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Lasts, Fitting and Comfort

Thursday 13th February 2020 to Friday 14th February 2020

This event is available to SATRA members only

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A two day technical workshop on footwear fitting. The workshop will be open to members only and attendees will receive an attendance certificate if required.

From the customer’s perspective, fit and comfort are important factors influencing his or her buying decision. If the manufacturer gets these essential requirements right it will help to reduce returns, lead to repeat sales and develop brand loyalty.

Fit and comfort are very subjective, depending on the individual’s foot shape and personal preferences, and thus difficult to measure. This workshop will show how fitting properties can be assessed in practice and how different comfort attributes of footwear can be quantified in laboratory tests.

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