For the first-time, organic cotton fibers will be tagged, tested and tracked throughout a certified global supply chain, ensuring from field to store shelves, the organic cotton fiber is 100 percent, DNA-authenticated organic.
Applied DNA Sciences announced last week that Texas-based ginning partner Woolam Gin is the first U.S. gin to be awarded the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS v5.0) certification using the company’s ability to track and trace.
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The ready made garment sector in Bangladesh suffered another tragedy on Wednesday when six workers perished in a textile factory fire.Read more
The call for sustainability remains rampant in the industry and companies, including LVMH and Guess, are setting new environmental goals for 2020.Read more
Faced with a mountain of debt and suppliers in retreat, Toys R Us filed for bankruptcy this week.Read more
Labeling could be a boon for retailers who are looking to address consumer preferences and prioritize sustainability measures.Read more
The Chinese government’s ongoing program to inspect factories throughout the country seems to have had only a minor impact on apparel and textile facilities thus far.Read more
If the world has been forever altered by the swipe left, swipe right culture of online dating, apparel sourcing may be forever changed by Foursource.Read more
When a company like MAS Holdings, a major Sri Lanka-based intimates, activewear and leisure wear supplier that produces more than one million garments every day starts eyeing startups, it’s clear where the industry is headed.Read more