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Clothing & Textiles News

Growthpoint H1 results carried by V&A Waterfront, Aus properties

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     2nd March 2016 JSE-listed Growthpoint has, amid “hugely challenging economic and operating conditions”, recorded a dip in headline earnings a share to 59.72c for the six months ended December 31. This was 11.49c lower than the comparative period of 2014 and significantly lower than the 149.42c apiece reported... 

Lack of planning to address slow economic growth worrying – Seifsa

By: David Oliveira     25th February 2016 The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa) has welcomed government’s announced efforts to reduce its expenditure; however, the organisation remained concerned about the lack of concrete plans to address the country’s slow economic growth. Speaking a day after... 

Lack of planning to address slow economic growth worrying – Seifsa
Photo by Duane Daws
Seifsa chief economist Henk Langenhoven

Survey shows wearable technology buy-in 

By: Natasha Odendaal     9th February 2016 While market acceptance of wearable technology – clothing and accessories incorporating computer and advanced electronic technologies – is on the increase, regulation and policy frameworks surrounding the use of this fast-growing technology in the workplace need to be discussed. An online survey... 

Survey shows wearable technology buy-in
PwC actuarial, risk and quants division associate director Nanie Rothman discusses wearables in the workplace and the outcomes of a survey testing market acceptance. Date recorded: 09.02.2016. Camerawork and videoediting: Nicholas Boyd.

Clothing, textiles industry can be saved by consumption

By: Natasha Odendaal     4th December 2015 Despite arresting some of the decades-long gradual decline in the textiles and clothing sectors, it was time South Africa changed direction in its approach to saving this once-thriving industry. This was the view of University of the Witwatersrand Corporate Strategy and Industrial Development... 

Clothing, textiles industry can be saved by consumption
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