The Rise in Cotton Prices


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In this episode of Euromonitor International’s Globalcast, Head of Global Apparel Research, Magdalena Kondej discusses the rising price in cotton and how it affects the apparel industry.

Hear about:

  • The reasons for the record-high prices of cotton
  • Other factors contributing to the rise of prices in apparel
  • The strategies clothing manufacturers are taking to avoid the negative impact of rising production costs
  • Which companies and categories will be hit hardest by the rising costs
  • Which companies announced price hikes in 2010 and 2011
  • The consumer perspective of the rising prices in clothing and footwear