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Denim manufacturers invest in supply chain to meet market needs

Denim manufacturers invest in supply chain to meet market needs

Denim manufacturing firms are making major investments in factories from the US to China to meet market demands and improve their environmental footprint. Curbing excess use of water A new textile maker, Vidalia Denim recently opened in a 900,000 sq. ft. facility in Vidalia, La., in the Mississippi Delta region. To e... Read more

Expansion by major denim brands heat up the global jeans market

Expansion by major denim brands heat up the global jeans market

Competition in the $60 billion global jeans market is heating up with major denim brands chalking out robust expansion plans. While Levi Strauss & Co. is going for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) to raise about $587 million, VF Corp plans to hive-off Wrangler and Lee into new entity Kontoor Brands. Gap and Old Nav... Read more

The growth of the worldwide denim market

The growth of the worldwide denim market

"Even as joggers and leggings have emerged as the top fashion bottom worldwide, the classic appeal of jeans along with new styles continues to attract consumers. A top reason for this is the addition of stretch to both men’s and women’s jeans. And Marshal Cohen, Chief Industry Advisor, NPD Group credits str... Read more

4th Texworld Denim showcases denim brands and independent designers

4th Texworld Denim showcases denim brands and independent designers

"The 4th edition of Texworld Denim the trade show for sourcing denim textiles and clothing, part of the Fairland of Fashion, Paris, attracted around 30 exhibitors from major countries in the denim sector including Bangladesh, China, India, Pakistan and Turkey.  The show attracted ready-to-wear labels that weavers ... Read more

Fairyland for Fashion: Five shows for the fashion industry that attrac…

Fairyland for Fashion: Five shows for the fashion industry that attract global visitors, stakeholders

The trade shows organised by Messe Frankfurt France, under the Fairyland for Fashion umbrella maintain their significance as an international business platform for the fashion industry. This year around 13,929 visitors attended this mega event, a 2.35 per cent increase over previous years.   America clocks... Read more

Rise of the smart denim, solutions for design and sustainability

Rise of the smart denim, solutions for design and sustainability

"Designers today are equipped with the right mindset and tools to face the rapidly changing manufacturing and retail landscapes. In a panel discussion at Sourcing at Magic in Las Vegas recently, experts set out to further streamline some of the sector’s confusion. The panel titled, “Fashion Design Is All Ab... Read more

Levi’s denim customisation offers creative freedom to customers

Levi’s denim customisation offers creative freedom to customers

"To whet consumers’ appetites for perfectly damaged jeans, Levi’s has been selling denim customised by Aldridge, rapper Snoop Dogg, actress Sasha Lane, surfer Kelly Slater, tattoo artist Dr. Woo, basketball star Blake Griffin and others. Model Lily Aldridge, Vice President of technical innovation for Levi's... Read more

Tackling denim sustainability through blockchain

Tackling denim sustainability through blockchain

"One of the most popular types of clothing around the world, denim is also one of environmentally hazardous garments. A case in point is the river delta in China whose water turned blue from the washing of jeans from thenearby denim factories. Lately, many brands trying to arrive at a common consensus on the issue of s... Read more

US-China trade war fuels demand for Bangladesh denim

US-China trade war fuels demand for Bangladesh denim

"Statistics from the Directorate-General of the European Commission Eurostat reveal Bangladesh denim exports to the EU, during January-August 2018, increased 4.23 per cent to reach €917.14 million compared to the same period last year. The country’s denim manufacturers saw a healthy rise in exports to the US... Read more

'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

Bangladesh denim exports report healthy growth as it goes beyond China

Bangladesh denim exports report healthy growth as it goes beyond China

"According to the US Office of Textiles and Apparel (OTEXA), from January to September 2018, Bangladesh witnessed a 14.20 per cent increase in its export earnings to the US; i.e. from $367.10 million to $419.21 million during the same period of 2017. China on the other hand earned a $683 million from exports a hike of ... Read more

Denim capacity expansion plans for Kanoria Chemicals & Industries

Denim capacity expansion plans for Kanoria Chemicals & Industries

"Kanoria Chemicals & Industries, which manufactures two million meters of denim fabric per month plans to ramp up its capacity to 27 million meters per month in the next three years. “We serve all mainstream brands such as: Otto Group, Inditex, TCP, TEDDY, H&M, Levis, VF Corp, and niche markets of the wor... Read more

Prosperity Textile aims to touch 100 million yards per annum mark next…

Prosperity Textile aims to touch 100 million yards per annum mark next year

"A global leader in denim fabric Prosperity Textile has introduced multi fiber types. These are different fibers like cotton, Tencel, polyester rayon, etc, blended together to improve performance and the features. The company, founded in 1999 in China, will also start operating its Vietnam unit from next month. The uni... Read more

Itema launches new textile solutions at ITMA ASIA

Itema launches new textile solutions at ITMA ASIA

Prosperity Textile, one of the main denim producers worldwide, launched one of the most interesting and sustainable-oriented Itema technologies, iSAVER equipped on the Itema R95002 denim. This new technology completely eliminates the left-hand weft waste, allowing the insertion of the weft yarns in the fabric without ... Read more

New styles, sustainability initiatives to boost global denim sales by …

New styles, sustainability initiatives to boost global denim sales by 2023

"After going through a distressed period, the denim industry is now on an upswing. As a recent study by P&S Market Research indicates, global jeans sales reached $40 billion in 2016, and are expected to exceed $87 billion by 2023. Data from Edited suggests retailers have started to refocus on their denim assortment... Read more

 
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US denim imports up six per cent

For the first two months of the year imports of denim apparel by the US increased 6.03 per cent... Read more

Denim brand Orta launches Biodesign Challenge

Orta has partnered with Biodesign Challenge which tasks teams from top design schools to create... Read more

Hemp features in Levi’s range

Levi’s has launched a collection made of hemp. Levi’s is an iconic denim brand. The... Read more

American women love buying jeans

US women purchased 22 million more jeans in 2018 than in 2017. Off-price unit and dollar sales ... Read more

Turkish denim brand ISKO to create a sustainable landscape in the industry

Turkish denim specialist ISKO has joined Textile Exchange to further expand its vision of a res... Read more

Denim brands looking for new innovative options

Denim brands want to offer consumers something opposite from perfect stretch jeans. Naveena o... Read more

Beams, Levi’s team up for Japanese-indebted reversed denim capsule collecti…

Japanese retailer Beams and American denim giant Levi’s teamed up for ‘The Inside O... Read more

Bangladesh is denim frontrunner

Bangladesh now leads denim garment making across the globe as it has already developed a strong... Read more

Sustainable cotton in focus at Kingpins Amsterdam

Denim trends come and go, but cotton is the constant common denominator for most jeans. At a pa... Read more

Levi Strauss women’s denim business sees good growth

Levi Strauss’ women’s business has grown 18 per cent. This has been the 15th consec... Read more

New Delhi Denim Show to be held in August

The Denim Show will be held in New Delhi from August 10 to 12, 2019. This is a platform for sup... Read more

American denim market gets innovative

The American denim market has entered an exciting phase where brands are becoming more and more... Read more

App links denim supply chain

Denimsandjeans has launched an app that brings buyers and suppliers in the denim and sportswear... Read more

Kingpins to inspect exhibitors’ credentials

Kingpins will mandate corporate social responsibility standards for its exhibitors. The denim i... Read more

Kingpins Amsterdam to open next week

Kingpins Amsterdam will take place on April 10 to 11, 2019. The show will host 99 exhibitors. D... Read more

CCI, Chen Wen, HW Textiles present denim collection at China Fashion Week

Cotton Council International (CCI) partnered with Chen Wen and HW Textiles to launch a denim fa... Read more

Cone Denim launches Distilled Indigo denims

Cone Denim has launched eco-friendly Distilled Indigo denims made with Dystar’s Cadira de... Read more

American Apparel launches denim line with extended sizing

American Apparel’s latest women’s jeans styles include a non-stretch cropped wide l... Read more

US January denim imports up three per cent

US denim apparel imports from around the world rose 3.12 per cent in January 2019 compared to a... Read more

Guess develops Eco line denim collection

Fashion retailer Guess has developed a new capsule collection for men and women, with sustainab... Read more

Now Peta is a stakeholder in Levi Strauss

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) is now a shareholder in Levi Strauss. The an... Read more

Guess unveils sustainable denim capsule

 The new Guess Eco capsule collection for men and women is made with environmentally consc... Read more

Madewell’s Q4 sales up 22 per cent

The American denim brand popular with millennial shoppers Madewell recorded 22 per cent rise in... Read more