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01/02/2022 – New year, new offers

New year, new offers

textile network 2022

From now on, textile network will be published with four issues per year and a broader offering in print and digital. By  Sibylle Michel

Regular updates on the ITMF Annual Conference 2022 can be found at the website. © ITMF

31/01/2022 – Corona pandemic

Corona pandemic

ITMF Conference 2022 postponed

The ITMF Annual Conference 2022 has been postponed to September 18-20, 2022. The deadline for applications for the ITMF Awards 2022 was therefore extended. By  Editorial staff

ITC collaborates with IAF to boost exports of garment manufacturers. © Lnunes/

27/01/2022 – ITC Partnership with IAF

ITC Partnership with IAF

Boost exports of garment manufacturers

ITC and IAF signed a Memorandum of Understanding to support associations of garment manufacturers as well as garment apparel manufacturing companies in ... By  Editorial staff

Finished goods have been taking longer to reach their destinations as shortages of containers and outbreaks of Covid-19 have halted operations and caused delays at ports. © Travel mania/

27/01/2022 – Supply Chain

Supply Chain

Apparel supply chains under pressure

Global apparel supply chains are under pressure as prices of fibres and other textile materials rise, energy costs soar and costs of freight escalate. By  Editorial staff

The three fairs will continue to be held at the National Exhibition and Convention Center, Shanghai, alongside CHIC and PH Value. © Messe Frankfurt

19/01/2022 – Trade fairs

Trade fairs

New dates for Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics

The Spring Editions of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles and Yarn Expo will now take place from 14 – 16 April ... By  Editorial staff

EU-UK trade figures confirm: BREXIT has been a “lose-lose” deal for the textile industry. © brainwashed4you/

Latest trade data show a dramatic drop of imports and exports of textile goods between the EU and UK, with significant losses for companies on both sides. By  Editorial staff

Authentique will be launched in early 2022 and will become a marketplace for the resale of physical luxury products. © The Ordre Group

13/01/2022 – Marketplaces for the fashion metaverse

Marketplaces for the fashion metaverse

The Ordre Group cooperates with Blocktrust

Fashion technology company The Ordre Group had formed a long-term partnership with leading Non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace developer BlockTrust. By  Editorial staff