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Arthur Friedman

Senior Editor, Special Projects, Textiles & Trade

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Levi’s Tops Apparel Brand Intimacy Report

The report, based on emotions, revealed that the apparel industry performed slightly below the 15-industry…

Lenzing Creates Refibra Fiber With Recycled Cotton

Refibra is the first cellulose fiber featuring recycled material on a commercial scale and was launched…

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…

Gore Fabrics Establishes Environmental Goals for 2020

By the end of 2020, Gore Fabrics will eliminate PFCs from its consumer laminate shipments corresponding to…

Textile Firms Combine for Moisture Management Technology

HYDRO_BOT is aimed at transporting moisture to match human sweat rates in various climates, conditions and…

Circuitex Technology Advances Design Flexibility in Smart Apparel

Circuitex is made by permanently bonding pure silver - nature's most conductive element - to the surface of a…

Ramblers Way Opening Third Store as Expansion Continues

The street location will carry casual looks for men and women in the company's signature Rambouillet merino…

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…

Textile Holding Company Imprima Formed, Makes Acquisitions

Imprima has acquired 100 percent of the German finishing and textile printing company KBC and Italian…

CoolVisions Introduces WoolVisions Blended Fabric

WoolVisions fabrics blend merino wool with polypropylene, a lightweight fiber known for its dry insulating…

NYDJ Gets Real for Spring Campaign

The images and video for the campaign will be used in print, online and social advertising, public relations…

Lenzing and Jeanologia Team on Laser Tech Study

Under the banner of "Light Sensitive," Lenzing and Jeanologia have conducted a study to demonstrate the…

Setting Sourcing Strategies in the Trump Era

Mixed in with the Trump threats and actions on international trade are the Instant Fashion phenomenon and the…

VF Corp. Names Travis Campbell Smartwool Brand President

Campbell, who begins in the post on Monday, most recently served as president and chief executive officer of…

Robert L. Wells, Longtime Textile Executive, Dead at 90

Wells was the among the first to bring Loden cloth from Austria into the U.S. market.