US retail sales continued to rise in June, but while consumers spent more on their cars, in bars and restaurants, and on furniture and building supplies, it was a month of mixed performance for clothing, sporting goods and in department stores.
Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing Group is expanding its environmental commitment with an investment of over EUR100m (US$117.1m) in new manufacturing technologies and production facilities until 2022.
The Philippines' leading investment promotion agency has met with garment and textile manufacturers in the country's Taytay district to discuss scaling up the sector and making it more competitive as part of a government roadmap for the industry.
Two software companies have formed a strategic alliance to integrate precision colour management capabilities into PLM and help fashion and related companies streamline the colour management and approval processes.
Worn Again Technologies, a British start-up developing polymer and cellulose recycling technology, is preparing to bring its patented innovation to market after hitting its GBP5m (US$6.6m) investment target.
UK consumers are continuing to shun man-made materials in favour of natural, high quality fibres, a new report has found - with manufacturers bearing most of the blame for non-environmentally friendly clothing.