Author Archive: Cheryl Taylor

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BFA Update: UK Trade Tariff: suspensions or reductions from Customs Duty from 1 January 2021

New rules for January 2021 The UK has left the EU, and the transition period after Brexit comes to an end this year. This page tells you what you’ll need to do from 1 January 2021. It will be updated if anything changes. For current information, read: Suspensions or reductions from Customs Duty for UK Trade […]

MICAM MILANO WINS THE ICMA AWARD AND RENEWS ITS IMAGE AND CONTENT

Scheduled for March 21 through 23, 2021 at Fieramilano (Rho), MICAM Milano, the world’s leading footwear trade show, promoted by Assocalzaturifici, is ready to serve a market that is responding with resilience, attempting to provide the right amount of space for all sectors of the industry. At this time of great change, MICAM has reinvented […]

Shoelaces that light up to increase safety for joggers and cyclists

Shoelaces that light up to increase safety for joggers and cyclists   Textiles experts at Nottingham Trent University have designed shoelaces that light up and flash to improve safety at night for joggers and cyclists. The laces – created by researchers in the Advanced Textiles Research Group (ATRG) in collaboration with leading science and engineering […]

Post-Brexit Product Compliance for CE-marked Products – what you need to know

With less than 30 days to go until the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020, there are growing concerns as to what the impact of leaving the EU will be on product labelling and compliance – particularly for CE-marked products. CE is the administrative marking that indicates conformity with health, safety, […]

BFA Update Brexit and Covid-19

Dear Member, We have a quite a large number of updates for you today covering both Brexit and Covid-19. Summarised below, with full details at the bottom of this email. This update includes: Covid-19 Business evictions ban extended until March 2021 Temporary relaxation of the enforcement of the drivers’ hours rules New Guidance Senior executives […]

Hot Off The Press: New Caprice Lookbook! Some great new styles!

Hot Off The Press: New Caprice Lookbook! Some great new styles!

Hot off the Press Here’s a link to the latest Caprice Lookbook: https://docs.capriceshoes.com/lookbook-aw21/#1 Some fabulous new styles….Enjoy! Cheryl    

CAPRICE launches its first ever “Exclusive Collection” for the independent retailers

CAPRICE launches its first ever “Exclusive Collection” for the independent retailers

In this challenging time, the spirit of partnership at CAPRICE is very important. To provide retailers the best possible support with an attractive and different product range, the Pirmasens shoe manufacturer is expanding its range with “CAPRICE EXCLUSIVE” for the next autumn-winter season 2021/22. For the first time, a special segment from the newly developed […]

RELATIONSHIPS, BUSINESS AND DIGITAL: EXPO RIVA SCHUH; GARDABAGS KICK OFF ONCE AGAIN IN JANUARY WITH A VERY SPECIAL EDITION

Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags will be back from January 16th to 19th 2021 with a special one-off edition, which signals a new lease of life for the sector, thanks to new dynamics and new digital possibilities, given that it is impossible to organise physical events. The aim is to provide continuity to the heart […]

FASHION TRADE FAIRS GET GOING AGAIN WITH #STRONGERTOGETHER

New dates on March 20 to 24, 2021 for the trade fair that successfully connected the Italian fashion system last September Milan, 25 November 2020. The challenge continues. Important teamwork, synergies and positive signals registered in the last edition (September 20 – 23, 2020) have consolidated plans to repeat the #strongertogether project in March 2021. […]

BRITS DUMP 149 MILLION PAIRS OF SHOES INTO LANDFILL EACH YEAR – BUT HALF PLAN TO BUY MORE FOOTWEAR THIS BLACK FRIDAY

NEW RESEARCH BY VIVOBAREFOOT IS UNCOVERING THE IMPACT CONSUMERS HAVE ON THE PLANET EVERY YEAR THROUGH THEIR FEET AND THEIR SHOE-BUYING HABITS  – Estimated 22 billion pairs of shoes end up in landfill each year, with 149million from the UK – 46% of consumers planning to buy more shoes during Black Friday sales – 44% […]