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S&V Footwear & Leather Goods Magazine Vol82 No1 January 2019

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Forecasts for 2019
- Apeco: Co-ordination needed.
- Bolton Footwear: Consumers can no longer consume.
- Corrida Shoes: SA is in the slow process of turning itself around.
- Dangee Carken: How times have changed.
- Dick Whittington Shoes: We will do well to match 2018.
- Saddler Belt: More positive after the election.

Chain Retailers also feeling the pinch
- AVI Ltd.
- Mr Price Group Ltd.
- The Foschini Group Ltd.
- Truworths Ltd.
- Woolworths Ltd.

Opinion from NPD in the US
- It's the most influenced time of the year...
- Sneakernomics: Golf and team sports equipment 2018 recap.

Company News
- AFD Industries: Offering leather headwear to brands.
- JoJo IV U: Training in Uganda.

School Shoes
- Uniforms: Competition Commission urges schools to police themselves.
- Reaction from Bolton Footwear, Adno's Outfitters and Bata SA.

- Italian footwear industry: Slowdown in the second part of the year, exports grow, but only in value.

Notice Board
- Retirement: Johan Kriel, Bolton Footwear.

- What's hot for winter from Dangee Carken and Intershu.
- ECCO's experimental sneaker collaboration with Studio Hagel.

Advertisers in this Issue
Apeco (2), Dr Rae Shoes/Carlo Bettini (7), Katz Footwear/Wild (OFC), Kaytex Belts (6), Soviet (5).

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