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Aug 3, 2020

We will be covering three topics in today’s episode titled “Leather must sell on authenticity, sustainability and value” which are: Leather on the high street, I had a dream, and No greater achievement than a few well publicised prosecutions.

These were all written by Dr Mike Redwood, taken from “The Redwood...


Jul 20, 2020

We will be covering 2 topics in today’s episode: 'Business conduct in a crisis and an ode to suede' which are: Clever companies always remain on the radar, Brands will be judged on their conduct during coronavirus crisis, and The joy of suede.

These were written by Isabella Griffiths, Editor, ILM and Martin Ricker,...


Jul 6, 2020

In this interview episode, ILM Editor Isabella Griffiths chats to Nick Winters, Managing Director of the Nick Winters Group. He is also head of hide sales at Groupe Bigard, and Vice President of the French Hide Association.

In this interview we discuss with Nick: the current state of the hide and raw materials sector,...


Jun 22, 2020

We will be covering three topics in today’s episode titled “The leather industry and the ‘new normal’ post Covid-19” which are: Tanners must dominate the reopening dialogue, not be led by it , Moment of discovery, and Do you work too hard.

These were all written by Dr Mike Redwood, taken from “The Redwood...


Jun 15, 2020

In this two-part series, ILM Editor Isabella Griffiths chats to Karl Flowers, Technical Director of sustainable leather consultancy Authenticae, industry analyst and Consultant Technical Editor to ILM, about the leather industry in a post-pandemic world.

In this second episode, they explore latest developments...