We also offer a flexible subscription product,
the Multi Report Package,
which allows you to select your own choice of reports from our full range,
to suit your own budget. Click here for full details.
Talking strategy: denim brands innovate to differentiate themselves from their competitors
published in Issue 41, January 2019
Faced with a number of challenges—including slow economic growth in key consumer markets for jeans—denim manufacturers are embracing a wide range of creative and even ingenious innovations in order to add value to their product offerings and differentiate themselves from their competitors. A number of such innovations were presented at the latest edition of Denim Première Vision—a key trade fair for the denim industry—which was held in London, UK, during December 5-6, 2018. At the fair, the use of decorative techniques was widespread, and included direct-to-garment (DTG) digital printing, embellishments and embroidery. Innovative finishes and treatments were important, as was the incorporation of performance properties such as moisture management, stretch and temperature regulation. There was also a focus on environmental sustainability, and several companies focused on the use of environmentally sustainable materials. This report discusses the latest trends in denim, and includes case studies of products developed by a number of the industry's key players including Archroma, Jeanologia, Lenzing, Levi Strauss & Co, Off-White, and Tonello.
Four times a year, Global Apparel Markets provides essential and up-to-date analysis and insight into the global apparel industry.
Reports contain updates on developments in the apparel sector, trade and trade policy, research-based information on individual market sectors, business news and expert opinions on strategy – to keep retailers, manufacturers and investors informed of the facts and figures which will affect their businesses.
Each issue contains:
a detailed research-based report or company profile covering information on sourcing, developments in technology, colour and/or fabric trends, market sectors such as discount retailing, or other issues which affect companies in the apparel industry;
a round-up of industry developments and innovations in the apparel sector;
a feature on trade and trade policy;
advice from industry experts on strategy; and
An annual subscription to Global Apparel Markets is a cost-effective way to keep yourself and your colleagues informed about trends and developments in the global apparel industry. The reports are available on subscription in printed and electronic format.
You will also receive "Global Apparel Update" delivered to you by email, free of charge, once a month. This free supplement contains an update of business news as well as the latest product developments and innovations.
Individual issues are also available for purchase. Our customer service team will be pleased to advise you on the most suitable method of purchasing.
Electronic supplement If you choose the printed and electronic option, you will receive an extra service. You will still receive each issue in printed format, delivered to you by traditional post.
In addition, you will be able to download PDF files containing the same information – but the PDF files will be available immediately on publication, so you don’t have to wait for the printing and mailing. You also have all the benefits of electronic files: instant access even when you are away from the office; convenient storage in your PC or laptop; portability; electronic search facility; and copy/paste facility.
This is what our customers say:
"I must congratulate your editorial team for the mammoth data collated from across the world, issue after issue; the data … is quite well researched and generally difficult to find."
(Sanjay Chawla; Editor in Chief; DFU Publications)