S&V Footwear & Leather Goods Magazine Vol80 No5 May 2017

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IN THIS ISSUE:

Industry Barometer
Euro Industrials: Future holds promise; in the meantime, we grit our teeth.
Bloch & Levitan: Cheap imports take their toll.
Corrida Shoes: Tough, but Rand offers opportunities.
C&R Brand Solutions: Corporates looking locally, and government orders create a pull factor.
Skechers: Ad spend is starting to pay dividends.
The Brazilian Sandal Co: Season ahead 'looking good'.
Edendale Outfitters: Customer demographics have changed.
Erling's Shoes: We just have to hope for better days.

Opinion: Phillip Nutt
Is the American retail environment in a meltdown?

Opinion: SA chains say U.S. problems not evident here yet
TFG: No strategic intent to close stores.
Truworths: No impact yet.

The Innovators: BKLYN
Global sneaker brand in the making.

Companies
Dangee Carken to launch leather range.
Soviet: Late launches key to staying ahead.
Nikwax: Waterproofing for all conditions.
Bolton's Olympic signs deal with SA Hockey and SA Schools Netball.

Trade
East Africa under pressure over U.S. used clothing/footwear exports.
Source Africa: Attendance up, feedback generally positive.



Advertisers in this Issue
Dangee Carken/Roberto Morino (2), Katz Footwear/Willow (4), Keystone Apparel/Timberland (OFC), Palm Footwear/Terrapod (6), Superga/Crep Protect (8), Tuftex (10).