Entries by Dunja Hoejenbos

QIMA’s Q1 Barometer 2021

QIMA’s Q1 Barometer: Global Trade Covid Disruption Reveals Changes in Consumption Habits and Rampant Ethical Risks, as China Sourcing Beats the Odds QIMA’s quarterly barometer report shares the latest global quality, compliance and trade trends based on the data analysis from tens of thousands of QIMA inspections and audits. This quarter’s barometer looks at: From […]

Over 3.000 B2B Apparel Brands on FashionUnited Marketplace

FashionUnited continues with its aim to create an efficient and transparent platform for industry professionals with the Marketplace’s innovative AI-powered search software. Over 30.000 buyers in the FashionUnited network can now experience effortless shopping via the worldwide purchasing platform. With over 3.000 brands in the directory, the Marketplace is the go-to place for buyers to […]

Yeşim’s YSMGUARD Project is Awarded a Prize

Yeşim’s R&D Center was awarded the third prize in the corporate category in the Techxtile Start-Up Challenge, an entrepreneurship program organized by Uludağ Textile Exporters’ Association (UTIB), with a record number of applications this year, with its YSMGUARD Face Mask Project. Numerous sessions were held in the first day of the two day online event. […]

Alejandro Laquidain becomes President of GINETEX

Mr. Alejandro Laquidain, has been appointed President of the International Group for Textile Care Labelling He succeeds to Mr. Adam Mansell, CEO of UKFT in the United Kingdom. GINETEX is pleased to announce the nomination of its new President, Mr. Alejandro Laquidain, for a period of two years. He has been unanimously elected at the […]

Gerber Technology and Alvanon Announce 3D Collaboration

Gerber Technology and Alvanon Announce 3D Collaboration to Achieve Unsurpassed Fit and eCommerce Success The collaboration will empower the fashion and apparel industry to accelerate digital transformation. New York, New York, USA, October 29, 2020 – Gerber Technology continues to expand its global network and today announced a collaboration with Alvanon that will further strengthen […]

EURATEX and AAFA Joint Statement on EU-US Trade Relations

In a recent press statemen EURATEX and AAFA note the recent progress in eliminating and reducing customs duties on several American and European products. It is a very positive sign to be highlighted in a particularly difficult context for the textile and clothing industry at European, American and even global levels, both associations stated. However, […]

American & Efird Invests in US Platform

American & Efird(A&E), the largest supplier of sewing threadand specialty yarns in the USand second largest supplier in the world, announced today its continued investment in the company’s extensive US manufacturing platform.A&E operates as part of Elevate Textiles, a portfolio of leading textile brands including American & Efird, Burlington, Cone Denim, Gütermann and Safety Components. […]