About the Greenhouse Gases from Fashion
Fashion



About 5% of [global] greenhouse gas emissions come from this sector which is equivalent to the impact from the aviation sector or equal to Russia. Understanding of this reality that led a group of like-minded fashion professionals to gather recently as part of a Climate Week event hosted by EcoSessions in NYC discussing possibilities to move things in a positive direction.

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Rise in global trade: Not much for India
Textile



While global trade growth is expected to rebound in 2017, India may not be in a position to fully take advantage of it in the United States and China, which are the major markets where consumer and industrial demand drive trade forward. The prime reason is stagnation across various products categories in the US and being ill-equipped to grow exports to China

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American Textile Company Enters Hospitality Market
Corporate



American Textile Company, a provider of sleep and bedding solutions in North America, has revealed plans to expand its hospitality division, including the appointment of Tim Keegan as SVP of hospitality sales. The new hospitality division will supply a full range of bedding products to hotels across the U.S. Keegan spent more than 25 years with Pacific Coast Feather Company as SVP.

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India: Why the online textile industry is mushrooming
Corporate



Here is a complete report on the vividly varied Indian Textile Industry. India has hand-spun and hand-woven textile sector at one end while the capital-intensive sophisticated mills at the other end of the spectrum. Both these sectors are interdependent as the ancient culture and traditions utilized in terms of textiles make the Indian fabrics unique in comparison to other countries.

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Uniqlo to debut new specialty store concept
Retail



Japanese fast-fashion retailer Uniqlo is going all out for denim in Los Angeles. The company, part of Fast Retailing Group, will open a specialty store dedicated to denim in the Arts District of Los Angeles this fall/winter. The new "denim concept" shop will be Uniqlo's 47th location in the U.S., and ninth in the L.A. region following the opening at Westfield Santa Anita mall earlier in September.

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