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Fashion industry sets sustainability ball rolling with new initiatives

Fashion industry sets sustainability ball rolling with new initiatives

"With prices of clothing falling and disposable incomes rising, fast fashion has become one of the major trends of the 21st century. However, this has also contributed to major environmental crises and the textile industry is now regarded as the second most polluting industry. People are now questioning the moral and e... Read more

With global acceptance brands gear up to revive the ‘Made in India’ ta…

With global acceptance brands gear up to revive the ‘Made in India’ tag

"For long, products Made in India brands have been ridiculed for their low quality. There have been instances where many western retailers have refused to stock collections by Indian designers due to the reputation of these products being assembled in sweatshops and having a ‘hippie dippie’ or bohemian aest... Read more

AI helps transform business, insufficient knowledge hampers growth

AI helps transform business, insufficient knowledge hampers growth

E-commerce platforms enabled with Artificial Intelligence (AI) are changing the business model of many brands. However, Sudhir Kadam, Venture Partner of FYDA Growth Partners believes there’s still a lot to achieve. While moderating the keynote panel ‘AI in Retail/E-commerce’ at the 7th Annual Big Data... Read more

ITSA-The most trusted platform for industry leaders celebrates 25 year…

ITSA-The most trusted platform for industry leaders celebrates 25 years

"The recently concluded Autumn Edition of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics marked the 25th year of the launch of this trading platform. With 89,662 visitors from over 120 countries and regions, the exhibition proved to be an ideal platform for them to meet global partners. “Exhibitors use this platform to un... Read more

Digital supply chains to transform fashion industry in future

Digital supply chains to transform fashion industry in future

"Digitisation is taking the fashion industry by storm with many fashion e-commerce companies achieving the unicorn status in the industry. A prominent example of this is the Singapore-based privately held e-commerce start-up Zilingo which is digitising the entire fashion supply chain by unifying the HR systems, logisti... Read more

Interfiliere Shanghai re-emphasises on sustainability with its focus o…

Interfiliere Shanghai re-emphasises on sustainability with its focus on eco-friendly materials

"A meeting point of all global players in the lingerie and swimwear industry, Interfiliere Shanghai offered a China-based view of textiles and textile accessories for lingerie and swimwear industry. Organised from September 26-27, 2019 in the Chinese capital city, the event reflected the current fashion trends in China... Read more

Home textiles takes to sustainability with recycling, product certific…

Home textiles takes to sustainability with recycling, product certification

"For decades the home textiles business focused on launching a wide range of products. These included everything from bed sheets and comforters to towels. But recently, the industry has started to curtail its product excess as it is finally discovering that less is often more. This was particularly evident at this year... Read more

Time running out for the launch of Blockchain project in Italy

Time running out for the launch of Blockchain project in Italy

"Launched by the Italian Ministry for Economic Development (MiSE) in collaboration with Sistema Moda Italia (SMI) and International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), an American IT company, the Textile Blockchain Project is currently facing a crisis as the time for its implementation is fast running out. The project... Read more

Digital transformation in retail to help brands tide over difficult ti…

Digital transformation in retail to help brands tide over difficult times

"With the recession leading to the rise of numerous direct-to-consumers brands that offer quality, value and luxury at affordable prices, traditional retailers are scrambling to modernise their stores. Caught unawares by the rise of new, modern consumer, these retailers began redesigning their brick and mortar stores a... Read more

Tariff impact dominates discussions at New York apparel shows

Tariff impact dominates discussions at New York apparel shows

"Though buyers at the recently held New York City trade shows - -Coterie, Moda, Fame for Apparel and The Accessories Show-pondered over new collections for the Spring/Summer 2020 and Fall/Winter 2019 seasons; increasing tariffs on US imports fueling a trade war between the US and China, dominated most of their discussi... Read more

Hemp to help revive American interest in fashion

Hemp to help revive American interest in fashion

"Though a Bureau of Economic Analysis NIPA table notes Americans spent $391.5 billion on their clothing and footwear in 2018, their share of disposable income on these items declined from 3.8 per cent in 2007 to 3.0 per cent in 2019. Even more alarming is the fact that their global share of expenditure on fashion was o... Read more

Time to set a new paradigm in knitwear production

Time to set a new paradigm in knitwear production

"Tailored Industry, Co-founded by Alex Tschopp, believes many knitwear brands today are forced to plan lengthy production cycles and undertake astronomically high order quantities which prevents them from launching new collections. Their chronic overproduction also results in vast quantities of unwanted apparel ending ... Read more

Product differentiation to help denim industry tide over 2020 recessio…

Product differentiation to help denim industry tide over 2020 recession

"As was evident from the 2008 recession, the global denim industry is not immune to the effects of economic crisis that looms large in 2020. The 2008 recession hit the denim industry like a storm. It set new standards of the focus of many brands shifting to newer markets such as Asia. Consumers could no longer spend $3... Read more

Maroc in Mode Sourcing to offer a complete overview of the Morrocon te…

Maroc in Mode Sourcing to offer a complete overview of the Morrocon textile and clothing industry

"The upcoming Maroc in Mode - Maroc Sourcing, to be held from October 17-18, 2019 in Marrakech, will offer international buyers and retailers a complete overview of the Moroccan textile and clothing industry by focusing on varied topics ranging from fast fashion to sustainable production."   The upcoming Maroc i... Read more

Volatile market, unstable prices compel Chinese weavers to wait and wa…

Volatile market, unstable prices compel Chinese weavers to wait and watch

Even though the September-October period is known as the peak season for sale of rayon grey fabric in China, the market did not perform as well as expected. Production in weaving mills of Gaomi, Nantong and Shijazhuang surpassed sales leading to a lot of unsold inventory. Fabric mills in Shandong, Hebei, Shaanxi and Zh... Read more

 
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Fabric fair Hanoi Tex on in Vietnam

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India’s T&A exports decline by 13% in August 2019

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Benetton Group launches Autumn-Winter Collection for festive gifting

Benetton Group, one of the celebrated fashion companies in the world, recently launched its Aut... Read more

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China to remain world’s largest apparel supplier

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China exports sweatshop garments to the US

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Bangladesh’s exports of T-shirts fell seven per cent in the first quarter. Reasons includ... Read more

APTMA seeks elimination of change in tax refund mechanism

All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) in its letter to Razzak Dawood, Adviser to Prime... Read more

H&M and Ikea examine chemicals in recycling

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Asia to dominate Kingpins Amsterdam

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