Sciessent Textile Blog

The Importance of How Apparel Retailers Market to their Customers

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Good marketing puts your apparel retail business on the map. Without it, your business is dead in the water. 

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Topics: Apparel, marketing, retail

Consumers Eye Sustainable Apparel From Brands

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It’s no secret, we are in the middle of a fashion revolution and with the help of organizations like the Textile Exchange and the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, that movement is going stronger and stronger by the moment.  It just might need a little help knowing what to do with that newfound ...

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Topics: Apparel, Textile finish, ECO PASSPORT, Sustainability

LAVA XL™ Becomes First ECO PASSPORT  by OEKO-TEX® Certified Product in U.S.

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Sciessent today announced that Lava XL, a next generation odor control technology, has been awarded the ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® certification. OEKO-TEX® sets standards and evaluates products for potentially harmful substances.

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Topics: Apparel, odor adsorber, Textile finish, ECO PASSPORT, Sustainability

Will Sustainability Influence Sales At The Consumer Level?

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Just a few years ago, retailers Patagonia and Walmart teamed up with 20 other large clothing companies to create a sustainability index call The Higg Index.

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Topics: Apparel, trends, DWR, Textile finish, Sustainability

The ONE Word That Will Make All the Difference in Your Advertising Campaigns

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Topics: Apparel, trends, Fluorine free, DWR, Textile finish

What The Trans-Pacific Partnership Means for Your Brand

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 Have you heard of a little thing called the TPP? If you are in the outerwear space and this term is new to you, I encourage you to Google it now.

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Topics: Apparel, trends, DWR, Textile finish, TPP

The Digital Age of Outerwear: Staying Ahead of the Game

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Let’s face it. 

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Topics: Apparel, Fluorine free, DWR, Textile finish

Is A Wear Trial A Reliable Odor Test?

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As odor control becomes a more popular finish on various types of apparel, brands are continuously looking for the best ways to test the performance of these finishes. One popular way to test odor control in apparel is an internal wear test, but is this really an effective way to test odor control ...

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Topics: Apparel, Textile finish, odor control, odor test methods

Evaluating and Choosing Odor Control for Apparel

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As odor control in textiles and apparel continues to gain steam, more and more brands are looking to understand how to best evaluate and choose the right technology. With a few different options on the market, there are a few steps that we suggest taking before looking at different technologies.

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Topics: odor adsorber, odor control, odor test methods

Sciessent Launches Fluorocarbon-Free CURB Durable Water Repellent

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  Sciessent, the leading provider of antimicrobial and odor adsorption solutions for the textile and apparel industries, is proud to announce the release of CURB™ a new, fluorocarbon-free durable water repellent (DWR) fabric finish.

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Topics: Fluorine free, DWR, Textile finish