Apparel Industry; Opportunities in Latin and Central America

Whenever the apparel supply chain is staring down some sort of upheaval—whether it’s the Tranche four tariffs, fires in Bangladesh or China wage hikes—many decide that it’s a good time to take... Read more »

IAF Antwerp; Radical Transition in the Future of Fashion

The IAF (International Apparel Federation) has announced that the 36th IAF World Fashion convention will be held in Antwerp, Belgium from November 9 – 11, 2020. IAF is the only global... Read more »

The Corona Virus Threatens the Global Apparel Industry

The Coronavirus (Covid-19) is a global epidemic with unprecedented effects on the Asia and International Supply Chains that go beyond the health threats. Many factories are not allowed to return to work... Read more »

US Textile Industry

The positive growth of the US Textile Industry Textiles manufacturing is one of many industries negatively affected by increased competition from the decline of the U.S. manufacturing sector, particularly from the competition... Read more »

Innovation in textiles and apparel

Asia New Innovation and Sustainability in Textiles Asia is the International hub for the textile and apparel industry. Asian suppliers are the greatest contributors to the global textile market. By 2025, the... Read more »

The positive future of Sustainability and Organic Cotton

I was grateful for the opportunity to attend the “Organic Cotton Round Table” (OCRT) event at the Textile Exchange Sustainability Conference. At the start of the round table, there were many accolades... Read more »

Sustainability, fashions commitment, and responsibility – Part II

(Part II), Part I can be found here, Sustainability, basics, education, and the journey – Part One The Fashion Industry So what does the information in the previous article have to do with... Read more »

Sustainability, basics, education, and the journey – Part I

(Part I) Reporting from the Textile Exchange Sustainability Conference, which was held in Vancouver, B.C. from October 15th – 18th, 2019. Every year the conference changes the location and continues to grow.  Last year’s... Read more »

Myanmar emerging economy with growth and opportunities

The garment industry in Myanmar has grown significantly in the past five years, from an export value of USD $900 million in 2012 to USD $2.7 billion in 2017.  Footwear exports during... Read more »

Opportunities and Challenges in Textiles and Apparel in India

The recently re-elected government needs to rethink its policy on turning around India’s second-largest job provider as the textile and apparel sector continues to gasp for growth. Three years after key regulatory... Read more »