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TFIA to run resource efficiency program

The Council of Textile and Fashion Industries of Australia (TFIA) has announced that it will run a program to build knowledge and skills in resource efficiency for the Textile, Clothing and Footwear (TCF) sector.

IBISWorld identifies fashion’s growth segments

Bridal stores, fast fashion and maternity wear are expected to outperform the wider retail industry over the next five years, according to business information analysts at IBISWorld.

Website tips at Online Retailer conference

Some 47 per cent of consumers expect a web page to load in two seconds or less and they expect to be able to access content on their mobile devices.

Quiksilver’s social strategy leads to 3.5 million FaceBook fans

When surfer Kelly Slater left the Quiksilver team on April Fool’s Day this year, the company decided against posting that information on social media.

Service to build customer base at The Iconic

New ways to attract customers online have become necessary because the current methods are unsustainable, according to The Iconic co-founder and managing director Adam Jacobs.

Fashion focus at Online Retailer Conference

A fashion industry consultant will speak about expanding internationally by thinking beyond channels at the Online Retailer Conference & eCommerce Expo in Sydney this week.

Australian Fashion Labels building export to China

Australian Fashion Labels plans to expand its presence in China by participating in The Hub trade show in Hong Kong next month.

Retail sales strengthening

A lift in retail sales is being observed across Australia but the results between states differ significantly, according to the latest Deloitte Access Economics Business Outlook.

Changes at SJ Lingerie after its sale

Sally Jones Lingerie has been rebranded SJ Lingerie after the firm was recently sold.

Bruck fallout continues

The details of the sale and liquidation of Bruck Textile Technologies is becoming clearer after liquidators reveal the full extent of the damage.

Strateas.Carlucci take Woolmark Prize

“Surreal” was how designer Mario-Luca Carlucci described winning the Australian final of the International Woolmark Prize.

ABMT Textiles to release new range at US show

ABMT Textiles is releasing its next generation of merino textiles at the Outdoor Retailer show in the US next month.

DJs takeover approved

The Federal Court has approved South African retail giant Woolworths’ $2.2 billion takeover of David Jones, but not before a dramatic last-minute intervention from the Australian and Securities and Investments Commission.

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