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U.K. Household Textiles Market 2018 – 2022 Downturn in department store sector and increasing price competition likely to impact upper sectors of household textiles market Having experienced overall growth of 13 % between 2013 and 2017, the UK household textiles market has been underpinned by returning consumer confidence and sustained demand from contract applications. The … More Worth Reading

Designer Beer Holthuis launched the PaperPulpPrinter that Sustainably 3D prints Paper Waste

Designer Beer Holthuis was interested in 3D Printing but worried about all of the plastic created with 3D printers. He started to look around for a sustainable material that we could use. Once he hit upon paper pulp which is a waste product which we produce eighty kilos of per person per year he decided … More Designer Beer Holthuis launched the PaperPulpPrinter that Sustainably 3D prints Paper Waste

Buying with a smartphone

KARL MAYER’s WEBSHOP SPARE PARTS has some new features Karl Mayer’s WEBSHOP SPARE PARTS is not a static buying system but a tool that is constantly being upgraded and improved. One of the latest new developments is the scan-to-order function – a feature for the quick and easy ordering of spare parts via a smartphone. … More Buying with a smartphone

Amazon takes on UK fashion retailers with ‘try before you buy’ service

By guest author Rebecca Stewart, Senior Reporter of the Scottish Drum Rebecca Stewart is The Drum’s senior reporter for brands and digital. Based in London, she writes news, analysis and features for the title’s online and print editions, as well as editing its weekly digital newsletter. She has interviewed senior business figures from the likes … More Amazon takes on UK fashion retailers with ‘try before you buy’ service

Student competition for textile architecture: Register now

On the theme of ‘Textile Structures for New Building’, the Techtextil trade fair will once again be giving awards for young ideas on building with textile-based materials. Submissions can be made from now onwards. Be it lightweight structures, temporary buildings or creative interior design: students and young professionals in the fields of architecture, structural engineering, … More Student competition for textile architecture: Register now

Lenzing Group reports solid results in a demanding market environment

Decline in revenue due to lower prices for standard viscose, less favorable currencies and lower production volume Pressure on prices for key raw materials remains high Positive impact due to focus on specialty fibers and further optimization of the product mix Expansion project in Mobile temporarily mothballed Acquisition of the remaining 30 percent of Lenzing … More Lenzing Group reports solid results in a demanding market environment