S&V Weekly Newsletter Vol.5 No.25, June 24, 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
4th Cape Town leather industry manufacturer to close in little over 2 years
Cape Town, W Cape, SA – Jensen Belts, which went into voluntary liquidation on May 28, owes around R11 million, a source close to the business said over the weekend. He said the 120-odd staff only learnt of the liquidation on June 4, from union officials.
State footwear tender awarded
Pretoria, Gauteng, SA – The annual RT59 tender for footwear for the State was awarded by National Treasury on Thursday last week, Dorah Kgotse, director: transversal contracts, confirmed on Friday, but details of the tender were not available on Treasury's website.
They Said It
"You can't improve a situation if you have an inflexible mindset." - Peter Maree, Corrida Shoes founder, during an interview for The Story Behind The Brand, a new series in S&V Footwear & Leather Goods Magazine.
Last night as I lay sleeping, I died or so it seemed.
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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 18/06: Hides & skins prices
Bovine hides R1.68/kg. NB* Hide prices are determined by the average of the RMAA (Red Meat Abattoir Association) and independent companies. Dorper skins: R25.83/skin.
24/06/1956: Dhirendra Bhoola, Modern Tailors/Danny's Outfitters/Hardy's/Benares, Pretoria, Gauteng, SA.
In Memoriam this week
24/06/1995: Anand Singh, Angel Footwear Manufacturers, Durban.
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Next newsletter: July 1, 2019.