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Weekly News 31/20 (30/07/2020)

Pandemic hits Vietnam' garment-textile export turnover
Carter's sees a fall of 30% in Q2; net income too expectedly slumps
Only 4 countries see surge in apparel exports to USA during Jan.-May '20
Nepal RMG sector faces order cancellation worth Rs. 1.25 billion by global buyers
Nike announces job cuts and leadership changes to focus on its e-commerce business
As pandemic takes edge off, China's apparel import surges by 48.89% in June '20
China's apparel export grows 46% in June '20; indicates global market rebounding
Bangladeshi apparel makers book only 35% orders of its production capacity for July-Dec of 2020


Weekly News 30/20 (24/07/2020)

Japan apparel & textile export falls 26% in May' 20
US coalition calls fro strong rules for govt PPE Purchases
Sewing machine export of China drops 22.10% in Jan.-May '20
Cotton production to increase 11.30% in 2020/21, predicts USDA
Bangladesh to set apparel exports target at $33.78 billion for FY21
India is second top Chinese sewing machine importer in Jan.-May '20 period!
Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas rescheduled beyond 2020

Weekly News 29/20

Topshop to shut down its last store in Hong Kong
Fast Retailing foresees 50% slump in yearly profit
Total UK online fashion checkouts up 93% in June
COVID-19 hastens retail digital transformation: Global Data
Nike launches concept store Nike Rise in Guangzhou China
H&M Foundation supports women RMG workers in Bangladesh
USA declines by over 25% in textile and apparel import from EU-27
Messe Frankfurt completes 780 years of evolution; all set to restart business activities post-pandemic


Weekly News 28/20 (10/07/2020)

Gap closes stores in Hong Kong
Apparel export to USA declined amid COVID-19
Esprit to cut 1200 jobs, close 50 stores in Germany
Vietnam garment export drops 14.5% in five months
China to be largest importer of cotton lint in 2019-20
Here's a new initiative to improve textile waste water management!
50% jump in Mango's online turnover; 900,000 new digital customers
StopHateForProfit! Many apparel brands and retailers now away from advertising on Facebook
US apparel import from China surges in May '20 by 16.53% over April '20; total yearly import down by 60%

Weekly News 27/20 (02/07/2020)

H&M's half yearly results: sales down by 23%
Under Armour to end US $280 million deal with UCLA
Nike performs well in China as its Q4 sales fall by 38%
Indonesian PPE producers gear up for exporting coveralls
US fabric imports value down by 11.37% in Jan.- Apr. '20
67 mn clothes could be discarded by UK homes post lockdown
China sees steep climb in apparel and textile exports in May over April

Weekly News 26/20 (26/06/2020)
Mango invests in centralised automation centre
EVFTA expected to help Vietnam's economic recovery
Indonesia announces tax break for PPE manufacturers
UK retail sales volumes partly rebound in May, rise by 12%
NAFTA declines in its apparel export to USA in Jan - Apr '20
19.3 per cent of younger consumers bought more clothing during lockdown!
Forever 21 tries to re-enter UK and Europe with a new strategy: goes e-commerce only!

Weekly News 25/20 (19/06/2020)
Guess reports huge Q1 loss! CEO is still optimistic
Knitwear export performance indicates huge shrink
Zara owner to close 1,200 stores worldwide in 2 years
Industrial sewing machine export of Japan plunges in Q1 '20
PVH Corp.'s Q1 revenue down by 43%; 85% stores to reopen soon
Bangladesh, Vietnam see boost in brassieres export to USA in April '20
Lululemon sees 68% jump in online sales" not enough to offset Q1 slump

Weekly News 24/20 (12/06/2020)

Gap too registers losses in Q1!
Sateri commercialises its new sustainable fibre!
Adidas sales pick up faster than expected in China
US denim apparel imports decline 55.30% in April '20
Richpeace launches automatic face mask machine line
G-III records 36% fall in overall sales in Q1; to close nearly 200 stores
Vietnam grows (surprisingly) 34.5% in kidswear exports to USA in April '20
H&M wins copyright claim against Unicolors Inc. over similar geometric design patterns

Weekly News 23/20 (05/06/2020)

Global trade of cotton sewing thread to fall
Ralph Lauren sees a fall of 15% in Q4 revenues
Sri Lanka hopes to attract $1 bn worth PPE orders
Intertextile 2020 to offer bedding products for buyers
UK charity calls for avoiding fast fashion post lockdown
Asos Marketplace reports strong sales during lockdown
Japan's Descente to close 47 kids wear shops in S Korea
Alibaba planning to bring onboard 100,000 online influencers for global busines

Weekly News 22/20 (29/05/2020)

Adidas introduces reusable face covers
Li & Fung officially delisting from HKEX
Impose additional duty on garment import
India's yarn export to slide 35-40% this fiscal
Alibaba's online sales see a jump of 19% in Q4
Uniqlo will now make masks made of underwear fabric
After Columbia, Lululemon and TJX also reopen stores
H& M launching new men's collection with cooling fabric 'Coolmax'

Weekly News 21/20 (22/05/2020)

Columbia and Hudson's Bay too reopen stores
Mango may reopen 80% of stores by May end
California Textile adds reusable face mask to product line
ZnZ to introduce specially treated fabric to fight COVID-19
YKK expands product offerings to support COVID-19 relief
BGMEA recommends to close 46 factories for failure to pay wages
Thailand, Vietnam among biggest winners in brassieres export to USA in Q1 '20
Tapestry to slowly reopen its stores across North America and Europe by this weekend

Weekly News 20/20 (15/05/2020)

Bangladesh's apparel exports fall dramatically in April
Sri Lankan PM seeks US assistance for apparel sector
70% Indonesian clothing factories may face permanent closure
Mall owners collect only 15% rent in April; rents might fall further
H&M sales down by 57 per cent; Italy witnesses maximum impact
Mango to donate 1% of in-store sales revenue to WHO's solidarity fund
India’s RMG export to USA falls 6% in March ’20; kidswear, jackets show potential
As China tumbles 52% in March, Vietnam becomes top apparel exporter to USA

Impact of COVID-19 on Indian Apparel Industry
The Big Fall - Impact of COVID-19 on EU and US Apparel Market

Weekly News 19/20 (08/05/2020)

Nike online sales picked up
USA Apparel Import Continue to See Negative Trend
Global imports of synthetic fibre gloves expected to rise
Lockdown effect: Indian apparel industry to shrink by 35%
ILO calls for urgent policy measures to support businesses
American Apparel to shift production to PPE, masks, gowns
Fired and furloughed factory workers demand higher Government aid
Noida garment exporters left with no orders to service for next 2 years
BGMEA audit garment factories to guarantee health and safety practice


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