Kitsbow chooses North Carolina for 890,000 dollars investment

Related Keywords: clothing, government, Kitsbow, McDowell, North Carolina, United States

United States
Kitsbow chooses North Carolina for 890,000 dollars investment
Summary: 
Kitsbow, a specialty clothing manufacturer based in California, will create 53 new jobs in McDowell County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $890,000 in operating a manufacturing and distribution facility in Old Fort. “Kitsbow’s decision to move their manufacturing facility to Old Fort is exciting news for McDowell

Kitsbow, a specialty clothing manufacturer based in California, will create 53 new jobs in McDowell County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $890,000 in operating a manufacturing and distribution facility in Old Fort.

“Kitsbow’s decision to move their manufacturing facility to Old Fort is exciting news for McDowell County,” said Governor Cooper. “This new plant means growth for the whole area and good jobs for the people who will power production.”

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New seeds to help cotton farmers to face drought

Related Keywords: climate, cotton, drought, environment, export, United States

United States
New seeds to help cotton farmers to face drought
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The U.S. is the world's leading cotton exporter, with an industry estimated to generate more than $21 billion of products and services a year. Drought and climate change are having an effect on the crop, though. So scientists in Boston are growing cotton in labs to develop new ways to reduce environmental stress. "Virtually every major crop in the U.S. and around the world is at significant risk to climate

The U.S. is the world's leading cotton exporter, with an industry estimated to generate more than $21 billion of products and services a year. Drought and climate change are having an effect on the crop, though. So scientists in Boston are growing cotton in labs to develop new ways to reduce environmental stress.

"Virtually every major crop in the U.S. and around the world is at significant risk to climate change, and cotton is no exception to that," Geoffrey Von Maltzahn said.

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Textile industry urged to focus on sustainable production

Related Keywords: Bangladesh, China, exports, Garments, innovation, manufacturers, market, sustainable, Textile, United States

India
Textile industry urged to focus on sustainable production
Summary: 
Textile manufacturers should focus on sustainable textiles and look at consistency in quality, according to Prabhu Dhamodharan, convenor of Indian Texpreneurs’ Federation. At the inaugural of a National Textile Conclave, organised here on Saturday, by Quality Circle Forum of India (QCFI) and Indian Texpreneurs Forum (ITF), Mr. Dhamodharan said that the trade war between

Textile manufacturers should focus on sustainable textiles and look at consistency in quality, according to Prabhu Dhamodharan, convenor of Indian Texpreneurs’ Federation.

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Pressure on the cotton prices remains maintained

Related Keywords: China, clothing, consumption, cotton, Imports, market, Osaka, production, Textiles, United States

United States
Pressure on the cotton prices remains maintained
Summary: 
Even though the trade dispute between the United States and China has moved away from escalation and towards reconciliation since the G20 meeting in June in Osaka, the consequences of this already year-long exchange of blows between two big players in the international cotton industry are clearly noticeable in the market. There are widespread insecurities in completing contracts in the international

Even though the trade dispute between the United States and China has moved away from escalation and towards reconciliation since the G20 meeting in June in Osaka, the consequences of this already year-long exchange of blows between two big players in the international cotton industry are clearly noticeable in the market. There are widespread insecurities in completing contracts in the international cotton trade. “Uncertainty is the new normal,” summed up Bremen Cotton Exchange in its Cotton Telegram of 16th July 2019.

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Is US missing the sourcing opportunity in Portugal

Related Keywords: apparel, environment, flexibility, manufacturing, Portugal, sourcing, sustainability, trade, United States, US

United States
Is US missing the sourcing opportunity in Portugal
Summary: 
While far from the top 10 list of textile and apparel suppliers to the U.S., Portugal is offering the supply chain something it desperately needs: flexibility. At Texworld USA in New York City Monday, exhibitors in the Portugal Pavilion took an opportunity to bring their competitive offerings to light at a time when sourcing has been upset over changing trade relations, and companies are looking for new places to manufacture product. Last year, Portugal shipped $474 million worth of textiles

While far from the top 10 list of textile and apparel suppliers to the U.S., Portugal is offering the supply chain something it desperately needs: flexibility.

At Texworld USA in New York City Monday, exhibitors in the Portugal Pavilion took an opportunity to bring their competitive offerings to light at a time when sourcing has been upset over changing trade relations, and companies are looking for new places to manufacture product.

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Footwear demand to grow by 4% till 2023 in US

Related Keywords: 2023, Adidas, brand, demand, footwear, Freedonia, import, market, purchasing, research, United States

United States
Footwear demand to grow by 4% till 2023 in US
Summary: 
Even as trade war jitters and changes in sourcing have shaken the footwear industry in the United States and abroad, a new report claims the sector should still expect solid growth in demand over the next four years. In its most recent batch of “Focus Reports,” The Freedonia Group, a division of MarketResearch.com, said the current footwear market will grow 4 percent in value, from $26.8 billion in 2018 to $32.6 billion in 2023. However, the growth

Even as trade war jitters and changes in sourcing have shaken the footwear industry in the United States and abroad, a new report claims the sector should still expect solid growth in demand over the next four years.

In its most recent batch of “Focus Reports,” The Freedonia Group, a division of MarketResearch.com, said the current footwear market will grow 4 percent in value, from $26.8 billion in 2018 to $32.6 billion in 2023. However, the growth will not be equally spread across categories.

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US cotton tumbles to three year low

Related Keywords: bales, Bloomberg, China, cotton, crop, exports, fibre, low, rain, United States

United States
US cotton tumbles to three year low
Summary: 
Cotton is in the grips of the bears, and fresh U.S. supply forecasts coming this week will probably keep it there. Prices tumbled to a three-year low on Tuesday amid the outlook for big supplies at a time when consumption growth is slowing and American exports are hurting. Hedge funds are holding their biggest-ever bet that the declines will continue. Meanwhile, traders and analysts expect that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will raise its outlook for domestic

Cotton is in the grips of the bears, and fresh U.S. supply forecasts coming this week will probably keep it there.

Prices tumbled to a three-year low on Tuesday amid the outlook for big supplies at a time when consumption growth is slowing and American exports are hurting. Hedge funds are holding their biggest-ever bet that the declines will continue. Meanwhile, traders and analysts expect that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will raise its outlook for domestic stockpiles, with the hoard forecast to reach a 12-year high.

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Trade war is turning out to be boon for Bangladesh

Related Keywords: Bangladesh, China, European, garment, manufacturer, supply chain, United States, Viyellatex

Bangladesh
Trade war is turning out to be boon for Bangladesh
Summary: 
For the first time in 30 years, Newage Group, a Bangladesh-based garment manufacturer, is sensing an opportunity to sell in the US and it has President Donald Trump’s battle with China to thank. Newage, a supplier to Hennes & Mauritz AB, has been doing business with European companies for three decades but is now getting inquiries from Macy’s Inc. and Gap Inc., Asif Ibrahim, vice-chairman

For the first time in 30 years, Newage Group, a Bangladesh-based garment manufacturer, is sensing an opportunity to sell in the US and it has President Donald Trump’s battle with China to thank.

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Flag clothing technically illegal in USA from July 4th

Related Keywords: advertising, America, ban, clothing, consumers, flag, Nike, The Doneger Group, United States

United States
Flag clothing technically illegal in USA from July 4th
Summary: 
Although Nike has recalled its “Betsy Ross” American flag sneakers, shoppers looking for flag-adorned clothing in stores will have plenty of other options, even though the popular trend is technically illegal. Nike had intended to release a pair of Air Max 1 Quick Strike sneakers

Although Nike has recalled its “Betsy Ross” American flag sneakers, shoppers looking for flag-adorned clothing in stores will have plenty of other options, even though the popular trend is technically illegal.

Nike had intended to release a pair of Air Max 1 Quick Strike sneakers for the Fourth of July that featured a 13-star flag, commonly linked to Philadelphia seamstress Betsy Ross, but said Tuesday it halted distribution ”... based on concerns that it could unintentionally offend and detract from the nation’s patriotic holiday.”

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Could hemp be the next big thing in sustainable

Related Keywords: biofuel, China, cotton, fabrics, Fuel, plastic, sustainability, United States, Wood

United States
Could hemp be the next big thing in sustainable
Summary: 
Since nations like the U.S. and Australia have lifted their bans on growing hemp, a revolution is brewing. Innovators are taking up the gauntlet to cultivate this versatile plant for a medley of biodegradable materials including plastic polymers, building products, fabrics, wood, biofuel, paper and even car

Since nations like the U.S. and Australia have lifted their bans on growing hemp, a revolution is brewing.

Innovators are taking up the gauntlet to cultivate this versatile plant for a medley of biodegradable materials including plastic polymers, building products, fabrics, wood, biofuel, paper and even car components.

It’s not new. The fiber from industrial hemp (Cannabis sativa) – from the same species as its cousin marijuana but without the mind-altering THC – has been used for thousands of years to make paper, rope, cloth and fuel.

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