Entries by Dunja Hoejenbos

IAF Launches Webinar New Fashion Delivery Calendar

IAF will be hosting a webinar on July 9th 10 am CET and 4 pm HKT/CST with the support of Motif about the new fashion delivery calendar. We are proud to announce three world class speakers that will explain the consequences of the COVID-19 crisis on the production chain’s calendar, now and in the coming […]

IAF Launches CO₂ Improve Initiative

IAF is launching its ‘CO₂ improve’ initiative today, aiming to help the worldwide fashion & lifestyle community to do better when it comes to CO₂ emissions through fashion logistics. Han Bekke, IAF chairman explains: ‘Fashion supply chains cover the globe so the logistical operations in the fashion industry almost by definition add up to a […]

Alvanon Facilitates 3D TECH Festival September 14-18th, 2020

The future is collaboration, not competition. In just a few months, a once-in-a-lifetime economic, social and public health crisis has catapulted the digital transformation five years ahead, and there is an urgent imperative to re-imagine how our industry can — and should — work in a digital world. The 3D TECH Festival comes directly to […]

Netherlands: Technical Arrangement on Circular Textiles

The Dutch Normalisation Institute (NEN) has published an NTA (technical arrangement) on circular textiles. The document describes what can be understood by circular textile products and what it takes to be able to report on circular textile in a consistent manner. The NTA provides a common framework for the definition of, and the requirements for, […]

QIMA’s Q2 Barometer – COVID-19 Impact: China Sourcing Plummets 19% in Late March

Q1 2020 has been by far the most turbulent quarter since QIMA started analyzing trends in global sourcing, quality and compliance in 2012. Based on data collected from tens of thousands of supply chain inspections and audits performed globally for consumer goods brands and retailers. QIMA’s latest quarterly barometer offers a unique opportunity to witness […]

Yeşim Manufactures Sustainable Face Masks

Yeşim has initiated a project to produce anti-viral and anti-bacterial face masks using knitted fabrics composing organic cotton and lycra material and developed two tight and flexible products. This fabric demonstrates high coverage properties thanks to its tight structure and high breathability thanks to its light and slim design. One of the most significant features […]

IAF Launches 1st Digital Global Apparel Sourcing Expo 2020

The International Apparel Federation (IAF), with its mission to unite all stakeholders of the fashion and apparel industry globally to enable and promote smarter, stronger, more sustainable supply chains, is launching the 1st Digital Global Apparel Sourcing Expo 2020 for the ready-made garment industry together with Sourcing Journal as media partner. The Global Apparel Sourcing […]

Matthijs Crietee (IAF) Took Part in Panel Discussion in Fibre2Fashion Webinar

For resurrection of the textile-apparel industry post-COVID-19 pandemic, stakeholders of the Indian and Bangladesh textile industry have mooted the idea of greater collaboration between the industries of the two countries. A textile-apparel regional hub would play a vital role in marketing to the European countries, they said during a panel discussion organised by Fibre2Fashion. “Collaboration […]

IAF Urges Solidarity in Apparel Supply Chain

In the face of the Covid-19/Coronavirus crisis, the International Apparel Federation (IAF) calls on the apparel supply chain and its stakeholders to enact sufficient supply chain solidarity. As stores close around the globe and orders stop, loss of income throughout the supply chain is unavoidable. No buyer can be expected to sacrifice its own existence […]