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S&V Footwear & Leather Goods Magazine Vol82 No10 Dec 2019

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3 2020 Forecast
- Mark Gibbings, Footwear Components Cluster: A long road and a reduced budget, but cluster should be up soon.
- Noel Whitehead, SAFLIA: Masterplan will give local manufacturers the edge.
- Mandy Owen, SA Manufacturers of Luggage, Handbags & General Goods: From every problem, several opportunities.
- Richard Starmer and Russell Addinall, FLIC: Aiming for 2020 vision in 2020.
- Sanjay Pattundeen, SAFLEC: Poised for growth.

9 Black Friday
- Black Friday in the U.S. through the eyes of NPD industry advisors and analysts; a very mixed picture.
- Black Friday in SA: One chain retailer's experience.

11 Notice Board
- Obituary for Joe Hembrow, formerly of Millana.

13 Doing Things Differently
- Matsidiso: A brand for the 'liberated'.

15 Marketing
- Digital marketing: Social media are the evolved version of word-of-mouth, says Shikaar Mahabir of Activate.

16 E-tailing
- Deep diving into the latest e-commerce trends in Asia.

12 And Now For Something Completely Different
- The curious origin of the high heel.

17 Trends
- It's official...2020 will be BLUE, says Pantone.

Advertisers in this Issue
Activate (2), Chillisource/Shoepack (5), Creative Leathergoods Manufacturers (6), Europa Art (OFC), Kaytex Belts (3, 8), Mossop Leather (4), Strassberger's (7).

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