Coats sells North America Crafts business

Coats is the world’s leading industrial thread manufacturer. At home in more than 50 countries, Coats employs 19000 people across six continents. Revenues in 2017 were USD 1.5 billion. Coats, the world’s leading industrial thread manufacturer has sold its North America Crafts business to Spinrite, a leading craft company and provider of craft knitting yarns … More Coats sells North America Crafts business

Combining chopped Carbon Fibre with ABS has Surprising Effect on 3D Printed Parts

In a paper entitled “Determining the Effect of Yield Strength of Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene through the inclusion of Chopped Carbon Fibre,” author Owen M. Cannings of the University of New South Wales at the Australian Defence Force Academy discusses potentially increasing the yield strength of 3D printed ABS parts by adding chopped carbon fibre. While … More Combining chopped Carbon Fibre with ABS has Surprising Effect on 3D Printed Parts

Chico’s FAS, Inc. announces actions to further advance Omnichannel Strategy and increase operating effectiveness

•             Launches Retail Fleet Optimization Plan •             Initiates Expanded Review of Operations •             Updates Fourth Quarter Outlook •             Announces Participation in the 2019 ICR Conference Chico’s FAS, Inc. (NYSE: CHS) (the “Company”) announced strategic initiatives to build on the Company’s omnichannel platform and ensure that Chico’s FAS has the agility, customer service and speed needed … More Chico’s FAS, Inc. announces actions to further advance Omnichannel Strategy and increase operating effectiveness

Powerful pricing: The next frontier in apparel and fashion advanced analytics

Since we are all engaged in textiles, TextileFuture’s Newsletter is looking behind the pricing situation combined with fashion impulses in the apparel sector, based upon an article of McKinsey. The authors are Fred Fontes Gerards, Chris Goodin, Bryan Logan, and Jennifer Schmidt from McKinsey. Fred Fontes Gerards is an associate partner in McKinsey’s San Francisco … More Powerful pricing: The next frontier in apparel and fashion advanced analytics