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.Read More →
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.Read More →
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.Read More →
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 […]Read More →
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.Read More →
NIKE, Incorporation Announces New Consumer Direct Offense: A Faster Pipeline to Serve Consumers Personally, at Scale.
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 […]Read More →
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 […]Read More →
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.Read More →
Brussels, Belgium – The report analyses the 2016 EU external trade for the textile and clothing sector as well as the main EU suppliers and customers, evaluates the weight of regions and sectors in total EU trade and includes detailed tables and graphs for the 33 main EU trade partners.Read More →
VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies Extends Support for Techtextil India’s Entry into Garment Machinery Segment.
Mumbai, India – As Techtextil India gears up to expand its scope into the garment machinery segment through an exclusive Texprocess Pavilion this year, VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies has come forward to announce its support for this much-awaited launch.Read More →