The Home Fashion Products Association has issued a letter rebutting the argument for placing tariffs on Chinese textiles imports

The White House announced it will impose a 25 % tariff on USD 50 billion worth of Chinese technology goods. The list of covered imports is scheduled to be published June 15. The original list of goods slated for tariffs earlier this spring did not include textiles. NCTO president and CEO Auggie Tantillo, at the … More The Home Fashion Products Association has issued a letter rebutting the argument for placing tariffs on Chinese textiles imports

Awards

Mimaki recognised with two prestigious EDP Awards at FESPA 2018 Mimaki UCJV300-160 printer/cutter, Mimaki 3DUJ-553 full colour 3D printer named best in class Mimaki, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutting systems, today reported that the European Digital Press Association (EDP) has honoured the company with two prestigious EDP awards. Europe’s 21 leading … More Awards

Vietnamese terminals will suspend scrap plastic imports

Major Vietnam shipping terminals will temporarily stop accepting imports of scrap plastic, citing an overload of the material that has caused backups and delays. The move is a significant development for the global recycled plastics industry, because Vietnam has accepted much more material since China cut off imports. A letter from Vietnam’s Tan Cang-Cai Mep … More Vietnamese terminals will suspend scrap plastic imports

Victoria’s Secret has a plan to upgrade its image for younger women

Shares of L Brands, the parent company to brands like Victoria’s Secret, are down more than 40 percent year-to-date as U.S.-based women choose comfort and functionality over decorative undergarments. Victoria’s Secret is trying to attract younger women and regain former customers with new products. Meanwhile, lingerie brands that focus on comfort and functionality are thriving. … More Victoria’s Secret has a plan to upgrade its image for younger women

Is Alexa Spying on You?

By guest author Shelly Palmer, IT expert Some people believe that Alexa is listening all the time. This is true. Some people believe that Alexa records every word for posterity. This is false. Some people believe that having an Amazon Echo increases their risk of being hacked. This is also false. But, there’s more to … More Is Alexa Spying on You?

IAF’s president Han Bekke talks about the apparel industry’s future

Recently, fibre2fashion published an interview with IAF president Han Bekke on how the impact on the environment creates a negative image of the apparel industry. We gladly present a summary. Change in the apparel world in the last few years The apparel industry in the past years had to work under volatile global macro-economic conditions. … More IAF’s president Han Bekke talks about the apparel industry’s future