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:
corporate social responsibility (CSR)
environmentally sustainable sports apparel and footwear
membranes for performance apparel
odour resistant apparel
performance fibres and fabrics
snow sports apparel
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.
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PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS AND INNOVATIONS:
Kornit Digital (Kornit) has developed a new direct-to-garment (DTG) digital printing machine for use in the manufacture of sportswear
Hanes has developed mens briefs which are designed to regulate the wearers body temperature
TMC has developed a strong and durable yarn called Herculan which is made using repurposed carpet wool
Financial results - adidas, Columbia Sportswear and Puma
lululemon athletica (lululemon) has expanded a product trade-in and resale programme called lululemon Like New
Puma has launched a pilot operation to trial a production process which converts used football jerseys into new football jerseys