World’s oldest department store” Bennetts saved from collapse

By guest author Elias Jahshan, Editor at Retail Gazette Administration process for Bennetts has concluded Derby branch has been saved and will remain open; 22 jobs saved Ashbourne store has closed down; 17 jobs lost Bennetts, dubbed the world’s oldest department store, entered administration in February Bennetts, the British retailer, regarded as the world’s oldest … More World’s oldest department store” Bennetts saved from collapse

Tracing Capital Intensity in the Textile Industry: ITMF publishes the new IPCC

ITMF’s International Production Cost Comparison (IPCC) is designed to trace the implications of the growing capital intensity in the primary textile industry. This publication describes manufacturing and total costs of yarn/fabric broken down into various cost elements at different stages of the textile value chain. The 2018 edition adds the segment “Finishing” to the historical … More Tracing Capital Intensity in the Textile Industry: ITMF publishes the new IPCC

Seeking Candidates for the 2019 ICAC Research Associate Programme

Candidates who want to participate in ICAC’s 10-day 2019 Research Associate Program (RAP), which is scheduled to begin on September 23, 2019, must submit their applications by May 15, 2019. Interested parties should contact the delegate representing their country or coordinating agency to apply. The 2019 RAP will have the theme, ‘Risk Management in the … More Seeking Candidates for the 2019 ICAC Research Associate Programme

Glowing Diaper developed

Design incorporates chlorophyll fluorescent paint extracted from seaweed to tell parents when the diaper is soiled An innovative diaper design created by graduates and academics from the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) potentially rids new parents of the inconvenience of not knowing when to change a baby’s diaper, making a diaper change a simpler … More Glowing Diaper developed

The Opportunity in Women’s Plus-Size Apparel in China: A Potential USD 10 Billion Market

TextileFuture has reported on the Plus-Size Market in the USA. To complete the picture, we now add the findings of Coresight report on Plus-Size Apparel in China and to portrait another market. Key Points While the US plus-size apparel market has been studied extensively, China’s plus-size apparel market is less explored. A growing plus-size population … More The Opportunity in Women’s Plus-Size Apparel in China: A Potential USD 10 Billion Market