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May 19, 2011, 08:30 ET A Riveting Innovation in Fashion

Blue jeans, the ubiquitous cotton denim trouser, is 138-years-young today. On May 20, 1873, Levi Strauss and Nevada tailor Jacob Davis were granted U....


Nov 18, 2010, 12:39 ET Cotton. From Blue to Green.® Grant Program Announced to Award UltraTouch™ Denim Insulation to Community Projects

Cotton Incorporated and Bonded Logic Inc. are teaming up to help community projects go green. The two organizations recently announced a grant...


Nov 09, 2010, 02:13 ET Gift for Apparel Retailers: Consumers More Willing to Spend

Mixed messages about the nation's economic health and tightened household budgets have kept consumers cautious for most of 2010. Consumers have...


Nov 08, 2010, 10:00 ET Cotton Incorporated Sponsors Grand Meeting of The Corduroy Appreciation Club on the Date Which Most Closely Resembles Corduroy, 11/11

The Corduroy Appreciation Club will honor corde du roi, the "fabric of kings," and the devotees who wear it on 11/11, the date being most graphically ...


Oct 26, 2010, 12:34 ET Cotton Evolution: New, Innovative Uses for Cotton Plant

Cotton has long been "the fabric of our lives," but seven organizations have developed new and innovative uses for the plant that evolved cotton's...


Mar 04, 2010, 08:00 ET Cotton Incorporated Partners with Gap for Nationwide 'COTTON. FROM BLUE TO GREEN.(R)' Denim Drive

Cotton Incorporated announced today that it will be working with Gap to launch the COTTON. FROM BLUE TO GREEN.® denim drive in about 1,000 Gap stores ...