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United States of America - Under Armour’s footwear revenue up 50% y-o-y hitting USD1 billion
The Baltimore-based sports brand recorded revenue of 4.8 billion US dollars in 2016, up by 22% from the previous year, driven by strong performance in its footwear business
Footwear - Total Shoe Concept launched
The founder of Total Shoe Concept Hilde ter Steege, has said the online resource tool for shoe and accessories manufacturers is now fully up and running.
Livestock - Cattle industry still in expansion mode
Once a year, the USDA releases its comprehensive cattle report, which includes survey-based estimates of the all-cattle and calves inventory, the calf crop, beef and dairy cow inventories and a variety of other inventory estimates.
Leather - Spanish tannery selected for LVMH programme
Luxury group LVMH has revealed details of the second edition of its artist-in-residence programme following the success of the inaugural edition last year, reports Leatherbiz.
While admitting China’s slowing growth rate, Dr Dietrich Tegtmeyer, Vice President of LANXESS’ Leather Business Unit remains optimistic about the economic situation of the country.
The Organisers of APLF are delighted to announce that Uganda will participate for the first time as a national group pavilion at APLF Leather due to be held from 29 - 31 March in Hong Kong.
Established in 2008, AnAn is one of the top ten synthetic material producers in China. Located in Zhangzhou, in Fujian province, in the eastern part of China, AnAn has developed business partnerships with both domestic and international sports manufacturers such as Anta, 361, Nike, adidas, New Balance, Sketcher, Puma, Under Armour and Warrior.
“We wanted to do something unique that differentiated us from the “pashmina” craze,” explains Subhendu Ghosh Dastidar of the Indian company Essma.
Bag’s Business Limited (BBL)’s Creative Director Yulia Kadamtseva and Chief Operations Officer Olya Kriuchkova were thrilled when they heard the news their brand new collection were awarded the APLF Newcomer Award.
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