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Over 13 000 buyers visited Lineapelle

Mar 3, 2022 / Italy
The last edition of Lineapelle, held in Milan from the 22nd to the 24th of February, welcomed more than 960 exhibitors from 31 countries, who were visited by more than 13 000 buyers

Bangladeshi leather exports ahead of strategic growth targets

Feb 17, 2022 / Bangladesh
In the first seven months of the current fiscal year, the Bangladeshi leather industry reported growth across all segments, generating a total revenue of 682.74 million US dollars

Capri on growing mode

Feb 7, 2022 / United Kingdom
The fashion luxury group has posted revenue and earnings above expectations in the third quarter of fiscal 2022, raising once again its full year outlook

China’s personal luxury market grew by 36% in 2021

Feb 4, 2022 / China
Chinese consumers spent around 471 billion yuan (74.3 billion US dollars) on personal luxury goods last year, despite challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic

Portugal regulates leather authenticity

Feb 3, 2022 / Portugal
The law defines the term “leather” and regulates its use, recognizing the need to protect the sector from deceptive business practices. The term can no longer identify materials that are not of animal origin

Ferragamo announces preliminary results for full year 2021

Feb 3, 2022 / Italy
The Italian-based luxury group has reported revenue growth of 29.6%, reaching 1.14 billion euros, as compared to 2020. Footwear and leather goods sales represented the main share

LVMH posts revenue above pre-pandemic levels

Jan 28, 2022 / France
The luxury group has reported strong growth over 2021, following the disruption of the first half of 2020 resulting from the global pandemic. Revenue for the full year reached 64.2 billion euros

Pakistan footwear exports increase in value

Jan 26, 2022 / Pakistan
In the first half of the current fiscal year, Pakistani footwear exports grew by 12.37% in value, totalling 72.79 million US dollars. Leather footwear exports increase in value, but decline in volume

Burberry announces full-price sales increase

Jan 25, 2022 / United Kingdom
The UK-based luxury group has reported that, in the third quarter of fiscal 2022, full-price sales increased driven by a strong performance in outwear and leather goods and in the US market

La Maison des Startups LVMH chooses 23 new startups

Jan 24, 2022 / France
The luxury group has selected 23 new startups to join in the accelerator programme La Maison des Startups LVMH, which fosters the development of innovative solutions for the luxury industry

Roberto Vago (ASSOMAC): sustainability is not a marketing idea, but a realistic idea

Premium ContentJan 20, 2022 / Italy
Today, we bring the highlights of a conversation with Roberto Vago, Managing Director of Assomac, the National Association of Footwear, Leathergoods and Tanning Technologies' Manufacturers in Italy. We have talked about the impacts of COVID-19, sustainability and Industry 4.0, amongst other topics

MICAM postponed to March and Lineapelle confirms February

Jan 19, 2022 / Italy
MICAM has announced that the upcoming edition will be held from the 13th to the 15th of March, instead of the initially scheduled date from 20th to the 22nd of February

Capri on the way to achieving full LWG certified sourcing

Dec 22, 2021 / United Kingdom
The group has said in its 2021 corporate social responsibility report that 85% of the leather sourced by its brands came from Leather Working Group (LWG) gold and silver-rated tanneries

Bangladesh: leather exports on the rise

Dec 16, 2021 / Bangladesh
In the first five months of the current fiscal year, the Bangladeshi leather industry reported exports growth across all segments, exceeding the set targets

Pakistan: footwear and leather exports in surging mode

Dec 9, 2021 / Pakistan
In the first 4 months of the current fiscal year, footwear exports increased by 12.02% in value, generating 47.71 million US dollars. Leather manufacturers exports grew in value by 8.43%
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