Urban Outfitters looks to rent clothes

Related Keywords: apparel, clothes, fashion, fashion industry, global data, Nuuly, renting, research, sustainability, Urban Outfitters

United States
Urban Outfitters looks to rent clothes
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The sharing economy is now making its way into the fashion industry as Urban Outfitters looks to rent clothes to younger fashionistas. The retailer is launching an online subscription service allowing people to borrow six items to wear for a month before swapping them. The firm says that in terms of clothing, millennials in particular want variety

The sharing economy is now making its way into the fashion industry as Urban Outfitters looks to rent clothes to younger fashionistas.

The retailer is launching an online subscription service allowing people to borrow six items to wear for a month before swapping them.

The firm says that in terms of clothing, millennials in particular want variety and sustainability.

The womenswear service, called Nuuly, will launch in the US this summer.

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Thermoplastic polyester elastomer manufacturers have developed several innovative solutions

Related Keywords: chemicals, fabrics, fibers, market, metals, polyester, report, research, Textile, thermoplastic, thermoplastic polyester elastomer

India
Thermoplastic polyester elastomer manufacturers have developed several innovativ
Summary: 
Thermoplastic polyester elastomer is consists of hard and soft segments. Hard segments include crystalline polybutylene terephthalate, while soft segments include amorphous polyethers. Thermoplastic polyester elastomers

Thermoplastic polyester elastomer is consists of hard and soft segments. Hard segments include crystalline polybutylene terephthalate, while soft segments include amorphous polyethers. Thermoplastic polyester elastomers have flexibility of rubber, strength of plastic, and processibility of thermoplastics. They can be easily processed by convectional thermoplastic processes such as injection molding, calendaring, rotational molding, extrusion, and melt casting. Thermoplastic elastomer is used to manufacture parts of electrical devices, automobiles etc. that requires high temperature.

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A new printing technique developed by researchers

Related Keywords: 3D printing, China, e-textiles, fibers, nanotube, New York, Phoenix, printing, research, San Francisco, technology

China
A new printing technique developed by researchers
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One of the ways researchers are making wearable technology less bogged down by electronic equipment and more user-friendly is by developing fabrics with electrical capability built in. A research team led by Yingying Zhang, a professor in the Department of

One of the ways researchers are making wearable technology less bogged down by electronic equipment and more user-friendly is by developing fabrics with electrical capability built in.

A research team led by Yingying Zhang, a professor in the Department of Chemistry at Tsinghua University in China, has made progress in this area with the development of a one-step 3D-printing technique that prints flexible electronic fibers onto fabrics and textiles.

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Launch of CONTEXT programme for smart textile development

Related Keywords: development and innovation, research, smart textile development

Mumbai
Summary: 
The aim of the programme is to promote exchange between experts in the field in order to generate research, development and innovation. The CONTEXT programme which is a European programme to finance the networking activities of scientific and industrial experts in smart textiles, has officially started.

The aim of the programme is to promote exchange between experts in the field in order to generate research, development and innovation. The CONTEXT programme which is a European programme to finance the networking activities of scientific and industrial experts in smart textiles, has officially started.

The project currently consists of experts from 27 European countries and Japan, it’s associate country. Work groups are open to all professionals in the sectors covered, and CONTEXT says the participation of industrial representatives is particularly welcome.

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Presentations on bio-innovation in nonwovens, medical nonwoven developments etc at RISE

Related Keywords: e-textiles, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics, medical nonwoven, nonwoven markets, nonwovens, North Carolina State University’s College of Textiles, Photoactive Polymers, poster exhibition, research

North Carolina
Summary: 
Highlights of the event included keynote presentations on Biomimicry and Nonwovens: Taking Great Ideas from Nature and Making Them a Commercial Reality by Marie O’Mahony, Consultant, O’Mahony Consultancy, and The US Economic Outlook by Mark Vitner, Managing Director and Senior Economist, Wells Fargo. Monica Belisito, Brand and Product Strategy Lead, LOLA said that, “The presentations on biomimicry provided concepts we will definitely consider in LOLA’s new processes.”

Highlights of the event included keynote presentations on Biomimicry and Nonwovens: Taking Great Ideas from Nature and Making Them a Commercial Reality by Marie O’Mahony, Consultant, O’Mahony Consultancy, and The US Economic Outlook by Mark Vitner, Managing Director and Senior Economist, Wells Fargo. Monica Belisito, Brand and Product Strategy Lead, LOLA said that, “The presentations on biomimicry provided concepts we will definitely consider in LOLA’s new processes.”

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EqoBalance from Beaulieu Yarns receives Green Product Award 2018

Related Keywords: Beaulieu Yarns, carpet manufacturers, children, communication, consumer goods, electronics, energy, EqoBalance yarns, fashion, freestyle, furniture and home accessories, Green Product Award, innovative, international trade fairs and design festivals, mobility, natural renewable raw materials, PA6 yarns, polyamide and polypropylene yarns, polymers processed into yarns, research, supply chain, sustainable products and services in the categories architecture, TÜV SÜD certification standard CMS 71, work

Belgium
Summary: 
The Green Product Award is an annual international competition for innovative, sustainable products and services in the categories architecture, work, energy, electronics, fashion, research, freestyle, children, communication, consumer goods, mobility, furniture and home accessories. The award is directed at start-ups and established companies.

The Green Product Award is an annual international competition for innovative, sustainable products and services in the categories architecture, work, energy, electronics, fashion, research, freestyle, children, communication, consumer goods, mobility, furniture and home accessories. The award is directed at start-ups and established companies.

http://www.texdata.com/news/26.Infoletter/11488.html
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ThreadSol announces partnership with the Thai Garment Manufacturers Association

Related Keywords: and Hirdaramani Group, apparel industry, apparel manufacturers and brands, Apparel Tech Up Forum Thailand 2018, Beximco, Brandix, clothing industry, development, Digitisation of the Thai Garment Industry, fabric cutting and fabric procurement, fabric estimation system, fabric manufacturer, fabric planning system, garment manufacturers, intelloBuy, intelloCut, Luen Thai, MAS Holdings, production, raw material purchasing, research, Thai Garment Manufacturers Association, Thailand Ready Made Garment, ThreadSol, trade and other activities associated with the Thai garment industry, Tristate

Singapore
Summary: 
The TGMA was established on 15 August 1973 with the purpose of actively encouraging and supporting the Thai apparel industry in terms of research, development, production, trade and other activities associated with the Thai garment industry.

The TGMA was established on 15 August 1973 with the purpose of actively encouraging and supporting the Thai apparel industry in terms of research, development, production, trade and other activities associated with the Thai garment industry.

ThreadSol and TGMA jointly organised a seminar for Thai garment manufacturers on 18 May –Apparel Tech Up Forum Thailand 2018 firstly and the theme of the seminar was Digitisation of the Thai Garment Industry.

https://www.knittingindustry.com/threadsol-joins-hands-with-tgma/
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Tunisian women in textile sector has been allocated funds for training

Related Keywords: agreement signed between the Ministry of Tourism, allocated to train about two thousand Tunisian women, development of skills, Director-General of the Textile and Carpet Technical Centre, disposal of traditional product, Family and Children, handicraft, innovation, Ministry of Women, raw materials, research, textile sector, Two million dinars

Africa
Tunisian women in textile sector has been allocated funds for training
Summary: 
Two million dinars has been allocated to train about 2,000 women in the textile sector, by virtue of an agreement between the Ministry of Tourism and Handicraft, and the Ministry of Women, Family and Children, said Director-General of the Textile and Carpet Technical Centre Taoufik Mediouni.

Two million dinars has been allocated to train about 2,000 women in the textile sector, by virtue of an agreement between the Ministry of Tourism and Handicraft, and the Ministry of Women, Family and Children, said Director-General of the Textile and Carpet Technical Centre Taoufik Mediouni.

https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/story/Funds_allocated_to_train_2000_Tunisian_women_in_textile_sector-ZAWYA20170218054557/
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PhilaU to invest $3mn to set up Fashion and Textiles Futures Center

Related Keywords: enhance partnerships with industry leaders, facilities focus on niversitys unique integration of education, investment of US three million, Philadelphia University, practice, ranked best fashion design programes in the world, research, retail-like space designed, set up Fashion and Textiles Futures Center

New York
PhilaU  to invest $3mn to set up Fashion and Textiles Futures Center
Summary: 
Philadelphia University recently ranked as one of the best fashion design programs in the world, plans to set up Fashion and Textiles Futures Center which will include a US 3 million investment in facilities that will focus on the University's unique integration of education, research, practice and enhance partnerships with industry leaders.

Philadelphia University recently ranked as one of the best fashion design programs in the world, plans to set up Fashion and Textiles Futures Center which will include a US 3 million investment in facilities that will focus on the University's unique integration of education, research, practice and enhance partnerships with industry leaders.

http://www.innovationintextiles.com/philadelphia-university-to-establish-fashion-and-textiles-futures-center/
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