New News information at Leather International New and updated information from News listed on www.leathermag.com http://www.leathermag.com/ en-us http://www.leathermag.com/ New News information at Leather International http://www.leathermag.com/content/images/logo_big.gif New Indian Leather Hub Planned at Kishanganj http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsnew-indian-leather-hub-planned-at-kishanganj-8817595 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsnew-indian-leather-hub-planned-at-kishanganj-8817595 by <br/> <br/> As part of its push towards industrialisation, Bihar state in India is set to come up with its own leather and textile policy and plans to develop Kishanganj as an industry hub. Leather from Panjipada in Kishanganj is used across the country as well as enjoying exports too. Mon, 14 Jun 2021 10:34:00 GMT Australian Fashion Week a Boost for Economy http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsaustralian-fashion-week-a-boost-for-economy-8817592 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsaustralian-fashion-week-a-boost-for-economy-8817592 by <br/> <br/> An Australian Fashion Council report found the industry contributes more than $27.2 billion to the nation’s economy as Australian Fashion Week returns. Mon, 14 Jun 2021 10:33:00 GMT Global Fashion Houses Face Mexican Ire http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsglobal-fashion-houses-face-mexican-ire-8817588 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsglobal-fashion-houses-face-mexican-ire-8817588 by <br/> <br/> Mexico's Culture Minister Alejandra Frausto sent letters to three global companies, Zara, Anthropologie and Patowl, asking each for a “public explanation on what basis it could privatise collective property”. Mon, 14 Jun 2021 10:32:00 GMT Employee Support Fund Set Up by LVMH http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsemployee-support-fund-set-up-by-lvmh-8811419 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsemployee-support-fund-set-up-by-lvmh-8811419 by <br/> <br/> French multinational corporation and luxury conglomerate, LVMH has launched a global emergency and support fund for its 150,000 employees, with an initial endowment of €30m. Thu, 10 Jun 2021 13:16:00 GMT Book Your Stand Now At China's Leading Leather Trade Show http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsbook-your-stand-now-at-chinas-leading-leather-trade-show-8807355 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsbook-your-stand-now-at-chinas-leading-leather-trade-show-8807355 by <br/> <br/> China Leather Will Be The First To Rebound Wed, 09 Jun 2021 07:56:00 GMT Pakistan Sees Double-Digit Export Growth http://www.leathermag.com/news/newspakistan-sees-double-digit-export-growth-8802995 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newspakistan-sees-double-digit-export-growth-8802995 by <br/> <br/> Data compiled by the Ministry of Commerce made available last week, showed that Pakistan’s exports in 13 sectors, including value-added textiles, posted double-digit growth in the 11 months of current fiscal year (11MFY21) compared to the same period a year ago. Tue, 08 Jun 2021 08:50:00 GMT Etsy Purchasing Depop for $1.6b http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsetsy-purchasing-depop-for-16b-8802991 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsetsy-purchasing-depop-for-16b-8802991 by <br/> <br/> Fashion resale marketplace Depop will be acquired by Etsy for $1.6 billion, the two companies announced on last week. The cash deal, which is expected to close by the third quarter of this year, underscores the growing influence of clothing resale platforms. More shoppers are turning to the secondhand market for something cheaper and — potentially — greener as the overproduction of clothing increasingly adds to landfills. Tue, 08 Jun 2021 08:49:00 GMT Stahl launches blockchain-based collaborations with external partners to drive supply chain transparency http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsstahl-launches-blockchain-based-collaborations-with-external-partners-to-drive-supply-chain-transparency-8791265 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsstahl-launches-blockchain-based-collaborations-with-external-partners-to-drive-supply-chain-transparency-8791265 by <br/> <br/> Waalwijk, The Netherlands, 3 June 2021 – Stahl, an active proponent of responsible chemistry, has taken an important step toward enabling end-to-end supply chain visibility by actively engaging with external partners on blockchain readiness and implementation. As a first stage, Stahl has collaborated with KRAHN Chemie, an independent chemical distributor, to certify key raw materials from the point of origin onward. In the coming months, Stahl will encourage more partners to scale up blockchain readiness across its network and beyond. Fri, 04 Jun 2021 06:20:00 GMT New CEO for Natuzzi http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsnew-ceo-for-natuzzi-8781578 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsnew-ceo-for-natuzzi-8781578 by <br/> <br/> Italian furniture group Natuzzi saw sales grow by +23.1% in Q1, thanks to a robust order backlog. The Italian business' positive momentum has continued through the first 18 weeks of the year, surpassing comparatives in 2019 and 2020, the brand states. Tue, 01 Jun 2021 11:17:00 GMT Moncler CEO Quashes Talk of Italian Market Consolidation http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsmoncler-ceo-quashes-talk-of-italian-market-consolidation-8781574 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsmoncler-ceo-quashes-talk-of-italian-market-consolidation-8781574 by <br/> <br/> The chief executive of Moncler said last week that he did not expect consolidation in the Italian fashion market due to the deep history of company family ownership, but indicated that he was not constrained by this culture. In a European luxury goods industry dominated by French conglomerates LVMH and Kering, Italian players - most of them family-owned and run - are under pressure from investors to consolidate into larger groups, with fashion brand Moncler often seen by analysts as a possible target. Tue, 01 Jun 2021 11:16:00 GMT