Amazon sees rise in lingerie buying in tier 2/3 cities

2017/12 06 14:12

Amazon Fashion has witnessed a tremendous rise in lingerie shopping in tier-2 and tier-3 cities. Interestingly, some of the international brands have experienced a significant demand from tier-2 and tier-3 cities over metros. For 2017, sales in terms of units coming from tier 2/3 cities have contributed over 50 per cent of the total lingerie […]

Global fashion industry likely to touch $2.5 tn in 2018

2017/12 06 14:12

The average revenue for the global fashion industry is expected to rise between 3.5 and 4.5 per cent in 2018, to a total of $2.5 trillion, says a recent report. The industry's profit margin (before taxes) is projected to hold steady at 10 per cent. The growth will mainly be driven by emerging markets such […]

Leonardi Milano gets ELSE Corp’s Virtual Retail Strategy

2017/12 06 14:12

Courtesy: ELSE Leonardi Milano, a fashion firm, has launched a crowdfunding campaign “Leonardi – TailoredBYyou.” The company has teamed up with ELSE Corp to adapt their Virtual Retail strategy that gives Mass Customisation and Industrial Made to Order; providing new innovative strategies for the sales, design, production, distribution, and marketing of fashion products. Elegance, craftsmanship, […]

Centric to host webinar for sustainability

2017/12 06 14:12

Centric Software, a leading Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution provider for fashion, retail, luxury, footwear, outdoor, and consumer goods firms, is set to host a webinar named “10 policies for Sustainability; Creating a more environmentally sustainable apparel business” from its development centre in Silicon Valley, on December 6, 2017. Top sustainability experts from the University […]

Lectra gets fashion schools together at education congress

2017/12 06 14:12

Lectra, a leader in technology solutions for industries using fabrics, leather, technical textiles, and composite materials, recently got partners from the world of education to the firm’s Bordeaux-Cestas campus for its eighth education congress. The event was devoted to the trends shaping fashion industry and impacting professions from design to production. Over fifty representatives from […]

Angola to re-launch cotton cropping with Japanese support

2017/12 06 14:12

The Japanese Agency for International Cooperation (JICA) plans to send technicians to Angola for experimental cotton cultivation in the Capanda Agricultural Hub in Malanje province. Field trials with cotton varieties using a drip irrigation system, in collaboration with the Angolan Institute of Agrarian Development, will assess their adaptability and yield. JICA support will bring in […]

Nanollose develops plant-free viscose rayon fibre

2017/12 06 14:12

Courtesy: Nanollose Nanollose, an Australian technology company, has developed plant-free viscose-rayon fibre. Unlike conventional rayon, Nanollose's sustainable alternative is derived using microbes that convert biomass waste products from the liquid food industries into microbial cellulose which is then converted into rayon fibres using the Nanollose technology. "Each year, a huge amount of trees are cut […]

Egypt’s cotton exports reduce by 38.4% in Jun-Aug 2017

2017/12 06 14:12

Egypt’s cotton exports reduced by 38.4 per cent between June and August, the fourth quarter of the agricultural season 2016-17, standing at 3,276 tonnes compared with around 5,733 tonnes in the same period last year. India was the top country importing Egyptian cotton during that period, with almost 1,474 tonnes, representing 41.5 per cent of […]

Sharp rise in India’s textile imports post-GST

2017/12 06 14:12

There has been a sharp increase in India’s imports of textiles, particularly yarn and fabric made from man-made fibre (MMF) and cotton fabric, in the first two months after implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI) has said citing data from Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence & Statistics. […]

GMAC seeks foreign support for Cambodian garment sector

2017/12 06 14:12

The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) recently wrote a letter to the United Nations, the European Union (EU), the United States and other foreign embassies urging continued economic support for the country’s garment industry and its 700,000 workers despite the deteriorating political climate amid a clampdown on civil society and media. The letter follows […]

Colorjet to show digital printer Vastrajet at ITMACH

2017/12 06 14:12

Courtesy: Colorjet India ColorJet India Ltd, India’s leading manufacturer and marketer of wide format inkjet digital textile printers, will give live demonstration of Vastrajet, its best-selling printer, at ITMACH 2017. This will give visitors an opportunity to take a close look at digital printing process and discuss the nitty-gritty of the printer with experts from […]