Kering consolidated revenue up 26.8% in 2018 first half

2018/08 08 13:08

Courtesy: Kering/ Bottega-Veneta The consolidated revenue of Kering, a global luxury group, in the first half of fiscal 2018 amounted to €6,431.9 million, up an outstanding 26.8 per cent as reported and 33.9 per cent based on a comparable group structure and exchange rates. This sharp year-on-year increase was driven by extremely strong sales growth […]

Famous French textile machinery to be part of ITMA Asia

2018/07 30 11:07

Courtesy: UCMTF Leading French textile machinery manufacturers will participate in ITMA Asia + CITME 2018, the leading technical textile machinery expo of Asia, which will be held from October 15 to 19, 2018, at the NECC in Shanghai, China. Companies involved in fibre spinning, yarn twisting, nonwovens, recycling of textile materials, and so on will […]

LVMH revenue up 10% in 2018 first half

2018/07 30 11:07

Courtesy: LVMH LVMH has posted revenue of €21.8 billion in the first half of fiscal 2018, an increase of 10 per cent y-o-y. Organic revenue growth was 12 per cent compared to same period in 2017. In the second quarter, revenue rose 11 per cent against same period of 2017, a performance in line with […]

Lectra hosts technology day on Industry 4.0 in New Delhi

2018/07 30 11:07

Courtesy: Lectra Lectra, the technological partner for companies using fabrics and leather, recently hosted a technology day in New Delhi, India. Dedicated to exporters and brands of India, the seminar paved the way to digitalisation with Industry 4.0 and the methods that can help companies meet today’s challenges and address the highly competitive global market […]

Japanese apparel firm selects Lectra’s fashion software

2018/07 30 11:07

Atsuhiko Nishizawa/Courtesy: Lectra Kurabo International, Japan’s textile trading firm, has selected Lectra’s fashion software and hardware solutions. Supporting the fashion and apparel industry, Lectra offers PLM and CAD software, cutting room solutions and expert services to develop garments, accessories and footwear. Kurabo is primarily engaged in manufacturing of textiles and chemicals. Kurabo International owns and […]

Première Vision Paris to host 1964 exhibitors

2018/07 19 13:07

Courtesy: Premiere Vision Première Vision Paris, the global leader in upstream fashion trade shows, will play host to 1964 exhibitors and 143 new companies from 57 countries in September this year. The trade show is dedicated to the autumn winter 2019-20 collections. The upcoming edition of the show will highlight the sport and technical offer […]

Best Pacific shows Invista’s BFF at Paris Mode City

2018/07 12 10:07

Courtesy: Lycra Best Pacific, one of the world’s leading providers of lingerie materials, helped consumers pick the perfect casual bra with the launch of the new consumer-centric Lycra Bra Fabric Finder at the Paris Mode City Show. The company was seen in pavilion 3, A16 of the apparel, garments, and fashion clothing trade show, which […]

Lectra Fashion PLM 4.0 gets top rank by WhichPLM

2018/07 12 10:07

Courtesy: Lectra Lectra has got the top score in WhichPLM’s recent benchmark study of the latest Lectra Fashion PLM 4.0 solution. WhichPLM is an independent digital magazine dedicated to design and product development for the fashion industry. Lectra is a provider of integrated technology solutions for fabrics, leather, technical textiles, and composite materials. The industry […]

Blossom Premiere Vision sees 20 per cent rise in visitors

2018/07 12 10:07

Courtesy: Blossom Premiere Vision The Blossom Premiere Vision show, which was held on July 4 and 5, 2018, in Paris, France, recorded a 20 per cent rise in visitors. The show, dedicated to materials for fashion, welcomed around 1,266 visitors from all over the world, with around 111 exhibitors, including weavers, tanners, and accessories makers, […]

Tesco, Carrefour forming long-term strategic alliance

2018/07 05 05:07

Courtesy: Carrefour Tesco and Carrefour are entering into a long-term strategic alliance to cover the strategic relationship with global suppliers, the joint purchasing of own brand products and goods not for resale. The alliance will enable both companies to improve quality and choice of products available to their customers, at even lower prices, enhancing competitiveness. […]

Bottega Veneta appoints Daniel Lee its creative director

2018/07 05 05:07

Courtesy: Kering Bottega Veneta, part of the global Luxury group Kering, has appointed Daniel Lee as its creative director. An experienced designer, Lee was most recently director of Ready-to-Wear Design at Céline. Lee, a British national, is a graduate of the Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. He also worked at Maison Margiela, […]

Dassault Systèmes taking over Centric Software

2018/06 26 06:06

Courtesy: Business wire Dassault Systèmes is acquiring a majority stake in Centric Software, a privately-owned industry market leader driving digital transformation with software innovation in the fashion, apparel, luxury and retail sectors. The coming together of the two and their combined expertise will help them accelerate the development of market-driven innovations. With this investment, Dassault […]