Archroma launches first dyes derived from recycled textiles

Archroma’s new range using FiberColors is registered under the Diresul trademark and features five introductory shades: Fiber-Teak (shades of brown), Fiber-Ochre (shades of olive green), Fiber-Maroon (shades of burgundy), Fiber-Slate… Read more

French cosmetics group Rocher adopts ‘benefit corporation’ status

Rocher announced its new status on Monday December 9 at the group’s long-established headquarters in La Gacilly, Brittany. Speaking to a select audience, CEO Bris Rocher, the grandson of the… Read more

Global organic personal care market to grow to $25.1 billion by 2025

 At this rate, the report predicts that the global market for organic personal care will expand to be worth $25.1 billion by 2025. The US is currently the biggest market for… Read more

H&M CEO fears impact of ‘eco-shaming’ on emerging economies

In an interview with Bloomberg, H&M CEO Karl-Johan Persson said protests and campaigns that encourage consumers to “stop doing things, stop consuming, stop flying” and more “may lead to a… Read more

India’s cotton area seen rising 15 pct to 3-yr high as prices rally

Higher output in India could kill a rally that pushed global cotton prices to their highest in three years this month.”This year farmers received higher prices, so they are going… Read more

Gucci opens applications for latest North America Gucci Changemakers program on Giving Tuesday

On Giving Tuesday, the label opened the fourth chapter of its Gucci Changemakers North America initiative titled ‘Designing a Future Untold’ for the prize awarded to organizations and individuals imagining… Read more

Final week push didn’t save fashion’s Christmas season says BDO tracker

Overall like-for-like high street sales dropped 2.3% last month – the fifth successive December to record negative sales growth. It’s yet another example of how the long-term trend is seeing… Read more

How did the Ukrainian fashion industry react to news of war-

The unthinkable happened within a matter of hours. Putin’s troops invaded the sovereign country on all four sides, took control of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant and started attacking Kyiv,… Read more

Japan, US mull UNSC sanctions on North Korean garments

This follows Pyongyang’s firing of a ballistic missile over northern Japan on August 29. The apparent size of the North Korean textiles business makes it a potential target for future… Read more

Ireland becomes 15th European country to ban fur farming

The practice is to be phased out in Ireland under a new bill that was approved by the Irish cabinet on Tuesday.Agriculture Minister Michael Creed said: “While the Department has… Read more