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Fabrics from the Tessitura Monti spring 2020 collection.

Government and Trade

Sistema Moda Italia Outlines Results, Future Objectives

Teamwork and shared values were seen as crucial to achieve the association’s goals.

clock May 8, 2019Martino Carrera

CLASS believes "responsible innovation" is the focus of fashion.

Technology

The ‘Smart Choice in Creating Fashion’

How Giusy Bettoni, founder and ceo of CLASS, guides fashion brands to responsible innovation, meeting demand of today’s conscious consumer.

clock April 22, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

The trend area at the 28th edition of textile trade show Milano Unica.

Textiles

Milano Unica Banks on Stretch Fabrics, Sustainability, Digital Services to Gain Traction

Despite rising prices for raw materials and market instability, the Italian textile industry closed 2018 with sales of 7.86 billion euros and exhibitors at the trade show were optimistic about future prospects.

clock February 11, 2019Martino Carrera

A close-up of a weaving loom at a textile factory.

Business Features

Fashion, Textile Industries Map Out Sustainable Agenda

At the 2018 Textile Sustainability Conference in Milan, circular economies, shared standards and customer engagement strategies emerged as key in shaping the conversation on sustainability.

clock October 25, 2018Martino Carrera

Assorted textured woolen yarns.

Markets

Staying Ahead of the Herd Via Localism and Origin Narratives

New York’s sheep and wool festival drew more than 30,000 attendees and 300-plus vendors.

clock October 24, 2018Kaley Roshitsh

Michael Londrigan's textbook "Fashion Supply Chain Management," published by Fairchild Books.

Business Features

Textbook Serves as ‘Roadmap’ To Managing Complex, Global Fashion Supply Chain

The book, released earlier this month, dives into what it requires to manage today’s fashion apparel supply chain.

clock September 24, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Tollegno 1900's Harmony textile.

Textiles

Italian Yarn Makers Head to Pitti Filati With Confidence

The increasing cost of raw fibers, currency fluctuations and U.S. import tariffs won’t stop spinners’ positive approach to the textile trade show.

clock June 27, 2018Sandra Salibian

A seamstress at Biella Manifatture Tessili.

Textiles

Biella Manifatture Tessili Receives Green Certification

The company, controlled by the Marzotto Group, is among the six Italian textile firms to obtain the ISO 14001 certification.

clock May 24, 2018Martino Carrera

Reda 1865 spring 2019 "We were Futurist" textile collection.

Textiles

Reda Group Acquires Italian Wool Specialist

Comero Spa will continue to independently manage its operations under Reda Group’s umbrella.

clock April 24, 2018Martino Carrera

The U.S. Supreme Court.

Government and Trade

National Council of Textile Organizations Now Offers Industry News Via ‘TIN’

The NCTO launched its new web site, “Textiles in the News.”

clock March 16, 2018Tracey Greenstein

A relative of a Rana Plaza victim cries at a 2016 memorial created for the garment factory workers.

Business Features

Think Tank: Recent Arbitrations and the Future of the Bangladesh Accord

Labor unions settle two “socially conscious” arbitrations — but what does it mean?

clock March 9, 2018Viren Mascarenhas and Kayla Winarsky Green

Sustainably made apparel and textiles is a concern of parents and Millennials.

Business Features

Oeko-Tex Presents Webinars on Consumer Preferences of Parents and Millennials

The association plans to share insights from a survey of more than 11,000 consumers.

clock February 20, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Government and Trade

Brazilian Makers Eye Recovery, See Colombian Trade Boost

The Brazilian textile and apparel industries are forecast to grow by close to 11 percent in 2018 as the economy improves.

clock February 5, 2018Ivan Castano

Tollegno 1900.

Textiles

Tollegno 1900 Digitalizes Its Textile Archives

The Italian textile company has digitalized half of its archive, including 800 books of samples and technical charts, plus more than 10,000 wool samples.

clock November 22, 2017Sandra Salibian

The quake-collapsed textile factory building leaves an empty space at the corner of Bolivar and Chimalpopoca streets after the rubble was cleared away in the Obrera neighborhood of Mexico City, . As rescue operations stretched into day 5, residents throughout the capital have held out hope that dozens still missing might be found aliveEarthquake, Mexico City, Mexico - 23 Sep 2017

Government and Trade

Mexican Earthquake Said to Have Spared Apparel Supply Chain

Apparel manufacturers are struggling against lost orders as a result of the disaster, however.

clock October 30, 2017Ivan Castano

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