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LANXESS confirmed as supplier of sustainable leather chemicals
First company to complete Level 3 Certification in the ZDHC Gateway. Chem-MAP Multi-Site Award received
India to Raise Tariffs on US Products
India is looking to raise tariffs on a load of products imported from the U.S. beginning next week, just days ahead of a visit by US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo aimed at...
Chinese Tariffs to Have Big Effect on American Industry
American industries, including apparel, technology and manufacturing, are set to lose big on account of the new tariffs on Chinese goods, according to Wells Fargo
Owners of Lanvin Seek Investors for Fashion Unit
The Chinese retail-to-drugs conglomerate backed by billionaire Guo Guanchang, Fosun International, is looking to sell a stake in its fashion unit to outside investors in an effort to...
Luxury Brands Increase Social Media Spending
In the pursuit of young shoppers, luxury brands such as Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior have increased their digital platform spending
Bangladesh Leather Sector Struggling for Investment
Bangladesh’s leather industry has been struggling to find new investment, even though the government awarded leather ‘Product of the Year’ for FY2017-18.
TFL is launching its own blog called "Main Reaction"
As a modern and innovative company TFL is launching a blog called “Main Reaction” on tfl.com
Revenues at the Top 100 Luxury Goods Firms Hits £195 billion
The world’s top 100 luxury goods companies generated, in aggregated revenues, a whopping £195b in the fiscal year of 2017, representing a composite growth of 10.8%, according to a...
US Tariff Imposition Could Result in Inflation
In the United States, luxury consumption and the broader retail business are in line for yet another shakeup, as the current White House administration plans to once again...
USHSLA & LIA Submit Comments Opposing Imposition of Tariffs on EU Leather Handbag Imports to US
Retaliatory tariffs would cause undue harm to US hides, skins and leather industry
Zimbabwe Industry Urged to Meet International Standards
Zimbabwe’s leather sector could reap greater export proceeds for the economy if it invests towards meeting international standards, an official has said.
Leathers from Brazil will be present at a German trade fair dedicated to the furniture sector
Interzum is the world's leading trade fair for suppliers and buyers in the furniture and interior decoration industries
Kering Agrees Record Italian Tax Settlement
The settlement, which was first reported last month, is the highest ever agreed by a company with the Italian tax authorities
New French Factories for Louis Vuitton
Louis Vuitton, French luxury group LVMH’s biggest earnings driver, is expanding its leather goods and handbag production with at least two new workshops planned for this year and next
Investment in Bangladesh Leather Sector Sluggish
Bangladesh's leather struggles
Bangladesh Government Urged to Bring All Leather Exporters Into Special Scheme
The Bangladesh Finished Leather, Leather Goods and Footwear Exporters Association (BFLLFEA) has urged the country’s government to bring all leather exporters into the 10% cash...
Nigerian Leather Exports Worth $600 million a year
According to a report by JCR-VIS Credit Rating Company, Nigeria generates somewhere between $600 million and $800 million per annum through leather exports
Kenya Welcomes New Leather Factory
Residents of Nairobi in Kenya will be able to access locally made leather products in the next couple of months, following the opening of the Kariokor leather factory.
LK Bennett Has Chinese Buyer
LK Bennett has been bought out of administration, saving 325 jobs