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S&V Weekly Newsletter Vol.2 No.47, November 28, 2016

S&V Footwear and Leather Goods / S&V African Leather/ S&V Protect

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This Newsletter has been delayed awaiting a news article, which S&V has been told will be with us by close of business on Wednesday. We will therefore send out a second Newsletter tomorrow night.

Sutherland Tannery: Talks continue

Pietermaritzburg (SA) – Interested parties in negotiations with the business rescue practitioners handling Sutherland Tannery (Pty) Ltd are currently involved in due diligence investigations, Neil Button of Stowell & Co. said today.
        He said it was not expected that any deal would be concluded before January or February 2017.
        None of the parties has been named. At least 1 is foreign.

 

 

Hillcrest Shoe Centre sold

Durban (SA) – George Demosthenous has sold Hillcrest Shoe Centre to Mike and Lorna Clark.

 

LTE show dates

Cape Town (SA) – Source Africa’s 2017 dates were incorrectly reported last week. Show organiser LTE’s schedule for next year is:
March 8 & 9: Indian Council for Leather Exports.
May 24 & 25: Source Africa.
November 15-17: ATF.
        All shows are at the CTICC. – [+27 (0)21 790 5849, william@sourceafrica.co.zawww.sourceafrica.co.za, www.atfexpo.co.za]

 

 

Appointment

Cape Town (SA) – Former divisional cosmetic brand manager of The Foschini Group, Samantha Pillay, has been appointed as sales manager for ladies formal at Bolton Footwear, tasked with building these brands within the group. She has 13 years’ experience in the retail and fashion industry, and holds a Retail Management Diploma. She plans to complete a Bachelors of Commerce in Accounting over the next 2 years.

 

 

ABSA Agri Trends 15/11: Hides & skins prices

The average bovine hide price over the past week was R15.19/kg green. Hide prices are determined by the average of RMAA and independent companies.
        The average price for Dorper skins was R35.45/skin and Merino was R80.00/skin.

Hide & skin price progression
Date Hides/Kg Dorper/Skin Merino Skin
27/11 13.11 78.75 71.11
15/01 13.45 83.13 84.89
22/01 13.79 82.50 79.79
29/01 13.93 84.44 79.17
05/02 14.18 79.00 85.37
12/02 14.35 79.17 93.27
23/02 13.76 76.50 96.02
01/03 14.09 68.93 94.00
08/03 14.20 67.50 93.29
29/03 13.85 63.85 88.37
05/04 14.15 64.55 87.92
12/04 14.21 64.55 99.17
10/05 14.66 60.00 91.08
17/05 14.50 60.77 92.41
31/05 14.60 54.09 89.48
07/06 15.01 60.42 99.13
14/06 15.08 58.00 87.27
21/06 15.11 56.50 92.27
28/06 15.25 55.42 94.23
19/07 15.30 50.42 92.98
26/07 15.42 46.82 89.06
16/08 15.30 39.92 79.52
23/08 15.29 38.77 78.13
31/08 15.32 43.78 65.51
06/09 15.31 35.82 76.98
13/09 15.33 34.80 80.91
27/09 15.23 32.00 74.62
04/10 15.07 30.33 76.17
11/10 15.22 30.50 72.78
18/10 15.16 29.00 77.08
25/10 15.17 30.36 77.50
01/11 15.17 34.58 80.38
15/11 15.24 35.00 78.75

 

 

Birthdays this week

28/11/1960: Baba Sourimuthu, Robach Components, Pinetown.
28/11/1955: Tony Ford, agent, Durban.
28/11/1940: Raphael Capelouto, retired, formerly Brazilian Sandal Co., and others, Cape Town.
29/11/1951: André Lubbe, retired, formerly AP Lubbe & Son, Stellenbosch.
29/11/1965: Maria Mintoor, All Leather Shoe Manufacturers, Maitland.
29/11/1943: Nigel Ratcliffe, retired, formerly Boehme Africa and TST Agencies, Ballito.
30/11/1933: Ahmed Simjee, Hopewell, Durban.
30/11/1971: Mantsebo Motsoanakaba-Phakoana, Fashion Parlour, Ladybrand.
01/12/1959: Arthur Lewis, AGB Sourcing & Consulting, Pinetown.
01/12/1950: Aboobaker Gangat, May’s Factory Shop, Port Shepstone.
01/12/1966: Grant N Munro, Freestyle Handmade Originals, Cape Town.
01/12/1946: Rob Cattell, Cattell’s Industrial Footwear, Springs.
01/12/1948: Ken Gordon, retired, formerly Turbek Trading, Hermanus
02/12/1971: Happy Shongwe, Happy Boutique, Mbabane, Swaziland.
02/12/1974: Stuart Galbraith, Milspeed Marketing, China.
02/12/1949: Stephen Chetty, NFLC, Vanderbijlpark.
03/12/19??: Brandon Geyser, EVA Industries, Durban.
03/12/1976: Quintin Marais, Rolfes Chemicals, Boksburg.
03/12/1939: Douglas Oates, retired, formerly Beier Safety Footwear, Pinetown.

 

In Memoriam this week

29/11/2001: Harold Sack (b. 14/09/1932), Nugshoe [closed], Pinetown.
01/12/1998: Gian-Carlo Rosa (‘John’) Donati, Nupro Shoes [closed], Pinetown.
02/12/1996: Pieter Du Plooy, Bata Zimbabwe, Bata SA.
02/12/2008: Tony Laycock (b. 26/01/1951), Mario Levi Manufacturing [closed], Uitenhage.
04/12/2007: Neville Beckley (b. 27/01/1915), SA Footwear [closed], Durban.

Do you have any names you’d like to add to our list of birthdays and In Memoriam? Please send the details.

 

Trade Fair dates

For a list of local and international trade fairs covering footwear, leather goods, leather and PPE, visit our website: http://www.svmag.co.za/events.php

 


Classified Adverts

Dakotas seeks agent

AGENT WANTED to sell DAKOTAS in the Free State and Northern Cape. Contact Stan Rabinowitz on 083 310 2687 or stan@footweardirect.co.za

 


Experienced footwear agent seeking agencies for Gauteng

Has many years experience in men’s, ladies’, children’s footwear.
Has connections with chain stores and mini chains and independent shoe stores.

  Contact Basil Tannenbaum
Tell  011 6484801
Cell 082 4970854

 


  

 

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