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Shoe Blogger: Suhana Sethi Shoe acionado Suhana Sethi, a brand strategist, coffee lover, big time foodie and a restless personality who can’t sit at one place doing the same thing for long and likes to be on her toes throughout the day. Apart from her love for shoes she loves exploring new places, even if it means to get lost. Through SHOEvolution Suhana has built a style that reects compassion and authenticity. She shares her views with S&A on shoeblogging. What triggered you to start a shoe blog? Every little girl looks up to her mother.My mom was beautiful and remarkably…

Report by Amit Chopra, Managing Director Shoes & Accessories The Financial Power China already has the world’s largest banking assets of $42 trillion, and China is the world’s largest economy when measured by Purchasing Power Parity, which takes into account how much the same basic items cost in each nation. China’s Sovereign Wealth Fund is already worth $1 trillion, invested in government debts in other nations or ownership of global companies. You should expect China to go on a spree of buying up assets in Europe, America, Africa, Indonesia and other emerging markets – whether land, mineral rights, utilities, infrastructure, factories or service companies. In addition, China’s largest corporations will…

ATMANIRBHAR BHARAT A vision to make India self-reliant: Impetus on design innovation, R&D and technology  In his unrelentless quest to promote the footwear and accessories sector, the dynamic and focused Chairman of Council for Leather Exports Aqeel Ahmed Panaruna, organized its 43rd webinar titled “ATMANIRBHAR BHARAT: a vision to make India self- reliant”. The webinar session was held by two footwear enthusiasts Amit Chopra, who is a unifier to the sector and founder of Shoes & Accessories; and Vikas Bagga, a coach, mentor and business consultant to the footwear sector. 

WORLD FOOTWEAR SURVEY 2020 By Portuguese Shoes ABOUT THE SURVEY In 2019 the World Footwear created the World Footwear’ experts panel and is now conducting a Business Conditions Survey every semester. The objective of the World Footwear Experts Panel Survey is to collect information regarding the current business conditions within the worldwide footwear markets and then to redistribute such information in a way it will provide an accurate overview of the situation of the global footwear industry. The second edition of this online survey was conducted during the month of March 2020. 129 valid answers, 41% coming from Europe, 31%…

Rejig! While it unfolds by Vikas Bagga Amidst lockdowns and unlocks, the centricity assumed a newer significance a one that would go on to decide the fate of businesses more than ever before! Latch it up then with the rowing sentiments of any given set of customers and up you get to hear the emerging storylines on all facets that are capable to impact both value creators and value utilizers! Sample a scenario that could easily be relatable to most during these trying times . A huge chunk of students, teachers, techies, self-employed professionals and many more demographic groups that are working…

What to do Now, What to do Next? Market Survey May 2020 Report by Amit Chopra & Vikas bagga The covid-19 pandemic is forcing changes in the world. People are living differently, buying differently and, in many ways, thinking differently. Many retailers are closing doors. Consumers across the globe are looking at products and brands through a new lens. S&A secured response from Retailer Groups with Single City, Multiple City , Regional and Pan India presence. Independent of their size and scale of operations, each of the three brand retailer groups amplify distinctive insights on consumer behavior, buying pattern and purchasing…