Cotton LEADS™ addresses accountability with regard to environmentally sensitive issues. The program was started by Australian and U.S. cotton industries, including Cotton Incorporated, and now counts nearly 230 partners who are committed to responsible cotton production.
“Denim is not going away any time soon. The rise of denim into the active market is just another cyclical trend. The young generation who grew up with skinny jeans are also now discovering 100% cotton denim. A new wave will surface of people wearing traditional denim again.”
The holidays are quickly approaching and as always, retailers have started the deep inhale as they wait to see how well consumers come through with spending. While banking on brick and mortar to carry them through the season, the plan is to woo shoppers with an arsenal of apps and social media enticements.
When U.S. businesses consider expanding into new markets, China is always leading the list. However, Latin America should be top of mind as well. Three of the top five countries in the Global Retail Development Index hail from Latin America.