Archive for the ‘Denim Reports’ Category

Madagascar Reinstated Into AGOA For Duty Free Imports Into US

July 1st, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Data & Figures

AGOA is a U.S. preferential trade program established in May 2000 that provides duty-free access to the $3 trillion U.S. market for thousands of products from eligible sub-Saharan African countries.   One goal of AGOA is to support sub-Saharan African economic development through trade and investment.  The program offers tangible incentives to sub-Saharan African countries for undertaking difficult political and economic reforms that promote long-term growth and ...Read More

Tags: Bangladesh–2nd Edition on 15th and 16th Oct

June 22nd, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Fairs/Exhibitions

The second edition of Bangladesh  Show shall be held in Dhaka on the 15th and 16th Oct’14 . The show  had a successful debut in  March this year, which was attended by over 1000 invited visitors from  over 300  brands , retailers  and buying houses  and 25 companies from   the denim supply chain around the world  participated in the event. Serving the denim industry since 2007, aims to bring together ...Read More


18% Fall in US Imports Of Denim Fabrics in 2014

June 12th, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Data & Figures

Reflecting a continuous slide in production of jeans in US, the denim fabric imports fell by about 18% in the first four months of 2014 (Jan-April) compared to similar period in 2013. The quantities of denim fabrics imported from around the world reduced from almost all major exporting countries including China, Mexico, Japan , Taiwan etc.  The quantity of about 9.7 million sq mtrs was imported in 2013 and this fell to about 8 million sq mtrs.  The table below shows the quantities ...Read More


PVH Annual Report 2013

May 13th, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Financial Results

PVH is one of the largest apparel companies worldwide. With an impressive collection of brands like CK, Tommy, Van Heusen etc. the company achieved a turnover of about $8.2 Billion in 2013. About 75% of of this turnover came from CK and Tommy(Growth brands) and balance came from the Heritage brands like Izod, Van Heusen etc. The company does not disclose their sales of jeanswear separately, but it does give an indication that jeanswear is not one of their strongest segment and they need to ...Read More

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Financial Results 2013 : Large denim retailers

May 6th, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Reports

How did some of the top retailers  selling denim perform in 2013 ? We have, in this report tried to bring out the financial results from some of the large retailers worldwide who are selling a good number of jeans. Of course this list does not include all of those whom we wanted to include, neither it shows the figures pertaining to only denim segment of these companies. The figures give consolidated view of the six companies – H &M, Gap, Levi’s , Fast Retailing , VF, Fast ...Read More

Denim By PV : May 2014

April 29th, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Fairs/Exhibitions

The first edition of Denim by PV at Barcelona shall take place on May 21 and 22.  This 13th edition indeed marks a turning point for Denim by Première Vision, which will be moving into Hall 8 of the Fira Barcelona as of its next edition, May 21stand 22nd, 2014. This is a 19,000-sqm space housed in an industrial-style building dating from the early 20th century, a space well in tune with the codes of the jeanswear community. About hundred companies from around the world are expected to ...Read More

Tags: Bangladesh I– A Successful Debut Edition

March 17th, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | 1 Comment | Filed in Denim Fairs/Exhibitions, News

The Bangladesh show  had a successful debut  with its first edition being appreciated by exhibitors and visitors alike. With 25  companies from 9 countries around the world as exhibitors, the show was an invite only show with visitors screened for their close association with buying activity in the denim supply chain. Over  1000 visitors from over 300 companies visited the show in the two days of 1st and 2nd March’14.    The ...Read More

Tags: Bangladesh Show | Countdown Begins

February 18th, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Fairs/Exhibitions

The Bangladesh Show , brought in association with Denim Expert Ltd, is all set to launch on 1st March’14 at Hotel Radisson, Dhaka. The show has received a great response for its debut edition and some of the best denim and related companies are a part of the show. The list of exhibitors at the show is given below . Company Country Products American And Efird. USA Industrial Sewing And Embroidery Threads Archroma (Bangladesh) ...Read More

Tags: Bangladesh Show–Get Denimified !!

January 24th, 2014 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Fairs/Exhibitions

Are you ready to be denimified ?? If not, be so ! Bangladesh – the first denim show in Bangladesh is on its way to open shortly at Dhaka on 1st March’14 and brings out the coolest in denim selection to this second largest denim hub  worldwide.  The show is not only the first to be held at Dhaka , but also the first one in this region to have to have a unique assortment of top  companies from around the world – including Italy, Brazil, Pakistan, India, ...Read More

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Denim by PV – SS’15 | Part III

December 30th, 2013 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Fairs/Exhibitions, Denim Trends

Further to our two previous posts on the SS’15 denim (part 1 and part 2) trends from  the Denim by PV , this is the third and the last one. As mentioned before, the interest in denim looked much higher at the show and also the visitations to the show were much higher than in May  . We all look forward to its first edition at Barcelona next year. Artistic Fabric Mills- Pakistan AFM focused on super soft and super stretch fabrics for women – creating these fabrics with multiple ...Read More

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