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Dubai Property Developer Buys Cavalli
19 July, 2019
Following months of speculation, Damac Properties, a Dubai-based...
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British Luxury Sales Pass £5 billion Mark
Friday, July 19, 2019 by 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
Thursday, July 18, 2019 by Nike Inc announced it will open a new manufacturing facility in Goodyear, Arizona, with a likely investment of around $184 million

Reformation Stake to be Snapped up by Permira
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 by

Chanel Acquires Stake in Italian Tannery
Friday, July 12, 2019 by 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
Friday, July 12, 2019 by Bangladesh’s leather industry workers have urged the government to build an environment-friendly industry and ensure their rights.

Indian Leather Industry Fears Supply Crunch
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 by

Kenyan Tanners Want Export Levy Removed
Monday, July 08, 2019 by 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
Thursday, July 04, 2019 by 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
Thursday, July 04, 2019 by 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

Fez, Morocco to Host First Leather Trade Show
Thursday, July 04, 2019 by

Syntans Capacity Expansion in France completed
Thursday, July 04, 2019 by 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
Wednesday, July 03, 2019 by 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
Tuesday, July 02, 2019 by 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
Monday, July 01, 2019 by 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
Thursday, June 27, 2019 by 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
Thursday, June 27, 2019 by 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
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by 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
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by 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
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by Reported front-runners for a takeover of luxury fashion brand Roberto Cavalli, Damac Properties are remaining tight-lipped over the potential move.

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