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Duty-free deals on thin ice, Shein and Temu face scrutiny

Duty-free deals on thin ice, Shein and Temu face scrutiny

  Shein and Temu, the online retail giants, have taken the world by storm. Their business model revolves around ultra-trendy clothing and accessories at rock-bottom prices. But their success story is facing head winds with potential tax hikes. Both companies have come under fire in the EU and US for allegedly... Read more

As Walmart reshapes workforce, questions emerge on automation or offic…

As Walmart reshapes workforce, questions emerge on automation or office shuffle

  Walmart, the retail giant, recently announced job cuts in its corporate sector alongside a push for in-office work. This has sparked questions about the true motives behind the moves. While automation is a stated goal, some speculate there's more to the story. Embracing automation Walmart claims these cha... Read more

EU cracks the whip on fashion, now EUCSDDD will reshape retail

EU cracks the whip on fashion, now EUCSDDD will reshape retail

  The European Union's Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (EUCSDDD), which came into effect on April 24, 2024, is set to shake up the fashion industry. It’s been touted as a game changer as brands and retailers, of a certain threshold size will now require certain practices and sourcing sh... Read more

EU cracks down on unsustainable fashion, new directive demands transpa…

EU cracks down on unsustainable fashion, new directive demands transparency

  The European Union (EU) has ushered in a new era for sustainable clothing with the implementation of the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (EUCSDDD). This legislation, effective in phases starting 2027, will significantly impact the textiles and apparel industry, forcing brands to clean up th... Read more

Successful 37th International Cotton Conference Bremen attracts global…

Successful 37th International Cotton Conference Bremen attracts global audience

  Around 400 participants from nearly 40 countries attended the 37th International Cotton Conference Bremen from March 20 to 22, marking yet another successful gathering of industry leaders and experts. The event, which featured a blend of on-site and online sessions, hosted nearly 70 speakers across eleven s... Read more

Sustainable fashion: Balancing materials and fair labor practices

Sustainable fashion: Balancing materials and fair labor practices

  The fashion industry has long been synonymous with cheap, disposable clothing and a relentless pursuit of the latest trends. Social media influencers, showcasing their fast fashion "hauls," have propelled this culture of overconsumption. However, a counter-movement led by figures like climate activist Greta... Read more

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

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Sri Lankan labor law reform faces uproar from Rights Groups

  Amnesty International, Clean Clothes Campaign, and Human Rights Watch are calling for... Read more

Sportswear brand On appoints Laura Miele as independent board member

  Swiss sportswear brand On has appointed Laura Miele as its independent board member, ... Read more

ILO Conference to tackle future of work and child labour

  The International Labour Organization (ILO) will convene its annual conference in Gen... Read more

GFA maps out next level sustainability for fashion industry

  Global Fashion Agenda (GFA) is urging fashion leaders to step up their sustainability... Read more

Teejay Lanka's Q4 profit jump brightens outlook

  Teejay Lanka PLC, Sri Lanka's pioneering multinational textile manufacturer, reported... Read more

Edited empowers students with Retail Intelligence Program

  Edited has unveiled its Education Partner Program, aiming to integrate its Retail Int... Read more

Amann launches India production plant for sewing threads

  Amann, a German-based company, has inaugurated its inaugural production facility in R... Read more

Rudolf revolutionizes textile industry with innovative solutions

  Rudolf, a global leader in textile auxiliaries and construction chemicals, is poised ... Read more

New platform identifies forced labor risk in supply chains

  Supply Trace, a pioneering collaboration between Northeastern and Sheffield Hallam Un... Read more

NCTO responds to House Ways and Means De Minimis reform

  The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) has emphasized the need for urge... Read more

Rajapalayam Spinning Mills shutdown leads to mass job losses

  The textile industry in India, particularly in regions like Rajapalayam, is facing a ... Read more

Ding Xia to head the China operations for Sephora

  Sephora has appointed Ding Xia, former E-commerce Chief-Asia, Nike Inc as the new hea... Read more

Lenzing AG appoints Walter Bickel as Chief Transformation Officer

  In a strategic move aimed at bolstering its performance amidst economic challenges, L... Read more

Levi Strauss & Co appoints new Executive Vice President

  Levi Strauss & Co has appointed Gianluca Flore as its new Executive Vice Presiden... Read more

NCTO fights economic crisis, trade challenges

  In his address at the National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) 20th Annual Me... Read more

India's textile ambition: $600b exports by 2047

  India is charting an ambitious trajectory in the textile sector, targeting a substant... Read more

PlatformE leads sustainable fashion as B Corp

  Fashion innovator PlatformE achieves B Corp certification, marking a pivotal moment i... Read more

Credo launches India's first fashion incubator in Kolkata

  In a landmark development for West Bengal's textile industry, Credo Centre of Excelle... Read more

BGMEA appoints new board members at 41 st AGM in Dhaka

  At the 41st annual general meeting in Dhaka, the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and... Read more

Antonella Capelli appointed President-MENA region for Lectra

  A leading provider of technology solutions driving the transition to Industry 4.0 in ... Read more

Archroma drives textile industry sustainability with One Way+ Program

  Archroma, a leading provider of specialty chemicals for sustainable solutions, unveil... Read more

Agilitas Sports names Richard Zartman as new VP-Footwear Design

  E-commerce platform specialising in sportswear and athleisure solutions, Agilitas Spo... Read more

Inditex revamps Zara Woman leadership with Lorena Rodriguez as new Director

  Inditex has made changes in the leadership of Zara Woman, with Lorena Rodrígue... Read more

Turkiye’s Uniteks boosts efficiency with Coats Digital's GSDCost solution

  Uniteks, one of Turkiye’s premier ready-made clothing manufacturers, has taken ... Read more

Euratex upskills textile industry with new project

  Euratex, alongside CEC and Cotance, is launching the SkillBridge project to tackle th... Read more

Nike appoints Tim Hamilton new Vice President-Men’s Apparel Design

  Nike hs appointed Tim Hamilton as the new Vice President - Men's Apparel Design. Hami... Read more

Coats Digital’s FastReactPlan revolutionizes production efficiency at Hojeo…

  Coats Digital proudly announces that Hojeon Limited Corp., a leading sportswear manuf... Read more

Jeanologia leads textile industry toward sustainable water management

  On the occasion of World Water Day, Jeanologia, an eco-efficient textile technology c... Read more

Euratex: EU unveils 'Textiles of the Future' partnership

  Amidst the EU Research and Innovation Days, the European Commission has introduced ni... Read more

Archroma and Artistic Milliners team up for sustainable denim revolution

  Archroma, a frontrunner in specialty chemicals for sustainable solutions, has forged ... Read more

Spinnova expects revenues to decline in 2024

  Textile company Spinnova anticipates a downturn in revenues for the year 2024, with o... Read more

Vivolo: Redefining fashion with sustainable leather trims

  In the bustling landscape of fashion, where trends evolve at lightning speed, Vivolo ... Read more

GL Events appoints Florence Rousson as new President for Premiere Vision

  A company specialising in trade show organisation, and the new owner of Premiere Visi... Read more

Kulin Lalbhai appointed as the new Chairman of CII-Gujarat

  Currently serving as the Executive Director, Arvind Ltd, Kulin Lalbhai has recently b... Read more

Fashion Forum podcast by BFC launches fifth season

  The British Fashion Council kicks off its fifth series of the Fashion Forum podcast w... Read more

ACIMIT: Italian textile tech boosting trade ties in India

  Italian textile technology is poised to fortify its partnership with India's textile ... Read more

Sympatex showcases sustainable innovations at Performance Days

  Sympatex, a leading membrane manufacturer, is poised to make waves in the textile ind... Read more

Under Armour announces leadership shakeup as Kevin Plank returns as CEO

  Under Armour is undergoing a leadership change. Founder Kevin Plank will return to th... Read more

Euratex: RegioGreenTex meeting shapes future of textile circular economy

  Representatives from 43 European partners of RegioGreenTex converged at Citeve, the P... Read more

Garware Technical Fibres: Among top 50 innovators in India's best workplace…

  Garware Technical Fibres Limited has clinched a coveted spot among India's top innova... Read more

CII Punjab announces new appointments during annual session for 2023-24

  In its Annual Session for 2023-2024, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Punjab an... Read more

SM Mannan Kochi slated to become the 20th President of BGMEA

  SM Mannan Kochi, Secretary General-Dhaka North City, Awami League, is poised to be ap... Read more

Denim expert leads industry in sustainable practices

  Denim Expert Ltd. emerges as a beacon of sustainability in the garment manufacturing ... Read more

Coats Digital nominated for five awards at UK Tech Awards 2024

  Coats Digital's revolutionary GSDCost solution has been recognized as a frontrunner i... Read more

Katie Bickerstaffe resigns from her position at Marks & Spencer

  Katie Bickerstaffe, co-CEO, Marks & Spencer, a British clothing and food retailer... Read more

19 European partners unite for TCLF sector reskilling and inclusion

  Euratex proudly launches the EU co-funded project Aequalis-4-TCLF, bolstering the tex... Read more

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