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    Italian exports down 26% in 2020

    2021-05-21T01:51:00Z

    The Covid-19 pandemic put the Italian eyewear industry back seven years, as 2020 production and exports’ values dropped back to 2013 levels, according to data presented yesterday by Giovanni Vitaloni , president of ANFAO , the Italian industry association, and the MIDO trade show. Commenting on ...

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    Mido 2021 goes digital

    2021-03-22T15:47:00Z

    In a live online conference followed by exhibitors, visitors, journalists and other stakeholders earlier today, Giovanni Vitaloni , president of the Italian industry association Anfao , announced that the 2021 edition of Mido , the international eyewear trade show scheduled for next June 5 to 7, would ...

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    Italian fashion industry still expects sharp declines in H1

    2021-02-24T08:03:00Z

    The Italian fashion industry still expects sharp declines in sales during the first two quarters of 2021, after falling by 26 percent in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a survey released by Confindustria Moda , the umbrella association which comprises Anfao , the trade association representing eyewear ...

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    Italy’s Anfao and unions reach labor contract agreement

    2021-01-12T08:14:00Z

    The Italian eyewear trade association Anfao reached an agreement with trade union representatives on the terms of a new contract affecting the roughly 18,000 workers in Italy’s eyewear industry, including those at Luxottica , which exited Anfao in 2019. Due to the economic crisis that has hit the ...

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    ​Cirillo Marcolin takes over presidency of Confindustria Moda

    2020-07-22T07:23:00Z

    As planned, Cirillo Marcolin has taken over the rotating presidency of Confindustria Moda , the umbrella organization of the Italian fashion industry, replacing Claudio Marenzi . Confindustria Moda comprises Sistema Moda Italia (SMI), which groups the textile and apparel firms operating in the country; Assocalzaturifici , the ...

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    Italian eyewear exports seen down 25% in 2020

    2020-06-18T15:55:00Z

    Exports of Italian eyewear are expected to fall by 25 percent, or nearly €1 billion, this year after dropping an estimated 41 percent, or over €850 million, in the first half and are forecast to drop by 7 percent, or some €130 million, in the second part of the year ...