Costco sells $7 billion of apparel each year

Related Keywords: apparel, brand, clothing, Costco, jeans, retail, Sales, shirts, Textiles

United States
Costco sells $7 billion of apparel each year
Summary: 
Kelly Davis has started doing something she once considered unthinkable: buying clothes at Costco. The 31-year-old had long resisted the warehouse chain’s clothing aisle; it just felt weird buying dresses and shirts at the same place she bought groceries. Plus, she said, “It’s where my mom shops." But eventually, a pair of Jessica Simpson jeans — light blue

Kelly Davis has started doing something she once considered unthinkable: buying clothes at Costco.

The 31-year-old had long resisted the warehouse chain’s clothing aisle; it just felt weird buying dresses and shirts at the same place she bought groceries. Plus, she said, “It’s where my mom shops."

But eventually, a pair of Jessica Simpson jeans — light blue, distressed, with holes — for only $13 did her in.

“Costco has really stepped up its game,” said Davis, who lives near Dallas. “The clothes are actually stylish. It’s not just old mom stuff anymore.”

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The new innovation of robotic clothing

Related Keywords: clothes, clothing, machinery, robot, Seismic, service industry, Textiles

United States
Summary: 
At first glance, you would never know that Rich Mahoney’s clothes are different. That’s until, of course, you hear the hum of tiny robotic machinery working beneath the surface. That’s because underneath Mahoney’s clothing is what he calls

At first glance, you would never know that Rich Mahoney’s clothes are different. That’s until, of course, you hear the hum of tiny robotic machinery working beneath the surface.

That’s because underneath Mahoney’s clothing is what he calls robotic clothing.

“It’s like a layer of extra muscles integrated into your clothing around your body,” he says.

Mahoney is the CEO of Seismic , a company that’s created a sort of jumpsuit that has robotic muscles positioned along the hip and around the abdomen sewn inside it.

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The go to orgainic baby clothing brands

Related Keywords: clothes, eco friendly, kidswear, manufacturing, Oeko-Tex, organic, Roux, Textiles, The Global Organic Textile Standard

United States
The go to orgainic baby clothing brands
Summary: 
The Millennial shoppers who gave steam to Fashion Revolution and other anti-fast-fashion movements are growing up—and using the same consumer ethics when purchasing clothes for their little ones. The demand for organic and sustainably made baby clothing is stronger than ever— and you don't have to be an avid researcher to make the right choices. Start with brands certified by the The Global Organic Textile

The Millennial shoppers who gave steam to Fashion Revolution and other anti-fast-fashion movements are growing up—and using the same consumer ethics when purchasing clothes for their little ones.

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H&M planning to boost profits this FY

Related Keywords: China, clothing, Garments, H&M, India, Inditex, Mexico, Myntra, Pretax, profit, Sweden, Textile, Textiles, Thiland, Tmall, Zara

Sweden
H&M planning to boost profits this FY
Summary: 
The apparel retailer said that the composition of inventory has improved, implying it will become easier to sell the garments. Hennes & Mauritz AB surged after the struggling Swedish clothing retailer showed progress coping with a buildup of unsold garments, raising hopes that the worst may be over after a three-year slump

The apparel retailer said that the composition of inventory has improved, implying it will become easier to sell the garments.

Hennes & Mauritz AB surged after the struggling Swedish clothing retailer showed progress coping with a buildup of unsold garments, raising hopes that the worst may be over after a three-year slump in earnings.

Inventory dropped slightly as a proportion of sales, easing to 18.2% at the end of May from a record 18.9% as of last August, H&M said Thursday. CEO Karl-Johan Persson said H&M still aims to boost operating profit this year.

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China's textile, garment exports rise 2.8 percent in May

Related Keywords: China, dollars, export, Garments, Imports, MIIT, Textiles

China
China's textile, garment exports rise 2.8 percent in May
Summary: 
China's export of textiles and garments rose 2.8 percent year-on-year to 23.8 billion U.S. dollars in May, according to China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT). In breakdown, the country's export of textiles stood at 11.6 billion U.S. dollars, up 3.9 percent from the same period last year, while garments rose 1.7 percent to 12.2 billion U.S. dollars, the ministry said, citing data from the General

China's export of textiles and garments rose 2.8 percent year-on-year to 23.8 billion U.S. dollars in May, according to China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).

In breakdown, the country's export of textiles stood at 11.6 billion U.S. dollars, up 3.9 percent from the same period last year, while garments rose 1.7 percent to 12.2 billion U.S. dollars, the ministry said, citing data from the General Administration of Customs.

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Goverment lets the fashion industry to thrash our planet

Related Keywords: clothing, environmental impact, fashion, fashion industry, fast fashion, Garments, landfills, planet, Sustainable clothing, Textiles

United Kingdom
Goverment lets the fashion industry to thrash our planet
Summary: 
The proposals from Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee to begin to address the thoroughly outsized contribution of the fashion industry to the trashing of our planet were modest. If they could be criticised, it was for that very modesty. They started with the proposal for 1p per garment to be taken

The proposals from Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee to begin to address the thoroughly outsized contribution of the fashion industry to the trashing of our planet were modest.

If they could be criticised, it was for that very modesty.

They started with the proposal for 1p per garment to be taken as a levy, raising £35 million a year to fund better collection and sorting of garments to stop them ending up in landfill.

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Apparel Export Promotion Council sets up a buyer-seller meet in Spain

Related Keywords: apparel, buyer, exports, Garments, Imports, India, seller, Spain, Textiles

India
Apparel Export Promotion Council sets up a buyer-seller meet in Spain
Summary: 
The Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) will hold its annual buyer-seller meet in Madrid, Spain, on October 9 and 10 hoping to raise apparel exports from India to that country. "We have been receiving good responses

The Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) will hold its annual buyer-seller meet in Madrid, Spain, on October 9 and 10 hoping to raise apparel exports from India to that country.

"We have been receiving good responses to the buyer-seller meets, which we have been organizing in Spain since 2008,” AEPC deputy director C Eswarasundar said in a statement.

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Jeanologia develops the sourcing model of the future

Related Keywords: design, digital, eco-efficient, fabric, garment, innovation, ITMA, Jeanologist, production, technology, Textiles

Spain
Jeanologia develops the sourcing model of the future
Summary: 
The Spanish company leader in developing eco-efficient technology, will present the sourcing model of the future at ITMA 2019. This innovative production process marks the beginning of a new era in the textile industry. This operational model delivers five fundamental benefits to the textile

The Spanish company leader in developing eco-efficient technology, will present the sourcing model of the future at ITMA 2019. This innovative production process marks the beginning of a new era in the textile industry.

This operational model delivers five fundamental benefits to the textile industry: it is eco-efficient, cost neutral, scalable, agile and digital; connecting design, production and consumer.

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Khadis share in textiles doubles in 5 years

Related Keywords: double, fabric, fabric production, Khadi, Khadi and Village Industries Commission, KVIC, Modi, share, Textiles

India
Khadis share in textiles doubles in 5 years
Summary: 
The share of Khadi fabric in the total textile mill production has doubled to 8.49 per cent in five years to 2018-19, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission said Tuesday. While the mill fabric production was 2,486 million square metres in the 2014-15 fiscal

The share of Khadi fabric in the total textile mill production has doubled to 8.49 per cent in five years to 2018-19, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission said Tuesday.

While the mill fabric production was 2,486 million square metres in the 2014-15 fiscal, the production of Khadi was 105.38 million square metres – showing a share of 4.23 per cent of the overall textiles production.

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Beaulieu Engineered Products to announce customer R&D and capacity support at ITMA 2019

Related Keywords: Beaulieu Fibres International, BICO, EqoBalance, fibers, geotextiles, global raw materials, innovation, ITMA, PET, research, sustainability, Textiles, yarns

Belgium
Beaulieu Engineered Products to announce customer R&D and capacity support at IT
Summary: 
Global raw materials’ provider Beaulieu Engineered Products invites ITMA 2019 visitors to tap into the inspiring performance of its fibres, yarns and technical textiles in order to enhance innovation and sustainability for high end textiles (Hall 3 Stand C130A). 2019 is seeing the introduction of exciting advances for many of the application segments served

Global raw materials’ provider Beaulieu Engineered Products invites ITMA 2019 visitors to tap into the inspiring performance of its fibres, yarns and technical textiles in order to enhance innovation and sustainability for high end textiles (Hall 3 Stand C130A).

2019 is seeing the introduction of exciting advances for many of the application segments served by the various businesses of this Beaulieu International Group division. And more is to come, including increased support on the co-development front.

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