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Supply Chain

Supply Chain

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

Supply Chain

Monthly Economic Letter May 2024

RECENT PRICE MOVEMENT All benchmark prices decreased over the past month.•The July NY/ICE futures contract dropped from 93 to 77 cents/lb between early April and the present.•The December NY/ICE futures…

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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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Media

Supply Chain

Here’s How Regenerative Agriculture Benefits the Cotton Supply Chain

There is no shortage of sustainability talk in the fashion industry, especially coming off Earth Month in April. But sustainability in the cotton industry starts in the field, where growers…

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Supply Chain

Earth Day 2024: Here’s How Brands Can Increase Efficiency & Quality

While Earth Day is happening on April 22, all of April is considered Earth Month, giving ample opportunity for the industry to really consider its sustainability efforts. Where fashion and…

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Supply Chain

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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Supply Chain

Cotton Prices: Will They Hold Up?

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Consumers

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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Consumers

Sustainability in Consumers’ Lives and Wardrobes

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Supply Chain

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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