Apparel retailers and traffic data significance

Since particularly apparel and clothing retailers seems to undergo complete change, especially in the brick and mortar sector, we would like to hint to the causes and their remedies, based upon a an e-book by ShopperTrak. It forms part of our former series on retail. We hope you do enjoy this TextileFuture Newsletter, revealing new aspects of this important trade.

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Absorbing Crash Box

Energy-absorbing polyurethane crash box in the Covestro Sonnenwagen


EU Commission clears acquisition of All4Labels by Triton Fund V

Barneys Finds a Potential Buyer in Bankruptcy Court


BASF’s strategy in agriculture aims for innovation-driven growth in specific markets


More signs the Athleisure Trend is not slowing any time Soon

Lululemon set to wind down Ivivva kids business, to close 7 remaining stores


Subodh Bajpai Photography Honored With Wedding Photography Excellence Award at Times Power Icons 2019 North Event


Southern Tide Partners with SeaVees and Fulton & Roark for Fall Collaborations

Reebok and adidas Tap Iconic Instapump Fury and adidas’ Revolutionary Boost™ Technology to form the All-New Instapump Fury Boost™ 

Helly Hansen and Vail Resorts Announce Outerwear Collaboration for the Upcoming Winter Season


Clariant AG – Restated 2018 figures and additional 2019 financial results

Airopack reports results for the first half-year 2019

Cantonal Court of Zug grants extension of definitive Moratorium to Aptag (Airopack Technology)

M&S: Turnaround of clothing division “behind schedule”

Stitch Fix Is not a staple for Fall

The H&M group’s sales development in the third quarter 2019


Modest Growth in Cotton Consumption Keeps 2019/20 demand expectations low, says ICAC


Swiss retail trade fell in August 2019

Flash estimate – September 2019 Euro area Annual inflation down to 0.9 %

Economic Conditions Snapshot, September 2019: McKinsey Global Survey results

WTO lowers trade forecast as tensions unsettle global economy

Slowing Trade Hits Global Manufacturing

The U.S. added 136000 jobs in September, continuing a steady pace of hiring, while the unemployment rate fell further


WTO Arbitrator issues decision in Airbus subsidy dispute

Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body


KARL MAYER is inviting the textile sector to an in-house show in Changzhou during Shanghaitex 2019

B2B Meetings & Investment Seminar at ITME AFRICA 2020

ESMA event plans for 2020 and beyond

The U.S. added 136000 jobs in September, continuing a steady pace of hiring, while the unemployment rate fell further


Afterpay continues U.S. growth with New Fashion and Beauty Brand Partners in time for Fall  Shopping

BASF to expand integrated ethylene oxide and derivatives complex at its Verbund site in Antwerp


Hibbett – City Gear now available Online with a Single Click

Home Textiles

“ECOlifestyle” Pioneer Marci Zaroff Launches GOTS Certified Organic Farm to Home® Luxury Lifestyle Brand on QVC® 

Intellectual Property

WIPO Release of Guidelines to using evidence from Research to Support Policymaking


U.S.-China Factory breakup is hard to do


Walmart is receiving outside interest for its JetBlack text-to-order business


Waitrose boss Rob Collins resigns as John Lewis Partnership outlines restructure & job cutsy

Anja Pomrehn leaves Clariant as Head of Investor Relations after four successful years

Kering names new diversity & inclusion chief

Burberry poaches Lacoste’s executive VP as supply chain officer

BP CEO Bob Dudley to retire next March


UK shop prices fall at lowest level since May 2018

New Products

Ascend to introduce novel odour-fighting and nonwoven textile technologies at K 2019

Intellectual Property

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry highlights Organisation’s Achievements, Outlines Challenges Raised by New Technologies


New York’s Retail Vacancy Rate climbs under pressure from Online Shopping, Rising Rents


ECO Sustainability on the Catwalks and other News from Fulgar

Archroma confirms ZDHC commitment with first upload of 1020+ products

Wedding Registry

Bed Bath & Beyond® Launches Gift Experiences Category for Wedding Registry in partnership with VEBO®

Wind Power

TwingTec – Wind power from the Sky

Worth Reading

Bel Canto Bully – the man who invented Belcanto

WTO Publications of books