots have become a universal classic. In the new season, they are still leading the list of trends and do not plan to lose ground. Why did we love them so much? Where to look for the most fashionable models and how to style them? The experts of the fashion brand Baden will tell us about all this.
Rich color, flora, eco style and abstraction. Four main trends in this year's window dressing
The summer season 2020 in the design of shop-windows of fashion shops will be held under the sign of brightness, abstract and floral motifs. Laconicism, environmental friendliness, a conscious attitude to nature, its biodiversity and planetary resources, recycle-materials and technologies still remain in the trend. More precisely, the eco-direction has come first and is decisive for retail. Marina Polkovnikova, SR visual visual merchandising and window dressing expert, presents a photo gallery of the most interesting fashion storefront storefront displays and talks about the four main trends in summer window dressing in 2020.
Fashionable themes and key models of fall-winter women's shoes collections 2020 / 21
The main fashion themes for shoes for the fall and winter of the next season have already been identified. This issue is the first part of the FW 2020 / 21 season trend review. Our expert Galina Kravchenko talks in detail about two of them - Pastoe and Terraform: what are their features, and what models of shoes will be relevant, what silhouettes, colors, materials, details and decor will be fashionable next winter season.
Winter 2019 / 2020: the main trends in the design of festive showcases
The brightest period of the season is just around the corner - New Year and Christmas. The official date of the fabulous reincarnation of shop windows and store interior is November 15, according to tradition, retailers beautifully decorate their shop windows and retail space for the most long-awaited and most magical holiday. Waiting for the New Year is a special atmosphere that you want to create for your client in order to return him to a carefree childhood, immerse him in a fairy tale or, conversely, show him a foreseeable bright future. Marina Polkovnikova, SR expert on merchandising and window dressing, talks about the key stylistic directions in the design of commercial windows with the help of various installations and décor, which will be relevant and effective in the coming winter.
Obligatory labeling of shoes can again move
A new decree of the Government of the Russian Federation is being prepared, regulating the postponement of the introduction of mandatory labeling of shoe products in Russia. The corresponding draft law has been published on the Single Portal on the placement of draft legal acts.
The main shoe trends of the spring-summer season 2020. Italians dictate punk fashion, futurism and emotions
Designers presented the main fashion trends in shoes and accessories for the spring-summer season 2020 at the 88 session of the international professional exhibition MICAM, which was held in Milan from 15 to 18 on September 2019. These trends are based on three different topics: Designing Emotion, Code Create, Empower Up.
Is the market ready for labeling? Opinions of the leaders of the shoe industry
Much has already been written about the mandatory marking of shoes that has been introduced in Russia since 1 on March 2020, but we decided to ask the business itself again about its readiness to work on the new system. Representatives of companies talk in detail about their current situation.
Silent revolution in the shoe market
“Until now, a huge number of entrepreneurs working in the footwear market, especially in the regions, are not aware that a revolution has occurred in their business,” says Alexey Chernyshev, Commercial Director of AKFA Logistics Company. At the same time, AKFA, being one of the leading importers of footwear, is celebrating the key year for the 2020 footwear market fully equipped. The Shoes Report talked with Alexei Chernyshev about the new AKFA product for labeling shoes in production, about interaction with the operator of the MDC marking system and market readiness for the new rules.
Feathers, rhinestones, satin and jacquard. Key models of women's shoes for the fall-winter 2020/21 season
We continue a series of articles devoted to the four main fashionable topics for shoes for fall and winter of the next season. In the previous issue, our expert Galina Kravchenko spoke in detail about two trends - Pastoe and Terraform, and which shoe models will be relevant, which silhouettes, colors, materials and details will be fashionable in the FW 2020/21 season. In this issue - a detailed analysis of the third fashion theme CURIO PARLOR - Antique Salon.
Futurism in sparkles and metal. Key models of women's shoes for the fall-winter 2020/21 season
In this issue, we are completing a series of publications devoted to the four main fashionable topics for women's shoes in autumn and winter 2020. In two previous issues, expert SR Galina Kravchenko spoke in detail about the features and nuances of three trends - Pastor, Terraform and Curio Parlor, and about shoe models relevant in the FW 2020/21 season. In the December issue of the magazine - a detailed analysis of the fourth fashionable theme Gattaca - Updated Futurism.
10 main trends in retail for the next 3 years
Ten main trends emerging in the past year, which will determine the development of world retail in the near future
Six steps to increase retail sales
Business consultants work with a variety of companies, including retail, in particular shoe stores. They have accumulated vast practical experience, which they are always happy to share. We asked one of our regular experts and participants in the business program of the Euro Shoes Premiere Collection exhibition, Evgeny Danchev, to share our latest experience, information on statistics of retail sales in the shoe segment, and tell our readers about the secrets of increasing sales. All the examples that are given in this article are based on practice and supported by the positive results of corporate clients.
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 shoes, various materials are used that are designed to preserve heat and meet the requirements of consumers: natural sheepleather, faux fur, faux fur made from natural wool and others. All types of lining fur have their advantages and disadvantages. Consider the properties of each of them.
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 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.
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.
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.
Key models of the range of women's shoes for the fall-winter season 2016 / 17
We present four key trends of women's shoes for the next fall-winter season (fall-winter 2016 / 17), which is described by Galina Kravchenko, a leading expert on assortment and forecasting trends at Fashion Consulting Group, head of FCG - FASHIONSNOOPS.COM
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