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Friday, October 28, 2016
RFID provider Invengo buys SML Holdings stake  (2016-10-27)
  Global RFID technology provider Invengo has bought a minority stake in Hong Kong brand identification and solutions provider SML Holdings.
Sequential Brands to expand basketball brand to China  (2016-10-27)
  Brand management company Sequential Brands has entered into a long-term agreement with Chinese sports brand Guirenniao Co., Ltd (GRN) to roll out its AND1 basketball brand across China.
Majestic Athletic awarded sustainable printing certification  (2016-10-26)
  Majestic Athletic, a manufacturer of performance athletic apparel and outerwear, has been awarded the Sustainable Green Printing (SPG) Partnership certification for its primary apparel printing facility.
Apparel industry calls for Alibaba counterfeit crackdown  (2016-10-27)
  The American apparel and footwear industry has again called on the US Trade Representative (USTR) to request Chinese online retail giant Alibaba is listed as a "notorious market" for the continuation of its counterfeit selling. 
Patagonia invests in ecommerce platform   (2016-10-27)
  US outdoor brand Patagonia has implemented an ecommerce platform to help it achieve higher levels of efficiency for sales process management and enterprise resource planning (ERP) integration, in keeping with the company's focus on conservation and environmental stewardship.
Texbase launches fall update amid technology appointment   (2016-10-27)
  TexBase, a developer of cloud-based software for the apparel and textile industries, has launched its 2016 fall version that it says delivers increased productivity and a superior user experience.
Debenhams invests in supply chain as FY earnings fall  (2016-10-27)
  UK department store retailer Debenhams said it continues to invest in its supply chain in a bid to make it more efficient and flexible as it revealed a drop in full-year earnings.
Italian Detox consortium takes commitment nationwide  (2016-10-27)
  Environmental activist group Greenpeace has taken its commitment to eliminate harmful chemicals in the Italian textile industry nationwide with the launch of a new consortium.
Activewear data tool helps retailers track trends  (2016-10-27)
  UK real-time retail analytics firm Edited has developed a new software tool for the activewear market designed to provide brands with real-time insights in pricing, assortments and promotions.
Primark sourcing chief Gordon steps down  (2016-10-27)
  Garry Gordon, the group sourcing director of UK value fashion giant Primark, has resigned from his role. 
G-Star promotes consultant Throup to creative director  (2016-10-27)
   After three years as a creative consultant to the brand, denim giant G-Star Raw has named Aitor Throup as its executive creative director.
Invista opens Chinese nylon facility   (2016-10-27)
  US fibre producer Invista says the opening of its new nylon 6,6 facility in China this week, will help advance the development of the nylon 6,6 industry in the country, in line with national industry development goals.
Spanish marine waste project expands into Thailand   (2016-10-27)
  Spanish sustainable fashion brand Ecoalf, whose fabrics are made from recycled materials such as discarded fishing nests and marine plastic litter, is expanding its Upcycling the Oceans project into Thailand.
Teijin revamps Solotex to provide cushioning in sports apparel  (2016-10-26)
  Textile and fibre company Teijin has unveiled a new version of its Solotex fabric, specifically designed to provide cushioning, a smoother texture, and improved elasticity for sports apparel.
Prefair invests in omni-channel software  (2016-10-26)
  Prefair, the largest outlet in North America, has invested in modern omni-channel ERP and PLM software to facilitate faster and more efficient operations.