By now, you’ve probably heard the news that fur is becoming a thing of the past.
The fur industry, however, is doing everything it can to stay relevant and keep making it.
In fact, Fox’s new series “FurMaking,” which premieres Friday on Fox, has the tagline “Furs make it.”
While this isn’t quite as groundbreaking as it sounds, Fox is still pushing the idea that the fur industry can continue to exist despite a changing climate.
Fox’s producers are hoping to make a documentary on fur making and have a special spot on the schedule for a special episode on Tuesday that will feature an interview with the creator of FurMaking.
It’s a story of a man’s journey to finding out that fur making is the way it should be, one that may even help shed some light on the debate about whether or not to keep fur making in business.
The first episode of the show features an interview that takes place in the Fox studios in Atlanta with FurMaking founder and CEO Kevin Smith, who was inspired by his own experience as a factory worker and started working with fur to make clothes for a local clothing brand.
Smith says he began making clothing because he was tired of paying $1 a kilogram for fur that had been ripped out of animals, and because he believed in the power of making something better.
When the episode aired in 2016, it was a smash hit with critics.
A survey conducted by The Atlantic found that FurMaking received over 1.5 million views on YouTube within five days.
And Smith was named one of Time magazine’s “50 Under 50” in 2017.
It also was named a finalist for the “Best New Business” award from the International Federation of Furs Associations.
“We were really pleased to see so many people enjoying this show and so many of them loving the show,” Smith told Business Insider in 2016.
“I don’t think we had a chance to do it in 2015.”
That’s because, until very recently, the fur business was incredibly difficult to get started.
In the early 2000s, the U.S. Fur Trade Commission estimated that fur and related products accounted for just under 20% of all U.K. fur exports, but now that number is up to over 40%.
Smith says the industry needs to get better at tracking the movement of fur from its supply chain to its consumers, and it also needs to learn how to process it.
For example, he believes there needs to be a better way to identify the types of fur being made.
“There are so many ways that we could make it easier to track fur but they don’t work,” Smith said.
“The only way we can do that is to get to the point where we can really start tracking the fur that’s being produced.”
The fox, on the other hand, can be more easily tracked by the fur market itself, which is growing exponentially.
The American Fur Association estimates that there are over 6 million fur-based products sold worldwide every year, with the industry making over $3 billion annually.
And while Smith admits the fur trade is still a relatively small part of the overall industry, he says there are some things that the market can do to keep the fur in business, even if the fur isn’t making it big.
“It can be a huge challenge to track the fur.
It needs to have the resources to do that, and to be able to do the tracking,” Smith explained.
“And to be honest, I think we have that.”
Smith believes that as the fur markets expand, the industry can do more to get more consumers involved in its activities, which will help it continue to thrive.
“If we don’t have more consumers understanding the importance of the fur we have, the business will never be able do what it does today,” he said.
In 2016, Smith started his own fur company called The Wolf in America, which specializes in making dog fur.
In 2017, he announced plans to open a fur farm in his hometown of Virginia that will produce all the fur he needs.
He also recently opened a fur mill in Maryland, where he plans to produce all of the leather used in fur products.
He said the industry is still very small, but he says it’s growing.
“I think the industry right now is like a startup in a way,” Smith concluded.
“We don’t know what we’re doing, we’re very small.
We don’t really have a lot of experience, we don.
We have to learn and we have to grow.”
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