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Knitting Trade Journal e-bulletin 15.04.16 Print
Friday, 15 April 2016


L Brands swings the axe at Victoria's Secret

L Brands has announced a major restructuring of its Victoria's Secret brand which will see more than 200 jobs go along with the label's swimwear business and its iconic catalogue.

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Corgi Hosiery looks to US for further growth

Corgi Hosiery was one of a select group of Welsh companies taking part in a Welsh Government led trade mission to New York recently.

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Nike confirms Planet Textiles involvement

With one month to go, over 25 speakers have now been confirmed forPlanet Textiles 2016 including new names such as former White House advisor Cyrus Wadia, who is Nike's new Vice President of Sustainable Business & Innovation.

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Expansion plans for US knitter

US-based circular knitter Beverly Knits is to spend more than US$7 million on the construction of a new manufacturing plant, a move that will see the company increase its production capacity by 25 per cent.

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Hanesbrands strikes deal for sportswear brand

HanesBrands, the innerwear and activewear apparel giant is to acquire Champion Europe, which owns the trademark for the Champion brand in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

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China's hosiery mills urged to upgrade

Chinese suppliers to the knitting and hosiery sector are hoping to take advantage of the growing urgency amongst local sock and hosiery manufacturers to adopt the industry's growing trend of automation.

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NEW ISSUE: The March-April printed edition of Knitting Trade Journal, the leading technical magazine for the global knitting sector, is now available.

This issue includes a round up of the latest flat knitting technology from the industry's leading suppliers, including new machines, as well as interviews, market trends and analysis.

There are also reports from some of the latest trade shows from our correspondents at key exhibitions, as well as a look at some of the latest innovations from the warp knitting sector.

The March-April issue of Knitting Trade Journal also features all the latest, and original, industry news, insight and new patent developments.


The 2016 media kit for Knitting Trade Journal is now available. Email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  for more information.