Archive for the ‘Denim Reports’ Category

Selvedge Denim – Affordable Now ?

June 2nd, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Reports

Selvedge denim is considered the epitome of denim craft and loved by connoisseurs and longed to be understood by the novices. The vintage manufacturing process of making this fabric on old shuttle looms – which are not maufactured any more – by master craftsmen adds to the mystery and enigma of the fabric. Connoisseurs wear it raw for as long as possible without washing and let the jeans create the story of their life on it with individualized patina . In short its just pure ...Read More

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Skinny Jeans Going Out Of Style | Google Fashion Report

May 6th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Data & Figures, Denim Reports

Google is not only an ocean of knowledge but it is also the largest reservoir of information (database) on human wants and desires as it systematically maps the searches by keywords, location, time etc. So , if you were to know what the people of ,say, New York primarily look for or what kind of food they most desire, or the sport they are most interested in , Google can tell exactly . And this information would be time sensitive ie it would be easy to find how the preferences have been ...Read More

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H&M Sustainability Report 2014

April 12th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Reports

Recently H&M released its annual sustainability report for 2014. The document mentions in detail how the company is implementing more eco-friendly practices in its supply chain and stores to reduce the harm it causes the environment, as well as its efforts on a variety of social welfare issues such as gender equality and poverty alleviation. H&M manufactures at least 600 million items each year and operates more than 3,200 stores in 55 countries. If you include its subsidiary brands, ...Read More

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Denim Imports In Germany : 2010-2014

April 8th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Data & Figures, Subscriber Reports

Germany is the biggest market of jeans in Europe constituting about 30% of the total imports of jeans. It consumes a large quantity of value jeans and a decent quantity of premium jeans as well. The German economy is powered by exports. Its current-account balance (the difference between the money it receives from the outside world and what it spends abroad) is one of the world’s largest, at 7% of GDP. It is an open economy: its ratio of exports to GDP is double China’s. About 6% of ...Read More

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Vicunha SS16 Collection At Fashionim | 3rd Denimsandjeans Bangladesh Show

March 17th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Fairs/Exhibitions

  FASHIONIM – Fashion in Denim  – event was held at our 3rd Denimsandjeans Bangladesh show on 1st March at Dhaka. Three of our exhibitors displayed their SS’16 collections at the show. Vicunha Textil from Brazil  was one of the sponsors of the show and displayed their products during the catwalk which included their following product categories. The company gives the description of these products in their own words as below: Stretch & Comfort - Moove line: a ...Read More

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Arvind SS16 Collection At Fashionim | 3rd Denimsandjeans Bangladesh Show

March 16th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Fairs/Exhibitions, Events

  FASHIONIM – Fashion in Denim  – event was held at our 3rd Denimsandjeans Bangladesh show on 1st March at Dhaka. Three of our exhibitors displayed their SS’16 collections at the show. Arvind , India, was one of the sponsors of the show and displayed their products during the catwalk which included their product categories like  Summer Distressed , Hyper Stretch, Spice Denim, Jacquard Denims , Neo Bubble and Neo Cord denims.  . We give here images from their ...Read More

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Marks And Spencer Introducing Major Changes In Supply Chain

March 10th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Reports, General

Marks & Spencer has been going through a wide range of changes to adjust to changing demands of its, mainly middle aged, customers. After hiring new designers, overhauling its online offering and giving a facelift to stores, M&S is working hard  to push home its most ambitious project: overturning more than a century of retail history by taking full control of its supply chain. The company , founded in 1884, has always relied on third party suppliers to drive to create, ...Read More

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3rd Denimsandjeans Bangladesh Show Concludes Successfully

March 8th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Fairs/Exhibitions

The third edition of the Denimsandjeans Bangladesh show successfully concluded on 2nd March and brought out the various stakeholders of the denim supply chain together at this platform. 27 companies from countries around the world participated in the show and brought their latest SS’16 collections for the benefit of the visiting retailers, buying houses, factories, sourcing companies , brands and many more. Some of the visiting retailers and brands among over 400 companies that visited our ...Read More

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Levi`s Looks At Growth From Multiple Channels

February 15th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Brands - Int'l, Denim Data & Figures

Levi’s is the world’s oldest and largest denim brand. The family-owned blue jeans pioneer — founded in 1853 and adopted by everyone from miners, cowboys and railroad workers to greasers, rockers and hippies — has long been linked to a potent blend of democratic, rebel-infused Americana. Bruce Springsteen wore a pair of classic Levi’s 501s on the cover of his album “Born in the USA.” Levi’s is the world’s oldest and largest denim brand. But despite its powerful story, ...Read More

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Denim Fabric Imports Into US Fall 20% In 2014

February 6th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Data & Figures

It is no secret that the imports of denim fabrics into US has been constantly falling over the last 2 decades. There was a fillip to imports when the premium denim boom came up in mid 2000s . But that also peaked out in 2005-07 period. Now there is hardly any strong reason for the imports to pick up for US , unless the production of local denim fabrics falls further. Details 2013 (Jan-Nov) 2014 (Jan-Nov) Difference % Quantities (million sq mtrs) 26.4 21.03 -20.4% Av. ...Read More

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