PVH Corporation has announced a three-year partnership with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to address water stewardship and improve water quality in its sourcing communities in Ethopia, India, Vietnam and China.
Swiss fragrance and flavours company Givaudan has begun recycling Haitian vetiver roots now used to make oil for fragrances to produce a new cosmetic substance it said can reduce wrinkles and help scents linger longer.
India’s annual rate of inflation, based on monthly wholesale price index (WPI), stood at 2.47 per cent for the month of March 2018 over same month of last year. The index for apparel dropped by 0.9 per cent to 137.
Cheap, Chinese-made nylon burkas are flooding Afghanistan's north as consumers turn to affordable, mass-produced fabrics. But in Kabul a small, determined fashion house is fighting to preserve traditional textiles.
A Jefferies report has predicted that the organised retail sector in India is set to grow significantly in the coming years and that the country’s apparel market will especially benefit from this growth.
Vietnam’s textile sector is growing rapidly, but in an unbalanced manner due to a limited domestic supply of raw material, and is looking to India to help procure quality yarn and fabric at reasonable prices.