The Finnish Shoe Retailers Association was founded in 1917 and is one of the
oldest commercial organizations in Finland, working for the economic and
ethical interests of shoe retailers. The Association has nearly 250 members,
whose 400 retail outlets are nationwide.
Some 18 million pairs of shoes are sold in Finland each year, representing an
annual turnover of approximately 2,000 million Finn Marks. Shoe consumption
per person is estimated at 3 pairs per year, with 1,2 of these three pairs
made of leather. 86 % of the shoes on the market are imported.
All the functions of the Association are aimed at improving the situation of
shoe retailers. It ensures that their interests are taken into account and
that trade development is healthy. It represents a uniting body for shoe
retailers, and promotes professional skills among its members.
Members are kept informed about cost trends, sales developments, trade
legislation and other matters through bimonthly magazine, circulars and
The Finnish Shoe Retailers Association offers:
Advertising space on "Kenkälusikka", the only national shoe and
accessories magazine in Finland.
A pocket diary containing information about suppliers and
retailers in Finland.
More information on the Finnish Shoe Retailers Association.
Statistical information on the shoe trade in Finland.
Please select one of the items for further details.
The Finnish Shoe Retailers Association, Fredrikinkatu 67 E 42, 00100 Helsinki, FINLAND
Tel. +358-9-443 390, Telefax: +358-9-409 563, e-mail: email@example.com
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