Materials, Technology and Innovation at the Service of Sport

RadiciGroup and the Italian Alpine Rescue Corps join the Politecnico di Milano in a quest for new solutions for high-performance technical apparel From inserts made of special phase change materials that harden on impact to protect the body, to a jacket incorporating active visibility systems and simplified communication devices: the technical apparel world is continuously … More Materials, Technology and Innovation at the Service of Sport

Personalities

UK department stores John Lewis has poached Marks & Spencer’s group head of procurement Roger Davies after nearly a decade at the retailer. Roger DaviesDavies is expected to start his new role in the summer and a replacement has not yet been announced to fill his role He has worked for M&S for over nine … More Personalities

International Week of Narrow and Smart Textiles

The International Week of Narrow and Smart Textiles is scheduled from February 19-23, 2018 in Mönchengladbach, Germany Narrow Fabrics Laboratory and Smart Textiles Laboratory of the Faculty of Textile- and Clothing Technology at Hochschule Niederrhein – University of Applied Sciences invite you to the International Week of narrow and Smart Textiles – February 19-23, 2018, … More International Week of Narrow and Smart Textiles

Concepts for e-mobility and autonomous driving

Driven by new technologies, mobility is changing worldwide. Trends such as autonomous driving, connectivity and electrification require completely new vehicle concepts and technologies. Functional plastic solutions play a vital role in ensuring economic, safe and individual integration. “The value chains face enormous challenges,” explains Dr Eckhard Wenz in a lecture about new plastic concepts for … More Concepts for e-mobility and autonomous driving

A Blueprint to revitalise skills and jobs in the TCLF Sectors in Europe

The need to anticipate and enhance adequate skills and learning methods as well as to attract and qualify workers has brought together 21 public and private stakeholders of the Textile, Clothing, Leather, and Footwear (TCLF) sectors under a strategic 4-year Erasmus+ project called “Skills4Smart TCLF”. The aim of the project is to create a robust … More A Blueprint to revitalise skills and jobs in the TCLF Sectors in Europe

Fashion subscription service Le Tote ventures into China’s competitive luxury retail market

China has already been one of the fastest-growing luxury retail markets in the world for years. As their spending power increases, consumers are becoming pickier, demanding premium brands at better prices, with better service. Now Le Tote, the fashion rental service backed by Andreessen Horowitz, GV and other investors, is preparing to enter the fray … More Fashion subscription service Le Tote ventures into China’s competitive luxury retail market