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Tuesday, November 21, 2017
AI-based app rolls out to an additional 700m shoppers  (2017-11-14)
  nFlate, makers of the mobile apparel marketplace app See It Buy It (SiBi), has rolled out its technology to 31 additional countries, in a move that streamlines the online shopping process for an additional 700m shoppers.
Ever-Glory delivers solid Q3 earnings and sales  (2017-11-14)
  China's Every-Glory International has booked a solid third-quarter as both income and sales delivered year-on-year growth, boosted by the group's retail division, new fashion collections and continued store network optimisation.
Global trade to moderate in fourth-quarter  (2017-11-14)
  Global merchandise trade will continue to expand in the fourth quarter in volume terms, new figures show, but the pace of growth is likely to be slower than earlier in the year when trade recorded strong increases.
Marimekko and Spinnova cooperate on wood-based textiles  (2017-11-14)
  Finnish fashion and textile business Marimekko Group is cooperating with fibre technology company Spinnova on the development and market entry of new, wood-based textiles.
TPP11 nations move trade pact forward with new name  (2017-11-14)
  Trade ministers from 11 Trans-Pacific Partnership nations have agreed on core elements of the new trade pact that is moving forward despite the absence of the US from the agreement.
Global athleisure market - a fad or here to stay?  (2017-11-14)
  The global athleisurewear market is seen by many to be at a tipping point as sales for some brands and retailers slow but more sophisticated collections launch. 
US seeks improved trade with Vietnam, China and Philippines  (2017-11-14)
  Following a near two-week visit to Asia discussing bilateral trade relations with leaders of Vietnam, China and the Philippines, US President Donald Trump came away with no specific deliverables.
Messe Frankfurt extends Texprocess Americas contract  (2017-11-13)
  Trade show organiser Messe Frankfurt and SPESA (Sewn Products Equipment & Suppliers of the Americas) have agreed to extend the contract to co-produce the Texprocess Americas trade show through 2032.
UltraTech fabric protection gets Eco Passport certification  (2017-11-13)
  US manufacturer UltraTech International has been awarded the Eco Passport by Oeko-Tex certification for its superhydrophobic fabric coating, EverShield.
Cath Kidston overhauls web and mobile to boost online sales  (2017-11-13)
  Global lifestyle retailer Cath Kidston has announced an overhaul of its online and mobile shopping experience in a bid to make it easier for customers to search for and buy products using any device and boost online sales growth
Levi Strauss and Outerknown develop sustainable collection   (2017-11-13)
  As part of its plan to take a more holistic approach to sustainable product design, jeans giant Levi Strauss & Co has partnered with US men's wear brand Outerknown on a capsule collection of responsibly made products to greatly reduce environmental and social impact.
Trade restrictions among G20's continuing to slow  (2017-11-13)
  The imposition of new trade restrictions by G-20 economies has continued to slow this year while new measures to facilitate trade have remained steady, a new report has found.
Jeanologia develops 'Made in Bangladesh' line  (2017-11-13)
  As part of its mission to create an ethical, eco-efficient and sustainable industry, Spanish sustainable technology firm Jeanologia has developed a new sustainable fashion collection it says is completely manufactured in Bangladesh.
Chinese textile giant Wuxi investing in Ethiopia  (2017-11-13)
  Chinese textile giant, Wuxi No.1 Cotton Mill, has signed an investment agreement with the Ethiopian Government to build an integrated textile plant in the country in a move that could create significant linkages in the African nation's fast-growing textile and clothing industry.
Sweden to open chemical knowledge centre  (2017-11-13)
  The Government of Sweden is to open a substitution centre that it says will help SMEs identify safer alternatives to hazardous substances, with a particular focus on textiles.

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