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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

NRF, 106 groups urge US Congress to ease China trade war

2018/04 22 05:04

Courtesy: NRF The National Retail Federation and 106 associations representing US manufacturers, agri-businesses, retailers, technology firms, importers and exporters recently sent a letter to US House Ways and Means Committee chairman Kevin Brady and ranking member Richard Neal urging Congress to play a strong role in mitigating the escalating trade situation with China. The letter […]

Levi Strauss & Co revenue soars 22% in Q1 2018

2018/04 22 05:04

Courtesy: Levi Strauss & Co For the first quarter of 2018, the revenues of Levi Strauss & Co grew 22 per cent on a reported basis and 16 per cent excluding $55 million driven by broad-based Levi's brand growth in all regions and channels. On a reported basis, direct-to-consumer revenues grew 24 per cent on […]

Other Asian nations attract more US tariff than China

2018/04 22 05:04

Despite talks of a US-China ‘trade war’, the highest US tariffs are on imports from many other Asian countries, including Bangladesh, most of whose imports to the United States last year were subject to tariffs equivalent to 15.2 per cent of the total value of that country’s shipments. This is the highest such average rate […]

Asos collaborates with Zeekit for virtual try-on tech

2018/04 22 05:04

Courtesy: Zeekit Online fashion retailer Asos has collaborated with Zeekit for its virtual try-on technology, to offer shoppers a better way to understand how their clothes will fit in real life. It shows different sized models wearing each product – but instead of shooting multiple models for each product, Zeekit’s algorithms are used to virtually […]

Earth Day: Haggar develops recycled clothing line

2018/04 22 05:04

Ahead of the World Earth Day on April 22, Haggar Clothing Company has developed a latest style, the Premium Comfort Dress Pant, with sustainable Repreve fibre, saving about two and a half 16-ounce water bottles per pant from going into landfills. For nearly a decade, Haggar Clothing Co. has partnered with Unifi, Inc. to produce […]

Polartec introduces Polartec Power Fill insulation tech

2018/02 01 09:02

Polartec, the premium provider of innovative textile solutions, is introducing Polartec Power Fill insulation technology – and products made from it by Polartec customers – at Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show, the ongoing outdoor recreation expo and conference in Denver, Colorado. Polartec is regarded as the world’s foremost temperature regulation expert. With a deep history […]

Cotton USA to unveil apparel innovation at Premiere Vision

2018/02 01 09:02

Courtesy: Cotton USA Cotton USA will unveil innovations in apparel at the upcoming Premiere Vision. To drive sales growth, Cotton USA will feature new blended technologies in the US cotton apparel at the exhibition beginning February 13, 2018. The mission of this programme is to inspire the textile industry to think about new, innovative ways […]