After the recent acquisition in Italy of the Gaiera tannery, which took place last July, the Parisian maison Chanel also won Ballin, a shoe factory founded in 1945 with headquarters on the Brenta Riviera. Chanel is one of Ballin’s main customers and this decision was motivated by converging interests: Ballin’s need to rely on a solid partner who can guarantee long-term visibility for the company and Chanel’s willingness to reinforce a essential supply chain for its business and for luxury as a whole