Feedback Here

fbook  tweeter  linkin  google
Global contents also translated in Chinese
Fibres  Yarns message

'Not the US, more people elsewhere, own denim'

'Not the US, more people elsewhere, own denim'

"Filled with themes and variations that will help create $130 billion sales by 2021, the blue jean is an American original with a global appeal. Consumers, around the world, own an average of 5.4 pairs of blue jeans. It would therefore be natural to expect United States to own the highest per capita in blue jeans, give... Read more

From Casual to Chic: Streetwear comes of age

From Casual to Chic: Streetwear comes of age

"Katie Smith, Retail Analyst and Insights Director, Edited points out the shift towards more comfortable and functional clothing led to an increase in activewear as a trend. According to the Cotton Council International & Cotton Incorporated’s activewear study, about 3 out of 5 consumers have adopted activewe... Read more

Indian apparel industry plagued by volatile prices, fabric-sourcing challenges

Indian apparel industry plagued by volatile prices, fabric-sourcing challenges

Fabric sourcing, till a few years ago, was one of the most challenging tasks. But increasing options of fabric sourcing, advanced technologies and awareness about quality have improved the conditions for fabric sourcing; though some challenges still prevail and industry continues to struggle with those issues. The pro... Read more

Global spandex market to grow exponentially at over 8 per cent by 2023

Global spandex market to grow exponentially at over 8 per cent by 2023

"The global spandex market estimated at over 760 kilo ton in 2015, is likely to cross 1,550 kilo ton by 2023. It is likely to grow at a CAGR of over 8 per cent from 2016 to 2023. China dominated the Asia-Pacific market in 2015, accounting for 60 per cent of the total volume. Major growth driver for the spandex mar... Read more

Hong Kong’s inspiring initiatives to recycle textile waste

Hong Kong’s inspiring initiatives to recycle textile waste

The growth of clothes-mending workshops and pop-ups in Hong Kong has given rise to a nascent movement against fast fashion. Designers are now parading recycled fabrics on the catwalk. For example, designer Jesse Lee, displayed everything from broken umbrellas to discarded curtains, at a recent sustainable fashion show ... Read more

Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics ’18 Autumn edition sets new benchmarks

Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics ’18 Autumn edition sets new benchmarks

"Even though the Autumn edition of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics was pre-poned this year, it did not have any effect on its popularity. The show attracted around 78,000 trade buyers from 110 countries and regions, there were 4,480 exhibitors from 33 countries. As Wendy Wen, Senior General Manager, Messe Frankfu... Read more

Fur industry witnessing a boom globally

Fur industry witnessing a boom globally

"A recent report by the International Fur Federation (IFF) states estimates global fur retail at around $40 billion, largely due to the sustained demand in Asian markets, including the Chinese mainland, Japan and South Korea. Meanwhile, challenges such as volatile pelt prices owing to the slow recovery in demand in exc... Read more

Source India 2018: Offers a great platform for buyers/suppliers of manmade texti…

Source India 2018: Offers a great platform for buyers/suppliers of manmade textiles

"The 2nd edition of ‘Source India’, a three-day mega event organized by Silk & Rayon Textile Export Promotion Council (SRTEPC) is on in Surat from September 21-23, 2018 at the Surat International Exhibition & Convention Centre. The mega textile show, backed by the Union Ministry of Commerce, is... Read more

Technology remains the bedrock of Japan’s textile industry

Technology remains the bedrock of Japan’s textile industry

"Dubbed as one of the most technologically advanced nations, Japan has been bringing interesting concepts in the world of textiles. Technical textiles that integrate cyber-technologies, such as Toray’s bio-electrode conductive nanofibre ‘hitoe’, a bio-electrode conductive fibre that monitors a user&rs... Read more

Streetwear’s popularity spells lucrative business for brands

Streetwear’s popularity spells lucrative business for brands

"Streetwear has been constantly evolving and shaping the fashion industry in unexpected ways. Offering something for everyone; from high to low, casual to chic, streetwear is an important segment of fashion business today. For example, the market for US urban streetwear in 2015 was valued at about $80 billion by Statis... Read more

India’s cotton production to grow 7.25 per cent this year

India’s cotton production to grow 7.25 per cent this year

"As per the Cotton Advisory Board (CAB), cotton production in India in the current season (2017-18) is expected to touch 37 million bales growing at 7.25 per cent. The northern zone produced 4.6 million bales of cotton during 2016-17, registering a growth of 28.67 per cent. And Haryana emerged the topmost cotton produc... Read more

US cotton most preferred by mills, manufacturers across the world: Study

US cotton most preferred by mills, manufacturers across the world: Study

"Exporting three times more cotton than its closest competitor, the United States achieved a 40 per cent share of cotton fiber exports in its latest marketing year. A study conducted on mills and manufacturers from across the world aimed to understand how the US industry maintains high share of exports found the qualit... Read more

Indian garment manufacturers need to speed up to grab global business

Indian garment manufacturers need to speed up to grab global business

"As India aims for 20 per cent yearly growth in exports over the next decade, Indian manufacturers need to develop a business strategy that can help the country to succeed in the US and European markets. In 2025, global trade in the textile and apparel market will cross $1.2 trillion. China has nearly 40 per cent share... Read more

Need for Fast fashion retailers to tighten their eco goals

Need for Fast fashion retailers to tighten their eco goals

"A new report by Changing Markets Foundation on sustainability has yet again brought fast fashion retailers under scanner as the biggest pollutants. The report concludes that many firms are still not doing enough to ensure sustainability of their textile supply chains. While there has been bold leadership from some ret... Read more

Demand for temperature sensitive clothing on the rise

Demand for temperature sensitive clothing on the rise

"Today’s consumers are concerned about their personal comfort, and that may be part of the reason why the current population has been dubbed the indoor generation. A survey by Velux, a window manufacturing company, says on average people spend 90 per cent of their day, or about 21 hours, indoors. According to Pet... Read more

TRENDING & HOT
GST - For All GST Update - click here

Brexit - For all Brexit Impact News - click here

TPP - For all TPP Update - click here

 
FEATURED EVENTS
  1. GTE
  2. INT
  3. Tex-S
GTE 2019
Intex 2018 Featured
TexStyles India 19
 
FEATURED COMPANIES
 
PROSPERITY TEXTILE UPDATES
For more Prosperity Textile News - click here
 
MOST POPULAR NEWS
 
COTTON INDEX
Cotton - Daily Price - Commodity Prices - Price Charts, Data, and News - FashionatingWorld
 
HOW TEXTILE RECYCLING WORKS

India’s apparel exports increases 54 per cent in October

Apparel exports increased by 54 per cent in rupee terms in October compared to the same month l... Read more

CCI introduces US Cotton Trust Protocol

Ted Schneider, President, Cotton Council International (CCI), at the Cotton Sourcing USA Summit... Read more

CCI plans two cotton purchasing centers in AP

The Andhra Pradesh government and Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) have jointly planned to set... Read more

Nanotechnology used for sustainable cotton finishing

Ultra thin coating technology offers new opportunities for cotton finishing. Researchers at the... Read more

BCI releases new leaderboards of top brands

Better Cotton Initiative has released new leaderboards showing the world’s top users of B... Read more

US Cotton Trust Protocol to help meet sustainability goals

The US Cotton Trust Protocol – an integrated data collection, measurement and verificatio... Read more

Sharp rise in Tanzania cotton volume

Cotton production in Tanzania has increased by 67 per cent this harvest season compared to the ... Read more

Cotton production in India to be over 370 lakh bales in 2018-19

The Indian Cotton Federation (ICF) has estimated cotton crop for 2018-19 in the country to be 3... Read more

Egypt textile sector struggles with competition

Egypt is one of the largest textile and apparel centers in the Middle East. The industry manufa... Read more

Global organic cotton output up 10 per cent

Global organic cotton output rose by 10 per cent in the 2016-17 season. The largest volumes cam... Read more

India to introduce alternative schemes to promote exports

The Central government is in the process of introducing alternative schemes to promote exports ... Read more

Canopy develops viscose mapping with help from top brands

More than 150 million trees are cleared every year, shipped around the world, then pulped and p... Read more

Unifi to recycle 30 billion bottles by 2022

Unifi plans to recycle 20 billion bottles by 2020 and 30 billion bottles by 2022. The company, ... Read more

Puerto Rico to reintroduce smallholder-grown cotton

Puerto Rico, in collaboration with the SFA (Smallholder Farmers Alliance ), plans to conduct a ... Read more

Cotton yields tumble in India

Adverse weather and water scarcity have hit cotton yields in the key growing regions of Gujarat... Read more

Indian cotton textile exports up 26 per cent

India’s cotton exports grew 26.8 per cent from April to September 2018. The ongoing trade... Read more

ICA elects new team

A new leadership team has been elected at the International Cotton Association (ICA) following ... Read more

Cotton USA seminar in Hong Kong records sees 100 partners participate

A Cotton USA-sponsored seminar on the cotton and apparel market and how the industry is moving ... Read more

World manmade yarn exports down 36 per cent in Q2

World manmade yarn exports dropped 36.28 per cent in the second quarter. The drop was 36.25 per... Read more

Fall in world cotton production likely this year

Global production of cotton is expected to decrease in 2018-19. Although Brazil and West Africa... Read more

Cost makes brands dither on using organic cotton

After years of BCI cotton, organic cotton, laser technologies and more, it still costs brands t... Read more

Istanbul Yarn Fair opens in February 2019

Istanbul Yarn Fair will be held from February 28 to March 2, 2019. This event showcases product... Read more

Circular bedding solutions from Reliance

GHCL has launched Cirkularity, a new brand of bedding. The brand platform is inspired by Rekoop... Read more

Azerbaijan is cultivating colored cotton

The country has already been growing brown and light-brown cotton. However, varieties of red, g... Read more