Embracing Blockchain
Just when you thought you had a handle on what people meant when they talked about how the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence are crucial to the garment business, along
The Digital & the Physical
It's no secret that retailers feel an ever-present threat from Amazon. No one feels it more than brick and mortar stores, who are bearing the costs of expensive real estate while hearing
Denim Is Seeing a Revival
Spring is officially in full swing and with it come the latest styles of the season. While everyone fêtes the newest lengths, colors, and silhouettes, there will be one industry icon
Lose the Parkas
Unless you were lucky enough to hit Coachella or Miami last month, there's a good chance you were wearing a winter parka for a good part of April. It was honestly hard to see what
Tons & Tons of Denim Kept from Landfills
The great thing about denim apparel is it practically lasts forever. The key word being practically. While nothing might fit as well as a pair of old blue jeans, at some point, consumers
Data and analyses of consumer attitudes, preferences and shopping habits.

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Data and analyses of the cotton textile retail sector,including fiber share by category.

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Data and analyses of trends in the cotton textile supply chain, including commodity economics.

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Embracing Blockchain

Just when you thought you had a handle on what people meant when they talked about how the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence are crucial to the garment business, along came blockchain. It has just the right ring to make it sound confusing and highly technical. But understanding and employing it can mean a closer relationship to consumers

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The Digital & the Physical

It’s no secret that retailers feel an ever-present threat from Amazon. No one feels it more than brick and mortar stores, who are bearing the costs of expensive real estate while hearing about steady increases in ecommerce sales. But experts say this is not a losing battle, as long as stores commit to high-level customer service along with helpful technology, which, when combined, give customers the personalized selections they’re looking for as conveniently as possible.

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Denim Is Seeing a Revival

Spring is officially in full swing and with it come the latest styles of the season. While everyone fêtes the newest lengths, colors, and silhouettes, there will be one industry icon celebrating its 145th birthday: the blue jean.

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Lose the Parkas

Unless you were lucky enough to hit Coachella or Miami last month, there’s a good chance you were wearing a winter parka for a good part of April. It was honestly hard to see what was trending as far as spring fashion. But now that the temps have regularly risen above freezing, it’s clear that athluxury and streetwear, fun sleeves for women, western influences for men, and denim for all are leading spring styles.

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Tons & Tons of Denim Kept from Landfills

The great thing about denim apparel is it practically lasts forever. The key word being practically. While nothing might fit as well as a pair of old blue jeans, at some point, consumers realize their jeans are too big, too small, or look worn in ways that aren’t exactly trend right anymore. But rather than just throwing them out, the Blue Jeans Go Green™ denim recycling program gives new purpose to old denim.

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