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11 Apr, 2017, 14:00 ET Upland Cotton - An Improved Genome Sequence Will Advance Fiber, Fuel, And Food Applications

A consortium led by Z. Jeffrey Chen of The University of Texas at Austin and Jane Grimwood and Jeremy Schmutz of the HudsonAlpha Institute for...


04 Apr, 2017, 10:00 ET Cotton Incorporated Introduces New Data for U.S. Activewear Market

New videos and charts featuring compelling data about the activewear market in the United States are now available from Cotton Incorporated. The...


20 Apr, 2016, 09:00 ET Discover what cotton can do.(SM)

 New videos and information about cotton and sustainability are now available from Cotton Incorporated, the research and marketing company...


10 Feb, 2015, 09:00 ET Harmony Public School Students Collaborate with Blue Jeans Go Green™

 Students at six Harmony Public Schools in Austin, Texas will be making the grade when they collaborate with the Blue...


27 Jan, 2015, 09:00 ET Brigham Young University Presented With Cotton Biotechnology Award

Dr. Don Jones, Director of Agricultural and Environmental Research at Cotton Incorporated, and Dr. David Stelly, ICGI Co-Chair and professor at...


02 Dec, 2014, 09:00 ET Draft Sequence of a Diploid A-Genome Cotton Generated & Released to Public by Texas Tech University, Bayer CropScience, and the National Center for Genome Resources

A significant accomplishment  has been made in the sequencing of the cotton genome by a Texas Tech research team in collaboration with Bayer...


10 Nov, 2014, 11:56 ET Cotton's 24 Hour Runway Show Sets Guinness World Record For "Longest Fashion Show"

 Cotton's 24 Hour Runway Show, a fashion fete presented by Cotton Incorporated in partnership with PEOPLE magazine was held this weekend...


03 Nov, 2014, 13:05 ET J.Crew Brands Extend Partnership with Blue Jeans Go Green(TM)

J.Crew brands has announced their continued participation in a fall denim drive in partnership with Cotton Incorporated's Blue Jeans Go...


03 Nov, 2014, 09:00 ET Jason Derulo Kicks Off Cotton's 24 Hour Runway Show

Multi-platinum recording artist and international Pop superstar Jason Derulo will perform his top singles LIVE at Cotton's 24 Hour Runway Show....


08 Oct, 2014, 16:08 ET Cotton's 24 Hour Runway Show Announces Celebrity Host Lineup: Giuliana and Bill Rancic, Jason Kennedy, and Michael Yo

Cotton Incorporated welcomes Giuliana and Bill Rancic's return to Cotton's 24 Hour Runway Show. Hosting for the third time, the couple will be...


05 Aug, 2014, 10:30 ET Smart Shopping: Parents Choose Cotton for Back-to-School

Smart parents are doing their homework going into the back-to-school (BTS) season this year, shopping online and choosing durable fabrics like...


30 Jul, 2014, 10:30 ET Cotton's 24 Hour Runway Show Returns to South Beach

 With long, luxurious beach days and a seemingly never-ending nightlife, it's no wonder South Beach will once again play host to Cotton's 24...


15 May, 2014, 16:40 ET When Is A Blue Jean Not A Blue Jean?

On May 20, 1873, an American icon was born when Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis were given a patent for their copper rivet fasteners for denim...


07 Jan, 2014, 16:28 ET Fresh Produce And Blue Jeans Go Green™ Collaborate For Bring In Your Blues Promotion

Denim Recycling Program Gets Retail Reach  Cotton Incorporated, the research and marketing company for cotton, and Fresh Produce, a...


20 Dec, 2013, 12:01 ET Cotton LEADS™ Embraced By Global Textile Supply Chain

Companies Partner with Cotton LEADS™ to Recognize Responsible Production  Just two months after its launch, the Cotton LEADS™...


16 Oct, 2013, 18:01 ET Cotton LEADS™ - Australia & The United States: Pioneers & Partners In Progress

Cotton Australia and Cotton Incorporated today announced a joint program to raise awareness of the responsible growing practices among cotton...


30 Sep, 2013, 12:00 ET Cotton Or Nothing

STRIKING MANNEQUINS STRIKE A CHORD WITH CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS  Just as models began walking down the runways of New York Fashion Week at...


18 Sep, 2013, 15:01 ET Celebs Clean Closets For A Cause - "The Great Denim Challenge" Celebrity Autograph Jeans Auction Aims for Millionth Piece of Denim

 Blue Jeans Go Green™ (formerly Cotton From Blue to Green™) today announced a unique auction designed to raise awareness about...


20 Aug, 2013, 09:28 ET Defining Denim: MAGIC Panel Explores a Key Cotton Category

 As a part of Sourcing at MAGIC,  Cotton Incorporated will present an expert panel on successful denim strategies.  The seminar,...


17 May, 2013, 10:50 ET Common Threads: 140 More Years of Authentic Cotton Blue Jeans

 On May 20, 1873, Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis received a patent for the use of copper rivet fasteners on denim trousers – and thus the...


15 May, 2013, 10:11 ET Texas Tech Researchers Find Environmental Application For Low-Grade Cotton

 Research conducted at the Nonwovens and Advanced Materials Laboratory at The Institute of Environmental and Human Health (TIEHH) shows that...


01 Mar, 2013, 13:18 ET Cotton Incorporated Gives Fashion Fans Across America Front Row Seat To Cotton's 24 Hour Runway Show

Live webcast offers close-up look at the fashion, celebrity guests and other highlights; online and in-store shopping event offers discounts...


19 Feb, 2013, 14:26 ET Cotton Incorporated Announces Host and Celebrity Appearances Scheduled for Upcoming Cotton's 24 Hour Runway Show

Bill Rancic and E!'s Giuliana Rancic to host again; Camilla Belle, Lauren Conrad, Michael Yo and Louise Roe Among Confirmed Event Participants...


17 Jan, 2013, 14:19 ET 2012 Cotton Biotechnology Award Recipients

Researchers of Cotton Genomic Map Recognized As part of the recent Plant and Animal Genomic Conference held in San Diego, Dr. Don Jones of...


05 Jan, 2013, 11:18 ET AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic Scores The Touch, The Feel of Victory

 Championship apparel commemorating the 2013 AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic bears a variation on the well-known cotton tagline, The touch, the...