"Though cotton continues to be in demand among apparel manufacturers, manmade fibers (MMF) like polyester are also finding favor with brands, retailers and consumers as they are light weight and available in multiple categories. Classified as organic and inorganic, man-made fibers are produced by combining polymers or ... Read more
The virus outbreak could augur well for the Indian subcontinent, especially India with orders being diverted and demand for Indian cotton, leather increasing in the international market.
The Coronavirus outbreak has caused huge concerns in the worldwide financial markets. Shares of Chinese brands declined 9 per cent, ... Read more
"The impact of Coronavirus can be felt across the globe. The apparel and textile industry across the world is facing numerous challenges from sourcing to retail. And this uncertainty is affecting business"
While the US-China trade war has negatively affected Chinese textile and apparel industry, the latest Cor... Read more
"Marked by an unrelenting and disruptive consumer revolution, the past decade made mobility a make-or-break factor for fashion retail businesses. Factors responsible for this change included demographic shifts, rise of the smartphone, the ubiquity of the internet, the changing role of stores and competition from unexpe... Read more
"A new report ‘Winning in Disruptive Times’ by FICCI-Wazir Advisors says, in order to compete with global counterparts, India needs to upgrade its manufacturing standards and service orientation. Also, Indian companies need to build digitally enabled smart factories besides focusing on skilling of middle an... Read more
Polyester or synthetic yarn could become cheaper in India. The anti-dumping duty on Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) has been abolished in this Budget. This will make imports of the petrochemical from Iran, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Korea, Taiwan and Thailand cheaper. Removal of the anti-dumping duty will put pressur... Read more
Exhibitors and newcomers, including the suppliers from Belarus, are set to show off their latest innovations to meet the specific sourcing needs of buyers with a diverse range of unique functional yarns at Yarn Expo Spring. The fair will be held from 11th to 13th March 2020 at the National Exhibition and Convention Cen... Read more
It takes a special kind of focus for a company to achieve the status of a recognized ‘industry leader’. Maintaining that position is even more challenging, with a constant drive for maximum efficiency, optimized quality and total customer satisfaction. The Chinese company Esquel has exactly those attributes... Read more
The world’s leading provider of industrial machine needles, precision parts and fine tools, Groz Beckert Asia offers its customers systems and services for production and joining of textile fabrics. The company, founded in 1852, employs more than 9,000 people and has production sites in Germany, Belgium, the Czec... Read more
"An important link between Europe and Asia, Turkey is a significant exporter of cotton and cotton products to the European Union. The country's textile exporters are known for their fast order response time and higher quality products. Nearly 36,000 companies operate in the sector. The EU remains the leading market for... Read more
"International menswear show Pitti Uomo, held from January 7 to 10, 2020 in Florence's Fortezza da Basso, launched many new collections for F/W 2020-21. Though the show started on a slower note, its second and third days were busier and livelier, and hosted more number of visitors"
International menswear show ... Read more