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Data from the fibre consultancy PCI Wood Mackenzie records that International synthetic fibre prices increased by almost 13 per cent in 2017, more than triple 2016’s increase and the biggest annual rise since 2009.
Widely accepted studies measuring methane emissions from cattle may be inaccurate according to a research paper published in American Chemical Society journal Environmental Science & Technology.
Laser applications are now being used quite extensively in the leathergoods manufacturing industry in combination with software to set up the engraved patteren required on a wallet, for example.
Luxury leathergoods group Kering has joined other global companies in signing a new declaration calling for accelerated climate action, ahead of an event called the One Planet Summit taking place in Paris on December 12, reports Leatherbiz.
Leathergoods brand Mulberry has reported total sales of £74.6 million in the first half of the 2017/18 financial year. This figure is marginally lower than for the same period of last year.