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How India’s leather tanners pay the price of Hindu Nationalism

DELHI: With sadness in his eyes, a forlorn Hafiz-ur-Rahman surveys what used to be his thriving leather tannery. The business that used to employ up to 30 people is deserted, the remnants of old stock lie scattered around, four huge rolling drums for cleaning cow hides sit motionless. “Not long ago this whole compound used to buzz with people and activities,” says Hafiz, 71, known to everyone as Babu Bhai, who has run the tannery Read more…

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Digitalize your Footwear Business with ShoeKonnect

Traditional business- Traditional footwear business is a local store which offers its services or products to its local customers. It is a set-up where customers will have to visit the store physically to buy the products. Problems while doing Traditional business – 1.  High marketing cost 2. Hard to find verified buyers 3. Payment risk & security 4. Managing transport problems 5. Can sell only to local buyers.       Digitalize business- The success of Read more…

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Top 5 Sole Manufacturers in INDIA by ShoeKonnect

Here are the top 5 sole manufacturers of India which are preferred by Footwear Manufacturers of India and Middle Eastern Countries. 1. Mr. AshwaniSachdeva is the Director of Alert India (P) Ltd ALERT Soles is not just a company manufacturing soles, but a trendsetter in style, fashion& technology. Soles, of course, are no longer seen as just base for shoes, but as the very foundation on which shoe manufacturers can create, innovate and deliver their products. Therefore, Read more…

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Top 10 Shoe Brands preferred by Footwear Retailers in INDIA

Here are the top 10 footwear brands in India which are preferred by Footwear Retailers because of their market demand , Margins and Stock Turnover in the Footwear and Leather Industry. 1. Bata is the biggest retailer and manufacturer of shoes in India. It has more than 5000 retail stores in the different parts of the world. They offer huge variety of products like casual shoes, formal shoes, sports shoes and sandals in unique and impressive designs. Read more…

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Footwear Industry

How Metro shoes riding its digital transformation journey?

India’s leading multi-brand footwear chain will be launching a new Digital Commerce platform powered by Watson Customer Engagement hosted on IBM Cloud. This would include IBM Watson Order Management and Commerce for seamless digital engagement. Working with IBM Business Partner CEBS Worldwide, IBM solutions will not only help drive superior customer experiences and new levels of convenience but bring efficiencies to the supply chain. With a countrywide footprint of 350 physical showrooms, an expanding brand Read more…

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Leather

CLRI to soon begin making footwear to meet special people needs

CHENNAI: Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI), one of the world’s leading research bodies for leather sector, will venture into commercial production of customized footwear. This would be for the first time a government-funded Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) laboratory will be breaking away from ‘only’ research to cater to needs of people in special need. CLRI director B Chandrasekharan said the pilot manufacturing plant was being refurbished to scale up production. “We should Read more…

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Footwear news

China made shoes packed in Indian flag boxes seized from footwear shop in Almora.

ALOMORA: Twelve pairs of China made shoes packed in boxes that were in the shape of the Indian tricolour were seized by the police from a footwear shop in Almora on Thursday. Each box had a label with Chinese characters on it and a line saying ‘Country of origin: China’ along with the year of import marked as ‘2017’. The seizure coming in the backdrop of taut relations between India and China over the Doklam standoff led Read more…

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Footwear Industry

US: Footwear retailers hit as sales move online

Footwear Retailers in the US are struggling to shift inventory and could be stuck with a backlog for years, warn investors. Foot Locker and Hibbett Sports reported falling profit for the second quarter. Shares in both fell as investors said competition from online retailers and Amazon’s expansion into clothing and footwear will impact traditional retailers. “Athletic apparel and footwear is over distributed and there is too much inventory in the channel,” said John Zolidis, president Read more…

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Footwear Industry

Footwear India Expo’17 – Best Trade Fair For Business!

The three day Mega Event, Footwear India Expo 2017 (6th edition of Footwear India Expo) concluded on 20th August 2017 creating an all time record in terms participation of Exhibitors, footfall of business visitors & the anticipated business. The fair was organized in 3000 Sq. M Area & participated by 90+ Brands in 150 Stalls inside the Hall. The participation of the brands like Steelwood, Micra, Kizashi, Vertis, Vintex, Airfine was the added attraction during Read more…

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