Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-11-12

The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) has upgraded its hktdc.com Sourcing platform in the run-up to the HKTDC Autumn Sourcing Week | ONLINE virtual exhibition, helping small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) capture global business opportunities and adapt to digital sourcing models in the post-pandemic new normal.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-11-12

“We saw a strong recovery in our business in Q3. Our focus on healthy inventories, profitable sell-through and disciplined sell-in clearly paid off: inventories declined by more than half a billion euros and our full-price share in e-com increased at a double-digit rate. At the same time, we kept costs under control and delivered a profit improvement of more than € 1.1 billion compared to Q2,” said adidas CEO Kasper Rorsted.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-11-12

Texon’s Dongguan site secures SATRA & GRS status

Texon – a world leader in sustainable, structural material solutions for the footwear industry – has been awarded two significant industry accreditations for its Non Woven Facility in Dongguan, China. The site, which produces millions of square metres of box toe, heel counter, insole and lining technologies each year, now has SATRA Laboratory Accreditation Status and is certified to the Global Recycled Standard (GRS).

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-11-05

The ongoing, difficult situation surrounding COVID-19 and the latest decisions made by the German government are once again making it impossible to plan Neonyt – and as a result, the physical event, from 19-21 January 2021, will no longer be taking place. A small consolation: the digital community format “Neonyt On Air” will be entering into its second round instead.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-10-29

Following the successful staging of FABRIC DAYS at the beginning of September 2020 as the first physical trade fair after the lockdown, the organisers of MUNICH FABRIC START Exhibitions GmbH have started planning the next round of trade fairs for the Spring.Summer 22 season. The aim was to realise VIEW Premium Selection as a Preview Textile Fair to compliment the main trade fair which would follow 6 weeks later in Munich. However, over the past few days the situation has changed drastically and with it the starting position.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-11-12

VF Corporation announces definitive agreement to acquire iconic, global streetwear leader Supreme®

VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, and Supreme®, a privately-owned global streetwear brand, today jointly announced that they have signed a definitive merger agreement. Current investors, The Carlyle Group and Goode Partners, are selling their stakes in the Supreme® brand.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-11-05

VF Corporation appoints Lauren Guthrie as Vice President, Global Inclusion & Diversity

VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, today announced the appointment of Lauren Guthrie to the position of Vice President, Global Inclusion & Diversity (I&D).

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-10-29

ISPO Munich 2021: Due to coronavirus, trade show will take place virtually

In the coming year, ISPO Munich will take place February 1-5, completely online. In close cooperation with the branch and with consideration for the current development of the coronavirus, Messe München has decided to conduct the event completely digitally. By doing so, the world’s leading sports business platform will be beneficial for all participants, regardless of international travel restrictions.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-10-29

Schoeller highlights for summer 2022: Knitted fabric collection

Knitted textiles from Schoeller Textil AG make a convincing impact in terms of function and unique looks. Developed in Switzerland by the leading textile company in the woven and knit fabrics categories and produced under eco-friendly conditions on high-tech machinery, the collection also features long-lasting thermal insulation and highly abrasion-resistant protection options. Additional highlights include full-surface reflective prints and new dyeable polyester knit fabrics with a distinctly positive ecobalance.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-10-29

Toray develops nanotech-based odor-quelling textile

Toray Industries, Inc., announced today that it has developed Mushon® 4X, a textile that quells the sources of odors. The company applied proprietary nanotechnology in combining several functional processing techniques to deliver odor prevention and elimination, antibacterial, and antioxidant performance.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-10-22

arena Icons meets ISKO for a timeless lifestyle outfit.

Passion, innovation, a long-standing tradition of excellence and the strong commitment towards the planet: these are just some of the pillars upon which ISKO and arena, the leading sport waterwear brand, based their latest partnership. Starting from this solid ground of shared values, the two leading companies joined forces to enrich arena’s FW20 Icons collection with a unique outfit which is the highest expression of everything the project stands for. Inspired by vintage designs from the 80s and their colorful vibes and patterns, this lifestyle outfit features a modern fit achieving looks that transcend time.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-10-15

Columbia sportswear launches omni-heat black dot, an industry-first warming technology

Today Columbia Sportswear (Nasdaq: COLM), a leading innovator across apparel and footwear, is launching its new Omni-Heat Black Dot technology, the outdoor industry’s first external thermal shield built to protect from the cold. This new textile acts as a heat magnet, featuring thousands of multilayered black dots that capture solar heat and trap warmth to keep people warmer in cold weather.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-10-15

Digital Pre-Convention Event to the 36th IAF World Fashion Convention

Coming November 10 and 11, the International Apparel Federation (IAF) will digitally host a ‘Pre-convention Event’ to its 36th World Fashion Convention due to take place in Antwerp June 7 – 9, 2021. We cannot meet physically in Antwerp now in 2020, but at the same time we cannot wait to discuss the topics that shape our industry’s future. Therefore, we are starting the discussions around the theme of the IAF’s 36th World Fashion Convention, “Transition in the Global Fashion System” already now, in November 2020, on www.iafconventionantwerp.com.

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