Publisher of leading trade magazines for the Footwear, Leather-goods, Leather & PPE industries

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S&V Footwear & Leather Goods Magazine

The S&V Footwear and Leather Goods Magazine is a monthly digital publication that focuses on the Southern & East African Footwear & Leather Goods industry.

Since its first issue was published in 1935 the publication has been the leading source for news and information relevant to the Southern & East African footwear and leather goods industry. Our editorial staff are well known and respected within the industry and have a depth of industry knowledge and insight honed over many decades. In short we have our finger on the pulse of industry, enabling us to provide current news and information that matters to those involved in the footwear and leather goods trade. Matters related to technology, trade, import, export, manufacturing, design, retail and all other aspects of the industry are reported on regularly, factually and extensively.  

S&V Footwear & Leather Goods Magazine Vol81 No5 May 2018


Business Barometer: More hope, more innovation
- Apeco: Light at the end of the tunnel?
- National Trimmings Specialists: Customs a problem.
- Design Unique Belts: Diversifying to grow.
- Cool Cosmos Footwear: Erratic exchange rate a problem.
- Crown Group: We're increasing market share.
- Peter Allen: We have to try harder.
- Sole Base: Lack of style direction is a problem.

- Praise for Arsutoria bag design course.

Notice Board
- Obituary: Filippo Grillenzoni - Inherently Italian in all things.

20th UITIC International Technical Footwear Congress
- Portuguese industry offers lessons for SA.
- Customised footwear, sustainability and attracting the young to shoemaking dominate congress papers.
- Comments from SA visitors.

World News
- How bankrupt Rockport says Adidas separation hurt its business.

Advertisers in this Issue
Azula (OFC), Chillisource/Shoepack (6), Europa Art (5), Source Africa (8), Tuftex (2).

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