World Footwear

Leather goods

Hermès reports strong growth

Oct 25, 2021 / France
In the third quarter of 2021, the group’s consolidated revenue totalled 2.37 billion euros driven by an upturn in sales in Europe, an acceleration in America and a sustained dynamic in Asia

Kering reports solid revenue growth

Oct 21, 2021 / France
The luxury group announced a steady revenue growth in the third quarter of 2021, reaching 4.19 billion euros, up by 12.2% as compared to the same period of 2020. Gucci decelerates

Vietnamese footwear exports plunge in September

Oct 19, 2021 / Vietnam
Data from the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade indicates that footwear exports have decreased by 44.2% to 678.4 million US dollars, on a comparable basis to similar month in 2020

LVMH reports continued growth

Oct 18, 2021 / France
In the first 9 months of 2021, the French-based luxury group had revenue of 44.2 billion euros, up by 46% year-over-year. The Fashion & Leather Goods segment registered exceptional growth

The Journey: get to know Portuguese Leather Goods

Oct 12, 2021 / Portugal
APICCAPS has just launched a new campaign for the leather goods sector. It is called The Journey. Watch the video here

Tod’s CEO exits

Oct 11, 2021 / Italy
The Italian-based luxury goods group has announced the exit of its CEO, Umberto Macchi di Cellere. The position will be occupied by Chairman Diego Della Valle and Vice-Chairman Andrea Della Valle

A growing mode Capri will announce second quarter results in a month

Oct 7, 2021 / United Kingdom
The global fashion luxury group, owner of brands Michael Kors, Jimmy Choo and Versace, will disclose the results for the second quarter of the fiscal year 2022 on the 3rd of November

Pakistan exports of footwear and leather are on the rise

Sep 24, 2021 / Pakistan
According to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics exports of leather products, tanned leather and footwear increased in the first two months of the new fiscal year

Bangladesh: leather industry grows in the first two months of the fiscal year

Sep 23, 2021 / Bangladesh
Although it is too early to spot a trend, in the firts two months of the new fiscal year, the leather industry in Bangladesh has reported growing exports in its categories. Other footwear (no leather) with declining exports

Hermès opens its 19th leather workshop

Sep 22, 2021 / France
The Maroquinerie de Guyenne, located in the village of Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, in the French department of Gironde, will at length create 260 jobs. The new facility is part of Hermès strategy of strengthening its role as a socially responsible company

Hermès opens apprenticeship training centre

Sep 16, 2021 / France
The École Hermès des savoir-faire, now open within the leather workshop of Fitilieu, welcomes applicants from all backgrounds who aspire to develop their craftsmanship in leather work. The course is accredited by the French National Education authority

Stuart Weitzman aiming to achieve profitability this year

Sep 10, 2021 / United States
Tapestry, the US-based group owning Stuart Weitzman, believes the brand will become profitable again in the current fiscal year. A restructuring process of the company is underway

Tod's results driven by e-commerce, Greater China and Roger Vivier

Sep 9, 2021 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury house talks about strong sales results and profitability recovery in the first half of 2021. Results were driven by the performance of the e-commerce channel, Greater China and the Roger Vivier brand

Paraguay holds first National Footwear and Leather Goods Expo in Asunción

Sep 2, 2021 / Paraguay
The first National Footwear and Leather Goods Expo was held on the 27th of August at the Grand Salon of the Sheraton Asunción Hotel, seeking to promote and enhance the commercialization of products made in Paraguay

Bangladesh leather industry sets new target for its exports

Aug 18, 2021 / Bangladesh
The country has set a target of 1.03 billion US dollars for the leather segment in its new fiscal year. A month has passed already, and leather footwear and finished leather are on target. Leather products missed the target set for the month
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