Hellmann had its most successful year in the company’s 150-year history. © Hellmann Worldwide Logistics

Despite challenging market conditions, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics closes 2021 as the most successful financial year in its 150-year history. By  Sibylle Michel

The IPCC report measures manufacturing costs broken down into various cost elements at each stage of the textile value chain. © ITMF

27/06/2022 – IPCC report

IPCC report

Tracing production costs in the primary textile industry

The new edition of the International Production Cost Comparison (IPCC) from ITMF has been published. The report measures the manufacturing costs of different ... By  Editorial staff

The war has also impacted Russia’s domestic textile and apparel market, as many U.S. and Western brand names have decided to suspend operations in the Russian market. © Feydzhet Shabanov/

07/06/2022 – U.S. textile and apparel sector

U.S. textile and apparel sector

Russia-Ukraine war creates uncertainties

The ongoing Russia-Ukraine war has impacted a number of industries in the U.S., including the textile and apparel sector which faces uncertainties. By  Manik Mehta, New York

Global Business Sentiment, Q1 ‘21 – Q1 ‘22 © GlobalData

02/05/2022 – Economy


Business sentiment remained flat in Q1 2022

Business sentiment plateaued in Q1 2022 compared to the previous quarter, while gaining 6% compared to Q1 2021. By  Editorial staff

The Russia-Ukraine conflict will have a multifold impact on the global business environment. © Negro Elkha/

06/04/2022 – War in Ukraine

War in Ukraine

Impact on the apparel industry and economy

The economic impact of the Russia-Ukraine conflict is widespread across the globe and also affetcs the textile industry. By  Editorial staff

Many companies are considering shutting down production because of extremely high energy costs. © teerapon/

10/03/2022 – Energy crisis

Energy crisis

Euratex asks the EU to control the rise of prices

Notwithstanding the industry support to the sanctions in place against Russia, Euratex highlights that companies are at risk of stopping their production ... By  Editorial staff

The fact that a rising number of companies find themselves in a satisfactory business situation is an indication for a strong and broad recovery. © Jacob Lund Photography/

23/02/2022 – 12th ITMF Corona-Survey

12th ITMF Corona-Survey

Business situation and expectation remain favourable

In the 2nd half of January 2022, the ITMF conducted the 12th ITMF Corona-Survey among more than 270 companies around the world in all segments along the ... By  Editorial staff