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The Fiber Price Sheet: August 26, 2014

The last Tuesday of every month, WWD publishes the current, month-ago and year-ago fiber prices.

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Supima Design Contest Grows

The seventh edition of the annual event has added two California schools to its roster.

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Unifi, Quiksilver Team Up for AG47 Launch

The company's newly designed Quiksilver AG47 New Wave Boardshorts are made with Unifi’s Repreve fibers.

Wal-Mart Updates Made in USA Progress

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s second U.S. manufacturing summit in Denver was filled with speeches from top company executives.

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Fabric Innovations Fueling Creativity in Men's Wear

Buoyed by fleets of more fashion-conscious customers, high-end men’s wear designers are turning to women’s wear for clues to elevate their collections.

Cotton Leads Amasses 200 Partners

Established by the U.S. and Australian cotton industries, the joint program advocates and demonstrates responsible growing practices for cotton.

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Better Cotton Growing Market Share and Awareness

Better Cotton is on target toward becoming a sustainable mainstream commodity.

Cotton Harvest in Australia Seen Declining 50% on Record Drought

Output may be between 2 million and 2.5 million bales in 2014-2015 from about 4 million bales this year, according to Cotton Australia.

Vietnam Tops June Apparel Imports

The overall trade deficit narrowed in June to $41.5 billion from $44.7 billion in May.

Low Prices, Erratic Monsoon Boost India's Cotton Imports

Shipments could be more than 25 percent above the official forecast for the season.

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Burlington Industries Launches Merino FX Performance Wool

It's a collection of seasonless performance merino fabrics designed for outdoor enthusiasts.

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