At the end of July, more than 837 exhibitors from 19 countries flocked to New York’s Javits Center for the summer 2018 edition of Texworld USA and Apparel Sourcing USA, where they were joined by over 5,000 visitors.
A Cotton USA executive delegation recently travelled with Cotton Council International to Mumbai, Coimbatore, and New Delhi, to participate in conferences emphasising US cotton’s quality to Indian textile mills.
While China has raised import duties on several categories of U.S. goods, it lowered tariffs on apparel, cosmetics, household goods and jewelry, which could see these industries thrive, according to Cowen and Company.
Asda and its clothing brand George have joined the Microfibre Consortium to understand and reduce the impact of microfibres in clothing, which can find their way into the ocean and eventually poison the food chain.
Most UK consumers think manufacturers are the most responsible for the development of unsustainable clothing, and nearly 50% would pay more for clothing made from natural fibres, a new survey has found.
An influential N Brown investor has asked shareholders to vote against the retailer’s remuneration policy at its AGM on Tuesday, saying that executive bonuses are not linked closely enough to performance.