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 No10 October 2018


Business Barometer: All eyes on 2019
- Tuftex: Extended payments have been an issue.
- Chanti Belt & Buckle: Hit by fashion changes.
- Chicho: Demand for slippers stable.
- Flamingo Sales: Finding the sweet spot.
- Andy Smythe Agencies: The changing face of retail.
- Leather Connection: Affected by what happens in SA.
- Zambezi Tanners: Croc down, elephant strong, bovine improving.

- Lionel Astill remembers Barry Dowson.
- Black Friday in the US: Mixed messages.

- Earth Gear: Woodland correction.
- Bata Kenya launches Bata Combat.

- SABS: In bid to repair relations with industry, SABS changes testing policy.

Notice Board
- Obituary for Peter Shiffer.

- Dick Whittington Shoes marks its 70th anniversary.

Advertisers in this Issue
Apeco (2), Arena Trims (17), Bay Tool & Die Makers (21), BLP Trading (18), Carlo Bettini (1), Chamberlain Phipps (20), Dick Whittington Shoes (OC), Eddels/John Drake (5), Europa Art Group/Clarks (4), EVA Industries (28), JSM (7), Katz Footwear/Wild (6), KNL Tool & Die (28), Mossop Western (15), National Adhesive Manufacturers (25), National Braiding Industries (27), PMC Group (8,20), Prime Agencies (27), Ribtech (28), SAFLEC (17), Shotlands Packaging (23), Tuftex (10) .

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