Cotton Incorporated Shares the Features of Cotton in Honor of National Wear Pajamas to Work DayMarch 27, 2023
Cotton pajamas are the natural choice on April 16. CARY, N.C. (March 27, 2023) – This year, Cotton Incorporated celebrates […]
Women Continue to be Difference-makers in the Fabric of Cotton IncorporatedMarch 16, 2023
Women lead the way as researchers, scientists, growers, processors, and marketers to elevate cotton. CARY, N.C. (March 16, 2023) – […]
Cotton Incorporated Continues to Weave Through Everyday LivesMarch 13, 2023
With a focus across every area of the cotton life cycle from fiber through finished product CARY, N.C. (March 13, […]
Cotton Incorporated Board Creates New Position in Anticipation of CEO Succession Plan
William Kimbrell – Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (CARY, NC) – Cotton Incorporated announces today the appointment of […]
The Facts About Cotton in TamponsFebruary 21, 2023
Over the past year, there has been misinformation linking cotton to a lack of availability and increased cost to the […]
Cotton & Climate Smart CommoditiesFebruary 13, 2023
February 10, 2023 Cary, NC Jesse Daystar, Ph.D., vice president & chief sustainability officer for Cotton Incorporated joined USDA Secretary Thomas Vilsack on a […]
Cotton Research and Promotion Program Hall of Fame 2022 Inductees HonoredFebruary 1, 2023
February 1, 2023 (New York, NY) In December, the 2022 class of the Cotton Research and Promotion Hall of Fame […]
HOLIDAY SHOPPING: WHAT SHOPPERS SAY THEY WANT FOR THE SEASONNovember 2, 2022
COMFORT & SAVINGS November 2, 2022 BACKGROUND: The peak holiday shopping season has arrived. The question is now how, where, […]
Cotton Research and Promotion Program Hall of Fame 2022 Inductees AnnouncedSeptember 28, 2022
September 28, 2022 New York, NY Cotton Incorporated announced today the 2022 class of the Cotton Research and Promotion Hall […]
Cotton Industry collaborates to receive USDA Grant for U.S. Cotton Smart Commodity ProgramSeptember 14, 2022
Cotton Incorporated is honored to collaborate with industry leaders to focus on increasing the adoption of climate smart agriculture practices, as part of the USDA Partnership for Climate-Smart Commodities pilot projects.
Digital Concept Meets Real Fabric:September 12, 2022
Cotton Incorporated and Adobe collaborated to demonstrate and showcase a new material workflow using Adobe Substance 3D applications, designed to unify digital and physical materials.
How the Economy Impacts Back-to-School Shopping and What Buyers can do to SaveAugust 24, 2022
Director of Corporate Strategy and Insights for Cotton Incorporated, Melissa Bastos discusses consumers perspective on inflation how they are planning to shop for back to school.
Variability of CommoditiesJuly 12, 2022
Tuesday, July 12, 2022 Cary, North Carolina Headlines have consumers paying attention to the economy. According to a recent survey […]
Why Fabric Choice Matters in Combating Microplastic Pollution in the Oceans and WatersJune 23, 2022
June 23, 2022 Cary, North Carolina From research journals and news headlines to social posts, there is increasing attention to […]
2021 Cotton Biotechnology Award Recipient – Dr. Shuangxia JinJune 2, 2021
Dr. Shuangxia Jin, a full professor at Huazhong Agricultural University, was selected as the winner of the 2021 Cotton Biotechnology Award.
Comfort and Confidence Take Many Forms & Cotton is the Common Thread in New CampaignApril 12, 2021
Monday, April 12, 2021 NEW YORK The Fabric of Our Lives™ jingle continues to resonate Celebrating comfort, confidence, and relatability, […]
Van Murphy Elected as Cotton Incorporated ChairmanFebruary 4, 2021
Quitman, Georgia Cotton Grower to Lead the Renowned Research & Promotion Organization Thursday, February 4, 2021 Cary, North Carolina Van […]
7 Ways to Shop with Style – Cotton Incorporated Launches Holiday Collection, Available on AmazonDecember 4, 2020
The Collection Showcases the Comfort, Style and Versatility of Cotton for Every Holiday Occasion with Celebrity and Content Creators. Available […]
Cotton Innovates for the Digital FutureAugust 10, 2020
Cotton Incorporated launches new 3D fabrics for designers and developers
Back-To-School Shopping, Yes, and for Comfortable Cotton ClothesJuly 15, 2020
Cotton Incorporated survey says shoppers plan to spend 12% more on clothing.
Cotton Incorporated releases new lectures on fast-paced wipes marketApril 29, 2020
Learn more about one of the biggest global nonwoven markets. Cotton Incorporated, a respected global resource for cotton research, furthers its ongoing educational outreach with two new video lectures released through the Cottonworks™ platform.
COTTON & COVID-19March 31, 2020
The response to COVID-19 is altering American life. Social distancing, working remotely, when possible, and the shift of education from public schools to the privacy of living rooms and kitchen tables is the strange, new normal.
To better understand the effects of the pandemic on consumer habits and attitudes, Cotton Incorporated posed a series of questions to 500 U.S. consumers
2019 Cotton Biotechnology Award Recipient – Dr. Baohong ZhangFebruary 26, 2020
Dr. Baohong Zhang of East Carolina University was selected as recipient of the 2019 Cotton Biotechnology Award.
Empowering Strength And Enduring Style: “Rosie Reborn” Campaign Celebrates Female TrailblazersFebruary 19, 2020
Paying homage to the iconic Rosie the Riveter, Cotton Incorporated and THE GREAT. unite to create a jumpsuit for the modern-day Rosie
Stack It Up for America Recycles DayOctober 31, 2019
Cotton Incorporated’s Blue Jeans Go Green™ denim recycling program announces the Denim Stack Challenge Thursday, October 31, 2019 New York, […]
Cotton Research and Promotion Program Hall of Fame 2019 Inductees AnnouncedSeptember 9, 2019
The two honorees for the 2019 Cotton Research and Promotion Hall of Fame include the late Ruth Benerito (Louisiana) and Dr. Johnie Jenkins (Mississippi).
Gaylon Morgan Appointed Research Director for Agricultural & Environmental Research Division at Cotton IncorporatedJune 17, 2019
In this role, Dr. Morgan will focus on weed and weed management research.
Jordan Elected New Cotton Incorporated ChairmanJanuary 25, 2019
Yazoo City Cotton Grower to Oversee Cotton Research and Promotion Program Thursday, January 25, 2019 Cary, North Carolina Bernie Jordan, […]
2018 Cotton Biotechnology Award Recipient – Dr. David M. StellyJanuary 23, 2019
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Cary, North Carolina Dr. David M. Stelly of Texas A&M University was selected as the recipient […]
Cotton Research and Promotion Program Hall of Fame 2018 Inductees AnnouncedOctober 3, 2018
Three honorees for the 2018 Cotton Research and Promotion Hall of Fame include: the late W.L. “Billy” Carter (North Carolina); Jesse Moore (Virginia); and Charles H. Chewning (North Carolina).
Cotton is Parent-Preferred for Back-to-School ApparelJuly 25, 2018
According to responses to the Cotton Incorporated Lifestyle Monitor™ Survey, cotton is the fiber parents prefer for their children’s back-to-school apparel.
Smoothing Out the Formaldehyde WrinkleJuly 24, 2018
Cotton Incorporated introduces PUREPRESS™, a durable press technology that keeps clothes wrinkle- and formaldehyde-free.
CottonWorks™ by Cotton Incorporated – The Best Resource Just Got BetterJanuary 22, 2018
Monday January 22, 2018 Cary, North Carolina The industry’s best resource for education, training and technical assistance for all-things cotton […]
Cotton Incorporated’s Professional Curriculum Expands with Focus on Technical TextilesDecember 20, 2017
Cotton University™ adds four new courses to the College of Nonwovens Wednesday December 20, 2017 Cary, North Carolina Cotton Incorporated, the […]
Cotton Research and Promotion Program Hall of Fame 2017 Inductees HonoredDecember 6, 2017
The three honorees for the 2017 Cotton Research and Promotion Hall of Fame include: the late Dr. Harold L. “Hal” Lewis (Arkansas); the late Lawson “Sykes” Martin (Alabama); and Dr. William M. “Bill” Lyle (Texas).
Jesse Daystar Appointed First Chief Sustainability Officer for Cotton IncorporatedSeptember 19, 2017
Sustainability is a major focus in businesses across all industries. From agriculture to retail – companies across the globe are working to reduce environmental impacts. Cotton Incorporated, the research and promotion company for U.S. cotton producers and importers, extends its commitment to sustainability of cotton across the supply chain by appointing Dr. Jesse Daystar, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer.
Cotton-rich Fashion Goes from Catwalk to Closet With a ClickSeptember 8, 2017
Cotton Incorporated and Bloomingdale’s are enabling instant shopping gratification with the launch of the first 60-second, shoppable fashion show, bringing cotton apparel from the catwalk to the closet with a click. Hosted by lifestyle celebrity and cotton-enthusiast, Kristin Cavallari, the fully interactive video will be available online at Who What Wear beginning Sept. 7, where shoppers can select outfits, access product information, share via social media platforms and purchase items directly from the runway. Customers will also be able purchase looks from the collection at Bloomingdale’s stores across the U.S.
Iconic Cotton Blanket Reminds Americans of Our Common ThreadsJuly 12, 2017
Flip through the posts on your social media feed and images of newborns swaddled in pink and blue striped cotton receiving blankets is a common image from new parents. In fact, it’s so familiar, it inspired ‘The United of America’ campaign from Cotton Incorporated, the research and promotion company for U.S. cotton producers and importers, which reflects consumers’ emotional connection to cotton.
Cotton Incorporated Launches New Television CampaignApril 28, 2017
“Leave Comfort to Clothes” Makes Comfort a Catalyst The Cotton Incorporated Consumer Marketing Division has released the first of three […]
Upland Cotton – An Improved Genome Sequence Will Advance Fiber, Fuel, And Food ApplicationsApril 11, 2017
A consortium led by Z. Jeffrey Chen of The University of Texas at Austin and Jane Grimwood and Jeremy Schmutz […]
Cotton Incorporated and PurThread Technologies, Inc. Announce a CollaborationMarch 1, 2017
Cotton Incorporated and PurThread Technologies, Inc. announce a collaboration to bring PurThread’s permanently embedded anti-odor solution to cotton knit and […]