Pitti Uomo beats expectations with 4,900 buyers

Pitti Immagine Uomo closes the 101 edition with results above expectations and a positive sentiment, in a general context obviously penalized by the Covid-19 pandemic. 548 collections were presented at the Fortezza da Basso. For the event dedicated to menswear (almost 30% from abroad) and 170 at Pitti Bimbo 94 .

According to preliminary data released yesterday, a few hours after closing, “the numbers regarding the turnout of Italian and foreign buyers confirm the positive feelings. There were about 4,900 buyers, of which about 30% from about sixty foreign countries ”. Also counting the other categories of visitors (agents, representatives, suppliers, journalists, guests), the total number of visitors should be around 8 thousand.

At Pitti Uomo, the main countries for the number of buyers were the following: Holland (134 buyers), France (134), Spain (123), Germany (118), Great Britain, Switzerland, Belgium, Turkey, USA and Russia. “Good results – adds the Pitti Immagine note – from the countries of Northern Europe (Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland for a total of 60 buyers) and some quality presences also from China, Japan, South Korea and China Hong Kong “.

During the Pitti Immagine the founder of Fashion Bank Roberto Ragnini spoke about prospects for the fashion sector, the credit supply chain, and the launch by Fashion Hub , an insurance product designed for fashion in partnership with SACE and European Insurance Brokers .

A passage from the interview:

“SACE has recognized, through our services, the possibility of building something ad hoc for the sector that did not exist until now. A policy that is, to use a pertinent term, tailored, tailored to the needs of entrepreneurs in the fashion sector.

“Companies will have complete autonomy of ratings targeted on the individual customer of their commercial portfolio. In addition, starting from next month, there will be the possibility of associating credit coverage with the advance in invoice disconnected from the banking risk center “

Source: Pambianconews. com