The recently concluded Milano Unica, held from January 23rd to 25th, 2024, showcased latest trends, fostering connections, and driving business forward. Here's are the key takeaways.
Strong buyer presence: The event saw a surge in international buyers, indicating renewed confidence in the industry's post-p... Read more
The Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme, a government initiative to boost domestic manufacturing, has got mixed results in the Indian textile and apparel industry. While ambitious in its goals, the scheme's adoption by industry players has been sluggish, raising questions about its effectiveness in thi... Read more
The Fashion Pact, a heavyweight alliance of fashion giants united under the banner of sustainability, has released its ‘Unlock’ report, a roadmap for a climate-friendly future for cotton. But instead of a resounding chorus of applause, the report has been met with a mixed bag of reactions, with ... Read more
The UK's largest and longest-serving retail show, Spring Fair, kicked off to much anticipation as thousands of retailers descended upon the event to explore new opportunities and rejuvenate their retail strategies. Among the attendees were an impressive array of retail giants and independent businesses, sho... Read more
India's $172.3 billion textile and apparel industry (IMARC Group, 2022) is at a crossroads. The choice is between prioritizing garment manufacturing for the global market, a role where it currently holds 4 per cent market share as per Invest India, or focusing on creating domestic brands and capturing the h... Read more
The 3rd Mumbai edition of ‘Gartex Texprocess India’ commenced today at the Jio World Convention Centre, Mumbai. The event, dedicated to garment and textile manufacturing, promises a platform for innovation and collaboration within the industry.
Government's support for indigenous manufacturing&... Read more
The Istanbul Expo Center gears up to welcome the fifth edition of IFCO, Istanbul Fashion Connection, from February 7 to 10, 2024. With over 600 exhibitors and brands showcasing their latest collections across 100,000 square meters, the event is poised to captivate the global fashion fraternity.
A convergen... Read more
Fashion's ever-evolving landscape stuns constantly, from intricate silhouettes and opulent palettes to trend-setting colors. In 2024, fashionistas worldwide eagerly await the unveiling of this year's mood board. But in a revolutionary twist, 2024 promises to elevate the fashion ecosystem through the fusion ... Read more
The South India Garment Association (SIGA) has raised alarm over the potential negative effect on the garment industry due to a new payment rule for Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, SIGA urged for the repeal of Rule 43B(H) of Income Tax Act, claiming... Read more
The Indian textile industry presented a mixed response to the interim budget announced today, welcoming government focus on investment and R&D while expressing concerns about slow implementation of schemes and continued financial stress. The industry seeks immediate relief for the financially stressed s... Read more
Denim, the iconic fabric of rebellion and self-expression, faces a crossroads in 2024. While still a wardrobe staple, evolving trends and consumer preferences is leading to a dynamic shift in casual wear. Denim now faces competition from the revival of khakis. But is this a complete dethroning, or simply a ... Read more
A new study by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and LightCastle has sparked a debate in the Bangladeshi garment industry: Can e-commerce platforms directly connect manufacturers with Western consumers, cutting out middlemen and boosting profits? The research suggests immense potential, with an es... Read more