World Footwear

Leather goods

Pakistan exports of footwear and leather are on the rise

Sep 24, 2021 / Pakistan
According to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics exports of leather products, tanned leather and footwear increased in the first two months of the new fiscal year

Bangladesh: leather industry grows in the first two months of the fiscal year

Sep 23, 2021 / Bangladesh
Although it is too early to spot a trend, in the firts two months of the new fiscal year, the leather industry in Bangladesh has reported growing exports in its categories. Other footwear (no leather) with declining exports

Hermès opens its 19th leather workshop

Sep 22, 2021 / France
The Maroquinerie de Guyenne, located in the village of Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, in the French department of Gironde, will at length create 260 jobs. The new facility is part of Hermès strategy of strengthening its role as a socially responsible company

Hermès opens apprenticeship training centre

Sep 16, 2021 / France
The École Hermès des savoir-faire, now open within the leather workshop of Fitilieu, welcomes applicants from all backgrounds who aspire to develop their craftsmanship in leather work. The course is accredited by the French National Education authority

Stuart Weitzman aiming to achieve profitability this year

Sep 10, 2021 / United States
Tapestry, the US-based group owning Stuart Weitzman, believes the brand will become profitable again in the current fiscal year. A restructuring process of the company is underway

Tod's results driven by e-commerce, Greater China and Roger Vivier

Sep 9, 2021 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury house talks about strong sales results and profitability recovery in the first half of 2021. Results were driven by the performance of the e-commerce channel, Greater China and the Roger Vivier brand

Paraguay holds first National Footwear and Leather Goods Expo in Asunción

Sep 2, 2021 / Paraguay
The first National Footwear and Leather Goods Expo was held on the 27th of August at the Grand Salon of the Sheraton Asunción Hotel, seeking to promote and enhance the commercialization of products made in Paraguay

Bangladesh leather industry sets new target for its exports

Aug 18, 2021 / Bangladesh
The country has set a target of 1.03 billion US dollars for the leather segment in its new fiscal year. A month has passed already, and leather footwear and finished leather are on target. Leather products missed the target set for the month

Burberry reports growth acceleration

Aug 12, 2021 / United Kingdom
The luxury group announced comparable store sales with a strong rebound in the first quarter, rising by 90% in comparison to last year. Retail revenue reached 479 million British pounds (566 million euros)

Kering reports strong sales growth

Aug 2, 2021 / France
The French-based luxury group announced results for the first half of 2021. Revenue for the period exceeded the levels recorded in 2019, indicating a strong rebound for the Kering group

Belcinto launches Leathergoods brand

Jul 30, 2021 / Portugal
It is one of the most important Portuguese companies specialised in the production and development of leather goods. Belcinto launched the new brand Leathergoods

APLF Leather 2021 rescheduled to March 2022

Jul 28, 2021 / Hong Kong
In order to allow greater international participation, the management of APLF and its sister Hong Kong events has taken the decision to reschedule the events to 2020, from the 30th of March to the 1st April

New study points out the potential of the Nigerian leather industry

Jul 14, 2021 / Nigeria
The African country leather industry can generate over 1 billion US dollars in revenue by 2025, according to a study by the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG)

Capri raises fiscal 2022 guidance

Jul 12, 2021 / United States
The global fashion luxury group is raising its guidance for Fiscal 2022 revenue and adjusted earnings per share. This information and a broader view of Capri's vision, growth strategies and long-term outlook, was shared at the Company's Virtual Investor Day

India’s leather industry with two digits decline in the last fiscal year

Jul 5, 2021 / India
The leather industry in India is closing the fiscal year* with a decline of 27.39% in exports. All segments, with the exception of Saddlery and Harness, posted two digits drops, loosing almost a third of its value
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