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07 December 2022, Mumbai

Join January 31 for a one-day-only trend talk by Nicki Gondell, founder of Trend House, as she takes attendees on a journey through Milan based agency.

Debuting at Texworld Evolution NYC this winter, Printsource brings expanded offerings and educational opportunities to the show floor.

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Discover the rustic beauty of Harmony, and the wild earthiness of Rebirth.

Discover S/S 2024 Print and Color Trends.

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VF Corporation: CEO Transition announced

06 December 2022, Mumbai

Dorer’s appointment follows Steve Rendle’s decision to retire from his position as Chairman,
President and Chief Executive Officer.

Benno Dorer was Appointed Interim President and Chief Executive Officer.

Steve Rendle Retires as Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer.

“The Board thanks Steve for his many contributions and leadership during his nearly six years as CEO and nearly 25 years with VF,” said Dorer. “Steve’s commitment to the business, passion for building strong brands, and focus on culture have helped VF evolve our portfolio of strong active-lifestyle brands and establish VF as a purpose-led company. We wish Steve well in his future endeavors.”.

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VDMA TFL: Incoming orders & turnover sustainably grows

18 November 2022, Mumbai:

"The mood among manufacturers of Textile Care, Fabric, and Leather Technologies is largely positive," said Elgar Straub, MD of VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies at the trade association's industry meeting in Brussels. "Despite the enormous increase in energy costs, the still existing problems in the supply chains, and the still unforeseeable consequences of the war, the industry representatives report well-filled order books.".

Orders and sales of the German manufacturers of Textile Care, Fabric, and Leather Technologies are still on a growth course: in the period from October 2021 to September 2022.

The most important export market from a German perspective was Poland, followed by Italy and France.

Incoming orders increased by 37 percent in real terms and sales are also positive for the technology manufacturers with a growth of 14 percent compared to the previous year.

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Made In Bangladesh Week

10 November 2022, Mumbai:

The “Made in Bangladesh Week”, 12th to 18th November this year

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers & Exporters Association (BGMEA) in partnership with Bangladesh Apparel Exchange (BAE) are going to organize it.

It is a week-long physical comprehensive initiative that strives to demonstrate and present a slew of shows spanning summits, expositions, exhibitions, awards, factory tours, cultural shows to networking dinners.

For World’s 2nd largest apparel-exporting country, Bangladesh it is a demonstrability presenting it as a signature event in its journey of driving excellence.

Placing it on record, the nation exports ‘Made in Bangladesh’ apparel in excess of 160 countries globally.

The ‘Made in Bangladesh Week’ is designed to bring under one roof all the stakeholders of the Bangladesh apparel industry in its coherent & collaborative approach presenting an immense opportunity to discuss sector prospects and laydown roadmap as we move ahead in a world where uncertainty is new certainty.

BGMEA: A vision for a sustainable future, a better future.

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LENZING™ ECOVERO™ to engage with eco-conscious consumers

01 December 2022, Mumbai

LENZING™ ECOVERO™ hits production milestone and increases capacity to meet growing demand.

The rise of LENZING™ ECOVERO™ from sustainability niche to market standard

More than 500 brands around the world have partnered with LENZING™ ECOVERO™.  

Lenzing to the double production capacity of LENZING™ ECOVERO™ fibers in 2023.

Lenzing Group, is celebrating a key milestone as the production of LENZING™ ECOVERO™ branded viscose fibers reached over 300,000 tons since the brand’s inception in 2017.

More than 300,000 tons of LENZING™ ECOVERO™ branded fibers have been produced since the brand’s launch in 2017.

In 2022, more than 500 brands have certified their products with Lenzing.

Brands including Orta and Farm Rio have proudly communicated their sustainability commitments by highlighting their use of LENZING™ ECOVERO™ fibers in promotion campaigns.

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Positive Outlook on SOPA

17 November 2022, Mumbai:

Despite Challenging Global Macro Environment, Reiterates Positive Outlook on SOPA Based on Strong Revenue Generation and Compelling Valuation.

About Society Pass Inc

Founded in 2018 as a data-driven loyalty, fintech, and e-commerce ecosystem in the fast-growing markets of Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand, which account for more than 80% of the SEA population.

Significant year-on-year revenue growth in 3Q 2022. 3Q22 revenue of $2.1M increased significantly from $84K in the prior year's quarter.

A positive view of the early stages of building a SEA e-commerce company. Luxury store, Leflair provides luxury goods online. Additional businesses include online delivery companies Handycart and Pushkart (bought during 1Q22), as well as Gorilla Networks, a telecom MVNO (early June 2022).

Challenging macro environment, yet positive on micro company business plan. Maxim factors in a more challenging macro environment impacting Society Pass' end markets and notes that Sea Ltd (SE - NR), SE Asia's largest internet company.

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adidas AG: Engages with Bjørn Gulden, CEO of PUMA SE

07 November 2022, Mumbai:

adidas AG is in talks with a potential successor to CEO Kasper Rorsted.

About adidas

Adidas, a global leader in the sporting goods industry, and Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE: FL) (“Foot Locker”), the New York-based specialty athletic retailer.

About puma

Ever since its foundation in 1948, it has been the company’s philosophy to provide the fastest athletes with the fastest products, an attitude summarized in the brand’s motto “Forever Faster.”.

adidas AG confirms that it is in talks with Bjørn Gulden, CEO of PUMA SE, as a potential successor
to adidas AG CEO Kasper Rorsted.

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TTBC office opens @ BGMEA

30 November 2022, Mumbai

BGMEA is one of the lead partners in the Partnership for Cleaner Textile (PaCT) project.

The new office of the Textile Technology Business Center (TTBC) opened on 20th November 2022 at BGMEA Complex in Uttara, Dhaka.  

Her Excellency Ms. Winne Estrup Petersen, Ambassador of Denmark to Bangladesh; His Excellency Mr. Anne Van Leeuwen, Ambassador of the Netherlands to Bangladesh; Mr. Martin Holtmann, Country Manager, IFC; and other representatives from Embassy of Denmark and the Netherlands were present during the opening ceremony.

The Dutch Government, particularly the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Bangladesh came forward to support the project which eventually proved its success through all the impacts that it demonstrated in the past decade.

One of the key deliverables of the PaCT project is to establish a knowledge center named ‘Textile Technology Business Center (TTBC)’ which will serve as the one-stop knowledge hub for the textile and clothing sector.

The TTBC will promote resource-efficient technologies such as a low liquor ratio dyeing process, new generation dyes, and chemicals, advanced ETP technologies, cogeneration, etc.

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Footwear Component Sourcing

16 November 2022, Mumbai:

Global Footwear Sourcing Returns, the Javits Center Jan. 31st - Feb. 2nd NYC!

Within Global Footwear Sourcing, visitors can once again take advantage of educational seminars, hosted by FDRA.

It is curated by New York-based trend agency TOBE | Doneger

It covers niche industry topics and discovers the latest technology trends fueling innovation within the footwear industry inside Texworld NYC's Trend Showcase. 

After a successful summer debut, Global Footwear Sourcing, presented by Texworld New York City, Material Exchange, and FDRA, returns for the Winter 2023 Edition.

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Fashion Industry Meet: Solutions for Forced Labor & Supply Chain Outlook for 2023

27 October 2022, Mumbai:

One of the industry’s most important transportation and logistics events.

This event brings together fashion brands, retailers, importers, and service providers working in compliance, logistics, sourcing, supply chain management, government relations, and corporate social responsibility to discuss the latest updates on trade policy.

The U.S. fashion industry will convene in New York City on November 10, 2022, for the 34th Annual Apparel Importers Trade & Transportation Conference, hosted by the U.S. Fashion Industry Association (USFIA).

34th Conference for Global Brands, Retailers, & Service Providers to Cover Trade Policy, Transportation Trends, Conscious Fashion, & More.

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Hohenstein: AI startup, Sizekick tie-up

22 November 2022, Mumbai:

Hohenstein has invested 1.3 million Euros in AI technology startup, Sizekick.

"Our artificial intelligence is already learning thanks to Hohenstein with the world's largest and highest quality database of 3D body scans. This is an extremely big advantage for our AI," highlights Jake Lydon, CTO at Sizekick.

The collaboration will enable accurate decisions on apparel size, improve online shopping experiences, reduce returns, and prevent the associated CO2 emissions.

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Jeanologia: Laundry5.Zero introduced to Bangladeshi textiles

12 November 2022, Mumbai:

As Jeanologia celebrates 20 years in Bangladesh, introducing Laundry5.Zero to Bangladeshi textiles at the Bangladesh Denim Expo.

The Jeanologia's product boasts of following cutting-edge features

This eco-efficient plant guarantees 85% savings in water usage.

It allows a new digital, automated, and sustainable production model that reduces time, and costs, and simplifies processes.

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BGMEA: A vision for a sustainable future, a better future

21 October 2022, Mumbai:

The apparel industry of Bangladesh is now at crossroads where success will largely depend on how it acts to turn challenges into opportunities. Recently the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) has unveiled its vision -- a vision for a sustainable future, a better future.

It duly realizes the growth of the RMG industry needs to be pursued in a manner that is sustainable and positively impacts the lives of people and the planet, we are committed to marching ahead in that direction.

In an eventful journey spanning more than 40 years, the RMG industry of Bangladesh has come across a good number of formidable challenges and risen to them, even becoming stronger with renewed vigour and zeal to move ahead.

The industry’s quest for excellence coupled with strong determination and concrete actions has earned Bangladesh glory as one of the safest, green, and ethical garment sourcing hubs in the world. It also gives importance to remaining economically viable through innovation, digitization, diversification, and being more productive

 

(CREDITS: BGMEA’s official bimonthly magazine, The Apparel Story (July-August 2022)

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