S&V Weekly Newsletter Vol.5 No.12, March 25, 2019
This Newsletter is sponsored by SAFLIA
LET'S MAKE 2019 A REALLY GOOD YEAR!
Apologies for the lateness of this newsletter. I ran out of day on Saturday.
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Retail last week
On Saturday, comment from 5 retailers
They Said It
"You can tell the whole industry I take a dim view of it." - Lionel Astill, Italian Leathers, Durban, KZN, SA, on load shedding. That is perhaps the one view that the entire country shares, Eskom's management excepted.
SLTC Convention Countdown: Just 8 weeks to go
S&V Directory - Order now
The directory is nearing completion. Copies are available at the pre-publication price of R250. The online version is available at R450 for 12 months' access.
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
ABSA Agri Trends 20/03: Hides & skins prices
Bovine: The average hide price over the past week was R1.60/kg green. NB* Hide prices are determined by the average of the RMAA (Red Meat Abattoir Association) and independent companies. "Expectations are that hide prices will stabilize at current price levels after the international APLF Leather and Materials Fair held in Hong Kong last week," according to Wessel Lemmer, senior agricultural economist, Absa group.
25/03/1974: Charl du Plessis, left the industry, formerly with KKI, Oudtshoorn.
In Memoriam this week
26/03/2002: Marie Joy Viljoen, Tuftex, Pinetown.
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Next newsletter: April 1, 2019.