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Supply Chain

Supply Chain

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

Retail/Brands

Here’s How to Reach Business & Sustainability Goals With Digital Design

If there’s one word coming out of fashion in 2024, it’s “sustainable.” And while there are many thoughts on what the word means and how to achieve sustainability, one area…

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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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Don’t Miss These Opportunities Presented by Clothing Labels

New York Fashion Week just wrapped, and with it and all the crowds, glamour, and fabulous apparel. But one of the most important parts of any garment – something that’s…

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Here’s Why Brands Should Use More Natural Fibers – And Some Who Already Are, With Success

With wildfires, drought, flooding, and a never-before-seen tropical storm that hit the desert areas of California recently, climate change is dominating headlines around the globe. Concurrently, consumers are interested in…

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Retail/Brands

Here’s Why Brands Are Leaning into Natural Fibers

When it comes to sustainability, apparently there is a disconnect between what shoppers want and what retailers offer. In a survey from First Insight, the predictive analytics firm found consumers…

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Supply Chain

How Fashion Looks Inward as Climate Week Approaches

Now that New York Fashion Week has wrapped, the city will be looking ahead to Climate Week NYC. And while the former event is full of glamor and glitz, the…

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Consumers

Fashion & Natural Fibers

Microplastic pollution from synthetic textiles can be found all over the world — from Mount Everest, the highest point on the planet, to the Mariana Trench, the deepest oceanic trench…

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Consumers

How Fashion Can Give the People What They Want

On World Oceans Day this past June, the U.S. Secretary of the Interior issued an order that aims to reduce the sale and distribution of single-use plastic products and packaging,…

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Supply Chain

Why Microplastic Pollution is Still Fashion’s Concern

Although numerous residents of New Jersey are still openly bemoaning the plastic bag ban that took effect in May, millions of people around the globe are participating in Plastic Free…

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Consumers

Made in the USA

In a few short days, America will be celebrating its independence and all things American. And even though most apparel sold in the States is made offshore, there is a…

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