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Sustainable fashion: Is Gen-Z leading the change?
Sustainable fashion: Is Gen-Z leading the change?

The world of fast fashion is destructive---it has significant and irreversible consequences on our ecosystems and environment. While fast fashion may not get extinct very soon, consumers today are...

Trends In Logistics
Trends In Logistics

When movement of people was restricted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, they took to online meetings. However, the same technology cannot satisfy movement of goods—a pre-requisite for both international ...

Is custom fit the future of fashion?
Is custom fit the future of fashion?

The article analyses the trends dominating the clothing industry, alternating between readymade and customised clothing.Traditionally most people wore customised clothing as the availability and...

Pattern Making Basics: Manufacturing Edition
Pattern Making Basics: Manufacturing Edition

As a fashion designer, creating a clothing pattern is just the beginning of your manufacturing process. You have a few options to work with when it comes to creating a fashion pattern. You can work...

What will retail of the future look like? – Part II
What will retail of the future look like? – Part II

COVID-19 and the digital disruption accelerated the expectations of the customers towards their shopping behaviour and brand preferences that challenged the way in which the traditional shopping...

Leveraging resilience and adaptability: How Sri Lankan apparel weathered the pandemic
Leveraging resilience and adaptability: How Sri Lankan apparel weathered the pandemic

An industry’s response to an unprecedented crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath is a testament to its ability to weather the storm and come out stronger on the other side. This was...

Keys To Success
Keys To Success

The fashion business never stops moving. As trends continue to change, brands and retailers need to stay at the forefront of these changes to remain successful and profitable. To be successful as a...

Handloom x Blockchain: Weaving heritage with technology for a dignified future
Handloom x Blockchain: Weaving heritage with technology for a dignified future

The world will be watching as global leaders gather in Glasgow at the end of this month for COP26 – 2021, United Nations Climate Change Conference. It will be a test for each leader, their nation and ...

Amidst pandemic-induced volatility GSP+ to the EU is critical for Sri Lanka
Amidst pandemic-induced volatility GSP+ to the EU is critical for Sri Lanka

The recent European Union (EU) monitoring mission visit to Sri Lanka on the Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP) Plus trade concessions scheme, has ignited much speculation locally, on the...

Oct 2021: How is the UK textile sector fairing now?
Oct 2021: How is the UK textile sector fairing now?

Post Brexit and with the vaccination programme having a positive effect on Covid hospitalisations, it is time to review the UK textile sector.The UK economy is in the midst of a sharp but unbalanced...

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The focus in research and development (R&D) is now more and more set on new sustainable products...
Posted by
Fanny Vermandel
Luxury is a lifestyle, and fashion is just a minuscule part of it. Businesswise-the most visible or ...
Posted by
Abhay Gupta
Why do I ask if India can afford to miss the bus again? Because whether we like it or not, whether...
Posted by
Rahul Mehta
Is your business ready for Textiles 4.0? Before you can say, 'Yes', 'No', 'May be' or 'I don't...
Posted by
Aseem Prakash
A recent PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) survey concluded that a majority of US companies are having...
Posted by
Bill D’Arienzo
It was not very long ago that people who shopped online in India were considered 'ahead of time'....
Posted by
Arun Sirdeshmukh
Imagine a cricketer, once an exciting player but now aged 45, having put on oodles of weight, too...
Posted by
Rahul Mehta
Effective quality management starts with a quality policy. Effectiveness is the extent to which...
Posted by
Pradip Mehta
Indians are too enamoured of Hollywood. We can’t help it. We have been conditioned this way. The...
Posted by
Anurag Batra
A few years later, the same process is now taking place in textile printing, and this has never...
Posted by
Gabi Seligsohn