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Textiles

Nicaraguan Textiles Face Export, Job Losses

The country aims to increase production to woo more orders from U.S. firms like Wal-Mart, Under Armour and Nike.

Textiles

Alan McClay Named CEO of Better Cotton Initiative

McClay replaces Patrick Laine, who is retiring but will continue to manage specific BCI projects during a transition period.

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

G-III Revises Fiscal-Year Guidance; Q2 Net Income Jumps

Both wholesale and retail sales boosted second-quarter results.

Textiles

U.S. Fashion Industry Association Partners With Better Cotton Initiative

USFIA, representing major brands and retailers, steps up collaboration with cotton NGO for more responsible supply chains.

Textiles

Noble Biomaterials Receives Bluesign Certification

Noble demonstrated that its XT2 product line meets Bluesign requirements for durability, adherence, efficacy and low human toxicity.

Designer and Luxury

Luxury Firms React to China Economic Upheaval

Changing consumer tastes in China means firms must begin to alter their strategies, analysts say.

Denim

Levi’s, Re/Done in Royalty Payment Deal for Vintage Jeans

Levi Strauss & Co. is monetizing the market for its vintage jeans.

The Markets Features

Hispanic Buying Power Detailed in Cotton Inc. Study

Hispanics currently spend an additional $370 annually on apparel and services compared to non-Hispanic demographics, the study noted.

Sorel Pecaut Jacket
Timo Weiland's women's sleepwear collection.