31 Oct

Latest Textiles Industry News

Shandong Ruyi Investment Holding will reportedly be acquiring INVISTA-owned Apparel & Advanced Textiles business (A&AT) and the agreement between the two companies was made through a stock transaction which includes A&AT’s renowned fibre brands like LYCRA, COOLMAX, LYCRA HyFit, and ELASPAN. Transfer of technical, administrative, operations and commercial staff of around 3,000 are also a part of the deal. The firm also plans to retain the existing strategies as well as the organisational structur

30 Oct

Retail Industry News,,,.

Nordstrom Inc., one of the leading fashion retailers in the US, is expected to recruit more than 13,650 people to deal with the holiday season . These recruitments will take place for Nordstrom and Nordstrom Rack stores, HauteLook and Trunk Club businesses, fulfilment and distribution centres. At least 8,200 staff will be positioned at 122 Nordstrom stores in the US and Canada. The remaining 3,200 positions will be filled at its 227 Nordstrom Rack stores. Around 2,000 workers will support th

27 Oct

Fashion Technology…,

USA-based Gerber Technology has partnered with Fashion Enter under which Gerber will provide the latest AccuMark CAD system to Fashion Enter and support in creating the next generation of fashion leaders. The software will provide an accurate grading and pattern making data which will help Fashion Enter to upgrade its training academy and commercial factory. Users at Fashion Enter will be able to use new design tools for the creation of design lines directly on the garment. The AccuMark software

26 Oct

Retail Industry News,..,.

German sportswear label has reported that its third-quarter sales jumped 17.4 per cent on the currency adjusted basis to € 1,121.8 million. The brand noted € 990.2 million sales in the same quarter last year. The brand noted a double-digit growth in all the operating regions and strong growth in all the product segments. The apparel segment of the company recorded the maximum sales. Footwear and accessories segments also turned out to be key contributors to the growth story of the retailer

25 Oct

Sustainable Clothing,.,

Three global leaders in textile sustainability Cone Denim, Lenzing and Unifi have come together to launch a ‘Future BLACK+ denim’. The first ever certified fade-resistant black denim is made from Lenzing’s sustainable Modal fibres. The sustainable denim will be launched at the upcoming Kingpins Amsterdam Show on October 25. Around 17 plastic bottles were recycled for the production of fibres used in the denim. The denim features superior smoothness, colour retention and increased stretch-ability

24 Oct

Retail Industry News,.,

Indian innerwear manufacturer Lux Industries may soon start offering innerwear for women and outerwear for kids under its premium brand ONN. The company feels that the addition of new products will result in an improved bottom line. Lux Industries expects a 5 per cent growth in the next two to three with the addition of new product categories. Additionally, the company recently launched new thermals and expects to do well will in the segment this winter. At present, ONN’s 8 per cent sales come f

23 Oct

Sustainable Clothing

Spanish fashion brand MANGO has launched the second edition of its sustainable MANGO Committed Collection as part of its Take Action programme which is an ecological offering designed for women and men. Sustainable materials such as recycled wool, modal and lyocell fibres have been used in this collection. Under its Take Action pledge, MANGO has set a target to increase the percentage of sustainable fibres used in its collections. It has also committed to using 50 per cent of cotton from the sus

17 Oct

Fashion Retail News..

Swedish fashion retailer H&M opened the first ever Arket store in Munich which is spread over 1,000 square metres of area. H&M owns fashion retail brands such as COS, & Other Stories, Weekday, Monki, Cheap Monday other than ARKET. The store features fashion products for men, women, and children. H&M’s home products have also been given space in the store. Apparel and other items from brands such as NIKE, Veja and Adidas will also be sold here. Housed in a four-storey building, the Arket store wi

14 Oct

Retail Industry News..,,

Amazon will recruit over 120,000 temporary staff for the upcoming holiday season in the US. The staff will be deployed at the e-retailer’s countrywide 75 fulfilment centres, sortation centres and customer service sites which will extend their help to its more than 125,000 regular, full-time employees to ensure a smooth shopping experience to its customers. These temporary positions may well be converted into full-time positions as well, reports suggest. The hiring announcement by Amazon has come

13 Oct

Sustainability Reports.,.

Luxury fashion brand Gucci has decided to stop using fur (of animals including coyote, mink, fox and rabbit) in its products. The fashion brand’s first fur-free collection will be for Spring/Summer 2018 season. Once the sustainable collection is out, Gucci will become the second-ever Italian fashion brand after Armani to go fur-free. Armani announced its decision of ending cruelty towards animals in March 2016. The company will soon organise a charity auction for its leftover animal fur. Profits