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KINGPINS NY:  Denim's Triple Threat

KINGPINS NY: Denim's Triple Threat

Ask any mill what buyers are looking for and the answer is the same “sustainable fabrics.”  Still, the sales of these materials accounts for as little as 5% of mills’ sales.  Price remains the biggest obstacle.  Materials represent the biggest cost factor for apparel and in a hyper competitive market that input will be controlled down to the last cent. While almost every mill has quickly jumped onto the sustainability directive, they are finding that their i...
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KINGPINS NY:  Market Consensus | Challenges | What's New | What's Selling

KINGPINS NY: Market Consensus | Challenges | What's New | What's Selling

Kingpins New York Snapshot What People Were Saying… 2018 has been a great year!  Business in the US market is very strong. Suppliers are very optimistic about 2019. Buyers love Kingpins… “It’s just such a fun show…The atmosphere is really good…” Challenges Lead times keep getting shorter.  It’s getting difficult to meet these schedules. About Sustainability It’s a ‘must’.  No longer something spec...
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Kingpins China City Tour:  There’s No Place Like Home

Kingpins China City Tour: There’s No Place Like Home

Mills are starting appreciate that they have a huge market right in their own backyard.All of a sudden the China market is getting serious attention from international denim mills and local denim exporters.  After years of being shunned in favor foreign markets, mills are starting realize that there truly might be ‘no place like home.’Lackluster sales in the traditional markets has made the China market increasingly appealing.  Mills said that after a few years of declining...
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Kingpins HK: For Volume Players, It’s Still a Price Fight

Kingpins HK: For Volume Players, It’s Still a Price Fight

For the high end denim sector business is somewhere between ‘not bad’ to ‘very good.’   Not so for the volume end of the business, which continues to suffer. At Kingpins Hong Kong (May 24-25), market feedback from manufacturers and suppliers was very different than at the Amsterdam show in April. One of the key reasons was that the European market is focused on quality and innovation, while other markets are still pretty much price and volume driven. The hard re...
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Kingpins Amsterdam: A Stable Market Driven by Innovation

Kingpins Amsterdam: A Stable Market Driven by Innovation

Suppliers are relying on R&D to help them move away from price-focused selling The denim market is ready for a rebound! At Kingpins Amsterdam (April 20-21), manufacturers and suppliers took R&D even higher than in previous seasons, rolling out an extensive showing of interesting new developments – the kind of innovation that is set to stir up the denim market, and convince consumers to buy more jeans.No one’s denying that it’s a tough market, however, from the feed...
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Denim Searches for Growth in a Stable Market

After enjoying a solid market in 2016, mills are quite optimistic about 2017, despite the intensity of a highly competitive market.“The market has been stable this year and from what I see it is going stay the same next year,” Marcus Fung, director at Unique Denim told Inside Fashion.“The demand for denim fabric is steady, yet people keep looking for more cost-efficient products, and due to oversupply on the fabric side, it still is not easy,” added Andy Zhong, sales mana...
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EVENTS CALENDAR

Preview in Seoul

28 Aug, 2019 — 31 Aug, 2019    COEX Mall - Gangnam-gu Seoul South Korea
Event details

Korean fabrics and fibers.

www.previewinseoul.com

  • Date
    28 Aug, 2019 — 31 Aug, 2019
  • Location

    Gangnam-gu Seoul South Korea

COEX Mall

FASHCON HK

29 Aug, 2019 — 29 Aug, 2019    Cordis Hotel - 555 Shanghai Street Mongkok Kowloon Hong Kong
Event details

The innovation that is Rocking and Revolutionizing the Fashion Industry!

Join us to here expert speakers discuss innovations in materials, supply chain solutions, new HR strategies, retail outlook, and selling into China's consumer market.

Plus...network with leading industry professionals in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Learn more at  Fashcon.inside-fashion.net

  • Date
    29 Aug, 2019 — 29 Aug, 2019
  • Location

    555 Shanghai Street Mongkok Kowloon Hong Kong

Cordis Hotel

Munich Fabric Start

03 Sep, 2019 — 05 Sep, 2019    Munchner Order Center - M, O, C & Zenith Halle Lilienthalallee 40 & 29 Munich Germany
Event details

Fashion fabrics  |  www.munichfabricstart.com

  • Date
    03 Sep, 2019 — 05 Sep, 2019
  • Location

    M, O, C & Zenith Halle Lilienthalallee 40 & 29 Munich Germany

Munchner Order Center

All China Leather Fair

03 Sep, 2019 — 05 Sep, 2019    Shanghai New International Expo Centre - Century Park Pudong Shanghai China
Event details

Leather Materials  |  www.aclechina.com

  • Date
    03 Sep, 2019 — 05 Sep, 2019
  • Location

    Century Park Pudong Shanghai China

Shanghai New International Expo Centre

Spinexpo Shanghai

03 Sep, 2019 — 05 Sep, 2019    Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center - No. 1099, Guozhan Road Pudong Shanghai China
Event details

|  www.spinexpo.com  |  Creative yarns, fibers, and knitwear  -  New technology and innovation  -  An extensive trend forum with hundreds of swatches. 

  • Date
    03 Sep, 2019 — 05 Sep, 2019
  • Location

    No. 1099, Guozhan Road Pudong Shanghai China

Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center
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