S&V Weekly Newsletter Vol.4 No.6, February 12, 2018
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Urbanart's Michael Craft introduces some of the new footwear range
Michael Craft, MD of Urbanart presents a short video introduction to the Dangee Carken showroom and some of his favourite footwear designs from the new Urbanart range.
Green Cross MD leaves
Cape Town (SA) – Tracey Chiappini-Young, MD of AVI Ltd's Green Cross comfort footwear division, left the company on Friday. She was the second MD to depart in a year.
Mossop Western head of marketing leaves
Wellington (SA) – Johan May left Mossop Western Leathers recently due to a company restructuring after 18 years of service. He is considering various options, including the leather industry. - +27 (0)82 462 1075, email@example.com
Recently retired Sam Foster dies
Cape Town (SA) – Sam Foster, who retired from Barker Footwear last year, died on February 2.
17 dog fighters found guilty
The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) welcomes the judgment handed down in the Nigel Regional Court on Monday, 5 February 2018 finding all 17 men guilty of their involvement in dog fighting – a highly illegal and deviant criminal activity.
They Said It
"WOW, dankie Julia. That was quick!! – Verdien ‘n pak chips!!." - Gerda Rappard, executive assistant to the MD at Bolton Footwear, to Julia Paulse, administrator, Southern Cape Regional Footwear Cluster. Gerda's first email to Julia was at 07.38, Julia's response at 07.42.
Birthdays this week
12/02/1951: Jack Bassage, Eddels Shoes, Pietermaritzburg.
In Memoriam this week
14/02/2004: Brian Matkovich (b. 06/02/1941), Futura Footwear, Pinetown.
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 09/02: Hides & skins prices
The average hide price over the past week was R10.17/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 R33.13, and for Merino skins was R91.27.
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
Looking for someone to launch your new range?
Ryan Sifris is an experienced footwear & clothing agent with over 14 years in the industry. He has an outstanding track record and existing valued relationships with customers in Johannesburg and surrounds. - 082 397 2549, firstname.lastname@example.org
News & Classifieds: Tony Dickson, +27 (0)31 209 7505, email@example.com
Next newsletter: February 19, 2018.