Cotton USA introduces yoga wear reducing recovery time

2017/12 15 03:12

Courtesy: Cotton USA In a first, Cotton USA has introduced yoga pants and shirts, combined with Celliant technology that improves blood flow for faster recovery times while being super comfortable. Celliant technology aides in faster recovery from strain by increasing tissue oxygenation, boosting blood flow into the muscle. Celliant is a responsive textile that helps […]

Adidas, Lifestyle launch shop-in-shop partnership

2017/12 15 03:12

(L-R) Musician Monica Dogra, actress Sanya Malhotra and boxing athlete Nikhat Zareen Adidas, a global leader in the sporting goods industry, has announced the launch of shop-in-shop outlets at Lifestyle stores in various parts of the country. The association will strengthen its consumer outreach in women’s category. At first, the Adidas women’s apparel products will […]

Euratex, ABIT welcome negotiations for EU-Mercosur FTA

2017/12 15 03:12

Courtesy: EUBrasil European Apparel and Textile Confederation (Euratex) and the Brazilian Textile Industry (ABIT), representing the textile and clothing industries in both EU and Brazil, have welcomed the negotiations for an important EU-Mercosur Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Both organisations hope that the EU-Mercosur Agreement will be concluded as soon as possible.“The textile and clothing industry […]

Israeli minister announces tax cuts on consumer goods

2017/12 15 03:12

The Israeli Government will slash taxes by $227 million, finance minister Moshe Kahlon recently announced. Under Kahlon's ‘Neto Hozalot’ (net reductions) plan, the finance ministry will use the government's budget surplus to reduce import taxes on a wide variety of consumer goods, including electric appliances, cosmetics, clothing and shoes. Israeli businesses have been putting heavy […]

Kelvin Techstyles fuses style and function in city apparel

2017/12 15 03:12

Courtesy: Kelvin Techstyles Fusing style and function in outdoor clothing, Roseville, Minnesota-based Kelvin Techstyles strives for a seamless transition between indoor and outdoor comfort. Overcoming everyday challenges, the company is working hard in order to bring heated clothing to each and every household. Its designs are versatile for an enhanced urban experience. "We walk the […]

BRC welcomes ‘breakthrough’ on Brexit talks

2017/12 15 03:12

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has welcomed the recent ‘breakthrough’ in a joint report from Brexit negotiators from the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK) under which the rights of EU citizens in the UK will be protected and vice versa. A deal has been struck by both sides to bring the first […]

Plus-size men’s market is expanding: Alvanon

2017/12 15 03:12

The plus-size men’s market is expanding and its estimated market value is around US $1 billion, according to a new research from apparel fit expert, Alvanon. XL used to be a 46-inch waist; retailers are now making clothes up to 8XL (76” waist). The ‘plus-sized’ male model market is growing as consumers and brands demand […]

MySize unveils measuring solution for online cloth market

2017/12 15 03:12

Courtesy: My Size MySize, Inc., a maker of proprietary, smartphone measurement applications, is set to unveil a new measurement solution technology that will revolutionise the way consumers shop for clothing online. The new technology is currently in the testing phase at some Israel-based academic institutions, and to date, has shown promising results under lab conditions. […]

Retail jobs increased in US during November 2017: NRF

2017/12 15 03:12

The retail industry of the US has seen an increase in employment in 2017 with creation of 12,900 jobs in November against a loss of 10,300 jobs in October. However, clothing and clothing accessories stores including online sales recorded a decrease in employment. The 12,900 new jobs do not include automobile dealers, gasoline stations and […]

Cotton price increase is not sustainable: ITF

2017/12 12 15:12

The increase in cotton price seen last week is only a short-term speculative increase and will not sustain, according to the Coimbatore based Indian Texpreneurs Federation (ITF). Around 80 per cent of this season’s cotton crop has not yet reached the market, this translates to nearly 3 crore bales (of 170 kg each) and this […]

Market share of Indian textile items expand in 13 nations

2017/12 12 15:12

Thirteen countries — Germany, France, Italy, the United States, China, Hong Kong, Turkey, Australia, Russia, the United Arab Emirates, Brazil, Egypt and Chile — have been identified by the India as target markets where products like handicrafts, jute, cotton, textiles and apparel can be showcased through exhibitions to increase their visibility and exports. Product segments […]

UPS takes over Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services

2017/12 12 15:12

Courtesy: UPS UPS has taken over Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services, the largest independent provider of global trade management services. The deal complements UPS customs brokerage and trade management services including foreign trade zone services, and enhances existing UPS solutions, adding industry-leading trade management services to UPS’s global portfolio. “UPS customers tell us they […]