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Leathergoods - Accessories keep Burberry buoyant
Luxury brand Burberry has reported a 1% decline in its full-year revenues for the 12 months to March 31, 2018. Total revenues for the year were just over £2.7 billion.
Environment - This CLRI tanning technique ensures 100% chromium absorption
For a hundred years, leather tanneries have been polluting water bodies and soil by discharging billions of litres of highly toxic chromium contaminated water.
Automotive - Faurecia targets accelerated sales by 2025
The French automotive parts and seating manufacturer has unveiled its 2020 financial targets and 2025 ambitions.
Zimbabwe - Production gets underway at new shoe factory
Operations have officially begun at a new shoe factory at the Bulawayo Leather Cluster in Zimbabwe after a series of issues delayed its opening.
The recent Global Footwear Retail Conference featured this year’s highlights everything from footwear retail trends to new technologies and material innovations.
90’s nostalgia retains its reign in the fashion circuits as it influences everything from apparel, to footwear - to now bags!
Back in the 1990s after the Soviet Union had broken up and China was well on the way with the “reform and opening up” of its economy begun under Deng Xiaoping there was, in many parts of the world, a quiet assumption that what is loosely defined as “western” capitalism and democracy was going to soon predominate around the world.
These days, when the going gets tough, the tough get creative. Hence, the leather industry needs to get creative.
Clear Shoes - as with most trends, this one isn’t new.
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