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Sustainability: The business opportunity with organic certification

Climate change and consumers are putting pressure on the textile industry to follow more sustainable practises – and fast. But there are simple solutions and commercial opportunities for printers to get on board with sustainability through organic textile certification. Here Sarah Jupp, business development manager at Soil Association Certification, explains …

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Cutting down on cost

The benefits of wearing a school uniform are clear. It instils a sense pride in a school, improves behaviour, and much more besides. Despite all of this, the continued importance and cost of school uniform is a topic that is regularly debated in the wider media. According to a report …

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Design trends for 2020

The team at Designhill, a custom graphic design crowdsourcing marketplace, have pulled together what they believe will be the leading T shirt design trends in 2020. T shirts have proved their worth when it comes to marketing a campaign or a business. With a perfect T shirt design you can …

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Activewear trends in 2020

Global fashion search platform Lyst has outlined the top activewear trends for 2020. Here we take a look at these trends. There are several key trends that Lyst has highlighted as being big in 2020. This is the result of comparing more than 104 million shoppers across 12,000 fashion brands. …

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It’s time to layer up

Just Polos by AWDis’ product manager, Sharon Crossan, discusses every element of the polo shirt, and provides a guide to layering this classic garment from season to season. The polo shirt is a timeless, adaptable garment for every wardrobe.  This unique shirt presents endless style possibilities combinations to take advantage …

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A classic garment

The worldwide market for polo shirts is expected to grow roughly 2.5% over the next five years to $5710 million in 2024. Here Gemma Puffer, marketing director at GFORCE Sportswear, gives her view on this printwear favourite. The polo shirt is such a classic garment. It’s multi-purpose, versatile and smart …

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Behind the scenes with Disley

We go behind the scenes of Disley’s recent photo shoot with Lucy Woodward, marketing and development manager. Here she spills all about the new direction and look of Disley in 2020. Our main aim with the 2020 Look Book was to take the brand redevelopment and restructure work started in …

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Choosing the right textile ink for the right application

Chris Bailey, managing director of QPS, distributor of DuPont Artistri inks, discusses which inks are ideal to use for which application. QPS always responds to market demand. In April 2019, following numerous requests for textile inks – other than dye sublimation – for more specific applications, we expanded our product …

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