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Performance Apparel Markets: Business Update, 2019 - Part 2

  • ID: 4857850
  • Report
  • October 2019
  • Region: Global
  • 14 Pages
  • Textiles Intelligence Ltd.
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • AATCC
  • Arc'teryx
  • Indorama Ventures (IVL)
  • Lululemon Athletica
  • Myant
  • Saucony
  • MORE

This report provides information, analysis and valuable insight into developments relating to the performance apparel industry in the following categories: acquisitions, divestments and mergers; branding; business news; corporate strategy; investments; joint ventures, cooperation, licensing and distribution; patents; and standards. Brands, companies and other organisations featured in this report include: AATCC, Arc'teryx, Authentic Brands Group (ABG), Aquafil, Canadian Tire Corporation (CTC), Carhartt, The Decoat consortium, Indorama Ventures (IVL), Itochu, Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Lululemon Athletica, The Lycra Company, Merrell, Myant, O'Mara Incorporated (O'Mara), Polartec, Saucony, Volcom, Wolverine World Wide and Xtep.

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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • AATCC
  • Arc'teryx
  • Indorama Ventures (IVL)
  • Lululemon Athletica
  • Myant
  • Saucony
  • MORE

1. SUMMARY

2. ACQUISITIONS, DIVESTMENTS, AND MERGERS

  • Aquafil has acquired the USA-based fibre manufacturer O’Mara Incorporated (O’Mara)
  • Authentic Brands Group (ABG) has purchased the intellectual property of the Volcom brand

3. BRANDING

  • Indorama Ventures (IVL) has developed new branding for its polyester products derived from recycled post-consumer waste plastic bottles

4. BUSINESS NEWS

  • The Decoat consortium has been established to develop coated textiles and plastic materials which can be recycled at the ends of their useful lives

5. CORPORATE STRATEGY

  • Lululemon Athletica has announced a new strategy for growth which will focus on product innovation, omni guest experiences and market expansion
  • Technical outdoor apparel and accessories provider Arc’teryx has launched a service called
  • Rock Solid Used Gear through which it is reselling selected second-hand Arc’teryx products

INVESTMENTS

  • Itochu has made a strategic investment in The Lycra Company

JOINT VENTURES, COOPERATION, LICENSING AND DISTRIBUTION

  • Canadian Tire Corporation (CTC) and Myant have entered into a partnership to commercialise smart clothing products
  • Polartec and Kraig Biocraft Laboratories have announced plans to commercialise spider silk fabrics
  • Wolverine World Wide and Xtep have established a joint venture to expand the presence of the Merrell and Saucony brands in China, Hong Kong, and Macau

PATENTS

  • Carhartt has been granted a patent for its Full Swing technology for outerwear

STANDARDS

  • AATCC has published a new standard for evaluating the electrical resistance of e-textiles
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  • AATCC
  • Arc'teryx
  • Authentic Brands Group (ABG)
  • Aquafil
  • Canadian Tire Corporation (CTC)
  • Carhartt
  • The Decoat consortium
  • Indorama Ventures (IVL)
  • Itochu
  • Kraig Biocraft Laboratories
  • Lululemon Athletica
  • The Lycra Company
  • Merrell
  • Myant
  • O'Mara Incorporated (O'Mara)
  • Polartec
  • Saucony
  • Volcom
  • Wolverine World Wide
  • Xtep
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