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Hermes profits soar
French luxury fashion firm Hermes is celebrating rising profits, as wealthy customers continue to spend big on silk scarves and expensive handbags.
Louis Vuitton axes Michael Jackson-inspired pieces
French fashion house Louis Vuitton has said it will no longer produce any of the pieces from its autumn/winter 2019 collection that directly reference Michael Jackson,...
Nigerian Government launches leather products committee
Nigeria’s federal government has introduced a committee which will be responsible for implementing leather products policy in the country.
Oeko-Tex extends STeP’s reach to leather
It is becoming more and more important to consumers that the leather they love is produced in a sustainable and safe way. But, when it comes to environmentally friendly production,...
JBS Couros creates new production model and launches a sustainable leather range
After more than two years of research and development, the Kind Leather range arrives with a series of benefits that increase efficient use of raw material and resources.
JLF auction under way
There is an auction currently underway for the assets of JL Furnishings and its Elite Leather Co. subsidiary.
JLF auction under way
There is an auction currently under way for the assets of JL Furnishings and its Elite Leather Co. subsidiary.
LVMH to open new Mayfair hotel
Luxury goods giant LVMH wants architect Norman Foster to design its new London hotel and flagship Celine store, set to open by 2022.
LK Bennett tangles with collapse
British luxury fashion chain LK Bennett is going into administration as it desperately seeks the funding it needs to stay afloat.
Simac Tanning Tech bucks the trend
Satisfaction rules among the 322 exhibitors.
Ted Baker CEO quits over allegations
Ted Baker’s CEO has resigned following allegations that he enforced a “hugging” culture at the company.
Bangladesh leather sector flounders
Exports of leather and leather products by Bangladesh have fallen significantly during this financial year in the July–January period compared to the same period in the previous fiscal year.
Beyond the tariffs
The 35th APLF Leather and Materials+ trade show, held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, is a chance for China to reinvent itself as a sustainable industry...
Open for business
The Indonesian Leather Fair on 4–6 April at Jakarta International Expo will showcase the latestleather and footwear industry technology, and promises to underline the South East...
Dr Martens Goes Big on Northampton Site
World-famous British footwear brand Dr Martens has announced plans to double its UK production by 2020 as part of a £2m investment.
Nottingham Firm Teams with Smythson
Retail Assist, a Nottingham-based IT firm, has won a contract to provide luxury leather goods retailer Smythson with out-of-hours IT support.
Lectra executive Edouard Macquin appointed President of Lectra Americas
Edouard Macquin to lead the company’s new breakthrough technology introduction in the Americas
LVMH Promises “Responsible” Crocodile Skins
LVMH has announced it will be boosting measures to make sure a “responsible supply” of crocodile skins is distributed in its collections.
Italian Firms to Pump £18 million Into Tanzanian Leather Sector
A couple of Italian companies have pushed their way into Tanzania’s leather sector in order to take advantage of the large quantities of raw hides and skins produced every year in...