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Once more Biella has reaffirmed itself as the capital of wool: indeed, the annual IWTO – International Wool Textile Organisation Round Table was held there, in the last days of November. Since its birth, the IWTO Wool Round Table has the task of outlining important theme linked to wool industry: during the edition of 2016, educations and wool industry’s vision for the future were the isuues on discussion.
The path of foreign markets continues to be crucial for Italian companies. Even in a complex year as 2016 had been exports have recorded an increase and confirmed as one of the most dynamic element of Italian GDP. These are the results showed in the ITA Agency-Prometeia report ‘Foreign trade’s evolution for area and sectors’, that has been launched in Milan to the presence of Ivan Scalfarotto, undersecretary of the Ministry for Economic Development and Michele Scannavini, president of ITA Agency.
Next week the product development proposals for the 47th edition of Filo will be presented in Biella, Milan and Prato. If they will develop along the theme ‘Forever Tourists’, it is clear that the 47th Filo edition could be considered as a journey through yarns’ excellence.
In a year marked by economic uncertainties and geopolitical crisis, luxury goods market is accounting for about € 1.081 billion, with a growth of 4% at constant exchange rates. Consumptions within the ‘personal luxury’ sector register a short decrease, even though they should raise again in 2017, accounting for +3% for apparel industry and +3% for accessories. Data come from Osservatorio Altagamma 2016, an annual report portraying the performance of the highest segment within the market.
The presentation of the 47th edition of Filo, which will be held on the 22nd and 23rd of February 2017 at Palazzo delle Stelline in Milan, will consists of three dates scheduled to meet textile-fashion professionals in three cities that are crucial for the textile industry: Biella, Milan and Prato.
Italian companies are open to the arrival of foreign capitals? The issue was discussed at the recent XV Forum organized by Comitato Leonardo – Italian quality committee. During the meeting, a research on the subject conducted by KPMG Advisory for Comitato Leonardo was presented.
Closed successfully the 46th edition of Filo, starts the work ahead of the new appointment with the show of yarns and fibers. The first step are the press conferences presenting the 47th edition of Filo, which will be held on December 12, 2016 in Biella; on December 13, 2016 in Milan; on December 15, 2016 in Prato. The 47th edition of Filo will open on 22 and 23 February 2017 at the Palazzo delle Stelline in Milan.
After the devil who wore Prada, here is the “Inferno” that protects himself from the elements with Peuterey. The Tuscan company, specializing in jackets and parkas, has indeed provided some scene outfits to actress Felicity Jones for "Inferno", the Ron Howard film based on the bestseller by Dan Brown. “Inferno”,…
Creativity and sustainability are nowadays recurring words in the apparel market, constantly recalled by the customers, together with other two words: service and quality. This is also the Cotonificio Ferrari’s philosophy, always recognized by its customers as a company leader in fancy yarn and melange yarns in the cotton sector.
How much Italian brands are worth? 1.521 billion dollars. And how much the fact of making a product in Italy and the fact that it can boast to be Made in Italy are worth? More than 200 billion dollars. These are the results of the annual National Brands Report by Brand Finance – a strategic consultant society on ‘nation brand’ and their values.
The 47th edition of Filo will be held on the 22nd and 23rd of February 2017. The yarns and fibres’ exhibition brings forward by one week its spring’s date.
The 46th edition of Filo, the International Yarns and Fibres’ Exhibition, has closed with very positive results. The number of visitors has increased, in particular concerning foreign buyers.
Paolo Monfermoso, general manager of Filo, has said: “The very positive outcome of the 46th edition of Filo stands out not just from our data, but also from our exhibitors’ reports about the number and attitude of the buyers they met during the exhibition”.
Commenting the 46th edition of Filo, the general manager Paolo Monfermoso referred to the general satisfaction expressed by exhibitors about the exhibition results. Here are the comments by some of the exhibitors, gathered at the end of the second day of exhibition.
The 46th edition of Filo was officially inaugurated trough the conference ‘Il Filo del Design’, organised by Filo in partnership with ITA-Agency and Sistema Moda Italia. The core of the debate was about strategies for companies’ development and internationalisation, starting from innovation and enhancement of Made in Italy, focusing also on the re-discover of the archives of textile companies. During his speech, Carlo Piacenza, president of Unione Industriale Biellese, stated “Textile industry is complicated, with a long production process, but its different sectors are demonstrating to be able to communicate and work as a team. On the other hand, the intact supply chain is a fundamental competitive advantage and allows the Italian textile-apparel industry to continue inventing and innovating”.