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NO ONE WANTS ‘DEAD COW’ LEATHER WALLETS ANYMORE, ACCORDING TO PAYPAL CEO

The leather industry is in a downward spiral, says financial magazine Bloomberg as consumers are opting for sustainable vegan alternatives. Bloomberg dubbed today’s mainstream consumerism “vegan sensibility.”

“Over the next decade, people will ditch ‘dead-cow wallets’ as commerce moves to more mobile and digital payments,” Bloomberg reported. Dan Schulman, CEO of PayPal Holdings Inc., told analysts last month that the “[dead cow wallets] will be a thing of the past.”

Everything from cars, to shoes, furniture, and bags are going cruelty-free. Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, teased that the company’s forthcoming Model Y sports utility vehicle may be leather-free as there is a large demand for vegan cars. The request makes sense; a zero-emissions car company is attracting a conscious consumer who may be well-informed about the unsustainable practices of raising cows and the environmental damage the leather tanning process causes.


“Leather items that remain in vogue contain less. Little …

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