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Scotland - Scottish Leather Group celebrates apprenticeship success
A young member of the team at Scottish Leather Group, Robert McLatchie, has picked up one of the prizes at the 2018 Scottish Apprenticeship Awards.
Leathergoods - Gucci looks to the future with leathergoods training programme
Kering-owned luxury brand Gucci is launching a new training programme in an effort to pass down the skills and know-how of its artisans to the next generation of craftspeople.
Labour - Modern Slavery may be in Your Sneaker Supply Chains, Report Finds
A new benchmark study released by the nonprofit organization, KnowTheChain, has revealed a considerable lack of safeguards in most fashion industry supply chains—rated on a scale of 1 to 100, the 43 companies assessed earned an average score of 37.
Hidenet Weekly Video Report for 16 December 2018
Reporting on the international hide market, Hidenet Vice President, Vera Dordick, notes that prices for fresh green hides and full substance wet blue TR1 in Brazil were both steady this week even though exports for the first week of December were soft.
As a continuation of its predecessor, the Global Footwear Retail Conference (GFRC), the Global Footwear Executive Summit (GFES) will focus on developments affecting not only footwear retail but the whole footwear supply chain.
When my grandfather, Max Ohsman, started in the hide trade in 1891, he was quoted as saying, “As long as babies are born with two feet, there will always be a hide business.”
That decadent, ubiquitous sneaker trend that is now clogging up our Instagram feeds as well as throwing all outfit proportions out of the window by being monstrously chunky in comparison to all else isn’t necessary new - but it is all encompassing!
China’s automotive industry has made car interior air quality improvement a top-priority issue.
New environmental standards and specifications, especially China’s, are one of the main challenges faced by leather chemical companies worldwide.
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