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Maroc in Mode textiles trade show ready for 20th edition in Casablanca
The Moroccan trade show, organised by the local textile and apparel industry association, will feature textile producers and garment makers exhibiting on May 10-12 in Casablanca.
Italy's fashion group OTB buys leather manufacturer Frassineti
Italy's OTB said on Thursday it acquired a majority stake in leather goods manufacturer Frassineti, long-term supplier of the Jil Sander brand that the fashion group owns.
Flower power is key to new Puma x Liberty collaboration
Sportswear giant Puma and luxury department store Liberty are partnering again for a special collaboration, with each brand “sowing its own storied past into this new range of bold floral designs”.
Sri Lanka apparel exports to drop by $1 billion in 2023, trade body says
Sri Lanka's apparel export earnings could slump by $1 billion this year, a top industry expert said on Wednesday, as slowing global demand hits the crisis-hit South Asian country.
World's apparel and sneakers hub Vietnam struggles as US ban on Xinjiang cotton bites
Tighter US rules to ban imports from China's Xinjiang are compounding pressure on Vietnam's apparel and footwear makers, hitting a sector that has already shed nearly 90,000 jobs since October.
PrimaLoft launches insulating material derived from plastic waste collected near coastlines
PrimaLoft has announced the market launch of a new generation of insulating material derived from plastic waste collected primarily near coastlines, with Helly Hansen and Isbjörn of Sweden as its first clients.
Which? probe finds rip-off pricing, fake 'handmade' goods on Etsy
Last week,Etsy enjoyed a glowing report that the business was regarded as the best marketplace for sellers and buyers. This week it's facing accusations of its sellers pushing fake handmade goods and overcharging.
Woolmark Company reveals finalists' collections via Joan Jonas link-up
Woolmark has unveiled the collections from the 2023 International Woolmark Prize (IWP) finalists and it has enlisted “creative game-changers” Joan Jonas, Taylour Paige and Loyle Carner to help.
Arts Thread 2023 Global Design Graduate Show launches, Gucci returns as sponsor
Arts Thread has launched its Global Design Graduate Show 2023, with luxury fashion house Gucci returning as the exclusive sponsor for the fourth consecutive year.
Due diligence: EU lawmaker vote in favour of a common position on EU rules to hold companies accountable for human rights
The European Parliament's Legal Affairs Committee has voted in favour of the draft directive on corporate social and environmental due diligence.
Liberty links with Federico Forquet for modern fabric collection
Department store Liberty of London may be known for its floral prints but its latest collection has a more modern twist as it links up with couturier-turned-print-designer Federico Forquet in its 150th year.
ShowroomPrivé boosts sales by 17% in Q1
After business contracted in 2022, the French event sales group posted a 17% increase in sales volume and a 12% one in revenue in Q1 2023, thanks to the positive impact of various growth drivers.
Rana Plaza: ten years later, has the fashion industry learned its lesson?
On April 24, 2013 in Dhaka, 1,138 textile workers were killed. Although measures have been taken to improve factory safety since then, progress remains limited and the companies are still battling for the lowest prices.
Etsy beats peer marketplaces for buyers and sellers - report
Etsy is regarded as the best online marketplace for sellers and buyers and is the brand to be followed by other companies operating in this space.
Nayla Ajaltouni of Éthique sur l'Étiquette says bad practices are back, ten years after the Rana Plaza disaster
Ten years ago, 1,138 people died in the collapse of the Rana Plaza textile factory. The CEO of Éthique sur l'Étiquette, a collective of workers rights associations, looks back on the tragedy's impact on the industry.
Prada to invest 60 million euros to help boost production capacity
Prada is planning to spend 60 million euros on industrial capital investments this year, a large chunk of which will help double the size of its knitwear factory in Torgiano, in the central region of Umbria.