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Bangladesh: leather industry below exports target

Jun 11, 2019 / Bangladesh
Notwithstanding the good performance of leather footwear exports, the leather industry as a whole registered a decline of 8.69% in revenue in the first 10 months of the year. The industry is below the target set for exports

India’s leather footwear exports up by 1%

Jun 6, 2019 / India
According to the Council for Leather Exports in the first 10 months of the fiscal year exports of leather footwear increased by roughly 1%. Exports of the overall leather industry are declining

Sustainability by a vegetarian businesswoman

Jun 4, 2019 / Portugal
Ana Vasconcelos defines herself as self-made woman in a men’s world. She entered company Belcinto in 1975, after the death of its founder, her father. Since then she has been living and breathing leather goods while being proudly vegetarian

Capri is in growth mode

May 31, 2019 / United Kingdom
The UK-based group announced double digit growth for fourth quarter's revenue. Capri Holdings is in growth mode and 2020 is expected to be an investment year for the group

New York will host the World Leather Congress

May 30, 2019 / United States
The fourth World Leather Congress is planned to take place the day before the Summer Lineapelle New York on Tuesday the 16th July

Tapestry appoints Tom Glaser as COO

May 30, 2019 / United States
The New-York based luxury accessories and lifestyle brands announced the appointment of Thomas A. Glaser, as Chief Operations Officer, effective from the 15th of July onwards. He will report directly to the company’s Chief Executive Officer, Victor Luis

Tapestry declares quarterly cash dividend

May 29, 2019 / United States
The New York-based luxury house announced a new cash dividend following the announcement of third quarter results marked by sales increase of 1%. A consolidating trend building up from previous sales growth now resulting in payment of dividends

Hermès inaugurates regional training hub in France

May 27, 2019 / France
The French-based luxury house is strengthening its territorial presence in the country with the inauguration of a seventeenth leather goods workshop in Fitilieu (Isère)

Tod's revenue declines

May 16, 2019 / Italy
Consolidated sales for the Italian-based group amounted to 216.4 million euros in the first quarter of 2019, down by 4.3% from similar quarter in 2018

Kering: Italy tax settlement is closed

May 10, 2019 / Italy
The French-based luxury group announced that it has concluded a settlement with the Italian Revenue Agency relating to claims vis-a-vis its Swiss subsidiary Luxury Goods International S.A. (LGI)

Tapestry consolidates growth in sales

May 9, 2019 / United States
The New York-based luxury house has announced third quarter results. Sales increased by 1% in the period, consolidating previous sales growth, and the management continues pleased with the results achieved

Hermès with acceleration in sales

May 9, 2019 / France
In the first quarter of 2019, the group's consolidated revenue amounted to 1 610 million US dollars, up by 16% at current exchange rates and by 12% at constant exchange rates, thanks to dynamic sales growth in group stores (+13% at constant exchange rates)

LVMH completes the agreement with Belmond

May 7, 2019 / France
The French-based luxury house has announced it closed the deal with Belmond. On the same occasion, dividends referring to 2018 results have been approved

Gucci's new strategy to connect with millennials

May 1, 2019 / Italy
The Italian luxury brand of fashion and leather goods is opening 6 call centres. The aim of the strategy is to better interact with high-spending millennials engaging them with the brand

Talking sustainability with the Chairman of Leather Naturally

Premium ContentApr 30, 2019 / World
Leather Naturally has recently secured funding of 1.5 million US dollars to launch a global campaign to promote the use of leather. We took the opportunity to speak to Egbert Dikkers, Chairman of the Leather Naturally Management Board
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