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S&V Footwear & Leather Goods Magazine Vol82 No5 May 2019

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Business Barometer
- Daniela Guerrera, Euro Industrials: The hoped-for improvement hasn't arrived.
- Stefan Marais, Christin's Manufacturers: Much better than expected.
- Hennie Pienaar, Der Lederhändler: Demand for quality still there.
- Warren Wareing, Island Style: Surf stores holding their own.
- Thomas Sorensen, Jekyll & Hyde: On a par with last year.
- Imports & exports January-May.
- SARS tours BBF plant.

What Consumers Want
- Lynn Baker on Customer Experience.
- 'Shoppers prefer dealing with people,' according to U.S. survey.

- Vinyls Association launches mark for PVC which meets international standards.
- Heat dissipation textile: Application for footwear?

Doing Things Differently
- Grandt Mason Originals: The Haus-shu.

Company News
- For The Dream acquires Saiqi sports goods agency.

- A new skill set for South Africa to compete with the world.

- Europe: Environmentalism key element at Riva del Garda.
- Dangee Carken: Sneakers, animal prints, espadrilles and more.

Advertisers in this Issue
Creative Leathergoods Manufacturers (5), Euro Industrials (3), Europa Art (7), Kaytex Belts (9, 11), Rue 21 (OFC, 3), Strassberger's (12).

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