The Swiss economy saw sustained growth in 2018

The gross domestic product (GDP) of Switzerland at the previous year’s prices increased by 2.8 % in 2018. This sustained growth was in keeping with a favourable environment characterised by a marked recovery in the contribution of foreign trade and strong momentum in the manufacturing industry. The gross national income (GNI) at current prices registered … More The Swiss economy saw sustained growth in 2018

David Yurman opens new Toronto Boutique in Holt Renfrew on Bloor Street

American luxury jeweller, David Yurman, announces today the opening of its new boutique in Holt Renfrew at 50 Bloor Street West in Toronto. Situated on the main floor in the new luxury wing, the 1,649-square-foot boutique features an original David Yurman sculpture, titled ‘Angel,’ and an oversized painting by Sybil Yurman, alongside a heritage wall … More David Yurman opens new Toronto Boutique in Holt Renfrew on Bloor Street

AATCC announces 2020 Concept 2 Consumer® Student Merchandising Competition

Students are invited to showcase their merchandising and marketing talents to win cash and recognition by participating in the 2020 Concept 2 Consumer® Student Merchandising Competition. This year’s theme is “Everlasting Style.” Students will develop a business model, determine a marketing strategy, and create merchandising tools and products for an integrated apparel line for office/work … More AATCC announces 2020 Concept 2 Consumer® Student Merchandising Competition

Intertextile Apparel to host Fashionsustain conference

Large domestic audiences attended sustainability seminars at the 2019 Spring Edition. © Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics Fashion is witnessing an essential shift, as more global brands and groups commit to ambitious environmental targets. More consumers are indicating that they intend to leave fast fashion in the past, in favour of organic, ethical and recycled materials. … More Intertextile Apparel to host Fashionsustain conference

Cost of Quality in the Apparel Sector

Textile Future is very pleased to introduce you in this TextileFuture Newsletter to the latest contribution by guest author Dr. Subrata Das, Professor (Fashion Technology) at B.I.T, Sathyamangalam, India Cost of Quality (COQ) in the apparel sector is still a widely understood misconception. The term often gets associated incorrectly with the price of creating quality … More Cost of Quality in the Apparel Sector

Top global firms commit to tackling inequality by joining G7 Business for Inclusive Growth coalition

A group of major international companies has pledged to tackle inequality and promote diversity in their workplaces and supply chains as part of a G7 initiative sponsored by French President Emmanuel Macron and overseen by the OECD. The Business for Inclusive Growth (B4IG) coalition will be launched at the G7 Leaders’ Summit in Biarritz, France, … More Top global firms commit to tackling inequality by joining G7 Business for Inclusive Growth coalition