Performance Apparel Industry: 2013 Business Update, Innovations and Product Developments Analysis in New Reports at MarketReportsOnline.com

Performance Apparel Markets: Product Developments and Innovations 3rd Quarter 2013 and Performance Apparel Markets: Business Update 3rd Quarter 2013 are the new research reports with MarketReportsOnline.com.

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Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) December 17, 2013

Performance Apparel Markets: Product Developments and Innovations 3rd Quarter 2013 report provides information on the latest developments in: fabrics for protective apparel; fabric treatments; fibres and yarns for performance apparel; new materials for sports equipment; performance apparel for water sports; smart clothing; and sportswear. The report also includes news from the following innovative companies and other organizations: HeiQ, Hexoskin, Huntsman Textile Effects, Nike, NSP, Oceans Institute at the University of Western Australia, Shark Attack Mitigation Systems (SAMS), Tanatex, Teijin Frontier and TenCate Protective Fabrics.

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Table of Contents
Summary
Fabrics for Protective Apparel
TenCate Protective Fabrics has developed two new types of fabric for use in the manufacture of firefighters’ turnout gear
Fabric Treatments
HeiQ has developed a new fabric treatment called Glider
Huntsman Textile Effects has developed a new fabric treatment called EverGlide
Tanatex has developed two new water repellent fabric treatments which are free from fluorocarbons
Fibres and Yarns for Performance Apparel
Teijin Frontier has developed a high performance stretch yarn called Solotex OO
NSP has developed a new range of surfboards and paddleboards made from coconut husk fibres
Performance Apparel for Water Sports
Shark Attack Mitigation Systems (SAMS) and scientists from the Oceans Institute at the University of Western Australia have jointly developed two new wetsuits which help to prevent shark attacks
Smart Clothing
Hexoskin has developed a new T-shirt fitted with sensors which can analyse movements, breathing patterns and heart rate activity
Sportswear
Nike has developed a new range of women's sportswear called Nike Pro Elite
Nike has developed a new waterproof sports jacket for golfers
List of Figures

Performance Apparel Markets: Business Update, 3rd Quarter 2013 (http://www.marketreportsonline.com/300882.html .) report provides information, analysis and valuable insight on developments relating to the performance apparel industry in the following categories: acquisitions, divestments and mergers; company strategy; corporate social responsibility (CSR); financial results; investments; joint ventures, cooperation, licensing and distribution; new brands; and new stores. Companies, other organisations and brands examined in this report include Adidas, Ark, Authentic Brands Group, Burlington Industries, Chogori India Retail, Columbia Sportswear, Future Lifestyle Fashions, Heightsport, Iconix India, Jack Wolfskin, JD Sports Fashion, LF Asia, LF USA, Lids Sports Group, Macy's, Matalan, Nike, Outdoor Industries Association Social Responsibility Working Group (OIA SRWG), Palmetto Synthetics, Patagonia, Perry Ellis International, Puma, Quiksilver, Sporting Pro, Sports Direct, Spyder Active Sports, Teijin Aramid, Tesco, Toren, Umbro, Under Armour, Unifi, US Air Force and VF Corporation.

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Table of contents
Summary
Acquisitions, Divestments and Mergers
Authentic Brands Group has acquired Spyder Active Sports
JD Sports Fashion has acquired the fashion apparel retailer Ark
Company Strategy
Macy’s will expand its offering of sportswear and activewear in a bid to attract a greater number of millennial consumers
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Patagonia has officially launched a new garment recycling scheme in four of its stores in the USA following a successful pilot period
The Outdoor Industries Association Social Responsibility Working Group (OIA SRWG) has launched a new online guidebook to help outdoor apparel companies to comply with corporate social responsibility (CSR) guidelines
Financial Results
Adidas
Second quarter 2013
First half 2013
Columbia Sportswear
Second quarter 2013
First half 2013
Nike
Perry Ellis International
Outlook
Puma
Second quarter 2013
First half 2013
Quiksilver
Under armour
Unifi
Fourth quarter 2012/13
2012/13
VF Corporation
Investments
Teijin Aramid will invest ¥4.5 bn in developing a new meta-aramid fibre and building a new manufacturing facility in Thailand
Joint Ventures, Cooperation, Licensing and Distribution
Burlington Industries has won a contract from the US Air Force relating to the supply of microdenier polyester fabric
Columbia Sportswear has entered into a distribution agreement with Chogori India Retail
Iconix India has entered into a licensing agreement with Future Lifestyle Fashions relating to the distribution of the Umbro brand in India
Macy’s has entered into a licensing agreement with Lids Sports Group relating to the opening of new sportswear concessions inside Macy’s stores
Unifi has entered into a manufacturing and distribution agreement with Palmetto Synthetics
New Brands
A new brand of performance apparel called Toren will be launched in spring 2014
New Stores
Jack Wolfskin has opened its first store in South America
Matalan has opened a new chain of sportswear and sports equipment stores in the UK called Sporting Pro
Sports Direct is in discussions with Tesco relating to the opening of Sports Direct stores inside Tesco hypermarkets
List of Tables

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