World Footwear

Leather

Simona Tanning and Teh Chang Tannery combine forces

Jan 17, 2023 / China
The two tanneries have announced a joint venture, which will be called Simona TC Company, to develop their operations in China, Vietnam, and Bangladesh, with focus on the footwear business

Pakistan: tanneries risk closure due to credit issues

Jan 12, 2023 / Pakistan
Several goods destined for the tanning industry remain detained at the Karachi Port because commercial banks are refusing to collect documents due to the non-availability of dollars

Indian's leather footwear exports grew by 32%

Dec 29, 2022 / India
From April to October 2022, India's leather footwear exports rose by 32%, year-over-year, reaching 1.46 billion USD. This segment represented about 45% of total India's leather exports

Bangladeshi leather footwear exports exceed strategic target set

Dec 16, 2022 / Bangladesh
From July through November 2022, leather footwear exports were the only ones among the leather sector to exceed the strategic target set for the period, whereas all the others fell short

Ildemar Marchi de Almeida: sustainability is at the DNA of JBS Couros

Premium ContentNov 23, 2022 / Brazil
Today we share with you an interview with Ildemar Marchi de Almeida, CEO at Conceria Priante, JBS Couros's Research and Development Center. We have talked about leather, sustainability and market demands. Watch it all here

École Hermès des savoir-faire expands training programme

Nov 4, 2022 / France
Hermès apprenticeship training school, which prepares students for the French national diploma in leatherwork, will include a vocational qualification certification in cutting and stitching

William Wong: to prove sustainability we need transparent traceability

Premium ContentOct 24, 2022 / Hong Kong
Today we bring you an interview with William Wong, President at Global Footwear Sustainability Summit and Vice President at Hong Kong Footwear Association. We have talked with William about what is going on the footwear industry nowadays

Hermès sales on rising mode

Oct 24, 2022 / France
The French-based luxury group reported a sales jump of 30% in the first nine months of 2022, year-over-year, and shows no signs of slowing down. Price hikes are in the pipeline for 2023

Meet at Agra 2022 closes in a positive mood

Oct 24, 2022 / India
The 14th edition of the Leather, Footwear Components & Technology fair, held between the 7th and the 9th of October in Agra, India, brought together 250 exhibitors from 45 countries

Bangladesh: leather exports increase in the first quarter

Oct 12, 2022 / Bangladesh
From July to September 2023, Bangladeshi leather exports increased by 20.87%, year-over-year, slightly exceeding the strategic target set for the period (by 6.36%)

Richard Blume: Sustainability is not going away

Premium ContentOct 6, 2022 / Sweden
Today we share with you a conversation with Richard Blume, Senior Sustainability Strategist at Natural Step. We have talked about leather as a material used by the footwear industry and reflected on the various sustainability topics. Watch the video

APICCAPS promotes leather footwear in foreign markets

Oct 3, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese Footwear, Components, Leather Goods Manufacturers' Association intends to demystify some preconceived ideas about leather while clarifying why leather footwear is a product of excellence

Lineapelle sends signs of positivity amidst worrying macroeconomic context

Sep 30, 2022 / Italy
The 100th edition of the trade fair, held from the 20th to the 22nd of September, registered an attendance volume 32% higher than the one of the last edition, mainly due to the 73% growth in foreign visitors

Pakistan: footwear exports up while leather starts slowly

Sep 21, 2022 / Pakistan
In the first two months of the current fiscal year, Pakistani leather manufacturers exports declined by 2.41% in value, while footwear exports grew by 20.91%, from the same period last year

Prada acquires a stake in Tuscan tannery Superior

Sep 21, 2022 / Italy
The Italian-based luxury group has announced the acquisition of a 43.65% stake in the Tuscan tannery Superior, which specializes in calfskin processing, for an undisclosed amount
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