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How the Global Crisis Will Affect the African Entrepreneurship Sector

The entrepreneurship field is characterized by its ability to turn every crisis into an opportunity. With the help of the local governments and smart investments, entrepreneurs can use the COVID-19 situation to advance the field to new heights, affecting hundreds of millions of people. In order for that opportunity to arise, one major player that must take the lead:  VCs and investment funds. Read More

Read more about how the African entrepreneurship sector was severely hit by the coronavirus yet it is still very early to assess how the global crisis will affect the sector.

Today in Global Small Business: 5 Things to Know about the USMCA

What’s affecting me, my clients, my colleagues and other global small business owners:Five (5) things to know about the United States-Canada-Mexico Agreement (“USMCA”), compliments of Kirkland & Ellis.Global marketing trends 2020 that could be helpful to your business.Quote of the week: “It certainly was difficult to sell NAFTA because it’s always difficult to sell open markets.” – an old quote by Lawrence SummersWant growth during COVID-19?  Try pivoting to a digital-first mindset.Create your best day at work, wherever it may be. Soon, Twitter will be translating tweets automatically on Android and iOS platforms.  Hello world. Continue reading Today in Global Small Business: 5 Things to Know about the USMCA

Zero Liquid Discharge, A New Eco-Friendly Technology That Can Change The Way We Work

A Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) system is a combination of technologies that work together to minimize wastewater as much as technically and economically practical, often resulting in a concentrated solid product and high-quality clean water for re-use or environmental discharge. Integrating a ZLD system into your process increases resiliency by reducing both cost and risk. ZLD works to secure control over your water source and waste disposal reducing the influence of factors outside of your control. In many applications, ZLD can enable the creation of value products or energy from waste, significantly improving project economics.

What is Zero Liquid Discharge? Continue reading Zero Liquid Discharge, A New Eco-Friendly Technology That Can Change The Way We Work

Vietnam: Industrial property investment during the pandemic

Savills Asia Pacific has just released a report on the recovery potential of the property market in Asia Pacific amid the new Covid-19 wave. The report said that industrial real estate is classified as an “upper door” compared to the rest of the market by attracting a lot of attention from investors.This unit said that most segments of the real estate market are witnessing a large decrease in the number of transactions, causing many investors to change their plans and operations to overcome the period. this difficulty. However, the industrial sector has consistently shown positive change while still attracting great attention, being rated as the only area that promises high resilience and rapid acceleration. Continue reading Vietnam: Industrial property investment during the pandemic

Sustainable Fashion Brands, making product from Plastic

A bottle and a reusable coffee cup of Nalgene are used for this. The free trade is your coffee and you consume only organic coffee. But what do you wear clothes? Will you worry as much about what’s going on with your body as you bring into it? Vintage and second-hand are fantastic. It’s also a rage to purchase products from businesses which recycle or are entirely vegan. But the next big trend in sustainable fashion is designers that use sources like polyester, water, bottles and even nets to produce clothes from recycled plastics. Each plastic piece ever made is still available today. Most of the plastics are not biodegradable — they are just breaking into smaller and smaller plots and end up being dumped into the ocean and swallowed into hundreds of animal species with more trash than we understand readily. Continue reading Sustainable Fashion Brands, making product from Plastic

Media Scan 15 August 2020

Two more Sateri mills confirmed EU-BAT compliant

August 15, 2020  MediaScan

Chinese viscose producer Sateri’s mills in Jiujiang and Jiangxi have been verified to comply with the European Union Best Available Techniques (EU-BAT) standard, taking the company a step closer to its goal of having all its mills in the country meet the standard’s provisions by 2023. Read More

Applied DNA patent paves way for large-scale cotton tagging

August 15, 2020    MediaScan

Applied DNA Sciences is on track to be issued with a new US patent that protects its methods of DNA tagging cotton fibres during the ginning process. Read More

EU withdrawal of Cambodia’s duty benefits takes effect

August 15, 2020   MediaScan

Despite months of objections by Cambodia’s garment and footwear sectors, the European Union’s (EU) decision to partially withdraw the country’s preferential access to the EU market under the Everything But Arms (EBA) trade scheme is now in effect. Read More

Tapestry turnaround plans speed focus on digital growth

August 15, 2020    MediaScan

Coach brand owner Tapestry Inc has embarked on a new multi-year turnaround plan to cut costs and focus on digital growth as shoppers continue to shift from stores to e-commerce. Read More

US hits China garment maker with detention order

August 15, 2020    MediaScan

The US has issued a new import detention order on garments produced by the Hero Vast Group that are suspected of being manufactured using prison labour in China. Read More

Top stories this week on just-style…

August 15, 2020     MediaScan

Top stories this week on just-style include an insight into new patterns of world textiles and apparel trade, and claims that garment workers might have been underpaid by almost US$6bn during the Covid-19 pandemic. Elsewhere, investors are being urged to mitigate risks regarding potential links to China’s Xinjiang region, and Cambodia’s benefits under the EU’s Everything But Arms (EBA) trade scheme have been partially withdrawn. Read More

Lucky Brand joins Authentic Brands Group line-up

August 15, 2020          MediaScan

Brand management company Authentic Brands Group has added Los Angeles-based denim specialist Lucky Brand Dungarees to its line-up. Read More

Crystal International scales up virtual sampling

August 15, 2020            MediaScan

Hong Kong based manufacturing giant Crystal International Group has been scaling up its use of 3D virtual sampling, and expects to use the technology in 80% of the products that it develops by next year. Read More

Young People Will Design Socially Distant Cities!

August 15, 2020           Mediascan

The Outdoor and Industrial Advertising Association (ARED) is preparing to organize ARED Awards for the 6th time to support creative work. $ 9 billion in size, with 125 thousand people employed in the sector allowing Turkey to provide new normal during the design of street furniture with young people from social contact.

ARED Awards, which took place for the first time in 2015, aims to increase the interest in the sector with the Best Industrial Advertising Award and Promising Designer Award . ARED, which started to receive applications from as of June 1, will announce the winners at FESPA Eurasia 2020 , the biggest fair of the sector to be held on December 3-6, 2020 .

They will design city furniture

The theme of the year has been determined in the category of the Promising Designer Award. In the new normal period after COVID-19, it will be ensured that young people develop practices that protect and encourage public health against the density that may occur in public spaces. With this goal, students will participate in the competition with their industrial advertising product designs in the categories of social distance-themed city furniture, hygiene service devices or units at indoor entrances, shopping malls with advertising space, hotel, market-in-store hygiene warning products and hygiene service units applications.

Stating that young people’s interest in the industrial advertising sector has increased, ARED President Ahmet Özdemirel said , “We aim to create opportunities for students with the Promising Designer Award. This time, young people will design measures for the Covid-19 outbreak. “We will continue our support for the sector even in this difficult period we are in.”

Online applications for ARED Awards via expire on October 11, 2020.

The post Young People Will Design Cities With Social Distances! appeared first on InkJet Magazine .

New Look launches sale process as it prepares CVA

August 15, 2020             MediaScan

UK fashion retailer New Look is seeking a buyer and is preparing to launch another company voluntary agreement (CVA) as it tries to restructure its business. Read More

Fashion retailers back UK government aid to shore up supply chains

August 15, 2020            MediaScan

The UK Government has launched a new programme to strengthen global supply chains by supporting workers in developing countries during the coronavirus pandemic in a move that is estimated to benefit nearly 120,000 people working in the global garment industry. Read More

Wear a Crown of Flowers on Your Head

August 15, 2020    MediaScan

©2013 Laurel J. Delaney.  All rights reserved.”Wear a crown of flowers on your head, let its roots reach your heart.” – Kabir

©2013 Laurel J. Delaney.  All rights reserved.

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Adasa Unveiling Enticing Fashion for Women in New Arrivals Sectionon August 15, 2020 at 7:00 am

August 15, 2020MediaScan

A whole new section of designer dresses recently launched by ADASA in their “New Arrivals” section. The company is introducing its latest innovations to the fashion enthusiast in a refreshing way. Read More

US clothing retail sales rise at a slower rate in July

August 15, 2020MediaScan

Sales at US clothing retailers continued to recover from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic in July, albeit growing more slowly than the month before. Read More

Kontoor Brands project supports women garment workers

August 15, 2020MediaScan

Wrangler and Lee brand owner Kontoor Brands has teamed up with the HERproject women’s empowerment programme to boost healthcare knowledge, critical health services and products for women in its supplier factories. Read More

Textile Olympiad 2.0 at SKTEC launched

Fazle Rabby

textile-olympiadThe current era is the era of competition. To survive in this age of competition, we always need to outdo ourselves. There are always new strategies to learn. This is the key to success. Therefore the students of textile engineering must prepare themselves with so many skills and technical knowledge in order to thrive in the textile and garments industry. Continue reading Textile Olympiad 2.0 at SKTEC launched

Jeanologia Launches a Digital Tool Exclusively Developed for Jeans Production

Jeanology has introduced a new groundbreaking device, eDesinger, the world leader in the sustainable development of technology, which reinvents the way jeans are made. eDesigner is a program that has been specifically created and optimized for jeans development. This links designers to wash developers and brands standardizes formats and improves production processes by making them more effective and time-consuming. Continue reading Jeanologia Launches a Digital Tool Exclusively Developed for Jeans Production

Pakistan managed noticeable rise in textile exports to the Italian market in FY20

Pakistan has gone well with the noticeable rise in textile exports to the Italian market in FY20, amid COVID-19-fuelled lockdown and supply chain disruption, said Jauhar Saleem, Pakistan’s ambassador to Italy. Italy has become the eighth highest gross domestic product (GDP) economy worldwide of $2 billion, according to Saleem. It is the European Union’s (EU) third largest economy after Germany and France and Pakistan’s 9th largest export destination as it is part to Pakistan’s biggest diaspora. Continue reading Pakistan managed noticeable rise in textile exports to the Italian market in FY20

Technology Development and Sustainability: The New Era of Textile and Fashion Industries

Innovative Technology Development Research by a Textile Engineer from Bangladesh

Samit Chakraborty

Technology is now considered to be at the heart of the textile, apparel and fashion industry’s emergence towards a new era. Digitalization of fashion retailing and technology based manufacturing process improvement will create a new world of supply chain in the post-pandemic world.

There have been numerous researches on 3d printing, digital printing, block chain and automatic defect detection in the recent years. Researchers have predicted the implementation of these technologies will reshore textile and apparel industry in the western countries like UK, Germany and USA as well. The quality of products and skills of workforce will be crucial for Asian countries to continue their progress in the textile and apparel market. Samit Chkraborty’s research on technology development and implementation aims to improve the manufacturing process and product quality as well as ensuring sustainability in textile manufacturing and retailing process. According to him these research will play crucial role in the near future in including textile manufacturing and fashion retailing processes as part of Internet of Things (IoT) and industry 4.0. Continue reading Technology Development and Sustainability: The New Era of Textile and Fashion Industries