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Made in America's Blind Spot: Can Ethical Fashion Thrive in Red, White…

Made in America's Blind Spot: Can Ethical Fashion Thrive in Red, White, and Blue – at a Price?

  The American dream has long been stitched with visions of bustling factories and workers earning their fair share. But beneath the "Made in America" slogan lies a tangled reality, one where ethical production clashes with cost and convenience. Unravelling the complexities of ethical fashion, exploring the s... Read more

EURATEX Manifesto: A blueprint for a competitive textiles industry

EURATEX Manifesto: A blueprint for a competitive textiles industry

  In anticipation of the upcoming European Parliament elections from 6 to 9 June 2024, EURATEX, the European textile and apparel association, has released a Manifesto outlining 15 key requests aimed at fostering a competitive European textiles and clothing industry. The Manifesto comes as Europe faces a pivot... Read more

VIEW Premium Selection Spring.Summer 2025 successfully concluded

VIEW Premium Selection Spring.Summer 2025 successfully concluded

  The VIEW Premium Selection Spring.Summer 2025 concluded on a high note, establishing itself as a pivotal event in the fashion industry. Organized by MUNICH FABRIC START Exhibitions GmbH, the textile show featured 250 carefully selected exhibitors, presenting cutting-edge color and material trends, along wit... Read more

Global Fashion Agenda unveils 2023 GFA Monitor at COP28

Global Fashion Agenda unveils 2023 GFA Monitor at COP28

  In a significant move during COP28, Global Fashion Agenda (GFA) has launched the 2023 edition of The GFA Monitor, a comprehensive guide for fashion leaders steering towards a net-positive industry. The report integrates insights from over 25 industry organizations, presenting a unified approach to sustainab... Read more

Bangladesh low-wage workers get support from US and EU

Bangladesh low-wage workers get support from US and EU

  Apparel retailers in the US and Europe , as the primary buyers of Bangladesh- garments have agreed to accept higher prices to help factories offset wage increases along with helping the daily survival of low-income workers, in a humanitarian move. Bangladesh factories that employ low-wage workers --mainly w... Read more

Source Fashion Largest ever show in Feb 2024

Source Fashion Largest ever show in Feb 2024

  Source Fashion, Europe's premier platform for responsible sourcing, continues its rapid growth, announcing a remarkable 50% increase in exhibitors for its upcoming February 2024 edition, bringing the total to over 320 exhibitors from around the world. This expansion solidifies Source Fashion's reputation as... Read more

IFCO Istanbul Fashion Connection shines as global fashion hub

IFCO Istanbul Fashion Connection shines as global fashion hub

    IFCO Istanbul Fashion Connection marked its fourth edition with resounding success. The event, held from August 9 to 11 in Istanbul, showcased the city's growing prominence in the global fashion business. The numbers tell the story: a remarkable 30% increase in both exhibitors and visitors, including ... Read more

Fashion sector accused of failing to protect its labour community

Fashion sector accused of failing to protect its labour community

  The fashion sector is always haunted at the prospect of yet another allegation from social activists or laws passed against its dubious sourcing practices, leaving the sector defensive and running for cover. These are not without reason as for decades the fashion sector has exploited underdeveloped countrie... Read more

US Fashion Industry Faces Challenges and Seeks Sustainability, Reveals…

US Fashion Industry Faces Challenges and Seeks Sustainability, Reveals Study

  The United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) has recently published its tenth annual Fashion Industry Benchmarking Study, based on a survey of executives from 30 leading fashion brands, retailers, importers, and wholesalers, including some of the country's biggest names in the industry. The study,... Read more

Despite human rights accusations, fast fashion to touch $123 bn in 202…

Despite human rights accusations, fast fashion to touch $123 bn in 2023

  Despite social and governmental pressures to slowdown, fast-fashion continues to forge ahead. As per Research and Markets, an expansive market research and analyst firm for the textile and apparel sector, global fast fashion market will grow from $106.42 billion in 2022 to $122.98 billion by end of 2023, at... Read more

Good clothes, fair pay campaign triggers action on living wages

Good clothes, fair pay campaign triggers action on living wages

Good Clothes Fair Pay is a campaign, by European Citizens’ Initiative for living wages in the fashion supply chain, demanding legislation that helps achieve fair pay for textile and garment workers around the world. The campaigners believe the millions of workers in global textile, garment and footwear manufa... Read more

ATDC organizes 17th AGM, highlights its achievements for the year

ATDC organizes 17th AGM, highlights its achievements for the year

   Dr A Sakthivel, Chairman, ATDC & AEPC presided over the 17th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of ATDC held on September 28, 2020. Organized via video-conferencing, the meeting was attended by over 70 leading industry members from across India. Among those present wertr: Usha Fabs, Jyoti Apparels, Monica... Read more

Compliance on living wages still low among most global brands

Compliance on living wages still low among most global brands

"Most brands were willing to share initiatives for promoting living wages. They were also transparent about their limitations in producing in developing countries such as Bangladesh, Cambodia and Vietnam, as the wage-setting mechanisms and social dialogue in these countries are still at a nascent stage"   Even a... Read more

Multinationals gear up to tackle labor exploitation in sourcing factor…

Multinationals gear up to tackle labor exploitation in sourcing factories

"Although shares of Fast Retailing, the Japanese company behind clothing brand Uniqlo, surged more than 75 per cent over the past year due to its steady expansion in overseas and endorsement deals with tennis star Roger Federer and golfer Adam Scott, around 2,000 of its Indonesian laborers were laid off with unpaid wag... Read more

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Itema appoints Sameer Kulkarni as new Managing Director

  Itema Weaving (India) has appointed Sameer Kulkarni as its Managing Director, marking... Read more

BAI awarded for best HR practices at CITI Textile Sustainability Awards 202…

  Brandix Apparel India (BAI) has bagged the prestigious ‘Best HR Practices&rsquo... Read more

Eltex of Sweden AB marks 60 years milestone

  Eltex of Sweden, a trailblazer in integrating electronic sensors into the weaving mac... Read more

British Wool launches shearing courses with strong response

  British Wool has rolled out its much-anticipated shearing courses, now accessible on ... Read more

SIMA applauds textile focused policies in Tamil Nadu budget

  Tamil Nadu, long a powerhouse in India's textile industry, has faced challenges maint... Read more

Gildan Activewear honored in CDP leadership and S&P Global Yearbook

  Gildan Activewear Inc. proudly announces its fourth consecutive inclusion in CDP's Le... Read more

Nike to cut workforce by 2%

  In a bid to streamline operations and reduce costs, Nike plans to reduce its workforc... Read more

AATCC launches exclusive Corporate Member News platform

  AATCC is set to elevate its Corporate Membership experience with the launch of a dyna... Read more

Lacoste appoints Philippe Gautier as new Executive VP for Global Finance

  French sportswear brand Lacoste has appointed Philippe Gautier as its new Executive V... Read more

Hermes soars with record profits in 2023

  Consolidating its position as a market leader, French luxury powerhouse Hermes capped... Read more

Kontoor Brands promotes Michael Karapetian as the new VP

  A global leader in apparel with iconic brands like Wrangler and Lee, Kontoor Brands, ... Read more

VF Corp faces headwinds as Q3 FY 24 revenues drop

  Owner of popular brands like Vans and The North Face, VF Corp is facing headwinds fro... Read more

Lenzing Group earns triple ‘A’ rating for environmental leadership from CDP

  The Lenzing Group, a global leader in specialty fibers for textiles and nonwovens, ha... Read more

Welspun Living appoints Sunil Duggal as Independent Director

  A major player in home textiles, flooring and advanced textiles, Welspun Living has a... Read more

SAC and SLCP forge independent partnership for global apparel industry

  In a landmark move, the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and the Social & Labo... Read more

ITMF survey: Positive outlook emerges for global textile industry

  In January 2024, the latest ITMF Global Textile Industry Survey (GTIS) revealed a not... Read more

NCTO welcomes Homeland Security's textile plan

  NCTO President and CEO Kim Glas has hailed the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS... Read more

Revolutionary software: Knitwear design training online

  In a transformative move for the knitting industry, the introduction of the Create De... Read more

Sudhir Sekri to be the new AEPC Chairman

  Sudhir Sekhri, Managing Partner, Trendsetter International, has been appointed as the... Read more

Kent State's School of Fashion revolutionizes learning with CREATE PLUS

  In a bid to enhance creativity and efficiency in fashion education, Kent State Univer... Read more

Kent State Fashion adopts CREATE PLUS for innovative learning

  Fashion education gets a high-tech boost at Kent State University's School of Fashion... Read more

Salvatore Ferragamo appoints new CFO

  Luxury fashion house Salvatore Ferragamo has appointed Pierre La Tour as its new Grou... Read more

Trivandrum Spinning Mills gears up for quality boost

  Trivandrum Spinning Mills (TSM) is weaving a new future with a major quality upgrade.... Read more

NCTO urges DHS: Enforce Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act now

  National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) President and CEO Kim Glas has voice... Read more

Ludhiana's hosiery industry faces squeeze from cheap Chinese imports

  Ludhiana, India's garment hub, grapples with rising imports of man-made fibers (MMFs)... Read more

Puma becomes a global top employer titan

  The sportswear giant known for its sleek designs and fierce marketing campaigns, Puma... Read more

Looming crisis in Sircilla: Polyester production grinds to a halt

  The textile industry in Sircilla, is facing a major crisis. Most powerloom units in t... Read more

ERCA TCS launches: Revolutionizing textile sustainability

  ERCA Group officially unveils ERCA Textile Chemical Solutions (TCS) in a strategic mo... Read more

EURATEX urges swift conclusion of EU-Mercosur trade deal

  European industry leaders, represented by EURATEX and 22 industry associations, have ... Read more

Lenzing tops MSCI and SAC Higgs FEM sustainability ratings

  Lenzing Group, a global leader in specialty fibers, has secured an "AA" rating from M... Read more

Charles Denson added to Columbia Sportswear Company’s Board of Directors

  A global leader in designing, marketing and distributing active and lifestyle apparel... Read more

Levi Srauss & Co appoints Conagra Brands’ CFO to Board

  Denim maker Levi Strauss & Co has appointed David Marberger, Chief Financial Offi... Read more

Transforming global textile alliances: India's journey to ESG excellence

  In a groundbreaking shift, India's textile industry has embraced Environmental, Socia... Read more

Türkiye's earthquake fallout: Garment workers exploited

  In the aftermath of the devastating 2023 earthquake in Türkiye, a report reveals... Read more

Appoint strong lobbyists to avoid rumors, urge business leaders to Banglade…

  Despite being a significant contributor to the country’s economy, the garment s... Read more

T&A workers face job loss as orders decline

  India’s second-largest employer with almost 45 million direct jobs, the textile... Read more

US lawmakers urge AAFA for fair wages in Bangladesh

  US Congress members, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, penned a letter urging ... Read more

William Simon to be the new Chairman of HanesBrands

  William Simon, Executive Advisor, KKR & Co and President, WSS Venture Holdings, h... Read more

Michelle Robertson appointed to adidas’ Executive Board

  Michelle Robertson, Head-Global HR, adidas has been appointed as the new Executive Bo... Read more

VF Corp appoints Nina Flood interim president for Timberland

  After the departure of Susie Mulder, VF Corp, the lifestyle giant, has appointed Nina... Read more

PVH Corp names new President for Tommy Hilfiger in North America

  Sophia Hwang Judiesch, currently the President of Hudson’s Bay, has been appoin... Read more

Laurent Malecaze to lead Chloe in Richemont reshuffle

  Laurent Malecaze, the current CEO of Dunhill, has been appointed the new President an... Read more

Bangladesh RMG sector confident about labor conditions amidst policy change…

  In a recent seminar addressing ‘The Current Labor Issues and International Trad... Read more

Teejay Lanka wins Silver at NCE Annual Export Awards 2023

  Teejay Lanka PLC clinched the Silver Award in the 'Extra Large' category of the 'Text... Read more

Denim revolution: Artistic Milliners & Archroma's eco-friendly black dy…

  In a groundbreaking collaboration, global denim manufacturing giant Artistic Milliner... Read more

Bangladesh Apparel Exchange and Fashion for Good ignite circular fashion re…

  In a groundbreaking initiative, the Bangladesh Apparel Exchange, in collaboration wit... Read more

Rieter Holding announces change in management

  Globally renowned supplier of systems for yarn production in spinning mills Rieter Ho... Read more

48 brands commit to garment safety accord

  In a significant move for worker safety, 48 leading brands have committed to a ground... Read more

H&M Group and BGMEA forge sustainable partnership in Bangladesh

  In a pivotal meeting held in Hong Kong on December 11, Faruque Hassan, the president ... Read more

Spinnova appoints Tuomas Oijala new CEO

  Manufacturer of breakthrough technology for making textile fibre out of wood or waste... Read more

VDMA awards young innovators at Textile Conference

  In a highlight of the Aachen-Dresden-Denkendorf International Textile Conference in D... Read more

Chip Bergh exits, Michelle Gass takes helm at Levi's as CEO shift confirmed…

  Chip Bergh, the current CEO of Levi Strauss & Co, will step down from his role in... Read more

VEOCEL partnerships, pioneering sustainable personal care products in Asia-…

  In a groundbreaking move, VEOCEL, the flagship nonwovens brand of Lenzing Group, has ... Read more

SIMA: Southern textile industry in crisis, urgent appeal for relief measure…

  In a virtual meeting, key associations representing spinning mills in Southern India,... Read more

Shahi Exports released Sustainability Report, aims for 100% Renewable Energ…

  Shahi Exports, India's leading apparel manufacturer and exporter, unveiled its second... Read more

Birla Cellulose ignites sustainable textile revolution in Karur hub-meet

  Birla Cellulose, a trailblazer in sustainable fiber solutions, orchestrated a pivotal... Read more

ERCA's REVECOL: Pioneering Circular Solutions

  ERCA Textile Chemical Solutions, through its revolutionary REVECOL range, continues t... Read more