The importance of Social Compliance in Ethical Trading for Bangladeshi Apparel Sector

Guest authors of the feature are  R. Indrajith  and Dr Subrata Das, the later is Professor of Department of Fashion Technology, Bannari Amman  Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam, Tamil Nadu, India. The two authors allow a deep and analysed context on violations in apparel production in Bangladesh, but at the same time they list also the … More The importance of Social Compliance in Ethical Trading for Bangladeshi Apparel Sector

Winners and Losers – Rieter’s examination of spinning mills and the machinery market

In the latest published customer magazine of Swiss Rieter, we found an excellent examination of spinning mills and the machinery market. The guest author of the feature is Martin Werder, Rieter’s Senior Marketing Manager Machines & Systems. We are delighted to publish his evaluations, and we at TextileFuture are convinced that this is some food … More Winners and Losers – Rieter’s examination of spinning mills and the machinery market

Changing the channels landscape to satisfy Japanese luxury consumers’ appetite for novelty

Japan is known for worldwide most demanding and choosy customer. We are happy to present to you the newest report on what’s shifting in the world’s second-largest luxury market? To keep up, brands will need to confront challenges and explore new strategies. The guest authors of this feature are Jean-Baptiste Coumau, a partner in McKinsey’s … More Changing the channels landscape to satisfy Japanese luxury consumers’ appetite for novelty

USDA World Cotton Production – November 2017

USDA, the US Departement of Agriculture has released its newest report on cotton developments, which we present to TextileFuture’s readers. Australia cotton – Production forecast reduced slightly The 2017/18 Australia cotton crop is forecast by USDA at 4.8 million 480 pound bales, down 0.2 million bales from last month but up 0.75 million or 19 … More USDA World Cotton Production – November 2017

Intangible Capital in Global Value Chains reveals the WIPO World Intellectual Property Report 2017

WIPO, the World Intellectual Property Organisation on November 21, 2017 just released its World Intellectual Property Report 2017 on “Intangible Capital in Global Value Chains”. It looks at key questions such as: What is intangible capital worth, and what role does it play in global value chains? What intangibles are most valuable at different production … More Intangible Capital in Global Value Chains reveals the WIPO World Intellectual Property Report 2017