Applied DNA Introduces “GeoTyping” Beta Program Through February 2018 to Brands and Retailers Demanding Cotton Fiber Authenticity

STONY BROOK, N.Y. January 18, 2018 - Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: APDN; “Applied DNA”, “the Company”), today announced it will introduce a GeoTyping™ Beta Program, for the month of February, to brands and retailers interested in identifying country-of-origin in cases of cotton fiber substitution. Applied DNA is asking those interested to provide cotton samples [...]

French Documentary Team Exposes the Dirty Truth About Overseas Cotton

January 12, 2018 | Reposted from pimacott.com   A new documentary from the French television program Cash Investigates has put the spotlight on unethical cotton production practices around the globe. In a November episode titled “Cotton: The Other Side of Our T-Shirts,” investigative journalists from the award-winning news show went to extraordinary lengths – posing [...]

Four New Year’s Resolutions for a More Sustainable 2018

January 5, 2018 | Reposted from pimacott.com It’s that time of year again, when we pick our New Year’s Resolutions – and hope they stick. Why not make this the year that you commit to a goal that helps both yourself and the planet? Here at PimaCott we’re committed to sustainability, so we’ve rounded up [...]

New York Home Fashions Market Week

The Showroom in the Showrooms!  New York Home Fashions Market focuses on home textiles directed at volume retailers. Market Week takes place at home textile showrooms of HFPA member companies listed on our Market Map, as well as additional individual showrooms. There is no charge to visit showrooms, however we advise that [...]

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles

14 - 16 March 2018, Shanghai Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles is Asia's leading home textile event which is held at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai), Shanghai, China. It is a dynamic platform for industry professionals to source and to gain design inspirations through the conveniently structured product displays. [...]

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THE GLOBAL EVENT FOR FASHION PROFESSIONALS 13-15 February 2018 Parc des Expositions Paris Nord Villepinte

Textile and Apparel Newsletter: December 2017

Secrets of a Successful Pima Cotton Harvest

December 6, 2017 | Reposted from pimacott.com Now that the last of this year’s verified pure PimaCott Cotton has been picked, we caught up with Cannon Michael, a sixth-generation farmer and the president of Bowles Farming Company, to learn a bit more about the preparation, hard work, and the surprising amount of science involved in [...]

Sourcing Journal | DNA Tagging Now Gives Cred to Recycled PET Fiber Firms

sourcingjournalonline.com | November 14th 2017     Applied DNA Sciences wants to take what it has accomplished in the cotton supply chain and apply it to synthetics, particularly in the area of recycled PET fibers.

Textile and Apparel Newsletter: November 2017