Under Armour announces senior management additions

2017/12 16 15:12

Courtesy: Under Armour Under Armour, Inc., a leading innovator, marketer, and distributor of branded performance athletic apparel, footwear, and accessories, has announced two new additions to its senior management team. These appointments will support Under Amour’s focus on growing and scaling its global business and broadening its expertise in strategic, global communications. Massimo Baratto will […]

Affordable prices to be hit if US pulls out of NAFTA: NRF

2017/12 16 15:12

US retailers’ ability to offer consumers quality products at affordable prices could be threatened if the United States pulls out of the North American Free Trade Agreement or engages in other anti-trade policy that fails to recognize the increased employment and other contributions imports make to the economy, says the National Retail Federation (NRF). “Concerns […]

EU parliament resolution calls for Cambodia sanctions

2017/12 16 15:12

Following the ongoing crackdown in Cambodia on the opposition and civil society, the European Union Parliament has passed a resolution calling for imposition of visa restrictions on Cambodian officials and freezing their assets, and reviewing the Everything But Arms (EBA) agreement’s human rights clauses for a potential temporary suspension. After highlighting their concerns over the […]

Global economy now growing by about 3%: UN

2017/12 15 03:12

There is an upturn in the global economy, and it is now growing by about 3 per cent, paving the way to reorient policy towards longer-term issues such as addressing climate change, tackling existing inequalities and removing institutional obstacles to development, according to the United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2018. In 2017, […]

Australian cotton production to grow 4% in 2017-18: ABARES

2017/12 15 03:12

Courtesy: ABARES Cotton production in Australia is forecast to rise by 4 per cent to 968,000 tonnes in 2017-18 season. This is expected to be largely driven by an increase in yields in irrigated plantings following the poor yields achieved in the previous season, according to the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and […]

Cotton USA to present innovation at Heimtextil

2017/12 15 03:12

Courtesy: Cotton USA Cotton USA is all set to showcase innovation in technology and cotton at Heimtextil in Frankfurt, Germany. At the global tradefair for home and contract textile, Cotton USA will highlight US cotton’s sustainability, quality, transparency and premium value, as well as the findings of current market and consumer studies and its ongoing […]

Lectra appoints new VP sales, fashion, & apparel

2017/12 15 03:12

Nathalie Brunel Lectra, a leader in integrated solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics, leather, technical textiles, and composite materials, has hired Nathalie Brunel as the vice-president sales, fashion, and apparel. Based at Lectra’s headquarter’s in Paris, Nathalie reports to Edouard Macquin, chief sales officer, Lectra and a member of the executive committee. Nathalie Brunel’s role […]

Sensor networks improve inventory management

2017/12 15 03:12

Courtesy: SATO Global Solutions Sensor networks like radio frequency identification (RFID) and smart labels play a crucial role in inventory management, said SATO Global Solutions (SGS). This network in the textile, fashion and retail industry arms sales associates with customer behaviour data that optimises operations and create a better shopper experience both online and in […]

India’s The Label Life raises $3.1 mn from Kalpavriksh

2017/12 15 03:12

Courtesy: The Label Life Mumbai-based e-commerce lifestyle brand The Label Life has raised $3.1 million from Kalpavriksh, the Centrum group’s maiden private equity (PE) fund under Centrum Alternatives LLP. The brand plans to aggressively expand the label, double the stock keeping units, explore an omni-channel strategy and focus on collaborations and partnerships with the funding. […]

Celerant named as #1 retail software provider by RIS

2017/12 15 03:12

Celerant Technology, a retail technology provider offering multi-channel integration to retailers, has been ranked the #1 retail software provider in the 2017 RIS Software LeaderBoard, the retail industry’s prestigious annual ranking of retail technology software vendors. RIS News delivers access to retail news, market information, and press releases. Celerant Technology’s retail management solution, Stratus Retail, […]

VIEW Premium Selection in Munich ends successfully

2017/12 15 03:12

Courtesy: Munich Fabric VIEW Premium Selection, the exclusive preview textile fair by Munich Fabric Start, which was held on December 5 and 6, 2017, ended on a successful note. A selection of international exhibitors offered top quality pre-collections for fabrics, additional, denim, sportswear, and prints at the expo. This year saw a strong network of […]