World Footwear

Leather goods

Burberry appoints Daniel Lee as new Chief Creative Officer

Sep 29, 2022 / United Kingdom
Daniel will join Burberry on the 3rd of October 2022. He will be based at Burberry’s headquarters in London and report to Chief Executive Officer, Jonathan Akeroyd

Tapestry announces retirement of COO Tom Glaser

Aug 5, 2022 / United States
The New York based fashion house, owner of brands Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman, has also announced Scott Roe is to be appointed to the dual role of CFO & COO of Tapestry

New Generation: meet Stéfanie Branco from Asa Leather Work

Aug 5, 2022 / Portugal
With a background in architecture, she attended the Specialist Technician Course in Footwear Design at CFPIC in 2017 and 2018. She also did several training courses that contributed to the launch of her sustainable leather goods brand Asa Leather Work (ASA)

Hermès sales grow in the first half

Aug 3, 2022 / France
The French-based luxury group posted a revenue increase in the first half of 2022, with all geographical areas recording "strong growth". Performance in Greater China bounced back in June

LVMH announces first half results

Jul 27, 2022 / France
"In a still disrupted environment", the French-based luxury group posted revenue growth in the first half of the year. The fashion & leather goods segment recorded a "remarkable" performance

Online footwear consumption gains share in Spain

Jul 19, 2022 / Spain
The COVID-19 pandemic appears to have given a sustainable boost to e-commerce in the footwear sector, as 2021 was the second-best year in this regard, immediately after 2020

Bangladeshi leather exports surpass strategic target set for the year

Jun 29, 2022 / Bangladesh
From July 2021 to May 2022, overall leather exports totalled 1.11 billion US dollars, topping the strategic target set of 1.03 billion US dollars for the full financial year

Maria Maleta launches line with ELLEONOR

Jun 17, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese leather bags brand teamed up with the artist Leonor Cunha to launch a colourful and irreverent collection that celebrates the female friendship

Argentina: SME retail sales dropped in May

Jun 16, 2022 / Argentina
Retail sales from small and medium businesses fell by 3.4% in May, year-over-year, and by 8.9%, as compared to April. Price and cost increases affected profitability and consumer’s confidence

Nigeria's leather industry to generate 1 billion USD by 2025

Jun 15, 2022 / Nigeria
The figure was reminded by Sinmi Olayebi, Programme Lead at My World of Bags, following the recent conclusion of the Kafawa Training Programme, implemented to help drive growth for the leather sector

Capri with revenue and earnings increase

Jun 3, 2022 / United Kingdom
The luxury fashion group reported that revenue and earnings for the full year of 2022 exceeded expectations. Total revenue amounted to 5.65 billion US dollars

New Generation: meet André and Teodolinda

Jun 3, 2022 / Portugal
André Rosário and Teodolinda Semedo are the two mentors of PickPocket, a Portuguese brand that reuses materials that are no longer circulating in the leather goods market to make bags, backpacks and wallets

Pakistan: strong ten months for footwear exports

Jun 2, 2022 / Pakistan
In the first ten months of the current fiscal year, footwear exports grew by 21.16% in value, totalling 130.1 million US dollars. Leather footwear exports represent roughly 79% of the total

Arnaud Haefelin: exports are the main driver of the French leather goods sector

Premium ContentMay 26, 2022 / France
We spoke with Arnaud Haefelin, who is the President of the French Leather Goods Federation (FFM), to discuss the priorities of his third term at the helm of the association

Bangladesh: leather exports grow across all segments

May 26, 2022 / Bangladesh
From July 2021 to April 2022, leather exports generated 1.01 billion US dollars, reflecting growth of 33% year-over-year. Leather footwear exports represent about 60% of the total revenue
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