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Intertextile Pavilion Shenzhen: Exhibitors ready to tap China’s market pote…

Intertextile Pavilion Shenzhen: Exhibitors ready to tap China’s market potential

With around 30,000 designers and 2,000 retailers, Shenzhen has around 70 per cent share of China’s high-end women’s wear market. The city benefits from the South China’s status as a significant trading hub and a key area of the central government’s new Belt and Road Initiative, supported by Guan... Read more

US retail sector faces troubled times

US retail sector faces troubled times

Dark clouds hang over the US retail sector as a survey by the Institute for Supply Management shows retail is the only sector witnessing declining sales this year. The National Retail Federation had already forecasted in February 2019 that sales growth in US will slow this year as tax cut benefits fade and the trade wa... Read more

Amazon tops ‘Most Valuable Global Retail Brands’, Nike top apparel brand

Amazon tops ‘Most Valuable Global Retail Brands’, Nike top apparel brand

The second annual BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands report by WPP and Kantar reports, the total value of world's most valuable retail brands has increased by $339 billion this year from last year. Accounting for 23 per cent of the brand value of all 75 brands, Amazon topped the list with a total brand va... Read more

Its advantage India as companies move out of China

Its advantage India as companies move out of China

"A recent UBS Evidence Lab survey of chief financial officers (CFOs) in China and North Asia including Japan, Korea and Taiwan reveals that many Asian manufacturers are planning to shift their production facilities out of China. This shift presents a golden opportunity for India to become one of the preferred destinati... Read more

Colored cotton makes its way into the Turkey market

Colored cotton makes its way into the Turkey market

"To exploit its dominance in cotton production, Turkey now plans to develop colored cotton. The country will produce two completely natural and colored cotton known asx‘sarı gelin’ (yellow bride) and ‘gelincik’ (poppy). The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry plans to produce fabrics by using b... Read more

Sustainability initiatives by brands only way to reduce carbon footprint

Sustainability initiatives by brands only way to reduce carbon footprint

"A new report by the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) reveals, around £140-million worth of clothing is discarded every year in the UK. The fashion industry works on a ‘take-make-dispose’ model with new, cheaply-made and cheaply-sold items introduced every season. The total carbon footprint... Read more

Fashion industry’s environmental impact, brands team up to chalk way forwar…

Fashion industry’s environmental impact, brands team up to chalk way forward

"A major source of environmental contamination, the global fashion industry, emits 10 per cent of the greenhouse emissions annually. Due to its long supply chain and energy-intensive production, the industry consumes more energy than aviation and shipping combined. As most of the clothing manufacturing is now undertake... Read more

AI reinvents shopping experiences through innovations

AI reinvents shopping experiences through innovations

The integration of fashion and Artificial Intelligence (AI) is significantly impacting the fashion industry as technology-driven innovations are reinventing not only customers’ interactions with garments but also their online and offline shopping experiences. Application of AI by Indian designers Fashion design... Read more

Thailand emerging as a new textile and garment hub

Thailand emerging as a new textile and garment hub

Several competitive advantages, often overlooked, are making Thailand a global production hub. The country is perfectly positioned to benefit optimally from China’s export problems. Besides, it also has an amazing demographic of young workers as against China who faces a chuck of ageing population. Increasing ta... Read more

Small retailers stride ahead with personalised services, e-com presence

Small retailers stride ahead with personalised services, e-com presence

"Most retailers are realising the importance of providing personalized services to their clients. Fashion Link, a distributor of European luxury women’s fashion brands, and Creative Concepts, the company’s sales branch, headquartered in Los Angeles’ The New Mart, noticed a visible expansion in its bus... Read more

India: Labor issues cloud India’s knitwear hub Tirupur’s development

India: Labor issues cloud India’s knitwear hub Tirupur’s development

"Once touted as the ‘knitwear capital of India, Tirupur, is currently mired by labor issues. Underemployment and rising costs of living, coupled with the continuing impact of policy measures such as the Goods and Services Tax, especially on small-scale manufacturers, is stagnating growth in the city with the shor... Read more

A perfect look for Spring/Summer

A perfect look for Spring/Summer

With weather becoming warm, it's time to bring out dresses again. A midi is a great choice for spring and summer as it is more airy and provides extra mobility.  Its free flowing fabric exudes comfort and is perfect for transitional seasons.  Polka dots According to All Women’s Talk, polka dots ad... Read more

Retailers up their sustainability quotient

Retailers up their sustainability quotient

Weather-related changes have long impacted retail businesses across the world. Besides affecting supply chain, these changes also impact sourcing patterns of retailers. However, brands across the world are adopting sustainable practices to minimise the impact of climate change on their operations. A 2017 study by Cone ... Read more

Technology leaders meet growing customer demands

Technology leaders meet growing customer demands

"Technology leaders such as Amazon, Deliveroo, Netflix, and Uber Technologies have raised customer expectations of speed and convenience. Amazon, through Prime offering, has created a system of same day delivery. Customers can now expect to get a taxi, watch a film, or receive a meal almost instantaneously and to make ... Read more

A stable outlook for Chinese home textile industry

A stable outlook for Chinese home textile industry

"Chinas’ home textile industry, during the first 11 months of 2018, maintained a steady growth rate. National Bureau of Statistics claims, around 1,861 home textile companies achieved total revenue of 193.302 billion yuan during January-November 2018, a year-on-year increase of 3.78 per cent and a decrease of 0.8... Read more

Efficient management, discipline to aid manufacturers tide over tough times

Efficient management, discipline to aid manufacturers tide over tough times

The Federal Reserve’s decision to lower interest rates this year has garnered diverse reactions from the US finance experts. Many advised caution to apparel manufacturers. Darrin Beer, Western Regional Manager, Commercial Services, CIT Group points out apparel manufacturers should ensure their accounts receivable... Read more

Kingpins Amsterdam focuses on eco-friendly fabrics

Kingpins Amsterdam focuses on eco-friendly fabrics

"The recent edition of Kingpins Amsterdam, held on April 10 and 11, 2019 attracted the attention of several top international denim, jeanswear and fashion brands. However, attendance at this event was significantly lower than previous editions. This was mainly due to the cost cutting measures adopted by many companies.... Read more

Technology to mitigate the effects of fast fashion

Technology to mitigate the effects of fast fashion

"The concept of ‘fast fashion’ has ignited a media frenzy and intense backlash for the wide scale ramifications it has through its supply chain. This phenomenon has occurred over several decades, with the onset and expansion of globalisation. As trade barriers began to soften, major brands had the freedom t... Read more

EU leaders protest against Pakistan, trade commission upholds GSP+ grant

EU leaders protest against Pakistan, trade commission upholds GSP+ grant

"There is growing discontent amongst EU leaders against Pakistan. EU’s home textile manufacturing sector recently accused Pakistan of distorting its textile manufacturing sector with cheap imports, poor quality, and a total lack of respect for labor and environmental rights, conditions which European manufacturer... Read more

India’s textile export sees positive growth in March ’19: CITI

India’s textile export sees positive growth in March ’19: CITI

"As per an analysis by CITI there has been a decline in exports of all textile products except cotton yarn/fabric/made-ups, handloom products etc, and carpet in March 2019 as compared to March 2018. However, exports of total textiles have shown a slight increase during the period. IIP of textiles in February 2019 went ... Read more

Shri Ravinder Kumar Passi elevated as new chairman of EPCH

Shri Ravinder Kumar Passi elevated as new chairman of EPCH

Shri Ravinder Kumar Passi, Vice-Chairman-EPCH has been elevated as new Chairman of Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) during 164th meeting of Committee of Administration (COA) held on today informed Shri Rakesh Kumar, Director General – EPCH. Shri Passi has taken charge from Shri O.P. Prahladka. All ... Read more

Spring edition of IHGF-DELHI fair be held in April 2020

Spring edition of IHGF-DELHI fair be held in April 2020

Shri Rakesh Kumar, Director General – EPCH informed that the dates of Spring edition of IHGF-Delhi Fair have been shifted from February to 15 – 19 April, 2020. Shri Kumar stated the reasons behind shifting of dates of Spring edition of IHGF-Delhi Fair by elaborating that after conclusion of IHGF-Delhi Fair... Read more

Home Expo India 2019 concludes successfully with bigger aspirations for Apr…

Home Expo India 2019 concludes successfully with bigger aspirations for April 2020 trade

Home Expo India 2019, a combination of three integral segments of Handicrafts sector i.e. Home-Textiles, Houseware and Furniture concluded here today at India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida. The premium expo, organized by the Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH), registered visit of 556 overseas buye... Read more

Brands ensure positive outlook for the luxury sector in 2019

Brands ensure positive outlook for the luxury sector in 2019

"The not-so satisfactory 2018 results of luxury brands Tiffany, Ferragamo, Tod’s and Prada has not deterred them from maintaining a positive outlook for 2019. This is on account of improving brand sales. Ferragamo has already witnessed an improvement in its same-store sales. Similarly, Prada and Tiffany are still... Read more

Secondhand clothes become fashionable in the US market

Secondhand clothes become fashionable in the US market

Not so long ago, buying secondhand clothes was considered low-class. These were bought in either charity shops of thrift stores at reduced prices. However, things changed with the resale market for secondhand fashion in the United States growing 21 times faster than retail sales of new clothing over the past three year... Read more

Home Expo India Opens In Noida

Home Expo India Opens In Noida

Home Expo Inida 2019 the three in one exhibition comprising of Housewares and Decoratives, Furnishings, Floorings and Textiles and Furniture and Accessories opened today at India Expo Centre and Mart, Greater Noida. Shri O.P. Prahladka, Chairman- EPCH, Shri Ravi K. Passi, Vice Chairman-EPCH, Shri Rakesh Kumar, Directo... Read more

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Gokaldas Exports reports Rs 330.05 crore net sales in Q4 FY 18-19

Gokaldas Exports reported net sales of Rs 330.05 crore in its fourth quarter ending March 31, 2... Read more

US eliminates GSP benefits to Turkey

US President Donald Trump in his recent proclamation terminated Turkey as a beneficiary nation ... Read more

Weak fabric base hampers Lankan exporters

The absence of a strong fabric base is hampering exporters in Sri Lanka from manufacturing a la... Read more

Textile staples growing at four per cent

The global textile staples market is growing at 4.9 per cent. It is majorly driven by growing a... Read more

Prym Group launches eco-friendly snap fasteners

Prym Group, one of the major suppliers of fasteners and accessories to apparel and textile sect... Read more

Lenzing turns to blockchain

Lenzing will use blockchain technology to support its Tencel branded fiber business. This will ... Read more

Indorama Ventures forms new business unit

Indorama Ventures has formed a new business unit within the IVL Fibers division named the Indor... Read more

India’s apparel exports to UAE declines 33 per cent since April ’18

India’s apparel exports to the UAE declined by 33 per cent from April 2018 to February 20... Read more

India hopes to capture US market

Indian exporters feel the trade war between the US and China will increase their share in the U... Read more

Datacolor launches new color lifecycle

Datacolor has launched its new color lifecycle management solutions. These are intended to deli... Read more

APR, Perlin join to launch app for textile supply chain

Asia Pacific Rayon has teamed up with Perlin willto launch a blockchain-based solution for the ... Read more

Vietnam growth slows

The textile industry continues to see high growth in Vietnam but the growth rate is slower comp... Read more

Bangladesh turns to African cotton

Africa has become the largest source of cotton for Bangladesh. Last year, Bangladesh, the large... Read more

Truetzschler opens new customer and technology centre

Textile machinery manufacturer Truetzschler recently opened a new customer and technology centr... Read more

Sri Lankan manufacturer Teejay’s Q4 revenue up 35 per cent

For the fourth quarter Teejay’s revenue was up 35 per cent over the corresponding quarter... Read more

Sri Lanka apparel exports up five per cent

Last year Sri Lanka’s apparel exports grew five per cent. A six per cent growth is expect... Read more

Kering to promote clean fashion

Luxury giant Kering has been tasked to bring together a group of brands to set unified sustaina... Read more

IIGF to be held in Greater Noida in July

India International Garment Fair (IIGF) will be held along with Source Zone at Greater Noida, J... Read more

US-China Tariff War: India’s exports to the US increase riding on GSP bene…

The year-long trade war between the US and China is increasing American imports from GSP benefi... Read more

Fespa to have new section

Sportswear Pro will be held alongside Fespa, March 24 to 27, 2020. A new exhibition dedicated e... Read more

Fairtrade in India promoting sustainable fashion

The Indian branch of Fairtrade is promoting sustainable fashion through initiatives and campaig... Read more

Copenhagen Fashion Summit celebrates a decade, focus on sustainability

Copenhagen Fashion Summit held from May 15 to 16, 2019 attracted 1300 guests, and 78 high-level... Read more

Tufts University develops color-changing dyed threads

Tufts University engineers have developed dyed threads that change hues when exposed to carbon ... Read more

Burberry shuts unprofitable outlets

Burberry is working on a plan to wind up 38 stores. Five, in Brazil and Spain, have already bee... Read more

Asia Pacific drives wool worsted yarn

The Asia Pacific region accounts for a major share of the wool worsted yarn market, followed by... Read more

Men’s Day to feature at New York show

New York Men’s Day (NYMD) will be held as part of New York Fashion Men (NYFM) from June 3... Read more

Lycra opens innovation center in China

Lycra has opened an innovation center in China which is fully equipped with commercial equipmen... Read more

Google helps brands in their sustainability goals

Google will help fashion brands become sustainable. This includes measuring the environmental i... Read more

France to stop companies from destroying unsold goods

As per a French government official, France plans to stop companies from destroying unsold item... Read more

EU exports up seven per cent

The European Union’s textile and clothing exports grew by seven per cent compared to last... Read more

Global polyester polyol grows at five per cent

The global polyester polyol market is growing at 5.3 per cent. Polyurethane elastomers that are... Read more

India’s apparel imports increase 47 per cent in 2018-19

As per Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI) data apparel imports increased nearly... Read more

L Brands’ stocks decline over 5 per cent

Stocks of Victoria’s Secret owner L Brands declined by over 5 per cent after the recent a... Read more

Wrangler’s Rooted Collection highlights its varied supply chain

Wrangler® has recently introduced The Wrangler Rooted Collection™. The collection fea... Read more

Redress announces top ten Design Award 2019 finalists

Redress has announced the list of finalists for the Redress Design Award 2019. The organisation... Read more

EBA review sours Cambodia’s ties with EU

In February 2019, the European Union launched an 18-month process over whether or not to mainta... Read more

Burberry focuses on luxury

Burberry is investing heavily in transforming itself into a much more luxury-focused entity. T... Read more

Demeto adds Kolon to its Industry Advisory Board

Demeto, a European project established to build a network of like-minded organisations in the P... Read more

Bruckner offers new dyeing concepts

Brückner offers new concepts in the field of continuous dyeing. The Power-Infratherm IR pr... Read more

Welspun Q4 net sales up

Welspun’s net sales was Rs 2765.26 crores in Q4 ended March 31, 2019, as compared to Rs 2... Read more

Vardhman Textiles Q4 revenue up 17 per cent

For the fourth quarter Vardhman’s revenue rose 17 per cent. Net profit was up 10 per cent... Read more

US faces store closures

Retailers in the US are struggling due to the trade war with China. The US has proposed a new l... Read more