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Nigerian Leather Exports Worth $600 million a year
23 April, 2019
According to a report by JCR-VIS Credit Rating Company, Nigeria...
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TFL presentations at the 35st IULTCS Congress Dresden, Germany
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 by 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
Friday, April 19, 2019 by 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
Thursday, April 18, 2019 by Smuggling of skins remains biggest challenge for Kenya's tanneries

LK Bennett Has Chinese Buyer
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 by LK Bennett has been bought out of administration, saving 325 jobs

Stahl to Introduce Molecular Tagging in Leather Supply Chains
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 by 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
Monday, April 15, 2019 by 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
Monday, April 15, 2019 by 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
Thursday, April 11, 2019 by 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
Tuesday, April 09, 2019 by 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
Tuesday, April 09, 2019 by 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
Monday, April 08, 2019 by 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
Thursday, April 04, 2019 by 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
Thursday, April 04, 2019 by Revenues at the Yeovil-based leather goods manufacturer have dropped, while profits have remained steady.

Roberto Cavalli on Brink of Bankruptcy
Tuesday, April 02, 2019 by 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
Monday, April 01, 2019 by 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
Monday, April 01, 2019 by 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
Monday, April 01, 2019 by 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
Friday, March 29, 2019 by 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
Thursday, March 28, 2019 by 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...

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