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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 Vol82 No2 February 2019



Business Barometer
- Bay Solutions: Contain costs, stay positive.
- Cape Cobra Leathercraft: Growing exports, ecommerce.
- Freestyle Handmade Originals: An uphill struggle.
- Strassberger Skoene: Riding the 'cool' wave.
- Branded Footwear & Clothing: Exchange rate is the problem.
- Basson Skoene: It's not so 'lekker' anymore.
- Paramount Tailors & Outfitters: Difficult to predict.
- Pfohl's Men's Outfitters: Do what you do best.

Lawn Bowls
- A market lost, or a market waiting to be served?

Opinion from NPD in the US
- How Private Label goes premium.

Leather Goods
- SA handbag designer Adrian Furstenburg is addressing a workshop at Sustainable Fashion Conference in Hong Kong. An interview with the APLF.

Company News
- Elan Polo to launch Springbok and Orlando Pirates fashion footwear ranges.
- The Badge Co. sold.
- Follow-up to an article in the last issue headed 'Training in Uganda'.

- VisionStitch health check for stitching operations.
- SATRA continues to invest in 3D scanning.

Styling - Tweaking the Classics
- Pierre Cardin's Signature range.
- UrbanArt, Miss Black, Butterfly Feet.

Notice Board
- Remembering Maria Bata.

Advertisers in this Issue
Europa Art Group/Clarks (6), Katz Footwear/Luciano Rossi (4), Kaytex Belts (8), SA Bureau of Standards (6), Tuftex (2).

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