Round up of published News during TextileFuture’s annual leave

Dear Readers,

Today we offer you the complete list of the news published in the past two weeks during our annual leave. In the next Newsletter of September 3, 2018 you will not find this list again, thus we made a special effort for all readers to keep abreast with the categorised list of news.

Here is the List of the published News during holidays. For your convenience just click on the feature for fast access.

The last Newsletter before our retreat:

Vietnam’s Textile Sector overcomes failing TPP – How Fashion can embrace the Circular Economy

Acquisition

EU Commission clears acquisition of FFT by Fosun International

Agriculture

Syngenta looks to a shared Vision for Sustainable Agriculture

Australia

Queensland leads charge as retail spending soars across Australia

Bio Polymer

Biobased polymers will grow twice as fast as petrochemical polymers to 2023

Bots and People

The personal stylists who are training the bots to be personal stylists

Brands

Global brands to have least effect due to hike in import duty

Searching for the next Gucci

Circular Economy

China-EU agreement paves way for global adoption of circular economy

Colouring

CSI Releases Spring/Summer 2020 Colour analysis

Companies

Picanol Group with 2018 half year results – less turnover higher net profit

Breaking News – Saurer’s sales revenue grows by 14 % in the first half of 2018

U.S. Target reports growth in stores and online business

U.S. Urban Outfitters Fiscal 2Q19 Results – Beats on EPS, Revenue and Comps

H&M may never catch up

Li & Fung Announces 2018 Interim Results

Definitive half-year report 2018 of Swiss EMS Group

House of Fraser’s logistics firm reopens warehouses

lululemon athletica’s second quarter Fiscal 2018 Results

Competition

AATCC announces 2019 Concept 2 Consumer® Student Merchandising Competition

Woolmark Company and adidas name finalists for EUR 10000 prize

Cotton

USDA Cotton World Markets and Trade (August 2018)

USDA – India Cotton Market  update July 2018

USD – Cotton and Products update on Turkey (August 2018)

Ample rains strike cotton crop in 11 districts of Telangana (India)

Pink bollworm strikes cotton crop in Maharashtra, India

Data

G20 international merchandise trade contracts in second quarter of 2018

Flash estimate for the second quarter of 2018 – GDP up by 0.4% in both Euro Area and EU28 +2.2% against 2017

Euro Area international trade in goods surplus EUR 22.5 billion and EUR 6.9 billion surplus for EU28

July 2018 annual inflation up to 2.1 % in the Euro Area to 2.2 % in the EU

OECD GDP growth picks up marginally in second quarter of 2018

Events

Breaking News – A sold-out ITMA 2019 is gearing up for a vibrant showcase

Mimaki 3DUJ-553 Printer shortlisted for prestigious TCT Awards

Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany and Taiwan Pavilions to join Cinte Techtextil China

Textile Exchange Sustainability Conference partners with the 5th bluesign conference in Milan

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textile represented by around 1040 exhibitors is now open

480 international exhibitors ready for Cinte Techtextil 2018

Groz-Beckert at CINTE 2018 in Shanghai

34th IAF World Fashion Convention’s programme

SHIMA SEIKI to exhibit at Preview in Seoul

ATSC 2018 shines with 6000 registered attendees    

Expansion

U.K. Yours Clothing pursues international ambitions with Germany store

India

India’s Textile Ministry demands textile units to switch to digital signatures

Cotton Corporation of India to obtain cotton from farmers in Rajasthan

Global brands to have least effect due to hike in import duty

Industry 4.0

The Rise of Industry 4.0 in the Nonwovens Industry

Innovation

Quality, reliability and productivity with the new Monforts felt compactor range

Simple customising method for Multi-standard RFID Readers

Comprehensive control and economic benefits

Marketing

Mimaki to slash the price of TS300P-1800 in an EMEA-wide campaign

NAFTA

Nafta breakthrough seems imminent after Year of Fractious Talks

Partnerships

Polydist UK and SABIC announce broader strategic relationship

SABIC and Nottingham Spirk accelerate innovations with specialty materials across multiple industries

Retailing

157-Year-Old U.S. Department Store Gump’s begins Store-Closing Sale

Walmart’s brick-and-mortar stores could give it an edge over Amazon, ex-Walmart US CEO says

Splitting up

Breaking News – Wrangler owner VF plans to spin off Jeans Business

Sports

Adidas enlists Billie Jean King to help stop New York girls dropping out of sport

Success Stories

Simvol Leverages Mimaki Technology for 2018 FIFA World Cup Flags and Banners

VAI-KØ mingles urban with wilderness

Gartex 2018 a resounding success for Mouvent

Sustainability

German Textile Partnership members put their cards on the table – Roadmaps 2018 are published

Global Young Voices and RadiciGroup for SDGs

Jeanologia introduces “sustainable-ization” to the textile industry

Textile Machinery

Swiss Textile Machinery Exports in the first six months 2018

U.S. Textiles and Tariffs

U.S. NCTO renews call for Tariffs on Textile and Apparel end items at USTR China 301 Hearing

Webinars

Free Webinar on new Supercapacitor Materials enable huge new Markets (August 23, 2018)

U.S. Commercial Service : Webinar Series – Exploring European eCommerce

Workshop

AATCC Announces Moisture Management Testing Workshop

Worth Reading

State of Luxury 2018 – The Insider View