2016 S&V Newsletter No 08, February 29
S&V Footwear and Leather Goods / S&V African Leather
Edcon changes: Still no confirmation
Johannesburg (SA) – Whether through coercion, hope that they might still have jobs, or confusion, Edcon has kept a tight lid on its staff restructuring programme.
ABSA Agri Trends 23/02: Hides & skins prices
The average hide price traded slightly lower over the past week at R13.76/kg green. Hide prices are determined by the average of RMAA and independent companies.
The India Leather & Footwear Trade Expo OPENS next week Tuesday, 8 March at the CTICC, Cape Town
Cape Town (SA) – If you have not yet pre-registered to attend the India Leather & Footwear Trade Expo which will take place next week on Tues, 8 & Wed, 9 March, you can register online today at http://urexpo.com. There is no entrance fee but pre-registration recommended. 30 top class manufacturers from India will be showcasing their latest ranges to the footwear and leather industry including non-leather footwear, leather footwear and garments, leather goods including handbags, belts, wallets, portfolio’s, safety gloves as well as finished leather. They are all members of the esteemed Council for Leather Exports (CLE). The event will offer buyers, importers, agents and other industry professionals an opportunity to meet with reputable exporters from India all under one roof. So, come and network and see what’s new and available from India in your industry. For more information, contact the local show organiser - LTE – leaders in trade exhibitions on Tel: +27 21 790 5849, Email: email@example.com.
Magic Show: Orders for all exhibitors
Durban (SA) – 7 handbag, belt and footwear manufacturers were part of a 14-strong group which exhibited at the Magic Show in Las Vegas earlier this month. Chimpel Leather Accessories, Corbeau, Kurgan Kenani’s Amber division, Labora Shoes’ Flourish export brand, Pearls Forel Bags, Pichuluk, and Saddler Belts were part of a joint SAFLEC/TIKZN mission.
New staff member at SAFLEC
Labora Shoes founder Johnny Parboo died yesterday. According to a circular from the company, the funeral service will take place on Tuesday 1st March, 2016 at Eden Temple, Recreation Road, Marianhill, at 11h00-12h45, followed by a function at the Mobeni Heights Crematorium from 13h00-14h00.
Birthdays this week
02/03/1945: Sakkie van der Vyver, retired, formerly Adidas, Cape Town.
In Memoriam this week
01/03/2004: Sandra Faye Campbell (b. 09/06/1971), Dunn’s Stores, Johannesburg.
Leather Care Agents wanted
Component Wholesalers, suppliers of the Advanced Shoe and Leather Care Range of products, is looking for a shoe sales agent (or agents) to sell the range in Gauteng, Limpopo, North West Province and Mpumalanga.
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