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WWD’s Rosemary Feitelberg writes that Bernard Arnault, chairman and chief executive officer of Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy, has lined up a power group for the 17 October opening of the Louis Vuitton Rochambeau Ranch in Johnson County, Tex. — none other than President Trump, as well as first daughter Ivanka Trump and Texas state officials.
Fashion United’s Robyn Turk writes that luxury fashion companies should celebrate the growing consumer interest in pre-owned items rather than seeing it as a threat. While fashion houses like Chanel have spoken out against popular resale retailers like The RealReal and What Goes Around Comes Around, new research conducted by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in partnership with reseller Vestaire Collective confirms that the second-hand market is actually way to boost luxury sales through helping new consumer demographics to garner an interest in luxury.
Hidenet’s Editor-in-Chief and CEO, Vera Dordick, writes that as the leather industry grapples with sustainability and transparency, a new supply chain is on the rise. Calling itself the “leather industry’s first and only transparent supply chain,” BEHUMANE is following a different process.
The new Leatherbiz Weekly electronic newsletter includes the latest report in our exclusive market intelligence series, Leather Pipeline. The report offers a seven-point summary of the main issues likely to affect the leather industry most acutely in the next decade or so. Reported by Leatherbiz.
Egbert Dikkers, Global Director Sustainability at Smit & Zoon and spokesperson for the Leather Naturally! campaign writes that the leather industry is experiencing a challenging time. One of the biggest challenges we currently face is to ensure that consumers and designers base their choice for a material based on facts and understanding.
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