World Footwear

Leather goods

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

Robust growth for Hermès

Nov 4, 2019 / France
For the third quarter of the current fiscal year Hermès' consolidated revenue totalled 5 012 million euros, up by 16% at current rates. Leather Goods and Saddlery up by 12%

Kering with 14.2% revenue's growth

Oct 30, 2019 / France
The luxury house posted consolidated revenue of 3 884.6 million euros in the third quarter, corresponding to 14.2% growth

LWG signs Memorandum of Understanding with UNIC

Oct 17, 2019 / Italy
Following 9 months of meetings and discussions, the Leather Working Group (LWG) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with UNIC, the Italian National Tanning Association

Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags strengthen global focus

Oct 11, 2019 / Italy
From 11th to 14th January 2020 Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags welcome fashion professionals from over 100 countries to a hub with an integrated offer of volume footwear and accessories

Francal Ablac Show announced

Oct 9, 2019 / Brazil
Francal and Ablac teamed up with an aim to stimulate the footwear market and unite the entire production chain

Harvey Nichols has a repair service for luxury accessories

Oct 2, 2019 / United Kingdom
It is called The Restory and is an on-demand service offering modern after care for luxury fashion, starting with shoes, bags and leather goods. They are on hand to repair and restore the items
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