1980s Progress & Pioneering

  • First fur auction held at newly built and current premises, the Fur Centre in Finland.

  • The auction house is listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange.

  • First major fur fashion show in Beijing held to celebrate 10 years of pioneering in China.

  • Customer services improve communications, travel services, financing, logistics, dining opportunities and more.

  • Increasing focus on Asian markets, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, China.

  • Breeder services expanded in areas of financing, insurance, logistics, advisory services and more.

  • Saga Furs Design Centre opens as backbone of strategy to develop new uses for fur and sharing them with the world of fashion.

  • First group of designers arrives at Saga Furs Design Centre—a milestone that will change the fashion picture forever.