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Supply Chain

Supply Chain

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

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Here’s Why Earth Day Could Bring More Natural Fibers to Fashion

Earth Day will be celebrated April 22 and this year the organization behind the movement is focusing on plastics. To be clear, Earthday.org is “demanding a 60 percent reduction in…

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Cotton Prices: Will They Hold Up?

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Why Consumers Want the Look & Feel of Natural Fibers at Home

Whether it’s being wrapped in a plush towel after a shower, curling up on the sofa with a soft throw blanket, or sliding under the bedcovers at the end of…

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Sustainability in Consumers’ Lives and Wardrobes

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Monthly Economic Letter March 2024

RECENT PRICE MOVEMENT All cotton benchmarks increased over the past month. SUPPLY, DEMAND, & TRADE The latest USDA report featured small increases to global production (+131,000 to 113.0 million bales)…

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Global Lifestyle Monitor – UK

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Cotton to Cotton Candy? Almost! These are New Things Cotton Can Do

When thinking about cotton products, it makes sense that the first thoughts turn toward apparel — the denim jeans, the dress shirts, the tees, etc. – especially if you’re in…

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Monthly Economic Letter February 2024

RECENT PRICE MOVEMENT Most cotton benchmarks increased over the past month. SUPPLY, DEMAND, & TRADE The latest USDA report featured only minor changes to global cotton production (-355,000 bales to…

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Consumers Want More Natural Fibers — Here’s How to Innovate & Give Them What They Want

A recent viewing of a show about tiny houses featured a man who needed to get rid tons of “stuff,” including a lot of clothes, before his family could transition…

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Cotton, Grown from the Earth

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