World Footwear

Leather goods

Kering reports solid performance

Apr 22, 2022 / France
The French-based luxury group posted solid growth in the first quarter of 2022. However, COVID-19 restrictions in China since March have weighed down on results, especially Gucci’s

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

LVMH off to a good start in 2022

Apr 14, 2022 / France
The luxury group reported revenue growth in the first quarter of 2022, but remains vigilant due to "the current geopolitical context and the ongoing impact of the pandemic”, especially in China

Bangladesh: leather exports continue on growing mode

Apr 7, 2022 / Bangladesh
In the first nine months of the current fiscal year, the Bangladeshi leather industry reported growth across all segments, remaining ahead of its strategic growth targets

Capri to donate products to aid refugees of the war in Ukraine

Apr 6, 2022 / United Kingdom
The luxury group has announced that it will donate over 1 million euros in essential clothing from Versace, Jimmy Choo and Michael Kors to aid those displaced by the war in Ukraine

Managing Director of the Bangladeshi Apex is the new President of LFMEAB

Mar 25, 2022 / Bangladesh
The board of the Leathergoods and Footwear Manufacturers & Exports Association of Bangladesh has unanimously elected Syed Nasim Manzur to the role of President

Hermès to open two new leather goods workshops by 2026

Mar 22, 2022 / France
The two workshops, which will employ 500 people, will allow the French luxury house to increase its production capacity while remaining committed to its artisanal culture

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
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