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Performance Apparel Markets
Issue 51:
4th quarter 2014

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Fast track: overcoming the downside of down in insulated clothing
Performance apparel markets: product developments and innovations, 4th quarter 2014 (17 pages)
Biomimicry: science of nature inspires design of high-tech performance apparel (27 pages)
Profile of Vaude: a role model for sustainability (17 pages)
Performance apparel markets: business update, 4th quarter 2014 (16 pages)

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Profile of Vaude: a role model for sustainability

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Vaude, based in Germany, is considered to be one of the founders of the outdoor apparel industry, which serves a market estimated at more than US$25 bn in 2013. Vaude is also Europe's leading supplier of environmentally sustainable apparel, equipment and accessories for cycling and mountain sports. Since its foundation in 1974, Vaude has earned much respect for its corporate ethos - which combines a passion for the outdoors with an unwavering commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR). The company ensures that it provides products with excellent performance properties which are compliant with strict environmental standards and are made from safe and animal friendly materials. Indeed, it has worked in collaboration with several organisations in the development of CSR initiatives, and has received a number of awards in recognition of its environmentally sustainable products. This report provides an overview of the development of Vaude since its foundation, as well as the materials and technologies used in the design of its product ranges. Also, the report provides a wealth of information on the company's CSR agenda, product certification process, sourcing operations, sales and competition, and provides an outlook for the future.

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Four times a year, Performance Apparel Markets provides intelligence, expert analysis and insight on the performance apparel industry.

Performance apparel represents one of the fastest growing markets in the global textile and clothing industry--and market growth is being fuelled by an emergence of new fibres, fabrics and innovative materials. The market's growth prospects are also being spurred by increasing demand for performance properties in mainstream fashion.
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Each issue provides an authoritative source of information on key industry topics, including: antimicrobial textiles; biomaterials; biomimicry; chemical protective clothing; circularity; compression and shapewear; cosmetotextiles; environmental sustainability; finishes; flame resistant clothing; footwear; graphene; insect repellent apparel; insulation materials; medical protective clothing; military clothing and equipment; moisture management; mono materials; outdoor apparel; personal protective equipment (PPE); smart textiles; sportswear; thermoregulation; waterproof breathable textiles; wearable technology; and workwear.

A single issue of Performance Apparel Markets includes:

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Subscribers also receive a complementary digital subscription to Performance Apparel Update, delivered directly by email once a month. This free supplement contains essential information on business news and the latest product developments.

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