New News information at Leather International New and updated information from News listed on www.leathermag.com http://www.leathermag.com/ en-us http://www.leathermag.com/ New News information at Leather International http://www.leathermag.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Luxury Goods Spending to Top £240 billion This Year http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsluxury-goods-spending-to-top-240-billion-this-year-7277639 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsluxury-goods-spending-to-top-240-billion-this-year-7277639 by <br/> <br/> The global personal luxury goods sector will see growth of up to 6% this year, lifting the industry to a market value of around £240 billion, according to a new analysis by Bain & Company in collaboration with Fondazione Altagamma, the Italian luxury goods manufacturers’ industry foundation. Wed, 26 Jun 2019 18:00:00 GMT New Lease of Life for Kanpur and the River Ganga http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsnew-lease-of-life-for-kanpur-and-the-river-ganga-7277636 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsnew-lease-of-life-for-kanpur-and-the-river-ganga-7277636 by <br/> <br/> Kanpur is a densely populated city in India, located on the west bank of the river Ganga, and famous for its leather industry Wed, 26 Jun 2019 16:00:00 GMT Dubai Developer Tight-Lipped Over Cavalli Takeover http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsdubai-developer-tight-lipped-over-cavalli-takeover-7277632 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsdubai-developer-tight-lipped-over-cavalli-takeover-7277632 by <br/> <br/> Reported front-runners for a takeover of luxury fashion brand Roberto Cavalli, Damac Properties are remaining tight-lipped over the potential move. Wed, 26 Jun 2019 14:02:00 GMT JBS Couros expands Vietnam operations and launches new showroom http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsjbs-couros-expands-vietnam-operations-and-launches-new-showroom-7277305 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsjbs-couros-expands-vietnam-operations-and-launches-new-showroom-7277305 by <br/> <br/> The plant is doubling its physical infrastructure to connect the US and Asian markets and unveiling a showroom that will display furniture with leather already applied. Wed, 26 Jun 2019 11:30:00 GMT Prize for Germany’s Best Trainee Tanner http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsprize-for-germanys-best-trainee-tanner-7274290 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsprize-for-germanys-best-trainee-tanner-7274290 by <br/> <br/> Felix Wengenroth, of specialty chemicals company LANXESS, will receive the 'Förderpreis' from Verein für Gerberei-Chemie und -Technik (Association for Tannery Chemistry and Technology), in recognition of young scientists and engineers. Tue, 25 Jun 2019 10:32:00 GMT Egypt Makes Siemens Deal in Bid to Upgrade Industrial Sector http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsegypt-makes-siemens-deal-in-bid-to-upgrade-industrial-sector-7271540 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsegypt-makes-siemens-deal-in-bid-to-upgrade-industrial-sector-7271540 by <br/> <br/> The Egyptian government has signed an agreement with German electronics company Siemens to improve industrial competitiveness and establish “smart” economic zones Mon, 24 Jun 2019 13:00:00 GMT Germany gets ready to host the leather industry's largest tech event http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsgermany-gets-ready-to-host-the-leather-industrys-largest-tech-event-7271662 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsgermany-gets-ready-to-host-the-leather-industrys-largest-tech-event-7271662 by <br/> <br/> The newest developments in science, technology, and positive experiences will soon be shared with more than 400 people at the 35th IULTCS Congress, in Dresden, from 25 to 28 June. Mon, 24 Jun 2019 10:01:00 GMT Dolce & Gabbana First Fashion House to Extend Size Range http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsdolce-gabbana-first-fashion-house-to-extend-size-range-7271532 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsdolce-gabbana-first-fashion-house-to-extend-size-range-7271532 by <br/> <br/> Dolce & Gabbana became the first luxury fashion house to extend its size range to 22 (54 in Europe) – a positive move by the brand, which recently became embroiled in a racism scandal, due to an advertising campaign aimed at their Chinese audience. Mon, 24 Jun 2019 09:22:00 GMT LANXESS confirmed as supplier of sustainable leather chemicals http://www.leathermag.com/news/newslanxess-confirmed-as-supplier-of-sustainable-leather-chemicals--7268405 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newslanxess-confirmed-as-supplier-of-sustainable-leather-chemicals--7268405 by <br/> <br/> First company to complete Level 3 Certification in the ZDHC Gateway. Chem-MAP Multi-Site Award received Thu, 20 Jun 2019 15:35:00 GMT India to Raise Tariffs on US Products http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsindia-to-raise-tariffs-on-us-products-7262533 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsindia-to-raise-tariffs-on-us-products-7262533 by <br/> <br/> India is looking to raise tariffs on a load of products imported from the U.S. beginning next week, just days ahead of a visit by US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo aimed at deepening defence and energy ties between the two nations Mon, 17 Jun 2019 14:40:00 GMT