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TFL presentations at the 35st IULTCS Congress Dresden, Germany
As one of the main sponsors of the global IULTCS (International Union of Leather Technologists and Chemists Societies) Congress in Dresden, Germany, from 25-28 June 2019 TFL is giving...
Kenya Welcomes New Leather Factory
Residents of Nairobi in Kenya will be able to access locally made leather products in the next couple of months, following the opening of the Kariokor leather factory.
Raw Skin Smuggling Key Challenge to Kenyan Leather
Smuggling of skins remains biggest challenge for Kenya's tanneries
LK Bennett Has Chinese Buyer
LK Bennett has been bought out of administration, saving 325 jobs
Stahl to Introduce Molecular Tagging in Leather Supply Chains
Applied DNA Sciences announced today the signing of a non-binding MoU with Netherlands-based company Stahl, the world leader in process chemicals for leather products,...
Dr Martens to Float on Stock Market
Permira, private equity firm and owner of Dr Martens, is reportedly planning to either float the British heritage footwear brand on the US stock market or sell it.
Silas Capital Invests in Bellroy
New York-based Silas Capital has invested in Bellroy, a digitally-native leather goods company from Australia looking to expand in the US market. The amount invested was not disclosed...
Luxury Goods Tax Rise Recommended by Nigerian Parliament
Nigeria’s parliament has requested that the government consider increasing taxes on luxury goods in an effort to boost revenues, it said on Tuesday.
Another record high for cruise visitors to British ports, as Cruise Britain celebrates 10th anniversary
Figures released today by Cruise Britain show that the number of cruise passengers visiting Britain continues to rise for an impressive 11th consecutive year. Over these years,...
Leather Key to Growing Nigeria’s GDP, says minister
Nigeria’s Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has charged leather products with aiding the growth of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
H&M Heads Towards Sustainability
International fashion chain H&M has stated in its annual sustainability report that it has shown 'strong progress' towards its goal to only use sustainable materials
Bangladesh Plans to Lead Through Leather
As Bangladesh continues on its journey to reaching the status of a developing country, industry top dogs feel it is important that the country capitalise on any opportunity on the...
Pittards Revenue Drops
Revenues at the Yeovil-based leather goods manufacturer have dropped, while profits have remained steady.
Roberto Cavalli on Brink of Bankruptcy
Florence-based Italian brand Roberto Cavalli has shut its US shops following an announcement that it is seeking an investor deal to prevent bankruptcy.
Two Die After Chennai Leather Factory Wall Collapse
Two workers who were cleaning a tank at a leather tannery at Pallavaram, India, died after the side wall collapsed on top of them, last week.
South African Leather Industry Seeks Ghanaian Collaboration
The Footwear and Leathers Export Council of South Africa, is on a mission to help South African manufacturers gain a foothold in the Ghanaian market during the Outward Trade...
Leather Naturally Reaches Campaign Funding Goal
Leather Naturally has reached its $1.5 million fundraising goal for a global campaign to promote the use of leather
SIMAC Tanning Tech & APLF 2019
At this year's APLF in Hong Kong, as well as at SIMAC Tanning Tech in Milan, the new features of our product generation TanWare 5G were well received
Bradington-Young Launches Online Leather Resource
US upholstery resource Bradington-Young have continued their efforts to increase consumer education for the second time this year by developing and launching a guide to help...