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UK tanner, Clayton Leather Group, will be holding a charity prize draw at the upcoming edition of APLF Leather, taking place March 14-16 in Hong Kong.
European Union leather industry representative body COTANCE has continued its campaign against the misuse of the term ‘leather’ to describe finished products made from alternative materials. The organisation sent a strongly worded letter to footwear brand Dr. Martens on January 18 to complain about the company’s references to ‘leather’ in its description of shoes in its current collection that are made from synthetic materials.
The Italy headquartered premium leather furniture manufacturer has entered into a preliminary agreement with a Chinese distributor to form a joint venture to expand Natuzzi’s retail network in Greater China.
Sales of luxury goods in China reached more than US $22 billion in 2017, an increase of nearly 20% compared to the previous year, according to a report from specialist consultancy firm Bain & Co.
Reporting from home base in Scotsdale, Arizona, Hidenet publisher Don ohman notes that fresh green prices in Brazil remained unchanged this last week with TR1 wet blue steadt at 95 US cents to US $1.
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