S&V Weekly Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 49, Dec 10, 2018
This Newsletter is sponsored by SAFLIA
Treasury cancels 2018 footwear tender
Pretoria (SA) – The 2018 National Treasury tender for footwear - RT59-2018 - has been cancelled by Treasury, according to footwear suppliers. They said they had been told the cancellation was due to 'unforeseen circumstances'.
Little Slipper leads the way in assisting SPCA destroyed by rioters
S&V is delighted to thank The Little Slipper Company, which has donated R5000 towards the Amahlathi (Stutterheim) SPCA, which has been destroyed by rioters. Little Slipper COO Jacky Hay wrote: "Little Slipper has retail stores in King Williams Town, East London and Queenstown so we will happily donate R5000 to support this worthy cause. Algoa FM is our regional radio station who have also been asking for support for the SPCA."
Cape Town (SA) – Peter Shiffer, former owner of wholesaler / importer Flexmor in the 1980s until the early 2000s, died on November 23, aged 69. Dionne Prinsloo of Allied Agencies, who passed on the news, wrote: "Peter was graced with ‘the crown of a good name’, a Jewish term for a well-liked and respected individual."
Durban (SA) – SAFLIA will close its office for the annual shutdown from December 17 till January 10.
They Said It
"I'm bored to death. If I relax any more, I think my heart will stop." - Former United Fram Footwear MD Jeff Burland, speaking about retirement in Australia. So there's an opportunity for any South African footwear company wanting to do business in Australia - contact Jeff at email@example.com.
2019 Trade Fairs Another essential service from S&V
Please note that we have put a list of the 2019 trade fairs and conferences on our website, linked to their websites: http://www.svmag.co.za/events You're allowed to say 'Wow! Thanks!'
10/12/1954: Rolf-Dieter Fuchsmann, ?, formerly DED, Ethiopia.
In Memoriam this week
14/12/2016: Allan Capell, (b. 01/07/1932), Capelli [closed], Durban.
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ABSA Agri Trends 23/11: Hides & skins prices
The average hide price over the past week was R4.15/kg green. NB* Hide prices are determined by the average of the RMAA (Red Meat Abattoir Association) and independent companies. On October 10, the average price for Dorper skins was R30.78, and for Merino skins was R91.28.
Mens KZN based leather footwear manufacturer
Shops for sale, Mpumalanga
Profitable footwear and clothing retailer (2 stores) for sale in Mpumalanga town. No goodwill. Pay only for stock, fixtures and equipment +/-2.5m. Property available for 250k.
In need of a boardroom?
SAFLEC, situated at 6 Stedman Mews, 128 Jan Hofmeyr Road, Westville, has a boardroom for hire.
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Next newsletter: December 17, 2018.