There’s a Cowhide Glut, As Americans Devour Beef and Leather Falls Out of Fashion

U.S. consumers are eating more beef, more than they have in a decade. But a byproduct of this carnivorous hankering is piling up, unloved and unwanted. Shoppers who once coveted leather jackets and shoes are instead scooping up cheaper, synthetic alternatives, reflecting a growing ambivalence toward this former staple of American closets. The glut of cowhides has caused prices to […]