• Raymond buys JV partner's stake in JK Ansell

    Raymond buys JV partner's stake in JK Ansell

    The company has acquired 100% ownership of the sexual wellne...

  • Turkish partners to revive a collapsed Nigerian company

    Turkish partners to revive a collapsed Nigerian company

    A Nigerian and Turkish company together plans to revitalize ...

  • Accessible, affordable and attractive fashion for all

    Accessible, affordable and attractive fashion for all

    C&A Foundation initiative "Fashion for Good" unites fashion ...

  • Ban on second hand clothing import will affect jobs

    Ban on second hand clothing import will affect jobs

    40,000 US jobs in the private sector and 1,50,000 third sect...

  • Sustainable Textile School in Chemnitz, Germany

    Sustainable Textile School in Chemnitz, Germany

    International specialists from around the world will gather ...

Apparel

Vietnam, Myanmar and Cambodia remained major beneficiaries of Textile orders worth $14bn diverted from China this year due to increasing costs. Bangladesh, despite being the second largest producer of textiles is unable to grab these orders due to low capacity, weak infrastructure and inadequate supply of energy.

Textile

40,000 US jobs in the private sector and 1,50,000 third sector jobs will be affected causing up to 75% reduction in revenue for some if the ban is imposed on second-hand clothing imports from US. It wastabled by the East African Community (EAC) earlier this yearas it is causing a decline in the local textile industry.

Fashion

C&A Foundation initiative "Fashion for Good" unites fashion business owners and partners in their shared ambition to reimagine the way fashion is designed, made, worn and reused. Robotic sewing company SoftWear Automation was hand-picked to collaborate and facilitate change that is accessible, affordable and attractive for all.

Corporate

The company has acquired 100% ownership of the sexual wellness and personal care business under the brand, Kamasutra. The venture will ensure that personal care business will remain in JK Ansell, which will now become a wholly owned subsidiary of Raymond Company. The acquisition will scale up the company's business and unlock the potential of Kamasutra.

Technology And Innovation

Vietnam, Myanmar and Cambodia remained major beneficiaries of Textile orders worth $14bn diverted from China this year due to increasing costs. Bangladesh, despite being the second largest producer of textiles is unable to grab these orders due to low capacity, weak infrastructure and inadequate supply of energy.

Events

International trade fair "Techtextile India 2017" provides an effective platform for all to explore growth opportunities in Technical Textiles and non-woven. Demand for technical textiles is likely to gain traction across Asia-Pacific countries including India. Approximately 34 Million tonnes by EOY '17 to 57 M tonnes by 2027-end, consumption across the globe is on a high.

Technical textile

With the aim of limiting imports, boosting domestic production and making the price of Iranian cloth more competitive, Iran will open a new apparel industrial town. According to the officials, 45 hectares of land have been bought for the new facility. The initiative is to increase domestic production, create jobs and revive the apparel industry.

Retail

Supermodel Heidi Klum is releasing a fashion line exclusively at Lidl grocery stores. The collection will include leopard-print blazers, pants, booties, super-skinny jeans, and leather bomber jackets and will debut at the New York Fashion Week runway show in early September. The items will hit the German chain's US stores later on September 21.