Waiting for winter weather

26 November 2013Markets

TagsNew YorkBeijingDenmarkTorben Nielsen

Waiting for winter weatherStill waiting. That is the current state of many within the international fur trade. Winter seems to be dragging its feet in both Beijing and New York.

Eyes on the Prize, Watched by the Millions

2 October 2012Markets

TagsTorben NielsenChinaCCTV

Torben Nielsen, CEO of Kopenhagen Fur, hits the screen of CCTV-Crossover, an English talk show program with China Central Television (CCTV) with 40 million viewers across Asia, Europe, and North America.

Kopenhagen Fur sits down with the Chinese Minister of Commerce

22 June 2012Politics

TagsKopenhagen FurTorben NielsenChinaCommerce

Kopenhagen Fur sits down with the Chinese Minister of CommerceDuring the Chinese state visit to Denmark, CEO of Kopenhagen Fur Torben Nielsen participated in a meeting with the Chinese Minister of Commerce and the royal gala dinner.

Chinese Yuan to enter the european fur retail business

24 April 2012Markets

TagsKopenhagen FurTorben Nielsen

Chinese Yuan to enter the european fur retail businessIn Europe, the fur retail business suffers from the economic downturn and lack of serious investments. In China, the fur retail business has both the ambition and the means to expand beyond China. We will invest in Europe, the Chinese says ─ but the time is not quite right yet.

Number of buyers reaches a record high at the Kopenhagen Fur April auction

19 April 2012Auction

TagsKopenhagen FurTorben NielsenAuctionApril auction

Number of buyers reaches a record high at the Kopenhagen Fur April auctionThe auction room at Kopenhagen Fur will be tested to the limit when fur buyers from around the world come to Denmark.

Torben Nielsen and Danish foreign minister visits China

5 November 2010Markets

TagsChinaTorben NielsenLene Espersen

Managing Director of Kopenhagen Fur, Torben Nielsen, and Danish Foreign Minister, Ms Lene Espersen, visited China last weekend. Lene Espersen praised Kopenhagen Fur's initiatives in China.

Opening of giant fur centres in China

27 October 2010Markets

TagsFashionChinaTorben NielsenFur

As demonstrated by the grand opening of two gigantic centres on the same day in October, the expectations from the Chinese fur market are nothing less than great. And again, in accordance with Kopenhagen Fur's ambition, "growing with the customers", Kopenhagen Fur was very visible at the events.

World's first fur executive programme inaugurated

26 October 2010Markets

TagsChinaTorben NielsenTsinghua University

After months of endeavors, the world's first ever executive education programme tailor-made for the fur industry welcomed its first class on 23 October. Tsinghua University-Kopenhagen Fur Studio became the venue for the opening ceremony and 3-day lectures.

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