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Thursday, September 20, 2018
Teijin, Snow Peak launch co-developed range  (2018-09-20)
  Japanese outdoor apparel firm Snow Peak and the Teijin Group have launched a co-developed material fabric for outdoor apparel.
French Connection optimistic despite widening H1 loss   (2018-09-20)
  French Connection Group CEO Stephen Marks says the company remains on target to return to profitability this year despite a drop in revenue and a widening of its statutory loss in the first six months.
Eastman launches Naia yarn into womenswear   (2018-09-20)
  Eastman Chemical Co, a global chemical company that produces materials, chemicals and fibres, has launched its sustainable cellulosic yarn Naia into the womenswear market. 
Almost 1m workers benefiting from H&M fair wage strategy  (2018-09-20)
  Swedish clothing giant H&M says almost 1m workers are now using its global Fair Living Wage Strategy, which encompasses the vision that a fair living wage should be paid by all its suppliers.
Circular Design Guide challenges traditional methods  (2018-09-20)
  An online thinking guide for the circular economy, developed by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute has introduced four new learning modules addressing safe and circular design methods.
Projects launch to boost gender equality in global supply chains  (2018-09-20)
  An ambitious programme has been launched to empower women in global supply chains, with garment and textile industry workers a focus for projects in India and Bangladesh.
Gap launches sustainable men's lifestyle brand  (2018-09-20)
  US speciality clothing retailer Gap Inc is to launch a high-performance men's apparel brand that features fabrics made with renewable and recycled fibres.
Textile firm Cifra patents supply chain technology  (2018-09-20)
  Italian textile manufacturer Cifra has certified and patented its Warp Knit Seamless supply chain technology on an international level, while also giving sustainability a boost with a new commitment by the firm.
Montelle Intimates keeps competitive with software suite  (2018-09-20)
  Montelle Intimates, a Montreal-based company designing basic and fashion intimates, is managing to keep competitive in a shifting market thanks to help from an omnichannel software suite.
Denim Days NY to discuss fit and functionality  (2018-09-20)
  The second edition of the New York Denim Days festival is set to take place this week, hosting a range of events including presentations on fit, proximity manufacturing and the future of denim.
Crystal International sets out new sustainability targets  (2018-09-20)
  Hong Kong-based apparel manufacturing giant Crystal International has embarked on its third set of five-year sustainability targets, adding new social indicators to the goals it hopes to accomplish by 2022.
Mexico H1 textile exports grow as worker numbers rise  (2018-09-19)
  Mexico's textile industry has seen its exports grow over 12% in the first six months of the year compared to 2017, new figures show, as employment in the sector increases.
Bangladesh urged to smarten up logistics to attract trade  (2018-09-19)
  The Bangladesh government is being urged to improve the country's logistical efficiency - in particular connectivity to ports and roads - if it hopes to capitalise on new domestic and international trade opportunities.
China hits back at Trump, slaps tariffs on $60bn of US goods  (2018-09-19)
  China has hit back at US President Donald Trump with new tariffs on US$60bn of US goods in response to his move yesterday (18 September) to proceed with new duties on an additional US$200bn worth of goods from the East Asian country.
Maersk, Damco divisional merger means speedier shipping for customers  (2018-09-19)
  Global shipping giant A.P Moller-Maersk has announced a merger with Damco that will result in a one-stop-shop for customers looking to ship goods globally.