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Fila to open 100 retail stores in India

Feb 7, 2019 / India
Fila India, a sporting goods company owned by Cravatex Brands Limited, the Indian arm of the Batra Group, is adopting a competitive expansion strategy in the country as it forecasts the opening of one hundred stores by 2020

Leather sector in India to benefit from shifting businesses

Feb 4, 2019 / India
The Indian leather sector is expecting businesses to shift away from China and other locations with higher labour costs. They also want to lower exposure from volatile market conditions and are looking for alternative markets

India: new Chairman for the CLE

Jan 23, 2019 / India
P. R. Aqeel Ahmed is the new Chairman of the Council for Leather Exports with effect from the 17th of January onwards

India: leather industry aiming at 5%-6% growth

Jan 21, 2019 / India
The leather-based industry in India is anticipating registering a growth rate of 5% to 6% in exports for the current fiscal year, 2018-19, according to the Council for Leather Exports

Leather industry in India: clashes over definition of finished products

Jan 9, 2019 / India
Semi-finished leather makers asked permission for the exports of their products to be treated as finished leather with a view to increase the business. Leather garment and footwear manufacturers reacted immediately

Indian exports go up

Jan 2, 2019 / India
The country's exports of leather, leather products and footwear have increased by 5.25% (value in rupee) during the period April-October as compared to similar period last year

Crocs to reach 100 stores in India

Nov 5, 2018 / India
The US-based company famous for its clogs will open four stores in Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai and Surat by November

India aims to double leather exports

Sep 19, 2018 / India
The Council for Leather Exports has presented a detailed action plan – Strategy for Growth of Leather Sector – for next seven years. The local authorities are aiming for significant growth of leather exports

Indian companies looking for new business in Australia

Sep 12, 2018 / India
India’s Council for Leather Exports (CLE) will lead a delegation of 30 footwear, leathergoods and garment companies to Footwear & Leather Show Australia

Consumer confidence improved consumption dynamics

Aug 7, 2018 / World Footwear Yearbook
The conclusion is from the 2018 edition of the World Footwear Yearbook, now published by the Portuguese Footwear Association

New footwear design center opens in India

Jul 18, 2018 / India
The country's Minister of Commerce and Industry, Suresh Prabhu, inaugurated a new footwear design and development institute (FDDI) in Hyderabad

India and Vietnam solidify business ties

Jul 16, 2018 / Vietnam
A group of businessmen from Indian leather companies travelled to Ho Chi Minh City to met with their Vietnamese counterparts

India’s push for local leather

Jul 2, 2018 / India
The local Government seems determined to keep boosting the local leather industry

Bata with collection and image makeover

May 29, 2018 / India
One of the largest footwear retailers in India, Bata picked up brand ambassadors from Bollywood - Kriti Sanon & Cricket - Smriti Mandhana to support the launch of its new internationally designed Red Label & Power collections

Liberty Shoes plans to open 50 stores

Jan 25, 2018 / India
The India-based footwear group Liberty Shoes is preparing to open about 50 new stores over the next 12 months
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