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Glove brand Maison Fabre has introduced a new model, the Larzac, paying special tribute to its credentials as a local, ethical and environmentally responsible product, reports Leatherbiz.
As we collectively look for more sustainable and circular ways of using our natural resources, new business ideas emerge reports the Guardian. Jack Millington made a career change to help prevent thousands of male goats, known as billies, to be slaughtered at birth and see their hides discarded. His change of trajectory started when he tried to help his father, a dairy farmer, to find a market for his goat meat. He discovered that masses of goatskins that were being discarded, which is a terrible waste. Report by One 4 Leather.
Automotive group Volkswagen has published its results for the first six months of 2020, which show an overall decline in the volume of sales of 27.4%, reports Leatherbiz. In the January-June period this year, the group delivered just under 3.9 million new passenger cars and commercial vehicles.
The Corona pandemic has hit the apparel industry’s global supply chains hard. How are they recovering? What changes will the pandemic bring? Clothing manufacturers, sourcing platforms and buyers talk about their expectations for the future and whether they believe in the nearshoring trend.
The new issue of Leatherbiz Weekly includes the latest in our exclusive series of market intelligence reports, the Leather Pipeline, writes Leatherbiz.