Apparel and Textiles: Resources

Apparel Search

Apparel Search provides readers of the international fashion community with educational information regarding the apparel and textile market. These informational resources pertain to clothing factories, wholesalers, and retailers. The site also maintains directories about available jobs in the industry, as well as current news.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 19, 2016

China Textile Industrial Corporation for Foreign Economic and Technical Cooperation

The China Textile Industrial Corporation for Foreign Economic and Technical Cooperation is an enterprise involved in running foreign aid textile engineering projects. The site includes information on textile machinery and engineering, upcoming events, as well as the program's marketing network and current projects.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 26, 2016

Tags: Country Specific , China

Director-E

Director-E specializes in corporate clothing and provides updated news and features to keep suppliers informed of events happening all over the world. The internet-based service also allows customers to go directly to the suppliers and distributors that they need to keep their businesses thriving.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 19, 2016

Export.gov: Textiles, Apparel & Sporting Goods

Export.gov offers a wide range of current industry information and trade leads to help exporters of U.S. goods and services get the information they need to compete successfully in overseas markets. This site includes information on the textiles, apparel, and sporting goods industry, including trade events, market research, trade agreements, statistics and data, and publications.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 20, 2016

Innovation in Textiles

Innovation in Textiles is a free news and technical resource for the global technical textiles industry. In addition to news, the site provides industry reports, market information, trade leads and information on new patents.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 19, 2016

Just-style

Just-style is a resource that contains analysis and opinions on current events and trends in the apparel and textiles industry. Just-style includes news, company information, regions, and sectors. Much of the information requires a fee-based registration, but the entire site can be previewed for free.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 19, 2016

Knitting Industry

Knitting Industry is a free news and technical resource for the global knitting industry. In addition to news, the site provides information on technology, markets, and current trends. It also serves as a marketplace for used machinery.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 19, 2016

SAP: International Database Corporation Interactive Industry Report

The International Data Corporation Interactive Industry Report, provided by SAP, is an insightful resource for businesses to benchmark their performance against industry peers. The website offers a questionnaire that allows the user to see where a company ranks relative to its industry (leading, trailing, or industry norm) by answering question in different sections: business overview, resource management, portfolio management, and employee management.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 26, 2016

Tags: Chemicals , Mining, Minerals, Metals , Consumer Products , Transport Manufacturing , Financial Services , Business Services , Retail , Public Services , Aerospace and Defense

Textile Web

Textile Web contains a directory for global textile industry news and textile companies. It also contains textile product descriptions.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 19, 2016

Textile World

Textile World includes industry news, a business section, new products, a buyer's guide, events calendar, and a number of other sections specific to the textile industry.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 19, 2016

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