Custom Apparel Brand INDOCHINO expands Outerwear Collection and Launches Fall/Winter 2019

INDOCHINO Expands into Coat and Jacket Addressable Market, Estimated at USD 9.74 billion globally   INDOCHINO, the global leader in custom apparel, is announcing the release of its Fall/Winter 2019 collection. In addition to a breadth of seasonal suits, blazers, shirts and chinos, INDOCHINO is expanding its made to measure outerwear program to include new … More Custom Apparel Brand INDOCHINO expands Outerwear Collection and Launches Fall/Winter 2019

Reduction of material usage by up to 50 % through innovative draping strategy in the production of fibre composite materials

n fibre reinforced plastic (FRP) production, stamp forming is one of the most economical processes for automated large-scale production, e.g. in the BMW i-series. However, the current processes are susceptible to draping errors and a high proportion of waste. An innovative process developed at the Institut für Textiltechnik of RWTH Aachen University, short ITA, can now significantly reduce the scrap rate and reduce the waste rate of high-priced reinforcing textiles … More Reduction of material usage by up to 50 % through innovative draping strategy in the production of fibre composite materials

Deloitte Challenges Retailers to look at their businesses using New Retail Metrics

By guest author Pamela N. Danziger, Contributer to Forbes “While retail continues to evolve and adapt to changing consumer preferences and new technologies, it is increasingly critical to develop newer, more relevant metrics to accurately value and measure retailers,” says Matthew Shay, president NationalGetty Much is written and discussed about the need for a new … More Deloitte Challenges Retailers to look at their businesses using New Retail Metrics

Foot Locker to open new regional flagship in Manchester, U.K.

Foot Locker will relocate to Manchester Arndale centre from Market Street By guest author Georgia Wright from Retail Gazette The new, larger store will be Foot Locker’s new regional flagship for the north west Foot Locker is poised to move into a larger shop in Manchester Arndale to develop a new experience-led flagship regional store. … More Foot Locker to open new regional flagship in Manchester, U.K.

New WTO indicator finds services trade weakening into second half of 2019

World trade in commercial services lost momentum through the second quarter of 2019 according to the WTO’s new Services Trade Barometer, launched on 16 September. The index’s reading of 98.4 is below the baseline value of 100, suggesting that services trade continued to face strong headwinds leading into the second half of the year. New … More New WTO indicator finds services trade weakening into second half of 2019