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Luxury sales rise in Korea amidst viral outbreak
Last weekend, customers wearing face masks queued in front of almost every luxury brands.
Coronavirus stalls Prada growth
Italian luxury fashion house Prada Group warns that the coronavirus outbreak has “interrupted” its growth, much like many other fashion retailers
Calcutta leather complex sees light through coronavirus gloom
The coronavirus has badly hit exports of leather goods, from India’s Bantala Complex, but amidst the strain there has been hope, in the shape of fresh orders of industrial safety...
Fimec is confirmed: Fenac creates an extraordinary action plan for the event
A contingency plan is built in conjunction with the Novo Hamburgo Health Department, the Health Surveillance Office and an infectious disease physician.
Innovation: a tannery that will launch e-commerce with no minimum order amount
Associated with the CICB, Cortume Krumenauer will soon launch a new department of its business in Brazil: a website for the sale of leathers in smaller quantities.
Chemical company Stahl achieves highest certification for ZDHC Gateway compliance
Specialty chemical company Stahl has achieved the highest level of ZDHC Gateway compliance for its wet-end and leather finishing portfolios.
Agfa and TFL join forces in innovative inkjet printing project for genuine leather
TFL and Agfa have entered into a strategic partnership, focusing on the development of Alussa, a dedicated inkjet printing solution to decorate high-quality genuine leathers used by...
Elitron set to surprise at Simac 2020
Elitron is set to attract more attention than ever at Simac this week, as it launches a few new gems.
APLF announces new dates for the 2020 events
APLF continues to monitor the developments of the Novel Coronavirus, and the safety of our customers and our staff is always our top priority.
Winners of three 2020 IUR research grants announced
The executive committee of the IULTCS is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 IUR research grants to be awarded to three young scientists, under the age of 35. The monetary...
Stahl opens Centre of Excellence for sustainable leather technologies in India
Stahl, a world leader in specialty chemistry for coatings, processing, and treatments for everyday materials, has opened a Centre of Excellence in Kanpur, India.
Tiffany acquisition approved by LVMH
Tiffany & Co announced on Tuesday that its shareholders had approved its acquisition by French luxury products maker LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE or LVMH Group (LVMHF.PK, LVMUY.PK).
Historic Liverpool blade maker Hardy UK cuts a deal for 22,066ft2 facility at Mersey Reach logistics park, Aintree
Historic Liverpool-based precision blade manufacturer Hardy UK has agreed a long-term lease on a new 22,066ft2 facility at Mersey Reach logistics park in Aintree, world-famous location...
Launch Stahl BeTan® helps tanners create responsible high-quality leather
Stahl BeTan® offers easy-to-adapt, responsible technologies for every step of the beamhouse and tanning process.
Leather from Brazil: sales to India grew over 50% in 2019
Leather exports from Brazil to India saw a boom in 2019: they grew 53.1% in volume compared to 2018 and 21.4% in value.
76,000ft2 Bradford expansion for Collett
Collett expands operations, purchasing 76,000ft2 of warehousing and office space at its new Bradford site.
Indian leather tech students launch start-up resource
Students from Anna University’s department of leather technology have launched a newinitiative called ‘Front line leaders and young entrepreneurs’; a resource for start-ups inleather.
New York soon to host seven Brazilian tanneries for the most important leather and fashion fair in the US
Lineapelle New York is the US fashion sector's main leather fair and will take place from 29-30 January, including seven Brazilian companies that will be showing their leathers.
Scottish Leather Group in £3 million water deal
Scottish Leather Group has awarded a £3 million, three-year contract to Edinburgh-based water firm Business Stream.