S&V Weekly Newsletter Vol.2 No.36, September 12, 2016
S&V Footwear and Leather Goods / S&V African Leather/ S&V Protect
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Cobblers’ Lunch: 12th anniversary
From Brian Schenck
Update ATF Trade Exhibition: ‘Fashion with compassion’ - are pineapple shoes the future of fashion?
Cape Town (SA) – ‘Vegetarian’ shoes and ‘eco-friendly’ shoes are a niche product which crops up increasingly frequently, and one of them will be exhibiting at the ATF Trade Show (November 8-10, CTICC).
Ethiopia - an agrarian economy in transition
Published on August 31, 2016
ABSA Agri Trends 06/09: Hides & skins prices
The average bovine hide price over the past week was R15.31//kg green. Hide prices are determined by the average of RMAA and independent companies.
Doctorate for DTI’s Jaywant Irkhede
Mr Jaywant B. Irkhede receiving his honorary Doctorate from the Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Professor Irene Moutlana.
From Lungelo Magwaza, Vaal University of Technology
Windhoek (Namibia) – There was a change of ownership at Pfohl’s Men’s Outfitters in March, with Cobus Moller becoming a member in place of Clifford Pfohl. “Richard Pfohl is still with us for the next few years,” Moller said. “Nothing has changed and we stay on the same direction. Cliffy is 72 this year and I think it is time for him to take a break.”
Johannesburg (SA) – Elmine Baumann has left the FP&M Seta. Her place in the Skills Planning & Reporting Division has been taken by Saloshnee Govender – [+27 (0)11 403 1700, SaloshneeG@fpmseta.org.za]
They Said It
"Hey, I was counting them down .......... I can now give the right side of my brain a breather." - Apeco’s Karen Bowman on creating concepts for the company’s adverts.
Birthdays this week
12/09/1940: Tony Mason, retired, formerly Resolute Engineering [closed], Cape Town.
In Memoriam this week
12/09/2015: Ingo von Falkenhausen (b. 14/12/1931), Cheval Shoes, Pinetown.
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Trade Fair dates
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Next newsletter: September 19, 2016.