Is the Apparel Industry Primed for a Return to the US?
VF Corporation and North Carolina State University are collaborating for student development at NC State and advancing apparel and textiles innovation within VF. The College of Textiles and VF have a long-standing relationship, which is strengthened by NC State’s Poole College of Management with expertise in business analytics and supply chain management.
VF Corporation, NC State University collaborating
Global clothing giant VF Corporation is exploring rental and service-based business models to promote the circular economy to its consumers, as the company pushes ahead with a new corporate strategy that commits to science-based targets and 100% renewable electricity.
VF Corporation exploring servitisation to champion circular economy
A class taught by a University of Rhode Island professor of biomedical engineering has inspired students to design new so-called wearable technologies that can help jaundiced babies and people living with diabetes, the university reports.
Clothing you can feel good about at URI: Student-designed garments offer biomedical benefits
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