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Walmart Adopts TOUGH COTTON™ Technology

February 20, 2018

TOUGH COTTON™ girls’ leggings are now available under Walmart’s Wonder Nation label. TOUGH COTTON™ technology makes these leggings stronger and last longer for whatever kids put them through. The girls’ leggings are available in several different colors and prints, both...

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Executive Cotton Update: February 2018

February 13, 2018

In its "advance", or first, estimate the Bureau of Economic Analysis suggested that the U.S. economy expanded at a 2.6% seasonally-adjusted annualized rate in the fourth quarter.

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Monthly Economic Letter: February 2018

February 9, 2018

Despite some significant upward movement, most cotton prices are either even or lower than one month ago. An exception is the CC Index, which rose in international terms due to a weaker USD relative to the RMB.

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Supply Chain Insights: When Does Sustainability Matter

February 1, 2018

Concern for sustainability influences over three-quarters of consumers when they shop for food and household appliances, and 61% say it influences their clothing purchases. Consumers connect the ideas of sustainability and naturalness, particularly when it comes to clothing, seeking items...

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Monthly Economic Letter: January 2018

January 26, 2018

All benchmark prices except the CC Index increased over the past month. Prices for the March NY futures contract surged in late December, rising from 75 cents/lb to just below 80 cents/lb.

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