Bönnigheim, Germany – With their idea of breathing new life into worn-out truck tarpaulins and making them into weatherproof, one-of-a-kind bags for individualists in the big city jungle, the graphic designers, Daniel and Markus Freitag, truly reflected the spirit of the times in 1993 and have written an impressive success story since then.Read More →
Washington D.C., United States – National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) President & CEO Auggie Tantillo testified at the U.S. Trade Representative’s (USTR) hearing on Negotiating Objectives Regarding Modernization of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico held in Washington, DC on Tuesday, June 27.Read More →
Remarkable Start of the Season: 70% of Heimtextil Russia 2017 is Already Rebooked alongside with Increase of the Russian Manufacturers among the Participants.
Moscow, Russia – Heimtextil Russia is the key event for the professional market of home and interior textiles in Russia, and preparations for the trade fair of 2017 are already in full swing. The 19th edition will take place on September 20-22, 2017 in IEC Crocus Expo, Moscow. Total area of the planned exposition is […]Read More →
Washington, D.C., United States – The National Retail Federation submitted comments to the United States Trade Representative outlining retail’s priorities for the negotiation of a modernized North American Free Trade Agreement.Read More →
China / India – While a good amount of buzz at the Asia Petrochemical Industry Conference (APIC) in Sapporo, Japan, was on the coming wave of US capacity, Asia itself is undergoing major structural shifts with China and India leading the way.Read More →
Positive and Well-Established South China Fashion Market Sets Attractive Backdrop for July’s Intertextile Pavilion Shenzhen 2017.
Shenzhen, China – As part of Messe Frankfurt’s renowned Intertextile brand, Intertextile Pavilion at the Shenzhen International Trade Fair for Apparel Fabrics and Accessories (“Intertextile Pavilion Shenzhen”) has a distinctive focus on the South China market, benefiting from this region’s promising market conditions and providing huge opportunities for exhibitors at this year’s fair.Read More →
New Delhi, India – In India, adoption of advanced business digital technologies can lead to increase in revenues by up to 27%, increase in employment by up to 84% and enhanced access to international markets by up to 65% for small and medium business (SMBs), according to ASSOCHAM-Deloitte joint study.Read More →
Switzerland / Germany – In clothing and in home textiles, consumer demand for more customization and personalization is growing steadily. This trend is shining a spotlight on the need for efficient, cost-effective short-run or even one-off production, which is causing a major shift in the textile industry. Manufacturers are looking to convert more and more […]Read More →
Zurich, Switzerland – From the 10th to the 13th of January, the International OEKO-TEX® Association successfully presented products at Heimtextil Frankfurt, the popular leading trade fair for home and contract textiles. The fair highlighted the following: For suppliers in the furnishings market, too, it is more important than ever to focus on consumer confidence in addition […]Read More →
New York, United States – Despite expectations that the first “digitally native” generation would want to shop online, a new study released by IBM and the National Retail Federation found that almost all members of Generation Z prefer to shop in bricks-and-mortar stores.Read More →