Scoop, the renowned fashion showcase, concluded its Autumn/Winter 24 season on a high note, bidding farewell to guests who were treated to a remarkable display of international designers under the theme 'A Return to Wonderment'. The event, characterized by opulent art deco influences, drew a bustling crowd ... Read more
Despite a tough 2023, marked by declining exports and shrinking employment, Turkish textile and apparel industry remains cautiously optimistic for 2024. While acknowledging ongoing challenges like high inflation, increasing production costs, and slow European market, industry leaders point out to strategic ... Read more
The China-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement (FTA), implemented in 2020, has become a game-changer for both nations, particularly in the textile, apparel, and fashion industries. Bilateral trade has soared, with data highlighting significant growth in both imports and exports especially in textiles and apparel s... Read more
The curtains closed on Europe’s prominent responsible sourcing exhibition, Source Home & Gift, after an enlightening and prosperous four-day event that fostered connections within the global sourcing community. The show, which saw the participation of leading retailers such as Fenwick, Next, and J... Read more
Spring Fair, the UK's premier retail marketplace for Home, Gift, and Fashion, concluded its latest edition on a high note after four days brimming with bustling activity, creative showcases, and memorable moments. With eyes now set on its monumental 75th anniversary in 2025, the event witnessed an impressiv... Read more
India's textile industry, a major contributor to the economy, is facing a ripple effect due to a new amendment in the Companies Act 2023. This amendment, aimed at improving liquidity for Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), mandates faster payments to these entities. While the long-term benefits ar... Read more
The recently concluded Milano Unica, held from January 23rd to 25th, 2024, showcased latest trends, fostering connections, and driving business forward. Here's are the key takeaways.
Strong buyer presence: The event saw a surge in international buyers, indicating renewed confidence in the industry's post-p... Read more
The Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme, a government initiative to boost domestic manufacturing, has got mixed results in the Indian textile and apparel industry. While ambitious in its goals, the scheme's adoption by industry players has been sluggish, raising questions about its effectiveness in thi... Read more
The Fashion Pact, a heavyweight alliance of fashion giants united under the banner of sustainability, has released its ‘Unlock’ report, a roadmap for a climate-friendly future for cotton. But instead of a resounding chorus of applause, the report has been met with a mixed bag of reactions, with ... Read more
The UK's largest and longest-serving retail show, Spring Fair, kicked off to much anticipation as thousands of retailers descended upon the event to explore new opportunities and rejuvenate their retail strategies. Among the attendees were an impressive array of retail giants and independent businesses, sho... Read more
India's $172.3 billion textile and apparel industry (IMARC Group, 2022) is at a crossroads. The choice is between prioritizing garment manufacturing for the global market, a role where it currently holds 4 per cent market share as per Invest India, or focusing on creating domestic brands and capturing the h... Read more
The 3rd Mumbai edition of ‘Gartex Texprocess India’ commenced today at the Jio World Convention Centre, Mumbai. The event, dedicated to garment and textile manufacturing, promises a platform for innovation and collaboration within the industry.
Government's support for indigenous manufacturing&... Read more