Colorgate to show latest digital print solutions at FESPA

2018/04 22 05:04

Courtesy: Colorgate Colorgate, developer of innovative software solutions, RIP software, and printer driver technology for commercial and industrial printing, will be showing its new portfolio of digital print automation solutions at FESPA 2018. The company will be seen in hall 1.1-A.40 at the global print exhibition to be held from May 15 to 18, 2018, […]

ITC, ICS tie up to help Moroccan textile value chain

2018/04 22 05:04

The International Trade Centre (ITC) has partnered with ICS, which represents several European textile retailers, to strengthen competitiveness and climate resilience in the Moroccan textile value chain. The project’s launch coincided with an April 10-12 meeting in Casablanca that brought together Moroccan, French, German and Spanish textile representatives. Geneva-headquartered ITC is a multilateral agency with […]

US footwear, apparel sectors to see sales rebound: Moody’s

2018/04 22 05:04

The US apparel and footwear sectors are poised for resurgence post two challenging years, says a report by Moody’s that analyzed 26 brands. It predicts a 3-5 per cent growth in operating profit this year and 4-6 per cent over the next 12-18 months, lower than previous expectations but better than -3.2 per cent and […]

CAIT urges Indian PM for separate internal trade ministry

2018/04 22 05:04

The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging for a national policy for retail trade and formation of a separate ministry of internal trade. The traders’ confederation has also suggested assigning foreign trade portfolio to the ministry of external affairs instead of the commerce ministry. The traders' body […]

India’s apparel output declines for 10th straight month

2018/04 22 05:04

Courtesy: AEPC India’s apparel production has shown a decline of 4.7 per cent in the month of February and a decline of 9.9 per cent for the period April-February 2017-18 as per the latest IIP figures. Apparel manufacturing has suffered the 10th consecutive monthly decline on account of the issues which have arisen after the […]

Burkina govt allocates $26.91mn to develop cotton sector

2018/04 22 05:04

In view of a decline in cotton production in 2017-18 season, the Burkina Faso government has sanctioned CFA 14.614 billion ($26.91 million) to develop the country’s cotton sector. The amount will be used to “restore operators’ solvency and facilitate access to inputs for the 2018-19 campaign (crop sowing season)”, an official statement said. “This special […]

Pak, Indian growers tour Aussie cotton sector in Narrabri

2018/04 22 05:04

A visiting group of cotton growers from Pakistan and India recently joined leading Australian fashion and textile industry representatives in a tour of Narrabri's cotton industry organised by Cotton Australia. Their tour was made possible through a partnership with the Australian Government and the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI), according to Cotton Australia CEO Adam Kay. […]

PVTex plant in Vietnam resumes operations

2018/04 22 05:04

Courtesy: Dinh Vu Polyester fibre plant (PVTex) The Dinh Vu Polyester fibre plant (PVTex) in Vietnam has resumed operations of three production lines and is expected to produce 189 tonnes of yarn in a month’s span. The plant which comes under the ministry of industry and trade is being revived as the government has planned […]

Peru Pima continues to raise funds for I.U Wake Up sheets

2018/04 22 05:04

Courtesy: Peru Pima Family owned company Peru Pima is continuing to raise funds for its latest luxury yet affordable product I.U Wake Up sheets on Indiegogo with the goal of taking its products online to reach new audiences. The company intends to provide luxury bed sheets, while giving back to communities through their partnership with […]

China is aggressively executing AI vision: CBInsights

2018/04 22 05:04

Courtesy: CB insights China is aggressively executing a thoroughly designed vision for artificial intelligence (AI), according to CBInsights. The Chinese government is promoting a futuristic artificial intelligence plan and is clearly beating the US. It accounts for 9 per cent share of deals and took 48 per cent of all dollars going to AI stratups […]

Earth Day: Wrangler to double use of eco-cotton by 2019

2018/04 22 05:04

With Earth Day on April 22, Wrangler, one of the leading manufacturers of denim, in association with cotton farmers of the United States has taken a vow its double its usage of sustainably-farmed cotton by 2019. Further in its report, Wrangler has also highlighted the significant environmental impacts of sustainable cotton farming techniques. The report […]

Earth Day: Wrangler to double use of eco-cotton by 2019

2018/04 22 05:04

With Earth Day on April 22, Wrangler, one of the leading manufacturers of denim, in association with cotton farmers of the United States has taken a vow its double its usage of sustainably-farmed cotton by 2019. Further in its report, Wrangler has also highlighted the significant environmental impacts of sustainable cotton farming techniques. The report […]