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Current COTANCE president, Andreas Kindermann, has called on the European Commission to adopt a common approach to helping manufacturers to cope with and, in time, recover from the Covid-19 crisis, reports Leatherbiz.
The leather industry’s representative body in the European Union, COTANCE, has issued a statement to clarify what vegetable tanned leather is, reports Leatherbiz
Fashion United’s Don-Alvin Adegeest writes that American conglomerate Capri Holdings Ltd., parent of Michael Kors, Versace and Jimmy Choo, is expanding its portfolio investment in the manufacturing sector. The company has reportedly acquired Alberto Gozzi Srl, a Tuscan shoe manufacturer, for an undisclosed sum.
Fashion United’s Don-Alvin Adegeest writes that there is a collaboration that will equally excite sneakerheads and fashionistas. Italian luxury label Prada is joining forces with sportswear giant Adidas on a new collaboration. No longer a rumour, it was officially announced by Prada via its Instagram account on Thursday, which depicted an unassuming Prada shopping bag containing two Adidas shoe boxes.
Leatherbiz reports that multi-stakeholder certification body the Leather Working Group (LWG) has signed a memorandum of understanding with main Italian tanning industry association, UNIC. The LWG said this “new, more collaborative relationship” with UNIC was the result of nine months of meetings and discussions.