STFI reacts on Chemnitz right wing uprise and demonstrations

By Virginia F. Bodmer-Altura Chemnitz, Germany, known for excellent scientific textile development has been the place of dreadful happenings. One German citizen was stabbed to death and rightwing parties were seeking to take control of the State. On the other hand, Chemnitz citizens tried to object, but there is much more to it, because their … More STFI reacts on Chemnitz right wing uprise and demonstrations

Zurich, Switzerland OVS flagshipstore becomes showroom for online furniture merchant Home24

By Virginia F. Bodmer-Altura Home24 secures a first class location including store windows in the city of Zurich, Switzerland, right at the corner of Bahnhofstrasse/Sihlstrasse according to Swiss Handelszeitung Clothier Charles Vögle owned it, then Migros daughter Sport XX was interested when Charles Vögele failed, but the real successor became OVS, now also bankrupt. For … More Zurich, Switzerland OVS flagshipstore becomes showroom for online furniture merchant Home24

Spinnova impresses with new investment

Spinnova’s majority shareholder is Brazilian cellulose company Fibria, who invested EUR 5 million into the company in 2017.The development of the Spinova fiber has surpassed expectations. In addition to Finnish design house Marimekko, Spinnova has joint product development underway with various other partners. The fiber innovation has raised wide interest from global textile brands out … More Spinnova impresses with new investment

Missing positive impulses for German Textiles and Clothing Industries

In June, there are only slight changes as to the performance of the two industrial sectors in comparison to the actual reporting period 2018: A stabilisation of the situation, but only slight potential increases for textiles, and decreasing tendences for clothing. Also the ifo-Index is pointing into this direction, thus the actual economic situation seems … More Missing positive impulses for German Textiles and Clothing Industries

VF Corporation to host investor meeting on September 12, 2018

VF Corporation announced on August 30, 2018 that it will host an investor meeting to highlight its Vans® brand on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 in Costa Mesa, CA. The meeting will provide investors an overview of the Vans® brand long-term growth strategy including: key innovation and product initiatives and 2023 financial growth targets. Steve Rendle, … More VF Corporation to host investor meeting on September 12, 2018

H&M Foundation puts EUR 1 million and coaching programme on the table for ideas reinventing the entire fashion industry

Special call for digital innovation On August 29, 2018, the non-profit H&M Hennes & Mauritz Foundation opens the fourth round of its annual innovation challenge Global Change Award at globalchangeaward.com. With over 8000 entries from 151 countries since 2015, it´s the go-to competition for circular innovation and has been named the Nobel Prize of fashion. … More H&M Foundation puts EUR 1 million and coaching programme on the table for ideas reinventing the entire fashion industry