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Timberland to Build Responsible Leather Supply Chain
Timberland has partnered with Other Half Processing to build a responsible leather supply chain, which will be sourced from ranches that employ regenerative practices
Partners of the hides, skins and leather value chain agree on traceability objectives
Discussing issues of interest to the value chain of tanners' raw materials
USHSLA Applauds U.S. Decision to Exempt EU Leather Imports from Retaliation in Airbus Subsidies Dispute
The US Hide, Skin and Leather Association (USHSLA) today welcomed the U.S. government’s decision to exempt from retaliation EU leather imports
No End in Sight for Bangladeshi Leather Industry Struggles
The lack of a fully functional central effluence treatment plant (CETP) and solid waste management at the Savar Tannery Industrial Estate has proved to be a huge hindrance to...
ISA TanTec Begins Work on Second Vietnam Tannery
Leather Supplier ISA TanTec has given the go-ahead for construction on its second Vietnam-based tannery to begin.
Karen Millen and Coast in Boohoo’s Sights but 1100 Jobs at Risk
Following Boohoo’s £18m purchase of the online businesses belonging to Karen Millen and Coast, which took them out of administration, more than 200 UK outlets of the stores are set...
Legal Ganga Tanneries to Reopen
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
Leather House Bottega Veneta announced this week it will expand its Veneto-based Manifattura Veneta Pelletterie manufacturing company
Moda appoints director of footwear
Moda, the heart of UK fashion and the trade show that brings fashion to life, has announced the appointment of Lisa Govier to the newly created role of Director of Footwear.
Nepal Government to Tighten Import of Luxury Goods
Nepal’s finance minister, Yubaraj Khatiwada has said that the government will control disorganised and frivolous imports, especially those related to the import of luxury goods,...
Raw Skin Smuggling Key Challenge to Kenyan Leather
Smuggling of skins remains biggest challenge for Kenya's tanneries
Bangladesh Plans to Lead Through Leather
As Bangladesh continues on its journey to reaching the status of a developing country, industry top dogs feel it is important that the country capitalise on any opportunity on the...
Leather Naturally Reaches Campaign Funding Goal
Leather Naturally has reached its $1.5 million fundraising goal for a global campaign to promote the use of leather
Kenya Still to Enforce Shoe Import Duty Tax
It’s been nearly a year since Kenya announced a 35% duty on leather imports, but the Treasury is yet to collect the tax, thanks in part to a disagreement between local manufacturers...
Blockchain to Protect Italian Products from Counterfeiters
Italian tanners are the world's leading producers of leather, and the fight to diminish the number of counterfeiters creating knock-off “Made in Italy” textiles is a major problem.
LVMH Promises “Responsible” Crocodile Skins
LVMH has announced it will be boosting measures to make sure a “responsible supply” of crocodile skins is distributed in its collections.
Punjab Leather Factory Fire Wreaks Havok
Tens of thousands of pounds worth of goods and machinery were destroyed in a major fire that broke out at a leather factory situated in Ludhiana, India, yesterday morning
Leather Naturally welcomes five new members
Leather Naturally announced that it has welcomed five new members in the last month of 2018. These new members include Pulcra Chemicals, Siddiq Shafi Group, BLeather, Leathermex...
SATRA Chief Executive Retires
Austin Simmons, chief executive of SATRA, has announced his intention to retire later this year.