Home / Knowledge / News / Fashion / AEDT celebrates 50th anniversary
AEDT celebrates 50th anniversary
10
Apr '08
AEDT was founded in March 1958 during the first European congress of textile retailers in Frankfurt. AEDT, whose head office is located close to the EU Institutions in Brussels, has been one of the first European trade associations to be created after the signing of the Treaties of Rome.

For 50 years AEDT has been representing European fashion retailers vis-à-vis the European institutions and has supported the sector's innovation and competitiveness by working on several 'fashion specific issues' and projects.

“This anniversary is for AEDT an important occasion to look back at its history and evolution. But, even more importantly, it gives us a chance to look at the future of our association and how it can continue to defend and represent fashion retailers in the best way.

New challenges arise in times where decisions made at European level increasingly affect the business sector and significant structural changes in fashion retailing are taking place”, said AEDT President Mrs. Betty van Arenthals.

AEDT's members in Greece, the Athens Traders Association and the Hellenic Clothing Industry Association, hosted AEDT's board meeting on 6 and 7 April in Athens. To celebrate this important anniversary they have organized various initiatives, including a conference on “Context and progress in the clothing distribution in Europe – Trends in clothing retailing and consumption” at the Hellenic Management Association.

AEDT – European Association of Fashion Retailers


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Asmara Group

Apparel/Garments | On 20th Sep 2018

Fragmented nature of Indian apparel sector major challenge

A major challenge for the Indian apparel sector is its fragmented...

Courtesy: Aditya Birla Retail

Apparel/Garments | On 20th Sep 2018

Indian Aditya Birla Retail to be acquired by Samara-Amazon

India’s Aditya Birla Group has signed a deal to sell Aditya Birla...

India's 2018-19 forward cotton export contract up by 100%

Textiles | On 20th Sep 2018

India's 2018-19 forward cotton export contract up by 100%

Rise in demand from China, lower domestic prices and depreciation of...

Interviews View All

Cindy McNaull, Cordura

Cindy McNaull
Cordura

We have broad range of options in durable fabrics

Manuj Terapanthi, Texaura

Manuj Terapanthi
Texaura

Transparent supply chain and fair trade will boost sustainable market

Binoy Ravjani, Hero's Fashion

Binoy Ravjani
Hero's Fashion

‘One of the recent trends in hand block printing is the indigo process,...

Erik Sy,

Erik Sy

Manila-based CustomThread is a start-up offering premium custom apparel...

Sarah Perkins,

Sarah Perkins

Fairfax, Virginia-based Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) is a...

Ravindra Jain, Ashish Baid,

Ravindra Jain, Ashish Baid

Oswal Prints Private Limited has been manufacturing and exporting ethnic...

Davide Vigano, Sensoria

Davide Vigano
Sensoria

Sensoria is a leading developer of smart garments and IoMe (Internet of...

S Ziya Gumuser, Teknomelt

S Ziya Gumuser
Teknomelt

Turkish nonwoven manufacturer Teknomelt has been around for only seven...

Ayyappa Nagubandi, Broadcast Wearables Pvt Ltd

Ayyappa Nagubandi
Broadcast Wearables Pvt Ltd

Hyderabad-based Broadcast Wearables has come up with the country's first...

Hemant & Nandita, Hemant & Nandita

Hemant & Nandita
Hemant & Nandita

The designer duo of Hemant & Nandita are known for being inspired by...

Varsha Wadhwa, VW

Varsha Wadhwa
VW

Coming from a family that ran a business of jute and linen mills since...

Tony Ward, Tony Ward

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


September 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search