Stora Enso partners with H&M group and Inter IKEA group to industrialize TreeToTextile

TreeToTextile AB is a joint venture between H&M group, Inter IKEA group and innovator Lars Stigsson since 2014, with the aim of developing new textile fibres in a sustainable way at attractive cost levels. Today TreeToTextile announces that Stora Enso will join this partnership, and also support the industrialisation of TreeToTextile’s production process by setting … More Stora Enso partners with H&M group and Inter IKEA group to industrialize TreeToTextile

Store openings and closures for a selected group of retailers in the US and the UK, as well as major US store bankruptcies

Coresight Research tracks store openings and closures for a selected group of retailers in the US and the UK, as well as major US store bankruptcies •             Year to date in 2018, US retailers have announced 5,436 store closures and 2,963 store openings. •             Saks Fifth Avenue announced that it will close its womenswear store … More Store openings and closures for a selected group of retailers in the US and the UK, as well as major US store bankruptcies

Awards

Awards Finalists of the 15th UNWTO Awards announced The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has announced the finalists to win the 15th UNWTO Awards, which recognize inspirational projects having made an invaluable contribution to advance sustainable tourism. The nominees are praised for contributing to advance the UNWTO Global Code of Ethics for Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). … More Awards

Worth Reading

Textile and apparel industry leaders undertake ambitious projects to reduce environmental impact A number of textile and apparel industry leaders have revealed ambitious environmental projects in a bid to reduce the impact of the industry on the environment, according to issue 112 of Technical Textile Markets from the global business information company Textiles Intelligence. The … More Worth Reading

Stagnation in October 2018 for German textiles and solidified downturn for clothing

The two sectors cannot set-off the general backlash of economic figures. Clothing is in a crisis and there seems to be no change at the end of 2018. Textiles are stagnating, but important segments such as Technical Textiles are shrinking. The ifo-Index for the total German economy is sinking in December, and also the forecast … More Stagnation in October 2018 for German textiles and solidified downturn for clothing

Vandewiele to showcase at DOMOTEX Hannover 2019

Vandewiele offers complete carpet solutions, from granulate to carpet. The portfolio contains BCF extrusion lines, heat-setting, tufting and carpet weaving machines. The synergy of competences in these different fields leads to important technical breakthroughs in the benefit of the customer. DOMOTEX is for Vandewiele the opportunity to meet all present customers and many prospects for … More Vandewiele to showcase at DOMOTEX Hannover 2019