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British Luxury Sales Pass £5 billion Mark
In the past year, the British luxury fashion industry saw sales break through the £5bn barrier, driven by the rising popularity of newer, younger brands.
Nike Pushes Forward with New Plant
Nike Inc announced it will open a new manufacturing facility in Goodyear, Arizona, with a likely investment of around $184 million
Chanel Acquires Stake in Italian Tannery
Famous French fashion house Chanel has acquired a majority stake in Samanta, an Italian tannery which specialises in printed leather
Bangladesh Tannery Workers Demand Environmentally Friendly Industry
Bangladesh’s leather industry workers have urged the government to build an environment-friendly industry and ensure their rights.
Kenyan Tanners Want Export Levy Removed
Kenya’s Tanners Association wants the government to remove the 10% export levy imposed on tanned and crust hides and skins
Struggles Ahead for Hong Kong Luxury Goods Market
There are challenging times on the horizon for the Hong Kong luxury goods market
A new animation from Brazilian Leather shows off the sector's versatility
A video presenting all the versatility of the bovine sector, of which leather is a big part, is the newest piece of communication to be produced by the Brazilian Leather project
Syntans Capacity Expansion in France completed
In order to satisfy the market demands in an optimum way, TFL expanded its syntans production capacity on its site in Huningue, France by 35%
Bangladesh Leather Industry Slump Continues
Due to environmental pollution caused by hide processing, lack of product variety and the relocation of tanneries to the not-yet-functional Savar Tannery Complex, Bangladesh’s...
LCCI Calls on Pakistani Government to Resolve Leather Industry Issues
Pakistan’s government is being urged by The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) to resolve the issues being faced by the artificial leather industry, according to a...
Dr. Martens ‘Explore Options’ with Goldman Sachs
Buyout firm Permira is working with Goldman Sachs Group and Robert W. Baird as it explores options for iconic British bootmaker Dr. Martens
Legal Ganga Tanneries to Reopen
The Indian state government has finally decided to allow all legal tanneries to carry out operations in the city of Kanpur, announcing that it would set up a separate 20 MLD...
Bottega Veneta Expands Leather Goods Plant
Leather House Bottega Veneta announced this week it will expand its Veneto-based Manifattura Veneta Pelletterie manufacturing company
Luxury Goods Spending to Top £240 billion This Year
The global personal luxury goods sector will see growth of up to 6% this year, lifting the industry to a market value of around £240 billion, according to a new analysis by Bain &...
New Lease of Life for Kanpur and the River Ganga
Kanpur is a densely populated city in India, located on the west bank of the river Ganga, and famous for its leather industry
Dubai Developer Tight-Lipped Over Cavalli Takeover
Reported front-runners for a takeover of luxury fashion brand Roberto Cavalli, Damac Properties are remaining tight-lipped over the potential move.