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Leather Suffers Despite Trend Towards Natural Fibers

Leather Suffers Despite Trend Towards Natural Fibers

In the apparel sector it’s all about natural fibers.  Seen as being better quality, more skin-friendly and part of the whole movement towards greener living, fabric and yarn is seeing a growing demand for natural-touch textiles, even when they are made from synthetic fibers. The demand for natural fibers has driven up both wool and cotton prices, which have been on an strong upward trend since last year. Cotton is now expected to reach 85 cents by July, up from the low 70 ce...
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Tamalet: Creative Designs, Built to Last

Quality is usually not the first characteristic that comes to mind when you think of the critical aspects of fashion jewelry.  This is a category where appearance, followed by price, seem to the key sales drivers.  If it is looks trendy and it the price is right, it will sell.Not true, said David Benayoun, executive vice president, who runs the US business for Tamalet,  a French designer and manufacturer of fashion jewelry.  The company works with high-end to mass-market bran...
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Fashion Access: Finding New Growth Points in a Changing Market

Fashion Access: Finding New Growth Points in a Changing Market

Despite the talk about shrinking markets, suppliers weren’t seeing a significant decrease in orders. On the other hand, they weren’t seeing many new customers either.  What concerns them most today is how to find new growth points for the future.At Fashion Access Hong Kong (March 29-31, 2017), one of world’s biggest trade fairs for bags, footwear, leather goods, and fashion, suppliers confirmed that the market is stable and many said that they managed to maintain their cus...
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