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Bata India opens its largest experiential store

Nov 8, 2019 / India
Footwear retailer Bata India has opened a 6000 square feet experiential outlet in Infiniti Mall, in India

Indian exports reach 5.69 billion US dollars

Jul 30, 2019 / India
India’s export of leather and leather products for the last financial year reached 5 691.00 million US dollars, compared to 5 740.97 million US dollars in the previous year. This represents a small decline of 0.87%

Indian Leather industry looking for partnerships in Uganda

Jul 29, 2019 / Uganda
A delegation of businessmen from the manufacturing leather industry in India are participating in a trade mission to the African country. CLE is leading the initiative

Indian leather fears supply chain crisis

Jul 17, 2019 / India
The leather industry in India is claiming attention for the impacts of the recent decision to impose a sharp export duty cut on raw leather and hide from 60% to 40% in the 2019 Union Budget. The 15% export duty on East Indian tanned leather was also abolished

CBL to operate Vans business in India

Jul 8, 2019 / India
Cravatex Brands (CBL) has announced its collaboration with Vans, a brand from the VF Corporation portfolio, to take over its operations in India

India increases tariffs on US goods

Jun 18, 2019 / India
India has imposed higher customs duties on a range of goods coming from the US, effective from last Sunday. This comes as a response to similar measures taken by the US

India’s leather footwear exports up by 1%

Jun 6, 2019 / India
According to the Council for Leather Exports in the first 10 months of the fiscal year exports of leather footwear increased by roughly 1%. Exports of the overall leather industry are declining

Where do shoes come from?

May 10, 2019 / World Footwear Yearbook
The recent developments on the trade war US-China made us look into the trade relations of both countries in terms of footwear and curious conclusions about consumption in each of the markets arose. Check them here

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
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