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USDA-Weekly Cotton Market Review: June 3, 2016

Spot cotton quotations were 90 points higher than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for...

USDA-Weekly Cotton Market Review: April 22, 2016

Spot cotton quotations were 149 points higher than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for...

Manduka to launch 'Made for Yoga' apparel line

Manduka, creators of high performance yoga gear has decided to expand into the apparel business with an announcement that it will launch its...

TE conference discusses crucial sustainability issues

Textile Exchange (TE) Sustainability Conference 2015, organised by the non-profit body, Textile Exchange at Mumbai, India from October 5-8, 2015, discussed crucial issues pertaining...

Co-optex introduces new products

The Tamil Nadu Handloom Weavers' Cooperative Society (Co-optex) has introduced some new products including linen shirts for men, organic cotton sarees, and naturally...

Alexbank and Filmar partner for Cottonforlife Initiative

Alexbank has joined 'Cottonforlife Initiative' in partnership with Filmar Nile Textile and the Egyptian Ministries of Agriculture and Education. Alexabank, in coordination with...

Textile Exchange announces Benchmarking report

US-based Textile Exchange, a global nonprofit organization that works to accelerate sustainable practices in the textile industry, has announced the findings of a...

H&M Introduces 'Close The Loop' Recycled Denim Collection

H&M is set to launch a new 'Close The Loop' denim collection, that is solely made from unwanted clothing and organic cotton.Continuing their...

Top tip for festival style? Go to Etsy

This is a Marie Claire advertorial.Hurrah for festival season... Listening to our favourite bands, chilling outdoors and lapping up the sunshine with friends...

Plummeting prices provide sustainable investment opportunity in Chinese cotton industry

International brands and retailers are being called upon to take advantage of a 'valuable window of opportunity' to invest and build a more resilient...

Organic Cotton: Threading Its Way Into Our Closets

"Organic" has been the buzzword of significance over the past decade in the food industry, and while it hasn't gained popularity in the fashion...

Tech graduate student to research organic cotton with $125K grant

By JOSIE MUSICO A-J MEDIA   Ryan Gregory’s cotton has no genetic modification or biotechnology traits, but it can’t be called old-fashioned either. Gregory, a doctoral student at Texas...

India: Organic cotton faces hurdles despite potential to capture global market

CHENNAI, MAY 7:  Sanjay Deshmukh, a farmer in his mid-30s in Kanzara village near Akola in Maharashtra, has not had a good experience with Bt...

India: Cotton growers’ new initiative cuts fertiliser, water usage

CHENNAI, APRIL 10: Farmers in the country are veering towards growing cotton in a way that would cut fertiliser and water usage besides minimising the...

Howell: Cotton puts in mixed performance as nearby futures decline

Overbought technical readings nearby and expectations for a sharp cut in plantings have contributed to a mixed performance in cotton futures. The market finished the...

USDA-Weekly Cotton Market Review: February 1, 2013

 Spot cotton quotations averaged 130 points higher than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton Program. Quotations for the base...

Organic cotton apparel: How much will consumers pay?

Joan Ellis holds up two white cotton t-shirts printed with state college logos. The tees appear identical, but one is sourced from conventional cotton...

USDA – Weekly Cotton Market Review: Oct. 26, 2012

Spot cotton quotations were virtually unchanged from the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton Program. Quotations for the base quality...

Japanese program to support organic cotton sector of India

Nearly 30,000 low-income cotton farmers in India will gain improved health and increased incomes by switching to organic cotton production, following a commitment made...

USA: Decline in organic cotton production, Textile Exchange

Textile Exchange (TE) launches their sixth Farm & Fiber report. This report gives an update on the organic production worldwide, and for the first...