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New study points out the potential of the Nigerian leather industry

Jul 14, 2021 / Nigeria
The African country leather industry can generate over 1 billion US dollars in revenue by 2025, according to a study by the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG)

Capri raises fiscal 2022 guidance

Jul 12, 2021 / United States
The global fashion luxury group is raising its guidance for Fiscal 2022 revenue and adjusted earnings per share. This information and a broader view of Capri's vision, growth strategies and long-term outlook, was shared at the Company's Virtual Investor Day

India’s leather industry with two digits decline in the last fiscal year

Jul 5, 2021 / India
The leather industry in India is closing the fiscal year* with a decline of 27.39% in exports. All segments, with the exception of Saddlery and Harness, posted two digits drops, loosing almost a third of its value

Richemont acquires Delvaux

Jul 5, 2021 / Switzerland
The Switzerland-based luxury goods holding company announced it has acquired 100% of Delvaux, the renowned Belgian luxury leather goods Maison, in a private transaction

Council for Leather Exports with new Chairman

Jun 23, 2021 / India
The organisation dedicated to the trade promotion of the leather and leather products industry. The Council for Leather Exports (CLE) has elected Sanjay Leekha as its new Chairman. Rajendra Kumar Jalan has been elected as Vice-Chairman

Pakistan footwear exports decline in value, but grow in volume

Jun 3, 2021 / Pakistan
During the first ten months of the current fiscal year, Pakistan exported 14.24 million pairs of footwear, resulting in exports revenue of 107.35 million US dollars. This translates in an increase of 18.90% in volume and a decline of 1.00% in value

Capri: Jenna A. Hendricks promoted to Senior Vice President Chief People Officer

Jun 3, 2021 / United Kingdom
Global fashion luxury group Capri announced that Jenna A. Hendricks will be promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer effective from the 1st of June 2021 onwards

Webinar: EU - Japan Agreement for the Footwear and Leather Goods Industry

Jun 1, 2021 / Webinars
Participation in the webinar is free of charge for all World Footwear readers. Learn more about the event and register today to understand more about the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the European Union (EU) and Japan

Bangladesh leather industry with positive performance

Jun 1, 2021 / Bangladesh
After closing the previous fiscal year with exports of the leather industry at 797.6 million US dollars, Bangladesh has set a target for the current financial year of 920.00 million US dollars. In the first ten months, the industry managed to grow and has met its objectives

Sales bounce back at Tod's

Jun 1, 2021 / Italy
Triple-digit growth in China, strong ecommerce and a good performance of the Roger Vivier brand have helped the Italy-based fashion group Tod’s to bounce back to grow by 17% at current rates in the first quarter (+18.8% at constant rates)

Hermès registers robust sales growth

May 14, 2021 / France
In the first quarter of 2021, the group's consolidated revenue amounted to 2.08 billion euros (44% at constant exchange rates and 38% at current exchange rates), thanks to an outstanding performance in Asia and Japan and the upturn in America

Tapestry: sales of the group up by 19%

May 10, 2021 / United States
The New-York based house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands, reported results for the fiscal third quarter ended on the 27th of March 2021. Quarter results above expectations with sales up by 19%

Pakistan footwear exports with decline of 5.15%

May 5, 2021 / Pakistan
During the first nine months of the current fiscal year, Pakistan exported 13.29 million pairs of footwear, resulting in exports revenue of 98.98 million US dollars. This translates in an increase of 14.97% in volume and a decline of 5.15% in value

Expo Riva Schuh announces new dates in July

Apr 20, 2021 / Italy
The 95th edition of Expo Riva Schuh and the 6th edition of Gardabags, dedicated to the 2022 Spring/Summer collections will take place at the Riva del Garda Exhibition Centre from 18th to 20th July, a month later than the normal summer edition

Todd Kahn is new Coach's Chief Executive Officer and Brand President

Apr 16, 2021 / United States
The New York-based house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands, announced the appointment of Todd Kahn as Chief Executive Officer and Brand President of Coach, effective immediately
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