Cotton, Consumption, China and Commerce: Trends and Considerations
Apparel, Footwear & Supply Chain
First 15-20 minutes is for networking Light Breakfast included Hosted by the Apparel & Footwear Committee Recent years have seen cotton ride the price roller-coaster. Many factors such as supply, demand, trade policies and changing sourcing patterns have combined to make cotton as interesting as ever as a commodity. In addition, increasing awareness of and demand by consumers to know what's in the clothes they wear is being felt down to retail, thus brands and retailers are exploring ways to trace their supply chains.
- What's in store for sourcing?
- What are some consumer trends that will affect retail markets?
- How does China fit into the picture?
- Where is cotton in the mix?
Karin will discuss these and other issues affecting the global textile industry.
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