2018 Preferred Fiber & Materials Benchmark Insights Report

Donna Worley

Textile Exchange’s 2018 Preferred Fiber & Materials Benchmark Insights Report (PFMB) tracks brand-driven demand, measuring usage of preferred fibers and materials among participating brands and retailers, and analyzing strategies implemented by the companies to continue increasing the adoption of more sustainable fibers.

The popular leaderboards, previously featured in the respective market reports, are only included in this Insights Report. 111 brands participated in the Preferred Fiber and Materials Benchmark program for 2018. The data collected shows that some of the world’s most renowned apparel brands and retailers are leading users of preferred fibers and materials, managing ever-expanding preferred fiber portfolios while production on the industry’s supply side grows steadily and drives innovation with new alternative fiber sources. Download the report to view all of the leaderboards and findings.