We use cookies to improve your browsing experience. If you continue, we'll assume that you are happy to accept cookies from our website. You can change your browser's cookie settings at any time. To find out more about how we use cookies and how to manage your browser settings read our cookies policy.
Performance Apparel Update
Issue 250: February 2019

Product Overview
Download price list (PDF)

Price list download

Please choose your preferred currency:
Request sample issue

Product Overview   

Performance Apparel Update is an executive briefing, supplied in electronic format. Each month, we include details of the latest developments and business news in the performance apparel sector.
What's in it?
"Performance Apparel Update" includes information on developments in the performance apparel sector (sportswear and functional workwear), such as developments in:
  • compression garments
  • corporate social responsibility (CSR)
  • environmentally sustainable sports apparel and footwear
  • finishing treatments
  • insulation materials
  • membranes for performance apparel
  • mountaineering apparel
  • odour resistant apparel
  • performance fibres and fabrics
  • performance footwear
  • protective apparel
  • snow sports apparel
  • wearable technology
  • workwear

It also contains news of such companies and brands as Adidas, Asics, Columbia Sportswear, Cone Denim, Cordura, Dickies, Directa Plus, DragonWear, DSM Dyneema, Eurojersey, eVent fabrics, Freudenberg Performance Materials, HanesBrands, HeiQ, Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Nike, Patagonia, Perry Ellis International, Polartec, Polygiene, PrimaLoft, Puma, Reebok, Skins, Teijin, TenCate Protective Fabrics, Under Armour, Unifi, Vaude, VF Corporation, and W L Gore.

Like all Textiles Intelligence publications, "Performance Apparel Update" is a reliable source of independently sourced business information, and it does not carry advertising.

Table of Contents
  • HeiQ has developed a new technology which is designed to improve the weight-to-warmth ratio of an insulation material
  • Cifra has developed a collection of insulative garments which are manufactured using its Warp Knit Seamless (WKS) production technique
  • The North Face has developed a new breathable and waterproof material called FutureLight
  • Myant has developed a polo shirt which can continuously monitor blood pressure
  • Teijin Frontier has developed a range of smart clothing products

  • Columbia Sportswear has completed its acquisition of Columbia Sportswear Commercial (Shanghai) Company
  • Adidas has made a commitment to increase its production volumes of shoes incorporating fibres derived from recycled plastic waste materials
  • Performance apparel brand Gore Wear and ski manufacturer Madshus have entered into a brand cooperation partnership
  • Puma North America has announced plans to set up new headquarters in Somerville, Massachusetts, USA
  • Unifi
  • VF Corporation