S&V Weekly Newsletter Vol.2 No.38, September 26, 2016
S&V Footwear and Leather Goods / S&V African Leather/ S&V Protect
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Thieves hit Armadillo
Johannesburg (SA) – Men’s footwear importer Armadillo Footwear lost an undisclosed quantity of footwear – believed to be several thousand pairs, most of them pre-sold – during a break-in on September 2.
GDS goes back to September – and will start on a Sunday
Düsseldorf (Germany) – The GDS Summer edition will go back to being held in early September from next year, the organisers have announced, and it will run from a Sunday to a Tuesday. The actual dates were not included in the release.
Aymod Turkey Show
Durban (SA) – 10 SAFLEC members are attending the Aymod Show in Turkey. Among them are Ribtech cc, CC Leather, Arthurs Choice, Foot Style, Crouch Footwear, Caprini Footwear and Chimpel.
ABSA Agri Trends 13/09: Hides & skins prices
The average bovine hide price over the past week was R15.33//kg green. Hide prices are determined by the average of RMAA and independent companies.
National Footwear & Leather Cluster road show:
Kathu (SA) – Longstanding Northern Cape outfitter Eyesele & Fouchee closed on May 6, according to partners Magrietha Spangenberg and Marianne Pienaar.
Birthdays this week
26/09/1934: Siva Pillay, Allateens Bopsi Footwear, Durban.
In Memoriam this week
26/09/1994: Cinnie Bonthuys, Crown Footwear, Pinetown.
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Trade Fair dates
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Next newsletter: October 3, 2016.