S&V Weekly Newsletter Vol.2 No.39, October 3, 2016
S&V Footwear and Leather Goods / S&V African Leather/ S&V Protect
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Praise for Eddels training programme
Pietermaritzburg (SA) – Eddels received exceptional praise for its training programmes from the SA Qualifications Authority (SAQA).
ATF Trade Exhibition, November: More than 25 footwear exhibitors from India
Cape Town (SA) – There will be over 25 footwear exhibitors among the contingent from India showing at the ATF Trade Exhibition (November 8-10, CTICC). Among them are:
Durban (SA) – Shoe repair supplier Ethekwini Leather & Wholesale has moved to 453 Sydney Road, Congella, as of October 1. The land line has not yet been installed. They can be reached on the following numbers: Selvan 082 561 8922, Suritha 084 567 8082, Ethekwini cell 061 109 7878.
ABSA Agri Trends 4/10: Hides & skins prices
The average bovine hide price over the past week was R15.07/kg green. Hide prices are determined by the average of RMAA and independent companies.
Competition Commission approves Pepkor deal
According to a release, the Competition Commission has recommended to the Tribunal an approval, without conditions, in the large merger whereby Pepkor (Pty) Ltd (Pepkor) intends to acquire Southern View Finance SA (Pty) Ltd (SVF SA) and Van As & Associates Recoveries (Pty) Ltd (Van As).
National Footwear & Leather Cluster road show:
Cape Town (SA) – The Good Hope Sales Group, which has 19 stores in Namibia and 70 stores in SA operating under the Choice Clothing, Big Daddy and Going Under formats, will open 2 Choice stores in October, in Queenstown and Kimberly, and 1 in November, in Westgate.
They Said It
"Cross my heart and...actually I should be dead by now." - Sew Solutions member Rabin Nagesar on his record of returning calls.
"Apologies for the drag. It’s school holidays now which equates to less time for parents…" - Peter Lin of new importer CY Lin.
Birthdays this week
03/10/1969: André van der Merwe, Oasis Tanning, Krugersdorp.
In Memoriam this week
08/10/2011: Johannes Antonius Olde-Olthof (b. 11/10/1928), Tarzan Shoes, Tulbagh.
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Trade Fair dates
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Next newsletter: October 10, 2016.