The fashion industry generates global sales of over $1.4 trillion dollars, while the décor marketplace is valued at $664 billion. The textiles industry is a vast ecosystem and an exciting, vibrant, fast-paced sector of commerce, full of promising opportunities for manufacturers.

It’s also a growing marketplace, and one that’s predicted to flourish as global affluence increases alongside the world population, which will rise to 9.7 billion by 2050.

However, textiles are also the second largest polluter of our planet—and that must change. Consumers are becoming increasingly aware of sustainability issues, and many actively seek to make conscious choices in their daily purchases. This is soon to be accelerated by a generational swing towards a more eco-conscious lifestyle, as a recent survey estimates that 62 percent of Gen Z consumers prefer to buy sustainable products.  Read More