THE FOOTWEAR group Floresheim has ended its leather contract with India, warning that it would not renew a purchase deal unless the Government in New Delhi takes measures to improve treatment of animals, the Press Trust of India has reported.

Floresheim, whose shoes are assembled in India through a joint venture with Kar group, said leather purchase could be resumed but only if a request by the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals organisation, (PETA), for "improvement in animal handling" is ...

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