In W1 of 2021, the U.S. leather market has lived a fresh start after the slowdowns led by the Christmas holidays. During the week ending January 7th, a total of 479.000 pieces were sold, of which 340.400 W/S hides and 140.000 W/B. Newsletter - mailchi.mp/leatherinsider…

A year after the spread of Covid-19, China is again facing scattered focuses. The virus hit again in the Hebei region, where the authorities decided to contain its spread with a new confinement. Newsletter - mailchi.mp/leatherinsider…

SICIT Group is to expand in China. Despite the challenges presented by 2020 and the slowdowns suffered by the project due to the pandemic, the Group confirms its intention to strengthen its presence in APAC. Newsletter - mailchi.mp/leatherinsider…

According to data published by the USDA and released by the #USMEF (U.S. Meat Export Federation), November was a golden month for beef exports. “The global demand has been nothing short of surprising and we expect the trend to continue positive - mailchi.mp/leatherinsider…

A historic trade agreement was reached between the #United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU) on their future relationship following Britain's decision to leave the EU. - mailchi.mp/leatherinsider…

Following the trend risen in Europe during the past two years, tannery acquisitions landed in South America. Argentine tannery #Fonseca S.A. has indeed begun this 2021 - mailchi.mp/leatherinsider…

The Italian luxury brand #Prada Group S.p.A recorded good performances in 2020 despite the pandemic. In fact, through a company update, the Group announced that the second half of the year- mailchi.mp/leatherinsider…

2020 was a difficult year for the footwear sector in #Brazil. The trend of the domestic market, to which more than 85% of production was destined, resulted in a decline of 27- mailchi.mp/leatherinsider…

#Gucci has launched its first flagship store on Alibaba's Tmall, China's B2C retail e-commerce platform. - mailchi.mp/leatherinsider…

Footwear Giant #Nike reported revenues of $ 11.2 billion in 2Q2021, up 9% over the same period of the previous fiscal year. Revenues for the NIKE brand were $ 10.7 billion (+ 8%); Converse instead recorded revenues of $ 476 million (-4%)- mailchi.mp/leatherinsider…

The Indian state Karnataka Govt. has requested the entry into force of the Law for the Prevention of #Slaughter and conservation of Cattle- mailchi.mp/leatherinsider…

Spanish fashion giant #Inditex reported sales of € 6.1 billion in its 3Q2020, posting a 10% drop compared to the same period last year (9M2020: € 14.1 billion, -26.9%). - mailchi.mp/leatherinsider…

#Exor, the holding company of the Agnelli family, and the French group Hermès International have announced an agreement to take Shang Xia, one of the first Chinese luxury companies, to the next stage of its development.- mailchi.mp/leatherinsider…

Renewing its commitment to transparency and sustainability, #ISA TanTec announces the launch of LITE (Low Impact To the Environment), the new procurement program, based on the "Greener Pastures" protocol. - mailchi.mp/leatherinsider…

#Moncler SpA will acquire the Stone Island sportswear brand. This was announced by the two parties following the reaching of an agreement of € 1.15 billion, which will be paid in cash and shares. - mailchi.mp/leatherinsider…

The third quarter results of #US footwear brands show the first signs of stability following the uncertainties of the pandemic. - mailchi.mp/leatherinsider…

#Brazilian Footwear exports in November confirmed the scenario for a gradual recovery trend in international trade. According to latest report by Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados) 9.55 million pairs were shipped . - mailchi.mp/leatherinsider…

#Pakistan leather manufactures exports witnessed an increase of 5.25% during the first four months of current financial year (2020-21) as compared to the exports of same period of last year- mailchi.mp/leatherinsider…

In the first 8 months of 2020, the #Italian tanning industry saw production drops equal to 29.2% in value and 22.8% in volume- mailchi.mp/leatherinsider…

#Gelita has acquired the majority share of the Turkish SelJel, the first gelatine producer to supply both the national food and pharmaceutical markets, with a production of approximately 6,500 tons.- mailchi.mp/leatherinsider…