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Pakistan footwear exports: increase in volume, decline in value

Mar 30, 2021 / Pakistan
During the first eight months of the current fiscal year, Pakistan exported 11.56 million pairs of footwear, resulting in exports revenue of 88.01 million US dollars. This translates in an increase of 11.67% in volume and a decline of 6.18% in value

Appointed President of the III IULTCS EuroCongress Vicenza 2022

Mar 27, 2021 / Italy
Dr. Giancarlo Lovato has been elected as President of the Organizing Committee of the III IULTCS EuroCongress Vicenza 2022 by the Board of Directors at The Italian Leather Chemists Association (AICC)

Bangladesh leather industry on track with target, but performance differs by category

Mar 25, 2021 / Bangladesh
The Bangladesh's leather industry has a target set for the current financial year of 920.00 million US dollars, and in the first eight months, the industry has met the target set for the period (602.06 million US dollars)

Italian leather industry down by 26% in 2020

Mar 17, 2021 / Italy
Taking the hit of the dissemination of the COVID-19 pandemic, the leather industry in Italy registered a decline in revenue of 26%. Exports were down by 27%

Hong Kong: APLF Fairs reschedule to November 2021

Mar 17, 2021 / Hong Kong
The Organisers of APLF announced today that the APLF-Leather, Materials+ and Fashion Access will be rescheduled from the 5th-7th July 2021 to the 17th-19th of November 2021. The events will take place, as usual, in Hong Kong

April edition of Futurmoda cancelled

Mar 11, 2021 / Spain
Spanish-based Futurmoda has decided to cancel its 45th edition. Futurmoda is the International Fair of Leather, Components and Machinery for Footwear and Leather Goods

Kering with sales slowdown

Feb 17, 2021 / France
Quarterly revenue at the French-based luxury group was down by 4.8% on a comparable basis to 4 billion euros, while sales at Gucci, the main segment of the Kering's revenue, contracted by 10.3% to 2.3 billion euros

Prada with recovery in December to 2019 levels

Feb 16, 2021 / Italy
The Italian luxury group has announced progressive volume recovery in all geographical areas, with marked revenue growth in Asia Pacific. Prada also confirmed a full recovery to 2019 levels in the month of December

Tapestry: sales fall by 7% in holiday quarter

Feb 5, 2021 / United States
The New York-based house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands reported results for the fiscal second quarter ended on the 26th of December 2020. Tapestry, the owner of Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman registered a 7% decline in sales during the last quarter of the year

Portugal: sustainability in the footwear industry

Feb 5, 2021 / Portugal
As the Week of Environmental Responsibility in the Footwear Industry, organised by APICCAPS and CTCP, approaches its end we bring you a new video presenting key elements of the current status of Sustainability in the Portuguese footwear industry

5th edition of CEC's International Footwear Forum gathers 25 associations

Feb 5, 2021 / CEC
The European Footwear Confederation (CEC) organised the fifth edition of the International Footwear Forum (IFF) on the 2nd of February 2021. Held virtually, the IFF brought together 25 associations from 24 countries across the globe to discuss current common challenges for the footwear industry

Portuguese Footwear Industry hosts Environmental Responsibility Week

Jan 29, 2021 / Portugal
APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association, and CTCP - Portuguese Footwear Technological Centre are organising a week of events dedicated to Environmental Responsibility. 150 specialists will gather online to discuss an array of relevant topics

Lineapelle and London College of Fashion launch contest in collaboration

Jan 15, 2021 / Italy
Approximately 50 students are taking part in the competition aiming to promote leather as a sustainable material to future generations of stylists and fashion designers

Zimbabwe: leather industry calls for Government support

Jan 5, 2021 / Zimbabwe
The National Leather Working Group has asked the local Government to intervene on the duty structure for components used in the industry which are usually imported. High fees on chemicals, equipment and other manufacturing inputs are too high, they claim

Hermès returns to growth

Oct 27, 2020 / France
Sales in the third quarter (+7% at constant exchange rates and +4% at current exchange rates) are driven by strong activity in the group's stores (+12% at constant exchange rates), the momentum in Asia and a significant improvement in all other geographical areas
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