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just-style.com | 21 Apr 2011

The progressive policies and investment incentives offered by the Ethiopian government are going some way to encourage global textile giants to relocate their businesses to the country. Some of the projects that have materialised involve Ayka, Saygin and Nepsa from Turkey, Spintex from India and a business agreement with two US firms, writes Professor Raosaheb Chavan.


just-style.com | 17 Jul 2006

“Do we in the West really need a GBP4 pair of jeans or a GBP1.50 T-shirt?” This was the question put to delegates at the 12th annual ASBCI industry conference, where speakers pointed out that the rise of the conscience consumer has seen purchasing decisions shift from ‘product quality’ to the perceived ‘honesty and integrity’ of a retailer and its range.


just-style.com | 17 Jul 2006

“Do we in the West really need a GBP4 pair of jeans or a GBP1.50 T-shirt?” This was the question put to delegates at the 12th annual ASBCI industry conference, where speakers pointed out that the rise of the conscience consumer has seen purchasing decisions shift from ‘product quality’ to the perceived ‘honesty and integrity’ of a retailer and its range.


just-style.com | 24 Apr 2006

The popularity of wool has declined in recent years as clothing manufacturers have switched to synthetic fibres. But new technology could be about to spark a revival reports David Robertson.

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Petah Marian | 9 Sep 2013

The Chinese economic landscape has lost some of its lustre in recent months, as consumer confidence wanes on worries about household finances, employment and prices. At the same time, the country's luxury consumers are becoming increasingly sophisticated - which means brands such as Gieves & Hawkes are having to justify their prices with a strong story about their provenance. Petah Marian reports.


just-style.com | 27 Sep 2007

This year not only marks 200 years of international trade for Australia's wool industry, but also signals change for Australian Wool Innovation (AWI), the body that supports the growers and promotes their products overseas. Joe Ayling interviews AWI chief executive Craig Welsh to find out more.

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Michelle Russell | 9 Jun 2017

The Australian Wool Innovation (AWE) is preparing to launch its digital wool exchange platform within 16 months, a move expected to benefit the industry to the tune of $38m.


Michelle Russell | 2 Mar 2017

The International Wool Textile Organisation (IWTO) has released a set of guidelines designed specifically for conducting life cycle assessments on wool products to help businesses better understand environmental impacts across the wool supply chain.


Leonie Barrie | 13 Oct 2016

Wool growers, processors, designers and retailers in the UK, Australia, South Africa and New Zealand are being urged to sign a new commitment to high environmental and animal welfare standards.


Michelle Russell | 2 Dec 2014

The Woolmark Company and China's Eve Group have signed a marketing collaboration agreement as the demand for Australian merino wool in China continues to increase.


Katie Smith | 14 Jul 2014

Retailers and consumers are being urged by animal rights activists to boycott wool products after an investigation is said to have exposed a series of violations in the industry.


Katie Smith | 14 Jul 2014

Retailers and consumers are being urged by animal rights activists to boycott wool products after an investigation is said to have exposed a series of violations in the industry.


Katie Smith | 6 Dec 2013

Australian Wool Innovation Ltd (AWI) has welcomed what it describes as a "resurgence of the wool industry in Russia", after several country representatives expressed a keen interest to source Australian wool again.


Katie Smith | 6 Dec 2013

Australian Wool Innovation Ltd (AWI) has welcomed what it describes as a "resurgence of the wool industry in Russia", after several country representatives expressed a keen interest to source Australian wool again.


Katie Smith | 12 Feb 2013

Woollen mills in the UK are expanding as a result of growing demand across Europe and Asia, according to The Woolmark Company.


Katie Smith | 12 Feb 2013

Woollen mills in the UK are expanding as a result of growing demand across Europe and Asia, according to The Woolmark Company.


Richard Woodard | 9 Aug 2012

The Wool Comfort Meter, a machine claimed to accurately predict the comfort levels of garments, is on the verge of becoming a commercial reality, according to developer the Co-operative Research Centre for Sheep Industry Innovation (Sheep CRC).


Richard Woodard | 9 Aug 2012

The Wool Comfort Meter, a machine claimed to accurately predict the comfort levels of garments, is on the verge of becoming a commercial reality, according to developer the Co-operative Research Centre for Sheep Industry Innovation (Sheep CRC).


Leonie Barrie | 17 Oct 2011

The Woolmark Company is to begin checking Woolmark-certified items made and sold in India as part of a new quality control programme launched in the country.


Leonie Barrie | 17 Oct 2011

The Woolmark Company is to begin checking Woolmark-certified items made and sold in India as part of a new quality control programme launched in the country.


Leonie Barrie | 17 Oct 2011

The Woolmark Company is to begin checking Woolmark-certified items made and sold in India as part of a new quality control programme launched in the country.


Leonie Barrie | 5 Oct 2011

Trade group Australian Wool Innovation hopes to grow Merino wool's share of the luxury market in China with a new campaign targeting the rapidly expanding women's wear segment.


Leonie Barrie | 5 Oct 2011

Trade group Australian Wool Innovation hopes to grow Merino wool's share of the luxury market in China with a new campaign targeting the rapidly expanding women's wear segment.


just-style.com | 4 Apr 2011

The Australian Wool Production Forecasting Committee has lifted its forecast for shorn wool production in 2010/11 to 340m kg, up from its forecast of 335m kg in December 2010.


just-style.com | 4 Apr 2011

The Australian Wool Production Forecasting Committee has lifted its forecast for shorn wool production in 2010/11 to 340m kg, up from its forecast of 335m kg in December 2010.


just-style.com | 8 Dec 2010

Trade group Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) has named Sam Guthrie as its new general manager of global business development, a new position where he will responsible for building strategic alliances with key accounts around the world and driving business development opportunities.


just-style.com | 8 Dec 2010

Trade group Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) has named Sam Guthrie as its new general manager of global business development, a new position where he will responsible for building strategic alliances with key accounts around the world and driving business development opportunities.


just-style.com | 28 Sep 2010

The Australian wool industry is stepping up efforts to grow its business in China, most recently hosting a visit from Chinese retailers, brands, designers as it prepares to launch the largest wool promotion ever undertaken in the country.


just-style.com | 7 Sep 2010

Australian Wool Innovation Limited (AWI) has authorised Intertek's Gurgaon textile and footwear lab to test apparel products under its "Woolmark" brand.


just-style.com | 7 Sep 2010

Australian Wool Innovation Limited (AWI) has authorised Intertek's Gurgaon textile and footwear lab to test apparel products under its "Woolmark" brand.

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