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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 07:  Designer Alyssa Wardrop, Fashion Institute of Technology backstage at Supima Design Competition SS18 runway show during New York Fashion Week at Pier 59 on September 7, 2017 in New York City.  (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for Supima Design Competition)

Fashion Scoops

FIT’s Alyssa Wardrop Wins 2017 Supima Student Design Competition

Supima’s annual design competition celebrated the unique characteristics of Supima cotton.

clock September 8, 2017Lauren Olsen

Supima cotton on it’s way to the gin.

Technology

Supima: A Story That Finds Its Roots in High-Quality Cotton

Supima Cotton is one of the world’s largest providers of premium Pima cotton.

clock June 26, 2017Tracey Greenstein

The Brooks Brothers x Supima Cotton ad campaign featured in New York Subways.

Markets

Supima Campaigns Elevate Consumer Engagement

The company’s 2017 advertising emphasizes product quality.

clock June 26, 2017Tracey Greenstein

2016 Supima Design Competition

Technology

Incubating Talent: Supima’s Annual Design Competition

The competition celebrates its 10th anniversary.

clock June 26, 2017Tracey Greenstein

The Newby family has been growing cotton for seven generations.

Textiles

Wrangler to Work With Cotton Farmers on Sustainability

The denim brand has selected seventh-generation growers from Alabama to be the lead on the pilot program.

clock May 25, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

Government and Trade

NCC Joins Group Calling for Restraint on Budget Cuts

The group noted that the Congressional Budget Office estimated that the 2014 Farm Bill has cost far less than projected.

clock February 22, 2017Arthur Friedman

The ADNAS lab

Textiles

Applied DNA Sciences Expands Patent Portfolio

Applied DNA’s U.S. and global patent portfolio now totals 44, with 84 applications pending.

clock February 21, 2017Arthur Friedman

Supima

Textiles

Supima Creates ‘Everyday Reimagined’ Ad Campaign

The campaign was shot by Scheltens & Abbenes under the direction of creative agency Graj + Gustavsen.

clock February 16, 2017Arthur Friedman

Cotton

Textiles

Cotton Prices Hinge on Issues From the Dollar to China’s Economy

A lack of exportable supplies in Central Asia and West Africa coupled with India’s reduced exports is helping to support current prices.

clock February 13, 2017Arthur Friedman

Anorak Jacket

Retail

American Giant Making a Bigger Footprint

The company has started manufacturing pants at contract facilities in Los Angeles and the nylon program at a plant in California.

clock February 10, 2017Arthur Friedman

Lenzing

Textiles

Lenzing Creates Refibra Fiber With Recycled Cotton

Refibra is the first cellulose fiber featuring recycled material on a commercial scale and was launched Tuesday at Première Vision in Paris.

clock February 7, 2017Arthur Friedman

Textiles

Barry Clarke Named Chair of Better Cotton Initiative

Clarke, who was vice chair of the BCI Council, succeeds Susi Proudman, who has stepped down to concentrate efforts on her new role at Nike Inc.

clock February 7, 2017Arthur Friedman

Uzbekistan cotton

Government and Trade

ILO Report Declares Child Labor Practice Phased Out in Uzbekistan

The ILO also said Uzbekistan is making progress in reforms to address risks of forced labor in its cotton industry.

clock February 2, 2017Arthur Friedman

Israeli cotton farmers  joined BCI last year.

Textiles

Germany Gives $2 Million Grant to Better Cotton Initiative

The fund helps BCI advance its goal of reaching 5 million farmers and accounting for 30 percent of global cotton production by 2020.

clock January 23, 2017Arthur Friedman

James Hayward.

Textiles

Poll Shows Consumers Want Proper Fabric Claims

The survey shows 30 percent of Americans said that they would stop purchasing a brand if it made a false product fabric claim.

clock January 18, 2017Arthur Friedman

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