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Textile Insight is focused on textile and footwear design, innovation and its exciting product applications. Edited for apparel and footwear manufacturers, as well as retailers focused on the design and development of their private label collections.

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Future-Cast Report
Identifies mega-trends that are ushering in a new Outdoor. What you need to know about how the industry is evolving is right here.
Supply Chain:
What is an ethical supply chain? And what is it worth to a company, in terms of the bottom line?
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Detecting Performance
With an eye on innovation, our report uncovers the next generation of performance materials with special attention to smart and sustainable technologies.
Supply Chain:
Companies are re-thinking recycling with waste nowadays becoming a means of increasing corporations’ sustainability profile.
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Made in USA
Expansion plans and million dollar investments are in the news as American textile companies gain traction in the global landscape. Suppliers discuss ways the domestic textile industry is investing in its future.

Footwear:
Jennifer Ernst Beaudry reports on Horween, a tannery that brings old-fashioned expertise to producing top quality leathers in its hometown of Chicago.

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Perfecting Performance
This season ushers in a flurry of technical advances for products focused on enhancing user experience for active endeavors. Here’s a rundown of introductions.

Innovation:
Non-traditional resources, including electronics, social media and Apps, are pushing product development toward a new age of functional clothes and shoes.

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Trend Setters
This special section identifies talented individuals influencing textiles and market direction in apparel, footwear, gear and industry conferences.
Footwear:
Leather prices and component branding are hot topics in footwear this season. Also: How a leading boot maker succeeds with styles for warm-weather wear.
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Insight on Sustainability:
Over a dozen industry execs responded to our Eco Quiz, shining the light on how sustainability has become a strategic priority for all aspects of business.
Technology:
This Fall ushers in a slew of manufacturing, finishing, and color treatments focused on conserving water and chemical usage. We review the developments.
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Next Gen Performance:
The industry is entering an exciting phase of innovation with revved up R&D and accelerated development.
Technology:
Denim businesses are truly committed to making this blue commodity a lot greener, with new dyeing and finishing technologies helping to pave the way.

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Cover Story: A new age of manufacturing is taking shape with automation, innovation and a high-tech approach to production. This is not
your granddaddy’s factory work.
Footwear: The New England and Northwest
Materials Shows have evolved into must-see Spring events for footwear talent. We highlight the
key take aways.
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10 U.S. Hot Spots For Design
& Manufacturing. Emerging hubs
around the country that are making
an impact with thriving design centers and production facilities.

Footwear: Wool is fast becoming a material of
choice for Fall 2015 styles, which execs say is fueled
by continued consumer interest in the heritage/
Americana trend.
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Authenticity In a Q&A with leading
textile brands on the topic of
authenticity, execs explore how implementing and promoting
truthfulness is good for business.
Technology: An influx of innovation is changing
things up in the outerwear category as start-ups as
well as established brands usher in a new era of
performance product.
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Trendsetters 2014. An insider’s view
of the design process: Who are the innovators and what inspires their ideas.

Technology: We look at the latest in intelligent
/interactive fabrics.
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