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Technical Textile Trends: Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show'18 - Sustainability and the Snow Sports Market

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In today's high-performance fabric market, Cooling Technology has become an important science. In response to consumer demands in the outdoor and activewear markets, fabrics that involve cooling technologies have become increasingly popular. Manufacturers involved in the development of fabrics and apparel for these markets have also increased their R&D target towards new cooling technologies.

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Touring Flowbuilt, the First Custom Shoe Factory It’s part of a bigger push toward individualization, in footwear and beyond, enabled by technology and spurred by consumer preference and retailers’ efforts to respond to the shift to online shopping. Read more…

GlideWear solutions for children GlideWear clothing line features patented technology that is low friction and protects areas of the body that are especially at risk, including elbows and knees. Read more…

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