S&V Weekly Newsletter Vol.3 No.40, October 9, 2017
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Counterfeit case in court this month
Durban (SA) – The owner of the factory at 86 Leicester Road, Mobeni, raided and shut down on October 19 last year for producing counterfeit Nike and Guess products, is to appear in the Durban Specialised Commercial Crime Court on October 17, Hawks spokesman Captain Simphiwe Mhlongo said today. He first appeared on January 19, and the case was remanded.
TFG results on November 2
Cape Town (SA) – The Foschini Group Ltd (TFG) will present its interim results on November 2. The results presentation can be accessed live on the internet from 17:00 SA time (on Thursday, 2 November 2017) at the following address: http://www.corpcam.com/TFG02112017, or via a link on the TFG website:www.tfglimited.co.za.
SAFLEC to take SA firms to Egypt
Durban (SA) – SAFLEC will host a Sector Specific Assistance Scheme (SSAS) application to take part in the Cairo Inter Leather Fair, Egypt – 08-10 March 2018. For more information please follow the link: http://www.cairointerleather.com/
Sutherland creditors' meeting
Pietermaritzburg (SA) – The first meeting of Sutherland Tannery (Pty) Ltd creditors will be held on October 20, according to a circular sent out by joint liquidator Glen Usher.
China Premium Tex to exhibit with more than 100 manufacturers at ATF-China Premium Tex in November
From Deidre Harte, LTE
Kulula sponsors NSPCA rescue air travel
The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) and kulula.com have joined forces to facilitate the transporting of the NSPCA’s Inspectors by air on a national scale to attend to the welfare needs of animals in need of the NSPCA’s intervention for the next 12 months.
They Said It
"By profession I am a qualified footwear technologist, trained and worked in the UK; forced by (Zim) circumstances to venture into retailing of PPE in Botswana, otherwise my passion is in design of footwear & leather products." - Farai Musungwa, Safety Quip, Francistown.
"And all these new names I must remember - I can't go around calling them 'hey you'." - Ulf Oehl, formerly of BASF's leather division, which is now owned by Stahl.
October 14: Cobblers' Luncheon, Goodwood Sports Club, Cape Town. Voden Wearne, +27 (0)21 551 4032, Voden.Wearne@apeco.co.za.
Birthdays this week
09/10/1946: Yunus Nagdee, agent, Johannesburg.
In Memoriam this week
09/10/2015: Barry Furber, Furber & Whittle [closed], Cape Town.
Do you have any names you’d like to add to our list of birthdays and In Memoriam? Please send the details.
ABSA Agri Trends 03/10: Hides & skins prices
ABSA announced last week that: "Due to the hide markets needing to have timeous prices before the publication of the Agri Trends, the team will send out the weekly hide prices individually. The average hide price over the past week was 1.7% lower at R12.50/kg green. The hide market is currently under pressure. Prices are anticipated to remain stable, any major trend shifts may occur after the Leather Trade Fair is hosted from 8-10 October 2017 in Milan, Italy. Prices will take direction after that fair. NB* Hide prices are determined by the average of the RMAA (Red Meat Abattoir Association) and independent companies.
Trade Fair dates
For a list of local and international trade fairs covering footwear, leather goods, leather and PPE, visit our website: http://www.svmag.co.za/events.php
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Next newsletter: October 16, 2017.