Industry News

Date : 2021-03-15

Source: www.fibre2fashion.com

The Yarn Expo Spring is set to host international, domestic, and hybrid exhibitors from the yarn and fibre industry, for three days of networking, sourcing, and business exchange, from March 17-19, 2021. The fair will welcome 387 exhibitors from six countries and regions, in hall 8.2 of the National Exhibition and Convention Centre in Shanghai, China.

Date : 2021-03-08

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Environmental NGO Redress has entered into a partnership with VF Corp and its Timberland brand, known worldwide for its sustainable design, for the Redress Design Award first prize. This is the third cycle of collaboration. The first prize winner of the Redress Design Award 2021 will join VF Corporation’s Timberland team to collaborate on a design project.

The award is organised by environmental NGO Redress with Create Hong Kong of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region as the lead sponsor.

Date : 2021-03-01

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DBS Bank has collaborated with Inditex, a fashion retailer which owns brands such as Zara, Pull&Bear and Bershka, to launch an organic cotton procurement financing pilot programme in India with an aim to scale its organic cotton industry. While India is the largest producer of cotton, organic cotton comprises around 2 per cent of the total cotton produced.

Date : 2021-02-22

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Date : 2021-02-01

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H&M, a Swedish multinational clothing-retail, has collaborated with American denim legends, Lee, to push for the next generation of more sustainable denim. It’s a holistic collaboration with advances at every stage of design and production, from H&M’s first ever 100 per cent recycled cotton jeans, to non-leather back-patches made from cork and jacron paper.

Date : 2021-01-25

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JCPenney is collaborating with the Apparel Impact Institute (AII) to improve supply chain sustainability performance related to energy, water, and chemicals. AII is a strategic partner of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC). Its Clean by Design programme helps SAC members provide strategic suppliers with subsidised environmental engineering support.

Date : 2021-01-18

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True Fit & Google Cloud make connected fashion data set

Date : 2021-01-11

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The second half of 2020, despite being impacted by ongoing store closures averaging 9 per cent of the network, saw a progressive recovery in sales, culminating, for the retail sales, in a full recovery to 2019 levels in the month of December, the board of directors of luxury goods company Prada said on the performance of the Group in the second semester.

Date : 2021-01-04

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Date : 2020-12-28

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The H&M Group, a Swedish multinational clothing-retail company, has introduced a new multi-brand paper packaging system that is reusable and recyclable. With online shopping increasing worldwide and with that plastic waste, H&M feels a need to find solutions for sustainable packaging. The aim of this new solution is to reduce the risk of creating that waste.