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Sri Lanka’s Leather Industry Should ‘Go Global’
22 January, 2019
Sri Lanka’s Footwear Advisory Council Chairman, Rangith Hettiarachchy,...
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Indian Leather Sector Targets 10% Export Growth in Two Years
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 by An Indian industry insider has said several steps are being taken to help the country achieve an 8%-10% growth in leather exports within the next two years.

P. R. Aqeel Ahmed announced as new Chairman of the CLE
Friday, January 18, 2019 by We are pleased to inform you that P. R. Aqeel Ahmed is the new Chairman of the Council for Leather Exports (CLE) with effect from 17th January 2019.

Leather Application Support at HEUSCH
Friday, January 18, 2019 by Heusch the global market leader in fleshing and shaving blades announces the implementation of application support for its customers in the tanning industry

LVMH Purchases Stake in Gabriela Hearst
Thursday, January 17, 2019 by Luxury fashion conglomerate LVMH has taken a minority stake in New York-based luxury label Gabriela Hearst

New Tannery and Shoe Factory Launched in Nigeria
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 by An international start-up has been launched in London, with the aim of crafting a world-class leather value chain in North-west Nigeria, from tannery to marketing high-class...

India Cracks Down on Polluting Tanneries Ahead of Hindu Festival
Friday, January 11, 2019 by Authorities in the Indian city of Kanpur have ordered the "immediate shutdown" of 91 leather tanneries that were offloading their waste into the Ganga river, causing widespread...

Pakistan Leather Industry Wants Government Action
Thursday, January 10, 2019 by In a meeting with Pakistan’s finance minister and the Federal Board of Revenue, The Pakistan Leather Garments Manufacturers & Exporters Association (PLGMEA) expressed its concerns...

Indian Exports on the Rise
Thursday, January 10, 2019 by India’s leather, leather products and footwear exports have increased by 5.25% during the period April-October, as compared to the same period last year. The information was published...

Chanel Acquires Minority Kenissi Stake
Wednesday, January 09, 2019 by French fashion house Chanel announced on Monday that it aimed to strengthen its luxury watchmaking position with recent investments, including the acquisition of a small stake in...

Leather is one of the highlights at the next edition of Inspiramais
Wednesday, January 09, 2019 by São Paulo will soon host 15 tanneries all in one space, presenting leathers for the development of fashion collections and interior design with Brazil's signature of quality and...

Indian Leather Industry Players Clash Over Unfinished Goods Export
Tuesday, January 08, 2019 by Leather garment and footwear manufacturers in India have asked the government not to treat semi-finished leather as a finished product fit for export, as the move would impact on...

Farfetch Acquires Stadium Goods
Tuesday, January 08, 2019 by Luxury fashion brand Farfetch has acquired New York-based Stadium Goods, opting to pay $250 million for the trainer start-up in a combination of cash and stock in Farfetch. Based...

SATRA Chief Executive Retires
Monday, January 07, 2019 by Austin Simmons, chief executive of SATRA, has announced his intention to retire later this year.

Michael Kors Becomes Capri Holdings
Thursday, January 03, 2019 by Following luxury group Michal Kors Holdings’ September 2018 acquisition of the Versace fashion house, for a sum exceeding £1.6 billion, the American conglomerate announced on Monday...

‘Pooey Puitton’ Draws Louis Vuitton Lawsuit
Thursday, January 03, 2019 by The California toy company behind ‘Pooey Puitton’, a slime-filled, poo-shaped childrens’ toy purse, has sued Louis Vuitton to stop the French luxury goods maker from interfering with...

Pakistan Government Urged to Help Halt Leather Export Decline
Wednesday, January 02, 2019 by The Pakistan Leather Garments Manufacturers & Exporters Association (PLGMEA) has expressed its concern over the steep decline in leather-related exports due to continued ignorance...

Indian Government Eyeing More Leather Industry Investment
Wednesday, January 02, 2019 by The Kolkata state government is focussing on the development of infrastructure to garner more investment in their leather sector.

Bangladesh Tanneries Relocation Dents Export Earnings
Wednesday, January 02, 2019 by

Diesel Front Runners to Acquire Cavalli
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 by Renzo Rosso, founder of Diesel, is reportedly interested in purchasing the Italian luxury label Cavalli through his OTB holding company.

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