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Article Date: March 2023
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Nike and Puma Ditch Kangaroo Leather

Following Puma’s move earlier in the month to stop making soccer boots with kangaroo leather, Nike has now followed suit, and will phase out its use by the end of the year in favor of synthetic uppers. Kangaroo leather is mainly used in very high-end soccer boots and car racing shoes, and in some fashion footwear. Footwear makers ... Log in to view full article.


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