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Wednesday, August 24, 2016
MESH01 plans platform integration with PTC FlexPLM  (2016-08-18)
  MESH01, which provides metric-driven insights for consumer-centric brands, is to integrate with PTC FlexPLM in a move that will provide a single platform to streamline product development and information.
Volatile cotton prices weigh on Weiqiao Textile H1  (2016-08-23)
  Weakened domestic and overseas demand for textile products and volatile cotton price fluctuations weighed on results for Weiqiao Textile Company in the first half of the year. 
Tristate Holdings implements PLM at CP Company unit  (2016-08-23)
  Following its acquisition last year of Italian luxury sportswear brand CP Company, international garment manufacturer Tristate Holdings has invested in a new product lifecycle management (PLM) solution to help develop the brand.
New textile finish offers sensory cooling effect  (2016-08-23)
  A new textile finish has been developed that provides a sensory cooling effect and is aimed at products for therapeutic use and for treating sports injuries.
Simon Jersey on to a winner with flashing Olympic shoes  (2016-08-23)
  As Great Britain's Olympic medallists touched down on home soil today (23 August), Simon Jersey, the British designer of the team's kit, is hoping for a legacy of its own from the games thanks to the interest in the athletes' flashing shoes.
Nike veteran joins Hohenstein Institute America  (2016-08-23)
  Now, in addition to working directly with consumer product brands and manufacturers, Frazier will continue to serve in textile and apparel trade associations and to speak at industry events to promote collaboration and raise the environmental awareness of consumers, corporations, and young scientists.
H&M takes action over Myanmar child labour breach   (2016-08-22)
  Swedish fashion giant Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) has demanded two of its Myanmar suppliers immediately establish an action plan after learning teenagers as young as 14 have been working for more than 12 hours a day in factories near the country's capital, Yangon.
Dick's Sporting Goods buys Affinity Sports software group  (2016-08-22)
  US omni-channel sports retailer Dick's Sporting Goods is looking to grow its footprint in the youth sports technology space through the acquisition of Affinity Sports.
Myanmar-Korea MoU to build garment zone  (2016-08-22)
  Investment group Olympus Asia has teamed up with Korea's Panko Corporation to build a 500-acre garment zone in Myanmar through a joint venture agreement. 
Sequential Brands appoints Cooper as president  (2016-08-22)
  Brand management company Sequential Brands has appointed Andrew Cooper as its president in a move it says will help strengthen the company's infrastructure and drive its long-term goals.
Vietnam garment industry calls for "strategy update"  (2016-08-22)
  Vietnam's garment and textile industry has called on the government to create a development strategy to 2025, with a vision toward 2040, in order to help firms take advantage of opportunities and overcome challenges brought by free trade agreements.
JD Sports silent on potential Go Outdoors "takeover"  (2016-08-22)
  UK retailer JD Sports is keeping tight-lipped regarding reports it is eyeing an acquisition of rival retailer Go Outdoors.
Neiman Marcus buyer jobs hit by omnichannel restructuring  (2016-08-22)
  Upscale department store retailer Neiman Marcus has eliminated around 50 jobs across buying, IT and alterations as it completes its omni-channel transformation. 
Global news roundup  (2016-08-18)
  The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media.
Macy's appoints Lennox following Reardon departure   (2016-08-22)
  US retail giant Macy's has named Richard Lennox as chief marketing officer, replacing Martine Reardon, who left the company in May after a 32-year tenure.