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Supply Chain

Supply Chain

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

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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Consumers

Denim Research – Q&A

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Consumers

Invest in Our Planet

It’s been more than half a century since the world’s first Earth Day, when 20 million Americans called for greater protections for the planet. The Earth Day movement continues tomorrow,…

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Retail/Brands

The Time is Now for Natural Fibers

Scientists around the globe were recently shocked when temperatures over Earth’s poles soared: Antarctica was more than 70 degrees warmer than average, while areas of the Artic registered temps more…

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Supply Chain

On World Water Day:
How Fashion Can Do Its Part

Earth is called the Blue Planet because it’s covered mostly in water. And since 1993, World Water Day has been held every year on March 22 to “celebrate water and…

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Supply Chain

Focusing on Durability

The phrase “you get what you pay for” has probably been around since people had to start actually paying for things. In the garment industry though, the proliferation of fast…

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