|ASW Marketplace is warming up as exhibitors on-board for the launch. With business being low in the last 6 months, the prospect of meeting new partners and exploring fresh business contacts in a virtual environment that inspires networking is a big draw.|
|With ASW Marketplace providing a platform to not only showcase products and production capabilities, but also network with buyers, suppliers, peers and competitors, the best of companies from South Asia are attracted to the possibilities.|
|The manufacturers that have on-boarded the Marketplace are all compliant and upfront companies that understand the importance of preparing today for growth tomorrow. The product categories are diverse and so are the buyer needs. Even the manufacturing destinations are varied, both from country perspective and hub location.|
|Three interesting Indian apparel manufacturing companies that have joined the ASW Marketplace platform are Bangalore-based Goldenseams, Laguna Clothing and Indian Designs. Joining them is Delhi-NCR located Kanika Exports. All these exporters have different strengths and capabilities.|
|Goldenseams’ handpicked dedicated team of professionals is geared to supply premium quality products including casualwear, activewear, leisurewear, sleepwear, innerwear and more. Quality control at the company is timely and progressive, and promises to deliver international standards, while keeping a sharp eye on social responsibility. The company produces 200,000 units per month, using 925 machines. Daily output is approximately 7,500 units. And approximately 2,000 skilled workers are involved in the production process.|
|A 50:50 joint venture company of Tessitura Monti, Italy and Aquarelle Clothing, Mauritius – Laguna Clothing manufactures shirts from India, Mauritius and Madagascar for some of the leading brands in the world. Customer focus, innovation, excellence and integrity are some of their core values to provide exceptional quality to the top retailers and brands the world over. Laguna Clothing also works as a responsible corporate, aiming to benefit the environment by continuously taking green initiatives.|
|Indian Designs understands the evolving needs of the fast-paced apparel industry. Boasting of 26 years of experience in the industry, it has evolved into a design-driven company that focuses on providing sustainable and creative solutions for retailers and brands across the globe. The variety of products it will showcase at the Marketplace includes shirts, bottoms, tops & dresses, denims, outerwear and loungewear for men, women and kids.|
|The Delhi-based exporter of women apparel has a wide and varied product range that includes ladies’ daywear, eveningwear, beachwear, autumn/winter sleepwear, as also girls’ partywear, bridesmaid dresses and casualwear. Product Development is the USP with three Design Consultants – two British and one French who constantly innovate. The company also uses sustainable fabrics like Organic Cotton, OCS blends, BCI cotton, Eco Vera viscose and recycled polyester as per clients’ requirements.|
Apparel Sourcing Week (ASW) platform is aligned to the changing dynamics of the industry, moving in pace with evolving and shifting world trade of apparel sourcing while also acknowledging the changing needs and wants of the customer.
To facilitate the seamless process of sourcing for greater transparency and reach, the ASW platform offers the industry three independent verticals – Big Show, Marketplace, and V-Expo – to enhance business opportunities for all players in the fashion retail chain, in an environment of networking, knowledge, and inspiration. With the three verticals, the supplier has marketing opportunities all around the year like never before, while the buyer has multiple avenues to search his perfect sourcing partner from South Asia.
Apparel Resources is well known for its benchmark publications – Apparel Online, StitchWorld and Resource Guide published from India, Bangladesh & Vietnam. These publications have been around in the industry for over 35 years, supporting, guiding and standing by garment exporters and the retail industry globally, providing them a platform to source better.