Groz-Beckert shows litespeed knitting needles at ITMA Asia

2018/10 18 12:10

Courtesy: Groz-Beckert Groz-Beckert, a provider of industrial machine needles, precision parts, and fine tools for textiles, is showing its new litespeed needles for high performance circular knitting machines, at the ongoing ITMA Asia + CITME 2018 expo, in booth D25, hall 4. The international textile machinery expo is being held from October 15-19, 2018, in […]

Walmart to buy plus-sized online apparel retailer Eloquii

2018/10 18 12:10

Courtesy: Walmart Walmart plans to acquire plus-sized online apparel retailer ELOQUII. As more than half of women aged 18-65 in the United States wear size 14 plus, the specific market segment has been historically underserved and neglected, according to Walmart. The collection is sold exclusively at ELOQUII.com and the company’s five experiential retail stores. As […]

Datacolor & Inedit launch colour selection solution

2018/10 18 12:10

Courtesy: Datacolor Datacolor, a leader in colour management technology, has announced that it has partnered with digital software developer, Inedit Software, to introduce a colour measurement and selection solution to the digitally printed textile industry. Inèdit Software provides solutions in digital printing, design, and cataloguing for the textile printing industry. The partnership pairs Datacolor’s professional […]

Bangla RMG unit owners laying off workers: labour leaders

2018/10 18 12:10

Bangladesh labour leaders recently complained that readymade garment (RMG) factory owners have started laying off workers after announcing setting the wage floor at Tk 8,000 following a new wage structure implemented by the government. The new wage would be effective from December. The new wage structure for the RMG workers, however, is yet to be […]

Gap becomes part of Open to All

2018/10 18 12:10

Courtesy: GAP Gap has become part of Open to All, a public education campaign focused on the longstanding principles that affirm when a business opens its doors to the public, it should be open to everyone on the same terms. Gap has also urged other business leaders across the nation to join the campaign and […]

Mercedes-Benz showroom goes green for Viral Desai

2018/10 18 12:10

Courtesy: Zenitex In a first, a Mercedes-Benz showroom in Surat went green for Viral Desai, the chief executive officer of Surat-based textiles major Zenitex. Known as the 'Green Man' of Gujarat, Desai has been gifted 250 trees by the Landmark Group along with a new Mercedes car. Desai is an entrepreneur known for implementing sustainability […]

Ascena names Kate Buggeln lead independent director

2018/10 18 12:10

Courtesy: Ascena Retail Ascena retail, a specialty retailer of apparel, shoes, and accessories for women under the Premium Fashion segment, Value Fashion segment, Plus Fashion segment, and for tween girls under the Kids Fashion segment, has named Kate Buggeln as lead independent director and Carrie W Teffner as member of board of directors. Meanwhile, Randy […]

WTO rejects Panama claim for $210-mn sanctions on Columbia

2018/10 18 12:10

Courtesy: WTO A World Trade Organisation (WTO) panel recently rejected Panama’s claim for $210 million annual sanctions on Colombia for non-compliance with an earlier ruling against tariffs on clothing, textile and footwear imposed by the latter to target alleged ‘money laundering’. Panama won at the WTO in 2016 after complaining about Colombian tariffs on the […]