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Cambodia Factory Floor Collapses, Injures Seven

Garment workers were injured when the floor of a factory producing clothing for Swedish retailer H&M partially collapsed.

Unifi Launches Sorbtek Staple

The fiber provides permanent moisture management through a proprietary “Catch, Move, Release” technology.

Nilit Signs Deal for Invista Site in Brazil

The manufacturer intends to continue the site’s operations.

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Bangladesh Factories Seek Remediation Funds

Garment factory owners are considering the costs of improvements once again, and their ability to finance them.

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FIT's Natural Dye Garden Set for Next Step

The student-led sustainability project is going forward with laboratory testing and exploration of product development and marketing opportunities.

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New Sourcing Model Seen at L.A. Textile Show

The show got a boost from emerging designers and independent brands.

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Resilience Exhibited at Paris Fabric Fairs

Textile companies have responded to price and market-share pressures with greater innovation.

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U.S. Textile Firms Back in the Game

The industry has gone from near extinction to a viable alternative to foreign sourcing.

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Interfiliere NY Stretches Boundaries

30 exhibitors showed fall 2015 fabrics aimed at the innerwear, swimwear and activewear markets at the first edition of Interfilière New York.

U.S and Brazil Deal Ends Cotton Dispute

The countries have reached an agreement to end a decade-old cotton-subsidy dispute that had placed U.S. apparel and textile exports in the crosshairs.

The Fiber Price Sheet: September 30, 2014

The last Tuesday of every month, WWD publishes the current, month-ago and year-ago fiber prices.

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