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Mulberry Unveils Green Manifesto
22 April, 2021
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Iranian Production Doubles
Thursday, April 22, 2021 by Iran’s textile, clothing, and leather production doubled in the last calendar year, according to a board member of the Iranian Tanners Association.

Spanish Municipalities Unite Against US Tariff Rise
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 by The Spanish city of Elche has become the country’s epicentre for the uncertainty and malaise that exists in its footwear sector, following US president Joe Biden’s announcement of...

Stahl outlines sustainable development ambitions in 2020 ESG Report
Thursday, April 15, 2021 by Waalwijk, the Netherlands, 15 April 2021 – Stahl, an active proponent of responsible chemistry, publishes its 2020 Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report. The report...

Zimbabwe to Establish Leather Design Studio
Thursday, April 15, 2021 by Zimbabwe is to have its first satellite design studio for leather products as it positions itself for enhanced quality standards and a sectoral upscale along the value chain. ...

Bangladesh Leather Sector Given 3 Month Loan Extension
Thursday, April 15, 2021 by On Monday, the Bangladesh Bank extended the loan for the leather sector entities relocated in the Savar Leather Industrial Park, on the outskirts of Dhaka, by three months.

Myanmar Industry in Crisis
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 by Two years after opening his garment factory in Myanmar, Li Dongliang is on the verge of closing it down and laying off his 800 remaining workers. The business had been struggling...

Bhartiya to Focus on Sustainable Manufacturing
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 by Bhartiya, India’s largest manufacturing export house of leather apparel and accessories, has implemented a SupplierSure project in partnership with Eurofins BLC. The project gives...

San Francisco Leather District to be Celebrated with Markers
Friday, April 09, 2021 by A plan to commemorate 50 locations tied to San Francisco's leather and LGBTQ culture with sidewalk markers has been endorsed by the Board of Supervisors and will file for civic...

Shanghai Fashion Week Begins
Friday, April 09, 2021 by Shanghai’s fashion community returns this evening to the tents at Xintiandi’s Taiping Lake Park for the first official show of Shanghai Fashion Week’s Autumn 2021 season, with...

Zimbabwe to Launch Leather Sector Strategy
Friday, April 09, 2021 by Zimbabwe Leather Sector’s Strategy for the next decade is to be officially launched this week in Bulawayo with Vice-President, Dr Constantino Chiwenga, leading the proceedings....

New Anti-Microbial Leather
Wednesday, April 07, 2021 by Through the partnership of Muirhead and Polygiene, a natural leather has been launched with built-in antimicrobial technology. The companies said Muirhead Active Hygiene Leather...

Carla Zampatti Dies at 78
Wednesday, April 07, 2021 by Australian fashion icon Carla Zampatti, known for elegant designs and efforts to empower women for over more than half a century, has died aged 78 after a fall in Sydney, her...

Detroit Ford Leather Donated
Wednesday, April 07, 2021 by A $100,000 trove of surplus leather hides unearthed during Ford Motor Co. preparations to demolish portions of its Product Development Center in Michigan USA, will help two small...

Stahl launches next-generation solutions for lightweight automotive leather
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 by Waalwijk, The Netherlands, 30 March 2021 - Stahl, an active proponent of responsible chemistry, has launched a range of next-generation solutions that enable tanners to...

APLF Introduces sampleroom
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 by Start connecting buyers and suppliers on 19 April 2021

Blue Point Acquires Weaver Leather
Friday, March 19, 2021 by US-based private equity firm Blue Point Capital Partners announced it has partnered with management in the acquisition of its ninth Blue Point IV platform investment, Weaver Leather....

Rubric Initiative in Full Swing
Wednesday, March 17, 2021 by Last year a trailblazing new charity dedicated to diversifying the fashion industry was launched. Now in full swing The Rubric Initiative is working hard to deliver on its promise...

Italy Enters New Lockdown
Wednesday, March 17, 2021 by Millions of Italians entered another strict lockdown this week, as a third coronavirus wave sweeps the country. Half of Italy's regions – including the two most populous containing...

Leicester’s Textile Manufacturers Offered Support
Monday, March 15, 2021 by The Leicester and Leicestershire Business Gateway Growth Hub has offered help to textile manufactures in the city who have been hit by a double blow of lockdown and bad publicity...

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