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April 23, 2014 | Charlotte | News | News From Our Members | Comments Off

Refrigerated crepe soled footwear?

After receiving an enquiry we are very interested to know if anyone has ever been advised by a supplier in China that their shipment would need to be refrigerated when ordering crepe soled footwear? It would be...

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Help to provide shoes for South African orphans

David Gummers, owner of F Dickinson Footwear in Cumbria, is organising an international charity concert aiming to give aid to some of the worlds most disadvantaged children. The charity concert, held in Cape Town, is...

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April 10, 2014 | Charlotte | News | Comments Off

UKTI Luxury & Fashion Brands Mission – Turkey

Luxury & Fashion Brands Mission - Turkey 20 - 22 May 2014 Key message: Free to attend subject to application approval Deadline for applications: 22 April 2014 To apply please email:...

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April 9, 2014 | Charlotte | News | News From Our Members | Comments Off

Future of Historic Footwear Firm, The Florida Group, Secured

The future of Norwich’s last remaining shoe manufacturer is set to be secured, with the news that outline agreement has been reached for the company to be bought by its management. The Florida Group’s...

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March 27, 2014 | Charlotte | News | Comments Off

UKFT – Practical Exporting 10th April 2014

  Practical Exporting Thursday 10th April 4pm - 6pm what every new fashion exporter needs to know Starting in export but don’t know your FOC from your FOB? Losing a mint on foreign exchange...

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March 24, 2014 | Charlotte | News | Comments Off

SATRA add 3D printer to their Technology Centre

With all the buzz about 3D printing and its application to the footwear industry, you will be interested to know that SATRA has become very involved with this process – see these links for more...

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Parachute Collective
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Meet our member The Parachute Collective

Handmade Footwear London www.theparachutecollective.co.uk Meet The Parachute Collective We’d love for you to run a feature on The Parachute Collective; get to know us better, learn more about what we stand for...

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March 21, 2014 | Charlotte | News | News From Our Members | Comments Off

Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier inspires Julian Hakes to create a new shoe concept ‘The Black Widow’

To mark the theatrical release of Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Julian Hakes, the Award-winning footwear designer and architect, designed a unique ‘star heel’ shoe, drawing inspiration from the...

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March 19, 2014 | Charlotte | News | News From Our Members | Comments Off

Made in GB

We have come across an interesting website – www.made-in.gb.com - which features a growing range of British made goods, predominantly clothing, footwear and accessories. In speaking to the owner, Nick Sills, he is...

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March 13, 2014 | Charlotte | News | News From Our Members | Comments Off

‘Northampton’s Traditional Shoemaking Revival’ – The Wall Street Journal

(Rob Stothard for WSJ. Magazine)This fantastic article delves into the revival of the Northamptonshire shoemaking economy through the new influx of foreign buyers, with a focus on Joseph Cheaney & Sons; Crockett...

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