Forever 21 selects Toshiba as client services provider

2017/06 30 08:06

Courtesy: Toshiba Commerce Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, retail’s first choice for integrated in-store solutions and a global market share leader in retail store technology based in the US, has announced that it has been selected by Forever 21 to provide the leading fashion retailer with wall-to-wall client services and equipment for their corporate stores in […]

Prime Minister to inaugurate Textiles India 2017

2017/06 30 08:06

Textiles India 2017, the first of its kind value chain event of apparel and textile Industry, will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today at Gandhinagar in Gujarat. The three day event is scheduled to be held until July 2. The fair aims to promote India as a one-stop sourcing destination for worldwide importers […]

US’ largest retailers hold onto top spots

2017/06 30 08:06

The US’ largest retailers have held onto their top spots by focusing on value and embracing new ways consumers are shopping, according to the annual Top 100 Retailers list by the National Retail Federation’s STORES Magazine and Kantar Retail. The top 100 retailers are listed by US sales, which may include estimates for private or […]

Lenzing plans to invest in Thailand

2017/06 30 08:06

Lenzing, a leading supplier of high-quality, botanic cellulose fibres, ranging from dissolving pulp to standard and specialty cellulose fibres, to the textile and nonwovens industry, and headquartered in Austria, has announced plans to invest in Thailand, to substantially increase its share of specialty fibres to, thereby, grow its revenue. Following the expansion drive already underway […]

Iranian handwoven carpet exports rise 18.4% last year

2017/06 30 08:06

The exports of handwoven carpets from Iran increased by 18.4 per cent year-on-year to $345.7 million in the last Iranian year that ended on March 20, according to Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture. In terms of quantity, Iran exported 5,700 tons of handwoven carpets during the year, registering a growth of 7.5 […]

Thredup opens first store in Texas

2017/06 30 08:06

Brand: Thredup Company: Thredup Location: Tanger Outlets, San Marcos, Texas Product profile: The store displays a selection of womenswear, kidswear, handbags, and shoes. Store design | Interiors & VM | Fixtures: The store stocks about 16,000 items and features iPads throughout the store so that customers can access the complete Thredup inventory. About the company: […]

Gayou Lace to present collection at Interfilière Paris

2017/06 30 08:06

Courtesy: Gayou Lace Gayou Lace will be presenting a preview of its collection of innovative lace at Interfilière Paris. It will unveil a whole series of innovative and original lace fabrics, which make the best use of the technological capabilities of its cutting-edge fleet of machines to create some unique effects. The trade show will […]

SWOT analysis of Indian textiles and apparel industry

2017/06 30 08:06

The current National Textiles Policy (NTP), framed in 2000, is hopelessly outdated, given three major international developments: the phaseout of the Multi Fibre Agreement (MFA), the emergence of China in global trade particularly in the field of textiles and apparel, and the 2008 global financial crisis. The industry now awaits the new NTP. The world […]

Pearl Academy opening new campus in west Delhi

2017/06 30 08:06

Courtesy: PRNewsfoto/Pearl Academy/Pearl Academy’s New Campus in West Delhi’s Rajouri Garden. Pearl Academy, India's leading institution in design, fashion, creative business and media is opening a new campus in Rajouri Garden, which will be in addition to its existing campus at Naraina. The new campus is designed as a contemporary architectural canvas with digitally-enhanced classrooms […]

Online applications begin for ITMA ASIA + CITME 2018 space

2017/06 30 08:06

Courtesy: ITMA Asia Leading textile machinery manufacturers from around the world can start applying for space at the sixth combined ITMA ASIA + CITME exhibition to be held at the National Exhibition and Convention Centre, Shanghai from October 26-30, 2018. The online applications for exhibition space have begun for the fair which is expected to […]

True Fit ‘Shop for Others’ to personalise gift buying

2017/06 30 08:06

Courtesy: True Fit True Fit, the data-driven personalisation platform for apparel and footwear, has announced the addition of its Shop for Others capability to its retail platform, allowing users to buy personalised gift items for friends and family. It lets a user create additional profiles for friends and family and seamlessly toggle between size and […]