Apparel Buzz

Sri Lanka to achieve apparel export target of US$10bn by 2016

Sri Lanka is heading towards achieving the apparel export target of US$ 10 billion by 2016, set by President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen said.

 

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Sri Lanka 25 Program to gear the entrepreneurship in Sri Lanka | Powered by AllWorld and JAAF

Ensuring AllWorld Network program’s establishment in Sri Lanka, the country last March initiated the Sri Lanka Fast Growth 25 program which is to be known as “SriLanka 25”. Sri Lanka Fast Growth 25’ (SriLanka25) program is crafted to facilitate and support the entrepreneurship spirit of Sri Lanka under the partnership of AllWorld Network and the Joint Apparel Association Forum (JAAF).

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Sri Lanka Apparel Brands Association ( SLABA) launched their new website.

z bus800Sri Lanka Apparel Brands Association ( SLABA) who is also a member of Joint Apparel Association Forum (JAAF) have launched their new website on last Saturday (21st June 2014), which is Sri Lanka’s first ever Apparel brand portal as another step forward in the ladder of developing Sri Lankan apparel Industry under the distinguished patronage of Economic Affairs Development Minister Basil Rajapakse.

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Year-round bonanza for garment workers

19,000 employees get privileged benefits in Phase One of program

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Aviraté: Shaping a global journey

  • Expands intoCanadaandSouth East Asiathis year
  • Spring/summer collectionfor 2014 to be outon Friday
  • Corporate wear – the trend for autumn/winterthis year
  • Newtechnologyutilised tomake businessglobally relevant
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Sampath Bank joins JAAF in launching smart card

Ransalu Pranaama is a program aimed at recognising and rewarding all those in the apparel sector for their contribution and dedication towards the industry which is today a major contributor to the economy through exports of quality garments to the international markets.

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Brandix i3 supports global software coding initiative ‘Hour of Code’

Thirty Sri Lankan children joined thousands around the world last week to learn coding, in support of the global ‘Hour of Code’ initiative spearheaded by the American non-profit, Code.org.

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Brandix-MIT Global Startup Labs-SLASSCOM partner to drive start-ups

A noteworthy tripartite initiative to stimulate technology start-ups by Sri Lankan university students and recent graduates gets underway in January 2014 with corporate sponsorship and participatory inputs from Brandix.

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Brandix and Israel’s Tefron team up for joint venture in fabric industry

Sri Lanka’s leader in apparel manufacturing, Brandix, and Tefron, a seamless fabric manufacturer based in Israel, have teamed up to form a joint venture, according to Israeli business daily ‘Globes’.

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Brandix to Sponsor SLIIT RoboFest for Three Years

SLIIT, the premier degree awarding Institute in Sri Lanka, signed an agreement with Brandix Lanka Limited for the sponsorship of the RoboFest competition at the SLIIT campus in Malabe recently. Ishan Dantanarayana, Brandix Group Chief People Officer and Professor Lalith Gamage, President/CEO of SLIIT exchanged the agreement on behalf of the two organizations. Chief Operating Officer - Strategy Division at Brandix Lanka, Surendra Karunakaran, Professor Ashok Peiris, Dean Engineering and Dr. Malitha Wijesundara, Dean Computing of SLIIT also participated in the ceremony.

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JAAF members commend Government’s “balanced and visionary approach on shipping economy”

Exporters who are members of the Joint Apparel Association Forum (JAAF) released the following statement on the terminal handing charge issue yesterday:

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2013: A year in review - Sourcing winners and losers

What a difference a year makes for garment-making countries. While some were crippled by ongoing unrest, deadly factory fires and natural disasters, others saw exports increase in a critically competitive environment.

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adidas regional bosses in town

The adidas Regional Managing Director Erick Haskell together with Regional Director Sales and Marketing Thushar Gokulnath flew into Colombo recently with a 15 member strong team to conduct their week-long corporate training program.

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CFW Supermodel Sri Lanka finalists suit up with Hameedia

Sri Lanka’s leading menswear specialist Hameedia continues to be at the forefront of supporting and developing the fashion industry as it partnered with Colombo Fashion Week (CFW) for the inaugural Supermodel Sri Lanka search.

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American women’s wear brand ‘Glo’ enters Sri Lankan market

Leading US women’s-wear brand Glo, is now being launched in the Sri Lankan retail market to offer shoppers the option of purchasing premium quality clothing, at an affordable price.

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2014 Budget-happy exporters say thank you to president

Several organisations representing exporters met President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Friday and expressed their gratitude for heeding their requests and accommodating several supportive measures in the 2014 Budget presented on 21 November.

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Brandix shines at 2013 Best Corporate Citizen Awards

Wins key environment-related accolades and adjudged among the best in Sri Lanka (strap)

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NCE, EASL and JAAF welcome market free initiatives to improve export competitiveness

The National Chamber of Exporters (NCE), Exporters Association of Sri Lanka (EASL), and the Joint Apparel Association Forum (JAAF) welcomed market free initiatives to improve export competitiveness in a statement released yesterday.

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Strong fundamentals in design education is key for a $ 5 billion apparel industry in SL

The following are excerpts of an interview with apparel industry veteran, MAS Intimates Managing Director Dian Gomes:

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