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Capri announces quarter results

Feb 8, 2019 / United Kingdom
A global fashion luxury group, Capri Holdings announced its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2019 (ended 29th of December 2018). Good performance marks a quarter in which the Versace acquisition was also completed

Reflecting on today's challenges with Victor Luís

Feb 7, 2019 / United States
We spoke with Mr. Luis about the current state of the accessories market and the fashion world, as we recalled his most challenging moments while heading Tapestry. Today we bring you his reflections on today's challenges within the fashion industry

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

Record results for LVMH

Jan 30, 2019 / France
LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton recorded revenue of 46.8 billion euros in 2018, an increase of 10% over the previous year. Organic revenue growth was 11%. All business groups recorded excellent performances

Forecasting the growth for Tapestry

Jan 28, 2019 / United States
We have asked Victor Luis, the man heading the Tapestry group, to share with us his expectations about the business prospects of each brand of the group. Tapestry's portfolio includes Coach, Stuart Weitzman and Kate Spade

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

Portuguese footwear strengthens digital focus

Jan 23, 2019 / Portugal
The CTCP, Portuguese Footwear Technological Centre, promoted an event to present new technologies for the local footwear cluster, developed through projects integrated in its digital strategy

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

Footwear is good news in Bangladesh

Jan 15, 2019 / Bangladesh
According to the Leathergoods & Footwear Manufacturers & Exports Association of Bangladesh, in the first 5 months of the year exports revenue of the leather and footwear industries as a whole underperformed according to the targets set. However, exports of footwear managed to grow in the period

Inspiramais starts in São Paulo

Jan 15, 2019 / Brazil
The event representing the official launch of materials and products developed during the last months started today in the Pro Magno Events Centre, in the Brazilian city

We made Coach cool again

Jan 9, 2019 / United States
The words are from Victor Luis, the man taking the reins of the Tapestry group, which announces itself as the first New York–based House of Modern Luxury Lifestyle Brands. The group's portfolio of brands includes Coach, Stuart Weitzman and Kate Spade

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

Rufel, the power to be bold

Jan 8, 2019 / Portugal
Get to know a company specialised in manufacturing bags and accessories for men and women. Rufel is based in S. João da Madeira, in the north of Portugal, and has been around for more than 4 decades

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

Michael Kors results surpass expectations

Dec 28, 2018 / United Kingdom
Second quarter results for the Michael Kors Group exceed expectations. While the Michael Kors brand performed flat compared to the prior year, Jimmy Choo results were better than anticipated
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