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SRI LANKA CLOTHING INDUSTRY BOSS CALLS FOR MORE CERTIFICATION OF TRAINING TO BOOST QUALITY AND MARKETING



SOUTH Asian clothing manufacturing hub Sri Lanka needs to better accredit its clothing sector workers’ skills through government-certified institutions to help its manufacturers trade on its higher skilled and ethical production methods to increase exports, clothing industry body, Joint Apparel Association Forum of Sri Lanka (JAAFSL) secretary general Tuly Cooray told just-style.…

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AMERICAN CLOTHING SECTOR STILL CAUTIOUS ABOUT FUTURE TRADING OPPORTUNITIES, AS CHINA-US TALKS CONTINUE



While cautious optimism on the future of global trade may be currently evident in US financial markets, notably because the United States and China are apparently nearing agreement on a new interim trade deal, representatives of the textile and apparel sectors gathered in New York for the 31st annual Apparel Importers Trade & Transportation Conference on November 7 were still expressing significant caution about future prospects.…

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COMPANIES TURN SUSTAINABILITY INTO PROFITS, ESQUEL INTEGRAL CONVERSATION HEARS



In every industry, including the clothing and textile sector, sustainability often means huge amount of long-term investment – be it new sewage processing systems or recycling technology. But how to get rewards from these investments? At the Integral Conversation conference held by Hong Kong-based shirt manufacturer, Esquel, in Guilin, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, on November 8, companies in the fashion industry were exploring solutions.…

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CHINA SET TO STRENGTHEN TEXTILE REACH TO BELT AND ROAD COUNTRIES



The Chinese government has started doubling down on facilitating increased Chinese investment in the textile industry in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) countries, notably in Central Asia, recent statements from the China National Textile and Apparel Council (CNTAC) have indicated.…

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NEW INDUSTRY 4.0 INTELLIGENT TECHNOLOGY IS OFFERING CLOTHING SECTOR MAJOR ADVANCES IN EFFIICIENCY AND CREATIVITY



INDUSTRY 4.0 – WHAT IT MEANS AND WHY IT MATTERS FOR FASHION SUPPLY CHAINS

Experts have told just-style of the urgent need for clothing manufacturers to embrace Industry 4.0, to boost productivity and harness creativity. Mark Burstein, president at Florida, USA-based NGC Software, which provides supply chain and PLM solutions to the apparel sector, said that Industry 4.0 would help pull the apparel sector from siloed PLM solutions and isolated assessments of supply chain management: “This is where most of the fashion industry is today,” he explained.…

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AFRICAN GARMENT MAKERS SEEK TO INTEGRATE SUSTAINABILITY INTO THEIR SUPPLY CHAINS, EXPO PARTICIPANTS SAY



African manufacturers are trying to integrate sustainability in their textile and fashion supply chains as retailers demand compliance with increasingly high standards fuelled by consumer pressure. But to do so, manufacturers are asking for assistance from international organisations to implement change.…

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CADBURY IS STILL KING OF INDIA’S GROWING CHOCOLATE MARKET



INDIA maybe a populous and diverse country with its 1.36 million potential consumers who speak 22 languages, but one company maintains a strong, even dominant, position in India’s fast-growing chocolate market which saw sales of USD1.8 billion in 2018, according to GlobalData – Mondelēz International Inc’s Cadbury brand.…

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USA HEMP SUPPLIES COULD INCREASE FOR BEAUTY SECTOR NOW USDA RULES ARE IN PLACE



The USA cosmetics industry is expecting to benefit from recently promulgated United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) rules that would facilitate increased legal cultivation of the hemp plant – the botanical source for cannabidiol (CBD), an ingredient already widely available in the US for pharmaceutical and cosmetic applications.…

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GROUNDBREAKING JAPANESE NANO MASK OFFERS CONSUMERS BETTER SKIN PROTECTION



JAPAN’S Kao Corp has unveiled the first cosmetics product that makes use of its cutting-edge Fine Fibre Technology to moisturise and protect the skin. A Biomimesis Veil product will be added to the cosmetics giant’s Sensai prestige brand in Japan from December 4, with launches in other markets to follow.…

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NATURAL AFRICAN LOOKS INCREASE IN PREDOMINANCE AS SUB-SAHARAN BEAUTY MARKETS BECOME MORE SOPHISTICATED



Beauty markets in sub-Saharan Africa are becoming more sophisticated, and with this comes an increasing desire by consumers to use cosmetics that better match their own skin and hair characteristics, rather than utilising products that of more universal appeal.

Nigeria’s personal care product industry continues to grow, and given its population is the largest in Africa – now estimated by the United Nations at 200 million – this market inevitably has the most potential in the continent.…

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