Home Textiles – Globally
Globally, consumers spent $201 billion on home textile products in 2019¹. While a drop in spending due to the COVID-19 pandemic is expected in 2020,...
Home Textiles in China – Supply Chain Insights
Chinese consumers spent ¥167 billion ($23.4B USD) on home textile products in 2019. While a drop in spending due to the COVID-19 pandemic is...
Things to Know About COVID-19 & Consumer Concerns in China (Wave II)
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues across the globe, consumers adapt their shopping to this new normal. Based on data from the second wave of...
10 Facts to Know About COVID-19 & Consumer Concerns in China
Around the world, consumers are responding to COVID-19 by social distancing, working remotely, when possible, and staying home. Following up on our U.S. survey to...
Helping the World’s Water
Imagine a large cruise ship, as tall as a 16-story building and longer than a city...
Supply Chain Insights – Baby Care
The global market for baby diapers and wipes is strong and growing, as consumers across the world are expected to spend $70.1 billion on...
Monthly Economic Letter February 2020
The latest USDA report featured an increase to the forecast for world production in 2019/20 (+850,000 bales to 121.3 million) and a decrease to...
Monthly Economic Letter January 2020
RECENT PRICE MOVEMENT Indian and Pakistani prices were stable over the past month. Other benchmark prices...
Monthly Economic Report September 2019
The latest USDA report featured decreases to world production and mill-use figures. The global harvest forecast for 2019/20 dropped 709,000 bales to 124.9 million,...
Monthly Economic Letter August 2019
The latest USDA report featured a slight decrease to the 2019/20 production forecast (-179,000 bales, from 125.8 to 125.6 million) and a larger decrease...
Being Digitally Savvy
China is still an economic powerhouse, despite the fact that its growth is slowing. The country's economy grew 6.2 percent in the second quarter,...
Supply Chain Insights 2019: Intimates
With $194 billion in projected sales by 2023, the global market for intimate apparel is robust.
Monthly Economic Letter June 2019
This USDA’s May supply and demand report is the first to feature a complete set of forecasts for an upcoming crop year. The figures...
Monthly Economic Letter May 2019
This USDA’s May supply and demand report is the first to feature a complete set of forecasts for an upcoming crop year. The...
Monthly Economic Letter April 2019
This month’s USDA report included only marginal changes to global production, consumption, and trade estimates. The world production number increased just 45,000 bales,...
Monthly Economic Letter March 2019
This month’s USDA report featured little change. The global harvest estimate for 2018/19 rose 440,000 bales (to 118.9 million). The global mill-use...
Monthly Economic Letter February 2019
Most cotton prices were stable over the past month. Chinese prices moved slightly higher. Indian prices moved slightly lower.
Denim is Adapting & Evolving
With the major adoption of athleisure here in the U.S., it would be easy to think joggers and leggings are the top fashion bottom...
Global Lifestyle Monitor: Thailand
Consumers in Thailand spent $10.2 billion on clothing in 2018, making a third year of growth since experiencing a downturn in 2008.
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