Having set high benchmark and getting huge acknowledgement, the ASW’s (Apparel Sourcing Week) second edition will now be held from 18th to 20th June 2020 (postponed due to the outbreak of Coronavirus) in Bengaluru (India) and is set to be much bigger than the previous one. The response to the event is so amazing that conference section is attracting some of the best names from sourcing and retail from India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Apparel Online India Feb. 2020 issue is dedicated to the event with special ASW coverages.
Indian textile and apparel industry, especially exports, is forcing companies to rework on their expansion plans. AOI identified around 75 companies from across India, which announced to expand in the last three years, and tried to figure out their status. Have they really invested, and how supportive has the Government been in this regard? These questions have become more relevant as the investment announced by these companies varied from Rs. 1 crore to Rs. 100 crore. Besides, over 70,000 job creations were promised by them. What is their present status, Team AO probes…?
Every stakeholder of the textile and apparel industry now truly accepts that sustainability is something one can’t afford to ignore. For conscious and ethical fashion, the magazine shares Gap Inc.’s just released (previous year’s) sustainable fashion report.