4 Challenges Faced by Footwear Brands and How To Solve Them

by AQF Team on 13 Apr 2022 | 0 Comments

The footwear industry is complex. With almost 90% of all footwear products being manufactured in Asia, brands all over the world are bound to face challenges when importing their products from overseas. 

Topics: Footwear

5 Top Footwear Manufacturers in Vietnam

by AQF Team on 5 Apr 2022 | 0 Comments

Vietnam is one of the world’s largest footwear producers. In fact, the country is responsible for over 10% of all footwear exports in the world. 

Topics: Footwear

6 Common Quality Defects in Shoes and How to Address Them

by Oliver Knack on 10 May 2016 | 6 Comments
With awareness of these quality defects in shoes, you can avoid footwear that doesn't meet your standards. Remaining vigilant against these defects can also protect you, your loved ones, and your customers from any accidents that might result from shoes falling apart unexpectedly.

Topics: Footwear, Product Inspection

Sneaker Inspection and Quality Control in China

by AQF Team on 23 Apr 2014 | 2 Comments

Over the last 20 years sneakers have experienced some drastic design changes that offer consumers various styles, colours, textures, enhanced comfort and new quality materials. Manufacturers have been testing their sneakers using ASTM (American Standard Testing Materials) and SATRA (Shoe and Allied Trade Research Association) inspection and testing materials.

Topics: Footwear

4 Critical Quality Controls For Cosmetics Packaging