Price increases in fibers could hit '95 apparel

McNamara, Michael
April 1994
WWD: Women's Wear Daily;4/19/1994, Vol. 167 Issue 75, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the increase of the prices of cotton, wool, linen and silk. Effect on the textile and apparel industries for spring-summer 1995; Alternatives to such materials as a result of price increases; Percentage of increase in prices; Decrease in world cotton production; Evaluation of linen executives on the reason for the increase in prices; Increase in competition from textile manufacturers as a result.


Related Articles

  • Market weakness persists. Reichard, Robert // Textile World;Dec98, Vol. 148 Issue 12, p19 

    Cites textile mill product prices in the United States in October 1998. Causes of market weakness; Year-to-year declines in most types of greige goods.

  • The Industry Is Alive and Well. Reichard, Robert // Textile World;Jan2000, Vol. 150 Issue 1, p13 

    Presents a forecast for the textile industry in the United States in 2000 and the 21st century. Projections for mill activity; Forecasts for prices and profits; Projections for production and shipments.

  • A look at current fabric markets. Reichard, Robert // Textile World;Nov98, Vol. 148 Issue 11, p19 

    Reports on the price movements of fabrics in the United States during the last months of 1998. Decline in the price of printcloths; Rise in the prices of corduroy and lightweight twills.

  • Not much price relief either. Reichard, Robert // Textile World;Oct98, Vol. 148 Issue 10, p15 

    Cites the pricing problems affecting United States textile producers in August 1998. Tendency of quotes to run below levels prevailing a few months earlier; Heavy twill buying at low prices.

  • Textile mill products price index (1982=100). Reichard, Robert // Textile World;Oct98, Vol. 148 Issue 10, p15 

    Presents a graph reflecting the price movement of textile fabrics from 1996 to 1998.

  • Tough task: Passing on costs. McNamara, Michael // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;4/25/1995, Vol. 169 Issue 79, p8 

    Reports on the inability of textile mills and converters in the United States to increase fabric prices. Opposition of apparel makers and retailers to increases in the price of fabric; Problems faced by the textile industry in coping with increases in raw materials costs; Earlier announcement...

  • Producer prices cause mixed conclusions by observers.  // Textile World;Mar94, Vol. 144 Issue 3, p16 

    Reports on the textile industry in the United States. Increase in wholesale prices of textile products; Drop in retail sales.

  • Fabric pass-through are hard to come by.  // Textile World;Jul95, Vol. 145 Issue 7, p178 

    Reports on the difficulty encountered by fabric makers passing through fiber cost increases. Smaller value of fiber quotes vis-a-vis manmade and cotton fiber prices; Grey goods average; Factors that are holding back price hikes of other fabrics.

  • Mill prices are firming. Reichard, Robert // Textile World;Oct96, Vol. 146 Issue 10, p19 

    Reports that mill prices in the American textile industry are firming up due to improving demand. Biggest increase in the textile-filling area; Project supply-demand-cost equations for 1997.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics