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United Kingdom - Aston Martin to cut jobs
In line with most auto manufacturers, Aston Martin, the British luxury automotive manufacturer, is to cut jobs as car sales fail to pick up, reports ILM.
Luxury - LVMH makes intriguing statement on Tiffany deal
Luxury group LVMH has confirmed that it will not try to buy Tiffany shares on the open market. Tiffany’s share price has fallen since the two companies agreed LVMH’s acquisition of the New York-based jewellery and accessories brand in late November, reports Leatherbiz.
E-Commerce - Wolverine Worldwide sees over 90 percent rise in online revenues
Through the first nine weeks of the second quarter of fiscal 2020, Wolverine Worldwide, Inc. said company-owned ecommerce grew more than 90 percent, delivering more than 40 percent of the company’s revenue.
United States of America - H&M pledges 500,000 dollars to organizations striving for racial justice
The H&M group is donating 500 thousand dollars to the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, Color of Change and the ACLU. Each organisation fights for justice, economic rights and empowerment of the black community.
APLF Exhibitors in 2019
The COVID-19 pandemic has spread globally, and affected countries have been implementing different measures to prevent the spread of the disease.
With the coronavirus pandemic having been brought under control in China, APLF thought that it was an opportune time to find out exactly what is the current state of China’s leather industry. APLF approached the Chairman of the China Leather Industry Association (CLIA), Mr Li Yuzhong, to find out the facts of the situation in mid-March 2020.
While writing about trade dispute seems kind of trivial at a time when the whole world is weathering the Covid-19 pandemic, it is extremely important to understand the economic implications in order to better prepare and recover after the pandemic passes.
Design-A-Bag (DAB) is the only global online bag design event of its kind for freelance designers and design students. The competition is organised by Fashion Access and Arsutoria School who also sponsors the event. There are more than 150 design entries from young and talented designers across 32 countries this year. 3 finalists are selected by 8 judges from Australia, Italy, France and Hong Kong according to the entries’ originality, trend awareness, wearability & marketability.
This is an exceptional tannery, the likes of which is rarely seen these days, the gold standard in tanning and dyeing Entrefino lamb skins, an endemic breed in the Iberian Peninsula. Now part of LVMH group, a long-standing partner, this Catalan company created in the 1930s and managed by the fourth generation of the founding family, has retained its spirit.
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