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Cath Kidston Suffers Loss Increase
English Fashion House Cath Kidston has posted a £10.5 million EBITDA loss for the year to 25 March 2018, attributing the fall to cost pressures and a weakened sterling.
Armenia Exports More than 40% of its Leather and Textiles to EU
According to Business Armenia, Armenia’s annual export growth in their textile and leather sectors was somewhere between 35% and 45% during the last three years, with more than 40% of...
Impetus Builds for Leather Promotion Initiative
Leather industry stakeholders have been making their need to promote leather internationally, and in a coordinated way, known.
European Luxury Stocks Slide
Moncler, Tod’s and other European luxury stocks shares dropped as analysts flagged a succession of “negative signals” from high-spending consumers in Europe, China, Japan and the...
Egyptian Custom’s Duty Adjustment to Boost Economy
The decision by the Egyptian Ministry of Finance to adjust the customs dollar exchange rate for non-essential goods, tying it to the Central Bank of Egypt’s dollar exchange rate...
Kenya’s Futuristic Fish Skin Leather
Kenya’s future fashion industry could be all about fish skin.
IULTCS Congress Meets Freiberg Leather Days
Professor Kheng Lim Goh of Newcastle University in Singapore (NUIS) announced as presenter of Heidemann Lecture
Pakistan’s LRC Chief Offers Assistance to Leather Industry
The director of Pakistan’s Leather Research Centre, Dr Hafiz Rabb Nawaz, has proposed a collaboration between the country’s leather industrialists and its researchers in order to create...
Rino Mastrotto Group Contemplate Kenya
World renowned leather products manufacturer Rino Mastrotto Group is contemplating setting up an operations base in Kenya
Scottish Leather Group wins vibes award for its commitment to sustainability
Scottish Leather Group, the largest leather manufacturer in the United Kingdom, has been rewarded for its commitment to sustainability at this year’s VIBES – Scottish Environment...
US Mill Owner Accepts Hazardous Waste Charges
The owner of a former leather tannery in New York State has pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of storing hazardous waste without a permit after the plant closed.
Chanel Drops Exotic Skins in Luxury Fashion First
On Tuesday Chanel announced it would no longer use exotic animal pelts, making it the first luxury fashion house to say no to crocodile and lizard skin, a move welcomed by animal...
Gruppo Mastrotto presents People, Next Level and launches a cutting-edge project concerning social and work inclusion
The company, which is a leader for the tanning of cattle hides in Europe, is pursuing its path in terms of human resources, integrating corporate welfare and social responsibility in...
Gucci to go to Court Over Tax Avoidance Charges
Milan prosecutors have wrapped up their probe into fashion group Gucci’s alleged tax evasion of around £887m, paving the way for a formal request for a trial, a judicial source said...
Luxury Giant Kering to Join Forces With Apple
Kering said on Monday it would develop its own online shopping sites by 2020, ending an outsourcing joint-venture for brands like Balenciaga, showing how major luxury companies...
Ethiopia Reforms in Bid to Become Africa’s Manufacturing Hub
Ethiopia’s ongoing economic and political structural reform will have a major hand in realising the country's manufacturing goals, according to their Investment Commission.
Former COTANCE President Adolfo Mattirolo passes away; COTANCE mourns an historical figure of Italy’s and Europe’s leather industry
On 24 November 2018, Adolfo Mattirolo passed away at the age of 94
Scottish Leather Group Start Brexit Risk Register
The Bridge of Weir-based company, and self-professed largest manufacturer of leather in the UK, has included Britain’s exit from the EU in a list of the principal risks and...
Bangladesh’s Annual Leather Fair Begins
Bangladesh’s international exhibition on leather industry machinery, components, chemicals and accessories began on Thursday. Its aim: to bring all the latest industry technologies...