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Hermes profits soar
Thursday, March 21, 2019 by French luxury fashion firm Hermes is celebrating rising profits, as wealthy customers continue to spend big on silk scarves and expensive handbags.

Louis Vuitton axes Michael Jackson-inspired pieces
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by French fashion house Louis Vuitton has said it will no longer produce any of the pieces from its autumn/winter 2019 collection that directly reference Michael Jackson,...

Nigerian Government launches leather products committee
Friday, March 15, 2019 by Nigeria’s federal government has introduced a committee which will be responsible for implementing leather products policy in the country.

Oeko-Tex extends STeP’s reach to leather
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by It is becoming more and more important to consumers that the leather they love is produced in a sustainable and safe way. But, when it comes to environmentally friendly production,...

JBS Couros creates new production model and launches a sustainable leather range
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by After more than two years of research and development, the Kind Leather range arrives with a series of benefits that increase efficient use of raw material and resources.

JLF auction under way
Monday, March 11, 2019 by There is an auction currently underway for the assets of JL Furnishings and its Elite Leather Co. subsidiary.

JLF auction under way
Monday, March 11, 2019 by There is an auction currently under way for the assets of JL Furnishings and its Elite Leather Co. subsidiary.

LVMH to open new Mayfair hotel
Friday, March 08, 2019 by Luxury goods giant LVMH wants architect Norman Foster to design its new London hotel and flagship Celine store, set to open by 2022.

LK Bennett tangles with collapse
Thursday, March 07, 2019 by British luxury fashion chain LK Bennett is going into administration as it desperately seeks the funding it needs to stay afloat.

Simac Tanning Tech bucks the trend
Wednesday, March 06, 2019 by Satisfaction rules among the 322 exhibitors.

Ted Baker CEO quits over allegations
Wednesday, March 06, 2019 by Ted Baker’s CEO has resigned following allegations that he enforced a “hugging” culture at the company.

Bangladesh leather sector flounders
Wednesday, March 06, 2019 by Exports of leather and leather products by Bangladesh have fallen significantly during this financial year in the July–January period compared to the same period in the previous fiscal year.

Beyond the tariffs
Wednesday, March 06, 2019 by The 35th APLF Leather and Materials+ trade show, held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, is a chance for China to reinvent itself as a sustainable industry...

Open for business
Wednesday, March 06, 2019 by The Indonesian Leather Fair on 4–6 April at Jakarta International Expo will showcase the latestleather and footwear industry technology, and promises to underline the South East...

Dr Martens Goes Big on Northampton Site
Friday, March 01, 2019 by World-famous British footwear brand Dr Martens has announced plans to double its UK production by 2020 as part of a £2m investment.

Nottingham Firm Teams with Smythson
Thursday, February 28, 2019 by Retail Assist, a Nottingham-based IT firm, has won a contract to provide luxury leather goods retailer Smythson with out-of-hours IT support.

Lectra executive Edouard Macquin appointed President of Lectra Americas
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by Edouard Macquin to lead the company’s new breakthrough technology introduction in the Americas

LVMH Promises “Responsible” Crocodile Skins
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by LVMH has announced it will be boosting measures to make sure a “responsible supply” of crocodile skins is distributed in its collections.

Italian Firms to Pump £18 million Into Tanzanian Leather Sector
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by A couple of Italian companies have pushed their way into Tanzania’s leather sector in order to take advantage of the large quantities of raw hides and skins produced every year in...

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