The animal rights movement of today is quickly moving in the direction of a radical theocracy. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki) by Will Coggin Earlier this week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to move forward with a potential ban on the sale and manufacturing of any products using natural fur. The move follows pressure from animal…
U.S. Mink Production, 2004 – 2017 Past reports are archived by the USDA here (1970 to 1975 and 1977 to current) or can be downloaded from the chart below. Click here for the latest USDA statistics (PDF format).
Nearly 500 Designers Presented Fur in Fall 2015 Collections Bolstered by healthy retail gains in 2014, U.S. fur retailers are positioned for another strong selling season in 2015-16.
Rising Mink Prices & Production The 2015 Mink Production Report was just released this past July 24. The report by USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, reveals that both domestic mink prices and production numbers are steadily rising.
U.S. Mink Manufacturers Eye Growing Chinese Demand for Fur
Overwhelming Resurgence of Fur On the Runways The prominence of the fluffy stuff on the runways translated into some serious dollars this season.
New Research Looks Beyond Retail Sales According to a new study, the global fur trade has now been valued at more than $40 Billion worldwide – roughly the same as the global Wi-Fi industry.
Fur Sales Up 44% Over Past Decade World retail sales of fur products edged up to $15.6 billion in 2011/12, an increase of almost $600 million over the previous year, according to the International Fur Trade Federation.
Fur Market Continues to Show Growth The economies of developed nations – all of them important markets for fur – have been in turmoil since the global recession began in 2008. One of the two biggest markets, Russia, is struggling to achieve meaningful growth, while the Japanese market is saddled with the enormous cost of…
2011 NASS Annual Report The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) of the US Department of Agriculture has issued its latest annual report on mink production in the US, up to the 2010 crop year, sold at auction in February and May of 2011.