Huckberry takes over men’s apparel brand Wellen

2018/07 12 10:07

Courtesy: Huckberry Huckberry, the online men's retailer based in San Francisco and founded in 2011, has taken over premium men's apparel brand Wellen. Founded in 2007 by Matthew Jung, Wellen's beach lifestyle clothing has attracted a dedicated fanbase around the globe. Huckberry will begin unveiling new Wellen collections in 2019. Huckberry has a second office […]

Employment up by 6,900 at US clothing stores in June

2018/07 12 10:07

Courtesy: automnenoble bogomolov from Pexels The US retail industry employment in June 2018 saw monthly gains in clothing and clothing accessory stores, which were up by 6,900 jobs, and non-store, which includes online, was up 1,700 jobs, the National Retail Federation (NRF) has said. Total retail industry employment during the month increased by 50,200 jobs […]

Sri Lanka’s Hela Clothing aims to be $300-mn firm by 2020

2018/07 12 10:07

Courtesy: Hela Clothing The $200-million Sri Lankan apparel company Hela Clothing aims to be a $300-million firm by 2020 and the efforts to achieve that target started two years back, according to Buddhi Paranamana, the company’s general manager, innovation and strategy. The firm made significant investments in Kenya and Ethiopia and now employs 5,000 people […]

AATCC to host textile finishing symposium

2018/07 12 10:07

Courtesy: AATCC AATCC is set to host its textile finishing symposium on September 11 and 12, 2018, in Durham, US. The conference will introduce attendees to latest finishing technologies to achieve comfort, safety, and protection. AATCC association serves textile professionals with test method development, quality control materials, and professional networking for members. Finishing of yarns, […]

Indian firms can take advantage of global trade war: ST&R

2018/07 12 10:07

As certain Chinese goods will become very expensive in the US market and vice versa because of the US-China trade war, Indian companies can take advantage by producing the goods that China has imposed tariffs on and supplying to China at a relatively lesser price, according to Nicole Bivens Collinson, president of Sandler, Travis & […]

Metalbottoni to show No Impact innovations at Milano Unica

2018/07 12 10:07

Courtesy: Metalbottoni Metalbottoni is displaying its latest No Impact innovations, with a restyled approach, exemplified by the new pay-off for the corporate sustainability protocol, ‘Committed Accessories’, at Milano Unica expo. The leader in the world of accessories for casual and fashion clothing is seen at the Milan expo, which is being held from July 10 […]

Trent says Zara JV financial Investment, not long-term

2018/07 12 10:07

Courtesy: Trent India’s Tata group firm Trent’s joint venture (JV) with Spain's Inditex for Zara brand is not a ‘long term strategic investment’ integral to its retail operations but is merely a financial investment, the company said in its 2017-18 annual report. This was due to the nature of brand ownership, which is with Inditex, […]

Liva launches 3rd LAPF studio in Tiruppur

2018/07 12 10:07

Courtesy: LAPF Liva, a leading fashion ingredient brand from the Aditya Birla Group, has announced the launch of its state-of-the-art Liva Accredited Partner Forum (LAPF) studio in Tirupur. This is the third such studio after Noida and New York. LAPF Studios act as a one-stop customer experience centre for innovation, technical, product and marketing solutions. […]

Swiss Ribbons to exhibit at F&A Show this month

2018/07 12 10:07

Courtesy: Swiss Ribbons Swiss Ribbons Pvt Ltd, Surat, India-based manufacturer and exporter of laces, ribbons, trimmings, etc, will exhibit its products in hall 10 stall D-59 at the upcoming Fabrics & Accessories (F&A) Trade Show in New Delhi. The 18th edition of the trade fair showcasing fabrics, trims and embellishments would be held in Pragati […]

SAC to release Higg Facility Social Labour Module pilot

2018/07 12 10:07

Courtesy:SAC The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) will later this year release a pilot version of the Higg Facility Social Labour Module, a Higg Index tool to assess a factory's workforce standards, its community engagement, and its external engagement on social and labour issues with other facilities or organisations, according to CEO Jason Kibbey. SAC will […]

Delta Galil Industries takes over Eminence group

2018/07 12 10:07

Courtesy: Delta Galil Delta Galil Industries, the global manufacturer and marketer of branded and private label apparel products for men, women and children, as well as leisurewear, activewear and denim, has taken over Eminence SAS and its subsidiaries, which includes leading French underwear brands for men, women and children: Eminence and Athena and the Italian […]