World Footwear

Leather goods

UNIC launches Real Leather is Real Sustainability campaign

Jan 15, 2020 / Italy
A three-year long worldwide campaign communicating and promoting at 360 degrees the excellence of leather. Real Leather is Real Sustainability is the motto

Bangladesh’s leather exports down by 10.6%

Jan 14, 2020 / Bangladesh
The country’s leather industry registered a total of 475.83 million US dollars’ worth of exporting revenue in the first six months of the new financial year. A decline of 10.61% from the previous year

Saint Laurent to open new leather goods factory in Italy

Jan 10, 2020 / Italy
French luxury brand Saint Laurent, which belongs to the Kering group, will open a new location for handbags and wallets near Florence

Tapestry joins Australian relief efforts

Jan 9, 2020 / United States
The New-York based luxury group has announced a 100 000 US dollars gift from the Coach Foundation to Australian Relief Efforts

LVMH acquires stake in Masoni tannery

Jan 3, 2020 / Italy
The French-based luxury group acquired a minority stake in the Santa Croce sull'Arno (Florence) tannery Masoni Industria Conciaria SpA stock package. The deal was made through the LVMH division Métiers d' Art

Kate Spade CEO & Brand President leaves Tapestry

Dec 13, 2019 / United States
The New York-based group has announced that Anna Bakst, CEO and Brand President of Kate Spade, will be departing the company at the end of the calendar year

Declining exports in India

Dec 3, 2019 / India
The weak demand from key European countries impacted the performance of the exports of the Indian leather industry

Louis Vuitton buys Tiffany for 16 billion US dollars

Nov 27, 2019 / France
The companies have entered into a definitive agreement whereby LVMH will acquire Tiffany for 135 US dollars per share, resulting in a deal of 14.7 billion euros or 16.2 billion US dollars

Limited edition bags by Joana Vasconcelos and Labuta

Nov 25, 2019 / Portugal
A limited and exclusive edition of leather bags designed by artist Joana Vasconcelos has been announced

Institut Français de la Mode inaugurated IFM - Kering Sustainability Chair

Nov 25, 2019 / France
The event was attended by François-Henri Pinault, Chairman and CEO of Kering and Xavier Romatet, Dean of IFM

Jennifer Lopez is the new face of Coach

Nov 20, 2019 / United States
New York-based brand announced it has chosen singer and actress Jennifer Lopez as Coach's new face

Tod's sales in decline

Nov 12, 2019 / Italy
The group’s sales totalled 677.7 million euros in the first nine months of 2019, a decline of 4% compared to 2018. The Roger Vivier brand registered double-digit growth

Prada with first sustainability linked loan of the luxury goods industry

Nov 11, 2019 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury fashion house signed with Crédit Agricole Group the first Sustainability Linked Loan of the luxury goods industry

Tapestry: first quarter snapshot

Nov 5, 2019 / United States
The New-York based group reported fiscal first-quarter net income of 20 million US dollars. Different performances across the brands within the Tapestry portfolio

Bangladesh: support to exports will continue

Nov 4, 2019 / Bangladesh
During the Bangladesh Leather Footwear and Leather Goods International Sourcing Show the Prime Minister of Bangladesh announced support to the industry will carry on
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