S&V Weekly Newsletter Vol.5 No.18, May 13, 2019
This Newsletter is sponsored by SAFLIA
LET'S MAKE 2019 A REALLY GOOD YEAR!
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Retail last week
Comment from 5 retailers on Saturday
Competition Tribunal accepts Competition Commission's recommendation
Tribunal approves Edgars transaction, with conditions
OUTCOME OF CASES HEARD BY THE TRIBUNAL ON 9 MAY 2019
UGGly fine for using Ugg brand
According to an Australian Associated Press report on Saturday, an Australian ugg boot-maker has been fined US$450 000 by a court in the U.S. for using the word 'ugg' as a brand in online sales to American customers.
In response to our query last week about shoe horns, we had 4 responses:
Cape Town, W Cape, SA Men's outfitter Jake's Clothing closed its Howard Centre outlet in April, according to centre management.
Durban, KZN, SA Men's outfitter Playboy Too informed S&V it would be closing.
They Said It
SLTC Convention Countdown: It starts on Friday!
As of last Wednesday, SLTC secretary Nicola Phipps was waiting for confirmation from tanneries in Brits and Krugersdorp, on the convention's doorstep. Aside from them, 8 local tanneries had registered, which is up on last year, and 2 tanneries from neighbouring states - Zimbabwe and Zambia - have registered. In addition, there are 7 overseas visitors, from The Netherlands, Italy, Germany and the UK, again up on last year.
S&V Directory - Order now
The directory is ready. On sale for R450. The online version is also 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 03/05: Hides & skins prices
Domestic hide prices declined by 6.2% compared to last week's price of R1.82/kg. NB* Hide prices are determined by the average of the RMAA (Red Meat Abattoir Association) and independent companies. Dorper skins traded up by 3% week-on- week; prices are up by 17.2% compared to last year.
13/05/1934: Dennis Linde, retired, formerly SAFLIA, Pinetown.
In Memoriam this week
14/05/2010: Peter Edginton (b. 19/11/1949), Front Edge Technologies, Johannesburg.
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Next newsletter: May 20, 2019.