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India’s Leather Industry Flailing
A government-led crackdown on the slaughter of cows in India has caused the industry hardship.
Spotlight on Sustainable Leather Solutions
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Bangladesh's leather struggles
Kering Close to Tax Case Settlement
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
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
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
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
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