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Hardy UK announce new arrival
14 June, 2019
Hardy UK have announced that as of 3 June 2019, Mirko Alighieri has...
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East Africa Forum Pushes for Accessible Leather Market
Thursday, May 30, 2019 by The East African Community (EAC) Leather Forum has urged the bloc to begin creating a readily accessible market for leather products. The forum has called for the EAC to fast track...

India’s Leather Industry Flailing
Thursday, May 16, 2019 by A government-led crackdown on the slaughter of cows in India has caused the industry hardship.

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.

Handmade Zimbabwean Shoes A Surprise Global Success
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 by In a tiny factory in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, leather cutter Misheck Sibanda is producing handmade boots and shoes as fast as he can in an effort to keep up with his soaring global demand.

County Durham Leather Firm Wins Accolades
Monday, February 11, 2019 by Charlie Trevor, Equus Leather, along with his wife Dawn were last week announced as a finalist for the Heritage Crafts Association’s (HCA) Maker of the Year award

Leather Naturally welcomes five new members
Thursday, January 24, 2019 by 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...

New tanneries integrated into the Brazilian Leather Certification of Sustainability (CSCB)
Monday, December 17, 2018 by The Brazilian Leather Certification of Sustainability (CSCB) programme has reached 27 participating tanneries.

Balenciaga Reaches Copywrite Settlement
Saturday, December 15, 2018 by This past summer, Ney York based City Merchandise accused Balenciaga of stealing its New York City souvenir bag design for their Resort 2018 collection, which debuted in November 2017.

Egyptian Custom’s Duty Adjustment to Boost Economy
Monday, December 10, 2018 by 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...

LVMH Plans 24 Italian Manufacturing Sites
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by Italy is becoming increasingly important as a production hub for French luxury goods conglomerate LVMH

No More Animal Hides Says Saskatoon Wildlife Foundation
Thursday, November 15, 2018 by Canadian wildlife foundations across Saskatchewan are no longer accepting animal hides for the first time in just under 40 years.

Luxury Goods Giant Richemont UK Found Guilty of Racial Discrimination
Monday, November 12, 2018 by The umbrella group for brands including Purdey, Dunhill and Cartier was found guilty of racial discrimination at an employment tribunal in London this week. It is reported that...

Leather Industry Key in Fight Against Poverty Says Nigerian Minister
Monday, November 05, 2018 by Nigerian minister of science and technology has said newly approved leather policies will create jobs and give the country the tools needed to fight rising poverty levels.

Industrial Production in Tunisia Down in First 9 Months
Friday, November 02, 2018 by Tunisian industrial production has fallen 0.5% in the first 9 months of the year, compared with last year, according to their National Institute of Statistics.

Clean-up of Hannock Tannery Begins
Saturday, October 27, 2018 by Clean-up and restoration of tannery in Hancock, Maryland is now underway. The tannery, which was built in the 1950s and has been vacant since the 1990s has been undergoing a...

The balance of Brazilian participation at Futurmoda
Thursday, October 25, 2018 by With its figures on the rise, Spanish fair Futurmoda (for materials used in the footwear and artifact sectors) recently came to a close having had the participation of four...

2019 Young Leather Scientist grant announced by IULTCS
Thursday, September 27, 2018 by The Executive Committee of the IULTCS is pleased to announce the 2019 grants to be awarded to three young scientists, under the age of 35, for research projects in: leather...

Timberland has announced further progress in its bid to use all natural products in its footwear
Thursday, September 20, 2018 by Following a commitment to increase the amount of recycled, organic or renewable (ROR) content in ts shoes, Timberland now says materials with at least 10% ROR content were used in 67%...

Nicki Kay appointed managing director of Zünd UK
Monday, September 17, 2018 by Zünd Systemtechnik, a household name in digital cutters, is set to boost its global operations with the appointment of Nicki Kay as MD for Zünd UK, who will be instrumental in...

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