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Bibhu Mohapatra and Buxton Midyette (center) with Supima Design Competition finalists, from left: Alanna Lizun, Jessica Chang, Jessica Rubinstein, Paula Amaral, Bryn Lourié, Lili Shi and Genevieve Lake.

Business Features

Supima Names Finalists for Annual Design Competition

Its runway show will be hosted on the first day of New York Fashion Week, Sept. 6 at Pier 59 in New York.

clock July 17, 2018Tracey Greenstein

For Days

Markets

From Maiyet to Recycling T-shirts, Kristy Caylor Unveils For Days

The new service seeks to shake up the T-shirt market by taking back old shirts and using them to make new ones.

clock May 30, 2018Evan Clark

Photo courtesy of Wrangler.

Retail

Wrangler’s Sustainability Report Spotlights Greener Farming Practices

Wrangler partnered with U.S. cotton farmers to enhance sustainability initiatives.

clock April 19, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Supima cotton on its way to the gin.

Technology

Supima Partners With Oritain for Fiber Origin Verification

Supima partnered with forensic firm Oritain Global Ltd. to aid in verifying the origins of Supima cotton.

clock February 13, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Uzbekistan cotton

Government and Trade

Nonprofit Launches Program for Ethically and Sustainably Sourced Yarn

YESS aims to eradicate forced labor and the worst forms of child labor out of cotton production.

clock January 5, 2018Tracey Greenstein

A look inside the new Timberland Tree Lab store.

Retail

Timberland, Eileen Fisher Help Launch Puerto Rico Cotton Fund, Raises $30,000

The Puerto Rico Cotton Fund raised $30,000 for victims of Hurricane Maria.

clock November 17, 2017Tracey Greenstein

A look from Ecoalf.

Retail

Ecoalf Brings Eco Message to Berlin With Flagship

Spanish eco-fashion brand Ecoalf opens its first international flagship in Berlin as part of an expansion strategy.

clock November 9, 2017Quynh Tran

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 its 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

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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

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