Month: November 2017

Stitch Diary to host a webinar on ‘The Challenges of Textile & Apparel Sourcing’

Stitch Diary, an educational blog for the apparel industry by expert Mausmi Ambastha, is hosting a live webinar on 6th December’17 at 3 pm IST on the challenges of global textile & apparel sourcing. The webinar will offer expert advice from Yamini Jain, Senior Consultant (ThreadSol), Louise Amélie Leuchtenberger, Marketing Head (FOURSOURCE) and Ashok Chhajer, Director (Krishna Lamicoat). The webinar will offer expert insights on various factors that are shaping the global apparel and textile sourcing paradigm. Apparel and textile industry is evolving continuously, which is changing the key players in the global sourcing scenario. China and Vietnam are...

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Adverse impact of GST on apparel sector

Apparels & Manufacturers Association (AEMA),Garments Exporters Association (GEA) and Textile Cluster (OGTC and Noida Apparel Export Cluster (NAEC) recently organized a press conference on the adverse impact of GST on the Apparel Sector consisting primarily of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) due to reduction in drawback and RoSL (Rebate of State Levies)in New Delhi. Addressing the conference, PMS Uppal, President, Okhla Garment and Textile Cluster said that the textiles exports had declined for the period of July-October by 6 per cent due to sharp reductions in the effective drawback and RoSL rates. On the employment front he said...

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Two new trade fairs organised by Messe Frankfurt France

Leatherworld will have its launch in Paris from 17 to 20 September 2018, alongside Texworld, Apparel Sourcing, Shawls & Scarves, Texworld Denim and Avantex Paris. Messe Frankfurt France is thus adding to the attractiveness of its two annual Paris shows with a new dedicated area solely for the leather sector. “Leatherworld Paris is a new event with the Messe Frankfurt France hallmark. In keeping with our policy of always being attuned to the market, we observed that many visitors were aware that countries exhibiting at Apparel Sourcing Paris and Texworld Paris also have a tremendous pool of firms that...

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DNA Textile Group announces the closing of its Denim Business Unit

Due to sagging demand and low selling prices, DNA Textile Group will be exiting the denim business by the end of January 2018. We regret having to make the decision to cease denim operations and are profoundly grateful to our denim team members who have invested their incredible talents and loyalty to DNA over these past 15 years. It is because of their outstanding efforts, willingness to change, and most importantly their commitment to innovation that our denim business carried on much further and longer than conventional wisdom called for, and for that I will always be grateful. DNA...

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Cone Denim introduces S GENE® stretch denim with Repreve®

Cone Denim and Unifi, Inc. are excited to introduce the latest in advanced stretch technology – S GENE® with Repreve®. Combining the advanced stretch technology of S GENE with the superior sustainability and performance of Repreve recycled polyester fibre, the newest S GENE denim offers the most advanced sustainable dual-core stretch denim on the market. “It is very exciting to continue our celebration of 10 years of S GENE technology with the addition of S GENE with Repreve,” says Kara Nicholas, Vice President Product Design + Marketing for Cone Denim. “This newest addition to Cone’s Sustainblue™ collection of fabrics...

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