Walmart, Target, Bed Bath to face lawsuits over fake 'Egyptian' cotton

Related Keywords: Beyond Inc, cotton, Egypt, Egyptian cotton, India, Target Corp and Bed Bath, Textile, Walmart

United States
Walmart, Target, Bed Bath to face lawsuits over fake 'Egyptian' cotton
Summary: 
A federal judge said Walmart Inc, Target Corp and Bed Bath & Beyond Inc must face a lawsuit claiming they sold linens that were falsely labelled “100% Egyptian Cotton” or “100% Long-Staple Egyptian cotton” despite

A federal judge said Walmart Inc, Target Corp and Bed Bath & Beyond Inc must face a lawsuit claiming they sold linens that were falsely labelled “100% Egyptian Cotton” or “100% Long-Staple Egyptian cotton” despite being suspicious of their origin.

Monday’s decision by U.S. District Judge Vincent Briccetti in White Plains, New York, addressed claims that consumers nationwide overpaid for mislabelled cotton produced by an Indian textile company, Welspun India Ltd.

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Egypt's cotton exports up

Related Keywords: cotton exports, domestically consumed cotton, Egyptian cotton, Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, Egypt’s cotton exports, ginned cotton crop

Egypt
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CAPMAS noted that Egypt’s agricultural season starts in early September and lasts until the end of August the following year. During the agricultural season of the year 2016-17, the North African country’s cotton exports rose 12.6 per cent, reaching 431,000 metric kantars.

CAPMAS noted that Egypt’s agricultural season starts in early September and lasts until the end of August the following year. During the agricultural season of the year 2016-17, the North African country’s cotton exports rose 12.6 per cent, reaching 431,000 metric kantars.

The Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation recently pointed to a 500,000 acre increase in the size of the country’s cotton cultivated area. Egypt agrees to raise salaries ahead of fuel, service prices hike.

https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20180605-report-egypt-cotton-exports-up-50/
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Egyptian cotton brand agreement signing attended by Trade Minister to promote products made of Egyptian cotton

Related Keywords: Cotton Egypt Association, Egyptian cotton, international textile companies, Ministry, textile industries in Egypt, the Egyptian cotton exporters association, Trade and Industry Minister TareK Kabil

Cairo
Summary: 
Trade and Industry Minister TareK Kabil commented that a committee will be set up to approve and follow up the implementation of the marketing plan. He added that a special unit will be formed to ensure the optimal use of the brand and to sign deals with international textile companies on that score under the agreement.

Trade and Industry Minister TareK Kabil commented that a committee will be set up to approve and follow up the implementation of the marketing plan. He added that a special unit will be formed to ensure the optimal use of the brand and to sign deals with international textile companies on that score under the agreement.

https://www.egypttoday.com/Article/3/50470/Trade-min-attends-signing-of-agreement-on-Egyptian-cotton-brand
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Egyptian cotton gains mass recognition and awareness

Related Keywords: Cotton Egypt Association, Egyptian cotton, Sea Island Cotton, Supima, Turkish cotton

Mumbai
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When asked which brand they would pay a premium for, 61% said Egyptian Cotton, which respondents also named as their preferred option for towels and bedding at the survey, commissioned by the Cotton Egypt Association, which was conducted by the independent custom research arm of Progressive Business Media, HTT’s parent company. When consumers were asked to arrange a list of cotton brands in order of perceived quality 89% placed Egyptian Cotton as one of their top two choices. Pima made the top two in 45% of selections, followed by Turkish Cotton (35%), Supima (19%) and Sea Island Cotton (12%).

When asked which brand they would pay a premium for, 61% said Egyptian Cotton, which respondents also named as their preferred option for towels and bedding at the survey, commissioned by the Cotton Egypt Association, which was conducted by the independent custom research arm of Progressive Business Media, HTT’s parent company. When consumers were asked to arrange a list of cotton brands in order of perceived quality 89% placed Egyptian Cotton as one of their top two choices.

https://nation.com.pk/25-Mar-2018/three-day-19th-textile-asia-2018-fair-from-27th
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TwinXL.com introduces new 100pc Egyptian cotton luxury sheets for dorms

Related Keywords: consumer demand for luxurious furnishing, Egyptian cotton, for dorm room, in twin XL size, incredibly long fiber length, introduces new luxury 100% Egyptian cotton sheets, new high tech dorms, rise in luxury dormitory contruction, smoother and softer fabric, TwinXL.com

MINNEAPOLIS
TwinXL.com introduces new 100pc Egyptian cotton luxury sheets for  dorms
Summary: 
TwinXL.com introduces their new luxury 100% Egyptian cotton sheets in twin XL size for dorm room seeing the rise in luxury dormitory contruction has increased consumer demand for luxurious furnishing for these new high tech dorms.

TwinXL.com introduces their new luxury 100% Egyptian cotton sheets in twin XL size for dorm room seeing the rise in luxury dormitory contruction has increased consumer demand for luxurious furnishing for these new high tech dorms.

New high tech luxury dorm construction has been on the rise over the past several years as universities struggle to differentiate themselves and stand out amongst the competition. Students are looking to deck out their new state of the art dorm room with the best home goods usually reserved for middle aged adults.

http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/2601933
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Egyptian cotton production likely to see 35 pc drop in the next quarter

Related Keywords: Albini Group, Aldo Pienzi, Andrei Guitchounts, Christian Dior SE, Egyptian cotton, Egyptian farmers, Hermes International, International cotton advisory committee, Kuwait, President Hosni Mubarak, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates

Egypt
Egyptian cotton production likely to see 35 pc drop in the next quarter
Summary: 
Egyptian cotton lauded for its soft texture and durability has been used to produce some of the world’s premium linen and clothing for over two centuries is presently facing a serious decline in its cotton production due to the ongoing political turmoil in Egypt.

Egyptian cotton lauded for its soft texture and durability has been used to produce some of the world’s premium linen and clothing for over two centuries is presently facing a serious decline in its cotton production due to the ongoing political turmoil in Egypt.

http://www.destinyman.com/2015/06/24/the-production-of-egyptian-cotton-in-a-serious-decline/
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Egypt cotton cultivation to dwindle further with the end of subsidy to growers

Related Keywords: changing government policy, core of Egypt economy, Cotton growers, Egyptian cotton, end of subsidy, international cotton prices, shrinking domestic market, white gold, world market

Cairo
Egypt cotton cultivation to dwindle further with the end of subsidy to growers
Summary: 
Egyptian cotton, the so-called “white gold” a byword for luxury that is prominent the world over and also the former core of Egypt’s economy and the source of many a trader’s fortune has been declining for years due to changing government policy, a shrinking domestic market and the vagaries of international cotton prices.

Egyptian cotton, the so-called “white gold” a byword for luxury that is prominent the world over and also the former core of Egypt’s economy and the source of many a trader’s fortune has been declining for years due to changing government policy, a shrinking domestic market and the vagaries of international cotton prices.

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/cadf8480-9fbb-11e4-aa89-00144feab7de.html
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