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INVISTA Introduces New LYCRA® Bra Fabric Finder™.

By   /  July 18, 2017  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter  /  No Comments

Kansas, United States – INVISTA, owner of the original elastane LYCRA® fiber, has a proven history of driving innovation in the apparel industry. Now the firm is poised to strengthen its leadership position in the intimate apparel category with the development of an exciting new proprietary tool: the LYCRA® Bra Fabric Finder™. Created to help casual […]

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FESI Welcomes EU–JAPAN Political Agreement On Free Trade Deal.

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter  /  No Comments

Brussels, Belgium – Japan and the European Union leaders have reached a political agreement which will pave the way to the long awaited Free Trade Agreement (FTA). The Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry (FESI), and the European ski boots and sports footwear companies welcome this announcement with enthusiasm.

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Growing Support from the Industry to Advance Towards Zero Discharge.

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter, Featured News, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

London, United Kingdom – Seven companies commit to the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Program, a collaboration of leading textile, leather and footwear brands working collaboratively together to implement safer chemistry practices to protect consumers, workers and the environment.

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How ‘Green’ Is Your Waterproof Jacket?.

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

England, United Kingdom – But new research from the University of Leeds suggests that the use of controversial fluorochemicals in the manufacture of most of these garments may be unnecessary.

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AAFA Applauds GSP Travel Goods Decision.

By   /  July 5, 2017  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter  /  No Comments

Washington D.C., United States – The American Apparel & Footwear Association applauds the decision by President Trump to extend duty-free treatment to imports of all statutorily-eligible travel goods (including luggage, handbags, backpacks, tote bags, etc.) from all eligible countries under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program. The change will go into effect on July 1, 2017.

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Milano Unica and ICE Agency.

By   /  July 5, 2017  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News  /  No Comments

Milan, Italy – Starting from next September, the fashion shows in Milan will be held concurrently with the Women’s Fashion Week. This was confirmed by Ivan Scalfarotto, Deputy Secretary at the Italian Ministry for Economic Development, the Ministry that, together with ICE Agency, the Italian Trade Promotion Agency, has provided unfailing support to Milano Unica and the entire fashion supply […]

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Lectra Boosts Leather Cutting Productivity by Up to 15%.

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter  /  No Comments

Paris, France – Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials, enables automotive and upholstered furniture manufacturers to maximize the performance of their Versalis® digital leather-cutting solution with the release of the new, advanced Versalis® LeatherSuite V6.

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NIKE, Incorporation Announces New Consumer Direct Offense: A Faster Pipeline to Serve Consumers Personally, at Scale.

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter  /  No Comments

Oregon, United States – NIKE, Inc. introduced the Consumer Direct Offense, a new company alignment that allows Nike to better serve the consumer personally, at scale. Leveraging the power of digital, Nike will drive growth — by accelerating innovation and product creation, moving even closer to the consumer through Key Cities, and deepening one-to-one connections. “The […]

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Texprocess 2017 with Significantly More Exhibitors and Visitors.

By   /  June 15, 2017  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Featured News  /  No Comments

Frankfurt, Germany – Creativity meets high-tech – a few words that perfectly sum up the atmosphere at this year’s Texprocess from 9 to 12 May. 312 exhibitors from 35 countries (2015: 273 from 33 countries ) presented their latest developments for processing textile and flexible materials to 13,718 visitors from 109 nations (2015: 13,335 from […]

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80% of Space Already Booked for October’s Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics.

By   /  June 8, 2017  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Fabric, Featured News  /  No Comments

Shanghai, China – Picking up the baton from March’s Spring Edition, the 2017 Autumn Edition of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, the most influential industry trade event of the year, is on track to exceed last year’s sourcing options, with around 80% of the available exhibition space already booked.

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