US fabric maker Polartec is to be acquired by textile maker Milliken & Company, in a move that bolsters its capabilities to include fleece and performance textiles for consumer, workwear and military outdoor apparel.
Online fast-fashion retailer Boohoo has defended itself against claims it is hesitant to give its staff the opportunity to join an independent trade union, adding it has taken measures to understand the views and opinions of its teams and that its staff have shown "no interest" in trade union representation.
Yarn Expo Autumn will return to Shanghai, China with an earlier September date to coincide with the 25th autumn edition of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics and maximise exposure within the textile supply chain.
Performance fabric specialist PrimaLoft has launched a new range of materials said to combine the thermal advantages of insulation with the versatility of fabric, enabling designers to break away from the standard look of insulated apparel.
The global Fashion Revolution movement has launched a new free online course for people wanting to learn more about the fashion industry's impact on people and planet, the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals - and how the two are intrinsically linked.
Shares in Ted Baker tumbled by more than 26% this morning (11 June) as the UK fashion and lifestyle brand warned "extremely difficult trading conditions" look likely to impact performance through the rest of the financial year.
Ascena Retail Group, owner of the Ann Taylor, Loft and Lane Bryant chains, has widened its net loss in the third quarter and reported a drop in sales, three weeks after announcing the wind-down of its Dressbarn business.
Israel-based apparel major Delta Galil has acquired Hong Kong based intimate apparel manufacturer The Bogart Group, a strategic supplier to brands including Victoria's Secret, PVH, Jockey, Adore Me, Vanity Fair and Hanes.