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Next edition of Micam announced for March 2021

Nov 25, 2020 / Italy
The footwear trade show will be, once again, part of the #strongertogether project. The 5 trade fairs from the fashion system will once again be held on the same dates at single location, the Fieramilano Rho. Micam will be a 3 days event this time

A week dedicated to the Portuguese Leather Goods Industry

Nov 4, 2020 / Portugal
CTCP and APICCAPS promoted, from the 19th to the 23rd of October, a week dedicated to the leather goods sector. This week had a wide program of online initiatives, such as webinars about production, brands, technologies, luxury and fashion trends

Tapestry with 14% decline in sales

Nov 2, 2020 / United States
Despite the falling sales performance registered in the first quarter of the new fiscal year, Tapestry says it is pleased with the achieved results, which are above the company's expectations

Hermès returns to growth

Oct 27, 2020 / France
Sales in the third quarter (+7% at constant exchange rates and +4% at current exchange rates) are driven by strong activity in the group's stores (+12% at constant exchange rates), the momentum in Asia and a significant improvement in all other geographical areas

Kering overcomes expectations despite 4.3% sales decline

Oct 23, 2020 / United States
The luxury group announced consolidated revenue in the third quarter of 2020 of 3 717.7 million euros, down by 4.3% as reported. Double digit growth in North America and Asia-Pacific contributed to the period's performance

LVMH: fashion and leather goods division with improved revenue

Oct 21, 2020 / France
The luxury group recorded revenue of 30.3 billion euros in the first nine months of 2020, down by 21%. Revenue was down by 7% in the third quarter, reflecting an improvement in trends, with a return to growth in the Fashion & Leather Goods segment

Business to Business Marketplaces for Fashion

Premium ContentOct 20, 2020 / World Footwear Reports
The role of digital in our lives has increased significantly in the last few years and COVID-19 made us all focus attentions to this arena to continue with meetings and businesses while restrictions and limitations to movements were in place. In this scenario, do you know what B2B marketplaces are? Do you understand their importance for the fashion industry?

Bangladesh’s leather industry with declining quarter

Oct 20, 2020 / Bangladesh
In the first 3 months of the current year, Bangladesh’s leather industry registered a total of 225.15 million US dollars’ worth of exporting revenue, which represented a decline of 11.49% over the performance in similar period in the previous fiscal year

Chanel buys majority stakes in shoemaker Ballin and tannery Gaiera

Oct 9, 2020 / France
Chanel continues to reinforce its network of suppliers as it acquires majority stakes in Italian luxury shoemaker Ballin and tannery Conceria Gaiera Giovanni

APLF fairs rescheduled to July 2021

Sep 30, 2020 / Hong Kong
The Organisers of APLF, announced that the 2021 edition of APLF-Leather, Materials+ and Fashion Access will be rescheduled from the 30th of March to the 1st of April 2021 to the 5th to the 7th of July 2021 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Pakistan's footwear starts financial year with declining exports

Sep 28, 2020 / Pakistan
Exports of footwear by Bangladeshi companies declined by 20.68% in volume and by 16.05% in value in the first two months of the current fiscal year. Value of exports of tanned leather also decreased in the period, while leather manufactures exports increased

Tunisia aiming to double leather and footwear exports

Sep 25, 2020 / Tunisia
Last year, the country attained roughly 550 million euros from exports of leather and shoes. The aim is double the amount by 2030 by adding value and attracting foreign investors

Mipel: edition of courage and resilience closes in Milan

Sep 25, 2020 / Italy
The 118th edition of Mipel, the international event dedicated to the world of leather bags and accessories, has ended on the 23rd of September. Organizers call it "the edition of courage and of resilience"

Increase in the minimum wage for Bangladesh’s leather and footwear

Sep 23, 2020 / Bangladesh
According to The Financial Express, the government has fixed the minimum monthly wage for workers of the leather goods and footwear sector at 7 100 Bangladeshi taka

Hermès confirms new factory in Auvergne

Sep 23, 2020 / France
With this announcement, the brand reaffirms its regional anchor in the Auvergne region. The new workshop will join the Maroquinerie de Sayat to form Hermès seventh leather goods hub. 250 jobs due to be created
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