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Turkish apparel makers positive about revival with demand picking up i…

Turkish apparel makers positive about revival with demand picking up in EU, US

  As Coronavirus spreads across Europe and the US, international fashion brands began delaying, reducing or cancelling their payments to Turkish apparel manufacturers. Some brands failed to inform suppliers about the status quo of their operations leaving Turkish manufacturers with$1.5 billion to $2 billion wor... Read more

American mall culture set for big change as retailers close stores

American mall culture set for big change as retailers close stores

  The slow erosion of prominent department stores like Neiman Marcus and JC Penney due to COVID-19 is threatening the existence of many prominent malls in America. Already, these malls were facing stiff competition from online retailers for the last few years. The pandemic has confounded matters with many malls... Read more

Beginning of new Asia trade balance accelerates the end of ‘Made in Ch…

Beginning of new Asia trade balance accelerates the end of ‘Made in China’ label

  A new study by Coresight Research indicates, with the negative sentiment prevailing amongst American consumers against Chinese products it could accelerate the end of ‘Made in China’ label. The survey conducted in early June indicated around 47.8 per cent of Americans are urging retailers to sourc... Read more

FTAs to shield Latin American luxury sector from COVID-19 induced rece…

FTAs to shield Latin American luxury sector from COVID-19 induced recession

   The Latin American luxury sector is in a vulnerable state. Latest Euromonitor projections estimate, personal luxury goods sector in countries such as Brazil, Mexico and Argentina is likely to contract by approximately 6 per cent, 4 per cent and 3 per cent respectively. The World Bank also estimates econ... Read more

Sustainability in plus size fashion will help industry invoke real pro…

Sustainability in plus size fashion will help industry invoke real progress

  As adopting a sustainable lifestyle becomes more and more important today given the current situation with COVID-19, plus-size shoppers are at a disadvantage as sustainable clothes are normally not available in their sizes. Affordability hampers sustainability Independent brands do not normally create a ful... Read more

Ready-to-Show online: A getaway for international textile and apparel …

Ready-to-Show online: A getaway for international textile and apparel manufacturers for European buyers

  Well-known in Italy as the one and only place to source garments, knit wear, fabrics and accessories from European and non EU counties, Ready to Show Online is the first event in Italy to give international apparel, accessory, textile and leather manufacturers direct access to major European buyers, including... Read more

Make in India fuels revival of leather and chemical industries

Make in India fuels revival of leather and chemical industries

  The ‘Make in India’ sentiment is pervading across all Indian industries particularly leather and chemical industries which are pleading with the government to impose anti-dumping duty on import of Chinese footwear and chemicals like Sodium Sulphide and basic Chrome Sulphate. Both these industries... Read more

The USMCA deal to rewrite North American trade

The USMCA deal to rewrite North American trade

  For domestic textile manufacturers and importers in the US, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) is a like the medicine that though doesn’t cure but does not hurt either. These manufacturers view the agreement as an extension of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that ruled tra... Read more

The pandemic, an opportunity to make or break US textiles, apparel ind…

The pandemic, an opportunity to make or break US textiles, apparel industry

  The Coronavirus outbreak across the US has exposed the country’s ineptness in manufacturing critical textile-related personal protective equipment (PPE) on an emergency scale. With great difficulty, factories across the country were able to manufacture the required products like face masks and gowns for... Read more

COVID-19: Redefining sustainability in the apparel industry

COVID-19: Redefining sustainability in the apparel industry

  Apparel manufacturers invested lot of money in sustainable technologies in the pre-COVID period. However, now many of these manufactures have shifted focus on producing cheaper goods as retailers and brands began demanding discounts on the agreed price for their orders. They even threatened to cancel orders p... Read more

Post COVID-19, denim retail to continue resonating with manufacturers

Post COVID-19, denim retail to continue resonating with manufacturers

  The denim industry has been integrating new fabric technologies and retail formats to boosts sales for a while. However, increasing unemployment and store closures are forcing the industry to face an unfamiliar retail landscape. These were some of the views presented at a Kingpins24 panel moderated by Edward ... Read more

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Work from Home fuels demand for essential clothing in India

   The Work from Home trend has boosted the sales of PJ’s in India with knit... Read more

Burberry names Adrian Ward-Rees as new ready-to-wear head

   Burberry, which is reorganising its creative team, has reappointed Adrian Ward-... Read more

China women’s underwear market to be worth over 197 billion yuan by 2022

   According to EU data, retail compound growth rate of China's women's underwear ... Read more

Levi’s agrees to pay for all orders

   Giving in to mounting pressure by nonprofit Workers Rights Consortium (WRC), de... Read more

US consumers unlikely to shop in physical stores for next 3 months: Survey

   According to a survey from Nationwide YouGov and SafetyCulture, around 71 per c... Read more

C&A accused of worker rights violations

   A group of workers’ rights organizations has accused fashion titan C&... Read more

Kingpins 24 highlights the importance of collaboration, new tech in denim i…

   During Kingpins24, representatives from the denim supply chain said the sector ... Read more

#PayUp Campaign to compel fashion brands to pay for their orders

   The #PayUp Campaign, launched on March 30 by Remake, aims to force fashion bran... Read more

Informa Markets cancels trade show Coterie

   Informa Markets Fashion has cancelled its flagship New York-based fashion trade... Read more

Kingpins 24 highlights the importance of collaboration, new tech in denim i…

   During Kingpins24, representatives from the denim supply chain said the sector ... Read more

#PayUp Campaign to compel fashion brands to pay for their orders

   The #PayUp Campaign, launched on March 30 by Remake, aims to force fashion bran... Read more

Informa Markets cancels trade show Coterie

   Informa Markets Fashion has cancelled its flagship New York-based fashion trade... Read more

Boohoo blamed for violation of lockdown rules and worker’s rights

   UK apparel brand Boohoo has been accused of keeping several of its factories ac... Read more

Value of Vietnam's textile and garment exports declines 15.5 per cent

   Vietnam’s General Statistics Office says, the total value of Vietnam's te... Read more

Sportswear makers eye India as the next manufacturing destination

   Against the growing anti-China sentiment, global sportswear makers, who source ... Read more