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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...

The Top 6 Autumn/Winter 2021/2022 Trends Inspired by Fashion Weeks
The Top 6 Autumn/Winter 2021/2022 Trends Inspired by Fashion Weeks

The autumn/winter fashion shows that took place in June–September paraded exquisite looks that blend style with comfort in an extravaganza of statement pieces. In the aftermath of the pandemic, this...

Tomorrow's Fibres For Nonwovens
Tomorrow's Fibres For Nonwovens

The nonwovens-based absorbent hygiene industry is not alone in seeking new solutions from wood. It promises much for new textiles, packaging and alternatives to plastics too.The European Union’s...

7 steps to responsible consumerism
7 steps to responsible consumerism

To maintain a balance between nature and humanity, it is important we imbibe sustainability in our lives and look for ways to reduce the harmful impacts of consumerism.Responsible consumerism simply...

Entrepreneurship in Fashion and Apparel industry
Entrepreneurship in Fashion and Apparel industry

In today’s era, people are more interested to become job givers rather than job seekers. This thought has given rise to the concept of entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurs are known for their creative...

How has the pandemic treated activewear brands?
How has the pandemic treated activewear brands?

The activewear industry saw a major boost during the pandemic. The article traces the reasons behind it.The pandemic has forced most people to stay indoors and perform their daily routine tasks from...

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A few years later, the same process is now taking place in textile printing, and this has never...
Posted by
Gabi Seligsohn
Indians are too enamoured of Hollywood. We can’t help it. We have been conditioned this way. The...
Posted by
Anurag Batra
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
Luxury is a lifestyle, and fashion is just a minuscule part of it. Businesswise-the most visible or ...
Posted by
Abhay Gupta
The focus in research and development (R&D) is now more and more set on new sustainable products...
Posted by
Fanny Vermandel
Effective quality management starts with a quality policy. Effectiveness is the extent to which...
Posted by
Pradip Mehta
It was not very long ago that people who shopped online in India were considered 'ahead of time'....
Posted by
Arun Sirdeshmukh
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
Imagine a cricketer, once an exciting player but now aged 45, having put on oodles of weight, too...
Posted by
Rahul Mehta