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After the positive performance at the 2017 APLF event, the run-up to the 2018 fair has been fast and dynamic with the main tannery hall sold out almost three months before the inauguration of the 2018 event due to start on 14 March.
Four years: that is the time it took Sino-Taiwanese Company Glare Star Technologies (GSES) to develop an eco-friendly PU elastomer material that contains no solvent, is highly stretchable, is water-proof and fire repellent.
Whether they opt for silhouettes in RED or shoes in RED - Style Mavericks are flocking to RED - the femininely fierce colour of the season… And it doesn’t matter where this vervacious colour is placed within an ensemble, just as long as it dominates!
Our recent report on the Sudanese leather industry was designed to give readers some background on this African nation that is rich in livestock and has several tanneries that are capable of supplying semi-finished raw material to tanners in China, for example, to turn into finished leather for shoes and leather goods.
Three out of four Chinese consumers prefer to buy local brands of apparel and footwear, according to a new report titled “Double clicking on the Chinese consumers” by McKinsey Global & Company.
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