S&V Weekly Newsletter Vol.3 No.50, December 15, 2017
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Best wishes to all our readers for a safe and relaxing Christmas, New Year and Festive Season
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Black Friday and December trading: Retail comments
Brands Megastore, Boksburg: So far it's looking fair. Black Friday was also better than in previous years. - Ridwaan Teladia, member.
India Footwear & Leather Expo
Cape Town (SA) – SAVE THE DATE! The annual India Footwear & Leather Trade Expo in South Africa will take place on 21 & 22 February 2018 at the CTICC, Cape Town.
BBF/Quality Safety: Competition Commission gives go-ahead
Pretoria (SA) – On Wednesday, Competition Commission announced its decision to approve the takeover by Quality Safety by BBF Safety Group. The statement read:
Zimbabwe: 'Shot in the arm for leather industry'
Posted on December 14, 2017 in Zimbabwe
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Birthdays over the Festive Season
15/12/1973: Charl Lucas, Springbok Skoeisel, Springbok.
In Memoriam over the Festive Season
18/12/2003: Ben Stoltzman (b. 03.05/1933), Vogue Shoes/Sportshoe SA [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 14/12: Hides & skins prices
The average hide price over the past week was R11.53/kg green. NB* Hide prices are determined by the average of the RMAA (Red Meat Abattoir Association) and independent companies. The average price for Dorper skins was R35.50, and for Merino skins was R91.86.
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
Lots and lots of experience on offer!
I am seeking to obtain a position in the footwear industry which I have enjoyed working in since 1972.
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Next newsletter: January 8, 2018.