Majority of the exporters today are addressing the serious aspects of better communication and technology, multi-products and retaining workforce along with the core requirements of quality, delivery, price and compliance.Talking to a range of exporters, Apparel Online witnesses enormous changes in the working and approach to business by these companies to become ‘preferred’ suppliers. From transparency in working to target deliveries, the focus of these companies is on product development with updated technologies… Fabric processors in the Delhi-NCR are facing heat from the Government regulations on pollution control, as many of them have shifted their bases from Delhi and Noida further away to Greater Noida. Fearing the Supreme Court judgement which led to shutting down of many of the processing units in Tirupur a few years ago, and the rising costs of input materials like dyes and chemicals has made survival difficult for these companies. AO talks to some well-established processors in Noida and Greater Noida region who are majorly job workers, and sadly looking for other options to grow… Besides the above, our regular columns of Mind Tree, H2F, Fashion Trends, Industry Wire, Export Statistics, etc. make the issue worth reading.