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 in:
Tommy Hilfiger has developed a performance apparel collection for spring/summer 2019
Unifi has developed three new types of environmentally sustainable performance fibres
Puma has developed a new technology called Fit Intelligence (Fi) and has incorporated it into a training shoe
Sympatex Technologies has developed a new concept production process for making waterproof shoes which incorporate recycled waste materials
BUSINESS UPDATE from:
BasicItalia has acquired a 61% stake in Sport Finance
Invista's Apparel & Advanced Textiles business has been acquired by Shandong Ruyi
Injinji has expanded the geographical delivery options available via its e-commerce site
Canada Goose will open a new manufacturing facility in Montreal, Québec, Canada