S&V Weekly Newsletter Vol.2 No.34, August 29, 2016
S&V Footwear and Leather Goods / S&V African Leather/ S&V Protect
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Jade, M1 Latex both face liquidation in Kit Group fallout
Johannesburg (SA) – The business rescue practitioner guiding Jade Corporate Clothing Concepts (Pty) Ltd is poised to have it put into liquidation, just months after Sasfin Bank sold the moveable assets of M1 Latex (Pty) Ltd, trading as The Kit Group, to Jade after it had perfected the notarial bond it held.
ATF Trade Exhibition: The Brazilians are coming
Cape Town (SA) – Brazilian giant Calçados Beira Rio – arguably the world’s largest women’s footwear manufacturer – will be among the expected 150 exhibitors from 10 countries at the 19th International Apparel, Textile, Footwear Import Trade Exhibition (November 8-10 at the CTICC).
Mozambique consul plans to buy school shoes for underprivileged
Durban (SA) – The Consulate of the Republic of Mozambique in Durban is planning a gala dinner to raise funds to buy school shoes and uniforms in South Africa for underprivileged primary school children in Mozambique.
ABSA Agri Trends 23/08: Hides & skins prices
The average hide price over the past week was R15.29//kg green. Hide prices are determined by the average of RMAA and independent companies.
Johannesburg (SA) – In June, Sunil Jain replaced Mandi Phillips as GM kids, footwear, intimate wear and accessories at the Edgars division of Edcon. The latter left Edcon.
Brits/Cape Town (SA) – Brits Leathers Quality & Technical Manager, Benedict Plaatjies, is moving to Richard Kane in Cape Town as leather technologist. Deon van Dyk returns to Brits as GM after a stint with Rolfes Chemicals.
Swakopmund, (Namibia) – Noleen Lohmeier and her sons Hansie and Herbert Jnr will take over ownership of H. Lohmeier Men’s Outfitters and Namibia Safari Boutique on October 1 following the death of her husband, Herbert, on May 6, and will continue running the businesses. A obituary will follow. – [+264 (0)64 40 2515, email@example.com, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hlohmeier-Mens-Outfitters/448647431840281]
They Said It
"I like to be close to the anchor tenants – there’s a pair of shoes winking at every woman when she walks past my shop." - Sole Base member Peter Perkins.
Birthdays this week
29/08/1961: Steve Miller, Franco Ceccato, Cape Town.
In Memoriam this week
01/09/2012: Mike Cromhout (b. 06/02/1947), agent, Cape Town.
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Trade Fair dates
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Next newsletter: September 5, 2016.