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Leathers from Brazil will be present at a German trade fair dedicated to the furniture sector
16 May, 2019
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India’s Leather Industry Flailing
Thursday, May 16, 2019 by A government-led crackdown on the slaughter of cows in India has caused the industry hardship.

Spotlight on Sustainable Leather Solutions
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 by The focus of the upcoming edition of Pure Origin, the section of the Pure London trade show dedicated to fashion sourcing and manufacturing, will be on the innovations and tech...

Kering Agrees Record Italian Tax Settlement
Monday, May 13, 2019 by The settlement, which was first reported last month, is the highest ever agreed by a company with the Italian tax authorities

Rihanna Teams with LVMH to Release New Fashion Label
Monday, May 13, 2019 by Pop icon Rihanna announced last week that she will team up with French luxury giant LVMH to launch her own luxury fashion brand in spring, making her the first black women to head up...

New French Factories for Louis Vuitton
Friday, May 10, 2019 by Louis Vuitton, French luxury group LVMH’s biggest earnings driver, is expanding its leather goods and handbag production with at least two new workshops planned for this year and next

New York City Council Speaker Spares Leather
Thursday, May 09, 2019 by If City Council Speaker Corey Johnson has his way, New Yorkers will see hide but not hair on store racks in the near future

LANXESS presents leather trends for autumn-winter season 2020/2021
Wednesday, May 08, 2019 by Specialty chemicals company LANXESS, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of leather chemicals, is giving its customers a real competitive advantage by forecasting future colors...

Fashion Industry Sustainability Progress Slowing
Wednesday, May 08, 2019 by According to a new report, the pace of sustainability progress is slowing down in the fashion industry, despite it being a current hot topic.

Savar Tannery Workers Stage Demo
Friday, May 03, 2019 by A demonstration was staged today by thousands of tannery workers at Bangladesh’s Savar Tannery Industrial Estate, who are demanding “basic workplace rights and facilities.”

IULTCS Congress to host a lecture from the Brazilian Leather Certification of Sustainability
Friday, May 03, 2019 by The 35th Congress of the IULTCS has approved the Brazilian Leather Certification of Sustainability's (CSCB) scientific work for presentation at the event

Sonia Rykiel Seeks Bankruptcy Protection
Wednesday, May 01, 2019 by Struggling French fashion house Sonia Rykiel has been placed into receivership, or the French equivalent of Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

Investment in Bangladesh Leather Sector Sluggish
Monday, April 29, 2019 by Bangladesh's leather struggles

Kering Close to Tax Case Settlement
Friday, April 26, 2019 by French luxury group Kering is close to settling a dispute with Italian authorities over unpaid taxes by its fashion brand Gucci

Nepal Government to Tighten Import of Luxury Goods
Thursday, April 25, 2019 by Nepal’s finance minister, Yubaraj Khatiwada has said that the government will control disorganised and frivolous imports, especially those related to the import of luxury goods,...

Bangladesh Government Urged to Bring All Leather Exporters Into Special Scheme
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by The Bangladesh Finished Leather, Leather Goods and Footwear Exporters Association (BFLLFEA) has urged the country’s government to bring all leather exporters into the 10% cash...

Nigerian Leather Exports Worth $600 million a year
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 by According to a report by JCR-VIS Credit Rating Company, Nigeria generates somewhere between $600 million and $800 million per annum through leather exports

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

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