World Footwear

Leather goods

Burberry with new leadership roles

Jul 7, 2016 / United Kingdom
Burberry has announced new leadership roles for its senior team as part of the ongoing business review targeting future growth opportunities in retail, product and digital

Products within Bangladesh’s leather sector with different dynamics

Jul 1, 2016 / Bangladesh
Sales abroad of leather products between July 15 – March 16 have represented 1.5 times the target established for the period. Leather and leather footwear with opposite performances

Michael Kors with senior management promotions

Jun 17, 2016 / United States
Philippa Newman was promoted to President of the Accessories and Footwear business. Michele Chan promoted to President of Women’s Ready-to-Wear

Michael Kors acquires Greater China licensee

Jun 1, 2016 / United States
The acquisition of Michael Kors (HK) Limited, the exclusive licensee of the Company in China, is now confirmed. The deal reached 500 million US dollars in cash, still subject to adjustments

Brazilian leather exports increase

May 19, 2016 / Brazil
According to the Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry 15.946 million square meters of leather were exported in April, resulting in growth of 2.3%, in comparison to hides traded in April 2015

Bangladesh leather industry focus on training

May 11, 2016 / Bangladesh
The Skills for Employment Investment Program (SEIP) is being implemented for the leather sector. With this new deal the local entities are expecting to boost productivity

China leather industry expected to keep on track

Apr 29, 2016 / China
Moderate growth in revenue and profits is expected for 2016 according to CLIA, the China Leather Industry Association, notwithstanding the uncertainty in overseas markets which poses various challenges for exports

Burberry posts disappointing sales

Apr 29, 2016 / United Kingdom
The luxury British-based brand reported a 1% decline in total revenue, reflecting negative growth in retail, wholesale and licensing. Such disappointing second-half sales let the company to warn on profit for the current fiscal year

Prada’s weak results

Apr 18, 2016 / Italy
According to Bloomberg Prada has failed to meet its own earnings forecasts in 11 of the past 12 quarters. This was aggravated by profit margin shrinking from 27% in 2012 to 14% last year

French leather sector with 11% growth on exports

Apr 5, 2016 / France
Exports across the French leather sector, taking all products into account, grew by 11% in 2015, generating a total of 9.3 billion euros

Ferragamo Group fights counterfeiting

Mar 10, 2016 / Italy
The Italy-based group has announced thousands of actions carried out in 2015. A new microchip will start to be embedded in Ferragamo shoes and leather goods with an aim to make counterfeiting more difficult

Coach’s net sales up by 4%

Jan 27, 2016 / United States
The New York-based design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands announced its second quarter results

Tod’s consolidates sales

Dec 17, 2015 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury goods group announced 3.1% growth in third quarter sales. For the nine months period sales increased by 5.1%

Hermès buys Tanneries du Puy

Nov 30, 2015 / France
Hermès Cuir Précieux announced the acquisition of one of its historical leather partners and suppliers

Cavalinho invests half a million euros over the next two years

Nov 27, 2015 / Portugal
Company Jacinto Azevedo & Santos announced a new investment project to strengthen the internationalization process of its brand Cavalinho. The aim is to consolidate its presence in existing markets and to venture into new ones
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