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Leather Naturally announces Management Board & Supervisory Council changes

Aug 3, 2022 / World
The not-for-profit industry members association, focused on the education and promotion of the benefits of leather, has voted changes to the Management Board and Supervisory Council

Complexity of a shoe must be considered for a successful green transition

Jul 12, 2022 / European Union
The European social partners of the textiles, clothing, leather, and footwear (TCLF) sectors adopted a joint statement calling for action to ensure a successful green and digital transition

Bangladeshi leather exports surpass strategic target set for the year

Jun 29, 2022 / Bangladesh
From July 2021 to May 2022, overall leather exports totalled 1.11 billion US dollars, topping the strategic target set of 1.03 billion US dollars for the full financial year

Maria Maleta launches line with ELLEONOR

Jun 17, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese leather bags brand teamed up with the artist Leonor Cunha to launch a colourful and irreverent collection that celebrates the female friendship

Nigeria's leather industry to generate 1 billion USD by 2025

Jun 15, 2022 / Nigeria
The figure was reminded by Sinmi Olayebi, Programme Lead at My World of Bags, following the recent conclusion of the Kafawa Training Programme, implemented to help drive growth for the leather sector

Spain: turnover of the footwear industry in rising mode

Jun 6, 2022 / Spain
The Spanish footwear sector continues its upward trend. In the first quarter of 2022, its turnover was up by 25.5%, on a comparable basis to the same period of 2021

New Generation: meet André and Teodolinda

Jun 3, 2022 / Portugal
André Rosário and Teodolinda Semedo are the two mentors of PickPocket, a Portuguese brand that reuses materials that are no longer circulating in the leather goods market to make bags, backpacks and wallets

Pakistan: strong ten months for footwear exports

Jun 2, 2022 / Pakistan
In the first ten months of the current fiscal year, footwear exports grew by 21.16% in value, totalling 130.1 million US dollars. Leather footwear exports represent roughly 79% of the total

Arnaud Haefelin: exports are the main driver of the French leather goods sector

Premium ContentMay 26, 2022 / France
We spoke with Arnaud Haefelin, who is the President of the French Leather Goods Federation (FFM), to discuss the priorities of his third term at the helm of the association

Bangladesh: leather exports grow across all segments

May 26, 2022 / Bangladesh
From July 2021 to April 2022, leather exports generated 1.01 billion US dollars, reflecting growth of 33% year-over-year. Leather footwear exports represent about 60% of the total revenue

Indian leather exports increase by 33%

May 19, 2022 / India
Revenue from leather and leather products exports in the first eleven months of the year grew by 33.07% over the same period last year. Leather footwear exports contributed the most

France: footwear exports on the rise

May 13, 2022 / France
International trade data released by the French National Leather Council (Conseil National du Cuir or CNC) shows that footwear exports continued to grow at a faster rate than imports in 2021

Kering invests in Lab-Grown Leather Startup

May 12, 2022 / France
The French-based luxury group participated in a 46 million USD funding round meant to fast-track the commercialization of the Californian-based VitroLabs’ cell-cultivated leather

APLF Dubai closes with renewed optimist despite global uncertainty

Apr 20, 2022 / United Arab Emirates
The APLF Special Edition in Dubai, held from the 30th of March to the 1st of April, welcomed a total of 463 exhibitors from 34 countries, and 6 000 buyers from 88 countries and regions

Hermès reports strong sales across all segments

Apr 19, 2022 / France
The French-based luxury group reached revenue of 2.77 billion euros in the first quarter of 2022, thanks to the acceleration in all the business lines and sustained growth in leather goods
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