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Central America still holding strong on the US policy radar

Central America still holding strong on the US policy radar

"However, one of the problems in the region compared to Asia-China in particular is merchandising, the response time, getting samples back, highlighted Tony Anzovino, President AAPN and Chief Sourcing and Merchandising officer, Haggar Clothing. Though it has started working on this direction. As per US Commerce Departm... Read more

Latest PLM technologies helping techno-friendly garment designs

Latest PLM technologies helping techno-friendly garment designs

"A glaring example of this is the launch of the latest version of AccuMark 3D by Connecticut-based Gerber Technology in partnership with the San Francisco–based startup Avametric +and Israel’s Virtuality. Fashion. And as Mary McFadden, Executive Director -CAD Product Management, Gerber Technology says, Gerb... Read more

US-China trade war, India should tread with caution

US-China trade war, India should tread with caution

"Care chief economist Madan Sabnavis has advised India to have a cautious approach at this stage as the trade war could be extended to India as well. President Donald Trump is very unpredictable, and has already indicated that Washington could levy higher tariff on some of the products imported from New Delhi. The Sino... Read more

Trump keeps textile products out of tariff basket

Trump keeps textile products out of tariff basket

"While the Trump administration is slapping tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports, it has spared the clothing and footwear industry of China but the news is not a positive one. As per official statement, the actual shirts and shoes imported from China won’t get new tariffs, according to the full list of 1,102... Read more

China’s share in EU textile imports on the decline: Euratex report

China’s share in EU textile imports on the decline: Euratex report

"China’s leading position is continuously being threatened with the arrival of low coast production regions like Bangladesh and Vietnam. A Euratex report states even though emerging countries are gradually gaining market share, it should be noted that some of the businesses are actually Chinese companies that hav... Read more

Pitti Uomo brings new age eco-fashion to fore

Pitti Uomo brings new age eco-fashion to fore

"Another successful edition of Pitti Uomo came to a close with 19,400 buyers and 30,000 total visitors visiting the show. It also witnessed increased country participation with Germany, the UK, the Netherlands, France, the US and Canada, Hong Kong and India being among them. While there was a slight decline of visitors... Read more

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Spotlight on post-consumer recycled denim at Denim Première Vision

Spotlight on post-consumer recycled denim at Denim Première Vision

"The recent edition of Denim Première Vision brought to fore many developments in the denim sector. Global companies such as Bossa, Kilim and Berto presented fabrics made with fiber from post-consumer recycled denim. A panel discussion was devoted to the developments in post-consumer recycled denim (PCRD) and be... Read more

US-Rwanda dispute: Trade battle continues with tariffs and sanctions

US-Rwanda dispute: Trade battle continues with tariffs and sanctions

"This seems to be a classic case of the big fish trying to swallow the smaller fish. The Rwandian move of imposing tariffs on the US export of second-hand clothes seems to have bruised many egos in the Donald Trump administration, which promptly suspended duty-free access to the US markets for Rwandan clothing. This sq... Read more

Decrease in yarn and fabric production in Q4/17:ITMF

Decrease in yarn and fabric production in Q4/17:ITMF

"All surveyed countries, apart from Brazil and Germany, expect a decrease in yarn output in the first quarter of 2018. Global yarn stocks were stable between the third and fourth quarter of 2017. A reduction in Brazil of 11 per cent, Egypt of 9 per cent, and Europe 4 per cent was cancelled out by a 3 per cent increase ... Read more

Welspun: Continues to lead with renewed focus on sustainability and CS…

Welspun: Continues to lead with renewed focus on sustainability and CSR

"One of the most important of the company’s investments includes the launch of Wel-Trak™ - a patented, end-to-end traceability process that ensures that customers can trace the origin of the cotton raw materials throughout the supply chain from farm to retail shelf. Welspun also entered into a tie-up with O... Read more

Predictive Analytic tools helping brands/retailers stay ahead in fashi…

Predictive Analytic tools helping brands/retailers stay ahead in fashion

"While outwardly, predictive analytics may appear to be antithetical to creativity; design houses, manufacturers, and retailers have always engaged in analysis, albeit perhaps not in a formal sense. Reviewing what has sold well previously, researching the history of a brand to inform future styles and staying on top of... Read more

China to emerge a strong cotton importer once more

China to emerge a strong cotton importer once more

"Production growth in China has been lean due to limited farmland and high labour costs. China has agreed to significantly increase its purchases of the US goods and services, and cotton is one of the top agricultural exports of the US. Production of viscose staple fibre will increase further in 2018, pulling down pric... Read more

Trump’s policies isolating the US, shaking up world trade order

Trump’s policies isolating the US, shaking up world trade order

"With the Trump administration imposing tariffs on a host of foreign-made goods, US trade scenario is becoming challenging day by day. Earlier it was China, and now it’s Canada’s turn to replicate it as the Trump government has imposed steel and aluminum tariffs on the European Union, Canada, and Mexico. Ca... Read more

India’s growing prominence in global e-com landscape

India’s growing prominence in global e-com landscape

"The Hong Kong Trade Development Council has published a research on India’s growing e-commerce consumerism. As per the report, India is considered a difficult market to do business, despite substantial improvement in the ease of doing business in recent years. In the World Bank’s Doing Business 2018 report... Read more

Plus size fashion getting into mainstream in the US

Plus size fashion getting into mainstream in the US

"The industry has been slow to learn lesson, things are getting on track. The women’s plus size fashion market has witnessed growth of over 38 per cent from two years ago, reports Smith. The plus size market is the fastest-growing segment in the US, but it still accounts for 1.6 per cent of the market, which is m... Read more

Focus on Sustainability: France plans to ban discarding unsold clothin…

Focus on Sustainability: France plans to ban discarding unsold clothing

"As per the European Clothing Action Plan, Europeans consumed over 6.4 million ton of clothing in 2017. France alone discards 600,000 ton of clothing and accessories per year, reveals a case study by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, of which only a quarter is collected in recycling bins or charity shops. Under the count... Read more

Fashion sustainability needs pragmatic approach and industry collabora…

Fashion sustainability needs pragmatic approach and industry collaboration

"Shifts in how we make and consume clothing are stretching planetary resources to breaking point, feels Michael Stanley-Jones, Nairobi-based Programme Management Officer of UN Environment’s Poverty-Environment Initiative. As per a 2016 McKinsey report, clothing production has doubled, the average consumers’... Read more

Myanmar needs to work on its competitive advantage to maintain growth

Myanmar needs to work on its competitive advantage to maintain growth

Myanmar textile factories have been facing the heat of higher labour wages as union officials still don’t feel that the new minimum wage of K4,800 is enough to cover the increasingly high cost of living, especially in urban areas where most factories are located, and have demanded K5,600 to K6,600. In lieu to thi... Read more

Resistance to 3D virtual prototyping a stumbling block in apparel sect…

Resistance to 3D virtual prototyping a stumbling block in apparel sector

"Although many fashion and apparel companies have adopted tools, such as Adobe Creative Suite and PDM systems within their product development process, the implementation of 3D virtual prototyping tools have been met with resistance. The reasons vary from company to company but they must be addressed as the immense num... Read more

Fast Fashion needs fast action

Fast Fashion needs fast action

"Fashion is responsible for 92 million tons of solid waste dumped in landfills each year. The fashion industry is also the second biggest consumer of water, producing 20 per cent of wastewater while also generating more greenhouse gas emissions than all international flights and maritime shipping combined. The equivale... Read more

Denim makes a splash with innovations and new trends

Denim makes a splash with innovations and new trends

"Casual denim, in the last few years, has given way to a more relaxed wear such as yoga pants and jeggings. People prefer to buy latest fabric technology such as five-pocket trousers in extra stretch materials and trendier style variations. The industry is innovating denim with renewed focus. Designers are developing c... Read more

Growing consumer awareness giving rise to sustainable clothing practic…

Growing consumer awareness giving rise to sustainable clothing practices: CCI

"Bruce Atherley, Executive Director, Cotton Council International (CCI) recently said disposable, fast fashion has made a big contribution to the rise of synthetic, man-made fibres that are cheap to manufacture, though not easily recycled, leaving a damaging footprint on the environment. Unfortunately, scientific resea... Read more

US textile buyers diversifying their sourcing base

US textile buyers diversifying their sourcing base

"For the past many years, two of the biggest global textile buyers, US and European, have been following the China + 1 or China + many sourcing strategies. Among these +1 or +many would be Asian countries, viz., Bangladesh, Vietnam, India, Sri Lanka. However, recent OTEXA statistics reveal even though US imports from t... Read more

The textile industry on expansion mode

The textile industry on expansion mode

Currently estimated at $110 billion, the Indian textile industry is likely to grow to $250 billion in the next two years. The country currently exports textiles worth $40 billion every year. The last two years have witnessed a new surge of optimism in the textile sector as the centre has announced capital investment s... Read more

Wool activewear a new global fashion fad

Wool activewear a new global fashion fad

"Leading athleisure companies are experimenting with growing acceptance of wool activewear and the properties associated with it. Be it wool’s softness and odour-resisting properties, brands like Adidas and Lululemon are making sure the trend catches on. Added to this, wool’s inherent properties such as bre... Read more

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Uttarakhand sets up silk development production

Oak Tasar, silk development project has been launched in Uttarakhand. This development project ... Read more

Turkey looks to impose new measures on textile imports

Turkey wants to impose new measures on textile firms importing material from China, alarming le... Read more

FTZ&GSEU against ATG Ceylon over labour issues

IndustriALL Global Union’s affiliate in Sri Lanka has directed ATG Ceylon to stop union b... Read more

The Woolmark Company strengthens its brand identity in Vietnam

The Woolmark Company has strengthened its brand identity in Vietnam through high-quality natura... Read more

Milano Unica’s Sustainability Area generates interest

Milano Unica is exploring innovation, quality and a new vision for the future by creating a res... Read more

Leading brands eye Kenya for apparel sourcing

Global brands including Arrow, Calvin Klein, H&M, Izod, Cherokee and VF Corporation are inc... Read more

Indonesia’s Bekraf to showcase five local brands at US streetware exhibitio…

For the first time, Creative Economy Agency (Bekraf) is supporting five local brands to showcas... Read more

Karnataka garment owners dither on minimum wages

A large proportion of the manufacturing in the Indian garment industry is for the export market... Read more

Chinese brands launching new sportswear collections to tap demand

With the growing fitness industry in China, demand for sportswear is also growing. To cater to ... Read more

Chanel announces financial results for the first time.

Chanel, founded by Coco Chanel in 1910 has released its annual results for the first time in it... Read more

Textile manufacturer’s face double trouble with cotton, dye price rise

The textile industry is currently facing double trouble with prices of both cotton and dyes, an... Read more

Filpucci creates innovative yarns for quality knitwear

Filpucci is known for its innovative products, high-end knitwear and creative yarns. Research, ... Read more

Global cotton stocks may decrease this year

World cotton stocks are forecast to decrease following last season’s relatively small inc... Read more

Chinese manufacturer Suzhou Tianyuan Garments sets base in the US

Sport apparel manufacturer Suzhou Tianyuan Garments is the first Chinese garment maker to have ... Read more

CHIC Shanghai 2018 to be held in September

The next edition of CHIC Shanghai will be held from September 27-29, 2018. With 800 exhibitors ... Read more

Only launches black denim in collaboration with Lenzing

Forever Black is a denim line from Bestseller’s brand Only. These black jeans have been c... Read more

Bangladesh extends deadline for remediation work

Bangladesh has extended the deadline for completing remediation work in garment factories up to... Read more

NCTO wants tariffs on Chinese textiles

American businesses want Chinese textiles to be added to the tariff roster. The National Counci... Read more

Lenzing and Duratex JV to build dissolving wood pulp plant

Lenzing – Lenzing Group, the world market leader in specialty cellulosic fibers and Durat... Read more

Source Africa Textile and Apparel show endorses intra-regional trade

The sixth annual Source Africa Textile and Apparel Show showcased the continent’s creativ... Read more

Alok Industry creditors approve joint resolution plan

The committee of creditors for Alok Industries has approved a joint resolution plan submitted b... Read more

Hong Kong Retail to grow by 8 per cent annually

As per PwC, Hong Kong retail sector is poised to grow at an annual growth rate of 8 per cent to... Read more

Kering negotiates with Christopher Kane for resale of brand

Global luxury group, Kering plans to hand over the Christopher Kane brand back to the designer.... Read more

US retail fear huge losses due to tariffs

The US retail industry plans to fight back against the negative impacts of the tariff wars. And... Read more

Inditex holds sessions with suppliers for GFA implementation

More than 50 Inditex textile and garment suppliers in India gathered in Bangalore and Delhi to ... Read more

Global apparel buyers to increase orders from Turkey

Many global apparel buyers, including Hermes Otto, Newlook, Colveta, Near East Manufacturing an... Read more

Uster launches ultimate Tensile tester

The Uster Tensojet 5 is acknowledged not only as the industry’s ultimate Tensile tester b... Read more

Demand for Indian cotton on the rise

After increasing tariffs on US imports, China has contracted to import 500,000 bales of cotton ... Read more

China tariff war may hit US cotton

With the ongoing tariff war between the US and China, it’s the US cotton industry which i... Read more

Earth Alive launches initiative to improve natural fiber production

Earth Alive Clean Technologies, a leading Canadian clean-tech company, developer and manufactur... Read more

Bangalore to host 2nd denimandjeans show

The second edition of Denimsandjeans will be held in Bangalore on August 1 to 2. The annual eve... Read more

Japan’s apparel imports value declines 1.19 per cent

Japan’s apparel import value has dipped by 1.19 per cent as the country imported apparels... Read more

Vietnam, India to boost textile trade

India recently organised a conference, entitled “Textiles: India-Vietnam Cooperation, Par... Read more

Turkey and Portugal gain US market share

Turkey and Portugal are expanding their share in the US market. Together both will represent ar... Read more

Only 8 per cent companies digitally avail of digitisation

According to the current Hermes barometer, digitisation of supply chain is far less advanced th... Read more

The European Union’s retaliatory tariffs against U.S. set to begin soon

The European Union will begin charging a 25 per cent tariff on $3.2 billion of US products from... Read more

Tariff wars could affect Asia adversly

Taiwan, Malaysia and Singapore will be among the markets most affected by the US tariffs on Chi... Read more

Three designers shortlisted for 2018 PETA Prize

Three designers have been shortlisted for the 2018 PETA Prize for Animal-Free Wool. The awards ... Read more

Next edition of Dornbirn GFC to open on September 12 in Austria

Dornbirn Global Fiber Congress (Dornbirn GFC) will be held in Austria from, September 12 to 14,... Read more