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Luxury - No stopping Kering
Luxury group Kering’s full-year results for 2018 show sales revenues of almost €13.7 billion, which is an increase of more than 25% compared to the figures for 2017.
India - TFL opens new Application Centre in India
On January 30, TFL celebrated the opening of its new Application Centre for India at its premises in Ranipet, Tamil Nadu. Customers from all over India participated in the event.
Events - London event celebrates the life of Dr Robert Sykes
Representatives of the leather industry gathered on February 11 for an event to celebrate the life and contribution to the industry of the British Leather Confederation (BLC) Dr Robert Sykes, who died in October.
United States of America - FTC wants to know if “deceptive” marketing still affects leather
The US Federal Trade Commission, which works to promote competition and to protect and educate consumers, is considering changes to its Leather Guides.
It is not long until the next APLF (13-15 March 2019, Hong Kong) and you can expect to see all the key individuals there looking to decipher all the market signals they can identify.
Many clutch purses come with detachable straps in leather or chain. If you don’t want to be too hands on with your clutch, simply sling it on your shoulder; if it’s a wristlet, strap in on your wrist.
A growing number of designers and brands’ development teams are desperately looking for sustainable products and materials producers.
Multiple reports of China’s lowest GDP growth in almost 30 years have recently pervaded the general and economic media. Dramatic headlines that imply that China is in some sort of economic down-spiral.are all over Google.
At first sight, it would seem that the fashion system is permanently renewing itself in order to comply with its sacrosanct “planned obsolescence” mantra which is at the very heart of its’ economic system, permanently driving consumption faster and harder to reach never ending new heights
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