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:
Indorama Ventures (IVL) has expanded the range of fibres under its Deja brand to include Deja Carbon Neutral
Daletec has developed a new flame resistant fabric called Extreme X
3M has developed a new version of its Thinsulate insulation called 3M Thinsulate Xerogel Insulation
BUSINESS UPDATE from:
Authentic Brands Group (ABG) and SPARC Group (SPARC) have acquired the outdoor clothing company Eddie Bauer
Telemos Capital has entered into an agreement to acquire the outdoor brand Mammut
VF Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the occupational portion of its Work segment
HanesBrands has announced a three-year growth plan