Marketing Stories

Promotion

Meeting The Objectives

February 11, 2009

Entering the 2007 season, Cotton Incorporated had six major objectives, said J. Berrye Worsham, President and CEO. Improve farm profitability

Marketing

Cotton Marketers of the Year – Wayne and Ed Teal

February 11, 2009

Maybe what we have here is E. F. Hutton on both sides. “We listen to people who are world-class economists

Promotion

Fulfilling Our Mission

February 11, 2009

As my staff and I began planning our 2007 research and promotion efforts, we narrowed down six major objectives that

Market Analysis

Reasons For Optimism

February 11, 2009

Well, we’re finally at the end of a long road as we finish up the final pages of our redesign

Market Analysis

The Dickensian State Of Cotton

February 9, 2009

Allenberg Cotton Co. CEO Joe Nicosia began by quoting Charles Dickens: “It was the best of times, it was the

Click-Clack.

February 9, 2009

Many years and almost as many surgeries ago, I was a dedicated weekend tennis player. Note I said dedicated, not

Differentiating U.S. Cotton

February 9, 2009

As U.S. cotton faces increased competition from not only synthetics, but from cottons produced in other countries, Cotton Incorporated is

From Boll to Bobbin, Field to Fabric

February 5, 2009

At an early age, I realized that you shouldn’t make any judgments or assumptions about anyone until you know what

Cotton – The Natural Choice

February 5, 2009

April 22, was Earth Day. Founded to increase the focus of environmental awareness, Earth Day was a great opportunity to

Something in Common

February 4, 2009

“The new systems have the potential to do away with the module builder and the boll buggy,” says Dr. Gregg

A Firm Foothold for U.S. Cotton

February 3, 2009

As the cotton industry continues its expansion around the globe, Cotton Incorporated has taken a proactive step toward ensuring a

Just the Same, but Different

February 3, 2009

Once upon a time at another publication, a friend wrote the headline above and it stuck with me over the

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Market Analysis

Planting Progress, China’s Reserve Auctions Driving Market

May 23, 2016

Cotton futures had a few triple digit days this past week. Yet, thanks to a combination of influences, the bulls carried the week – if only slightly.

Market Analysis

Shurley on Cotton: Prices Get a Much Needed Bounce

May 19, 2016

April was a good month for cotton prices. So far, May hasn’t been, but prices seem to be attempting a slight recovery.

Market Analysis

USDA Report Shifts Numbers, Pressures Prices

May 16, 2016

USDA’s May supply demand report brought pressure to the cotton market and moved prices slightly lower to the critical 60-61 cent support level.

Market Analysis

Range-Bound Prices and Textile Trade Deficits

May 6, 2016

The 61-66 cent trading range remains firmly entrenched, as Chinese cotton auctions begin and the textile trade deficit picture gets cloudy.

Market Analysis

Little Price Movement as Market Watches Planting, China

May 2, 2016

There was scarce cotton news the market found interesting in the past week. Now, all eyes are on Mother Nature and the Chinese cotton auction for price direction.

Market Analysis

Cleveland: Chinese Program Providing Market Stability, Price Boost

April 25, 2016

Cotton prices continue to advance, thanks to stability from an unlikely source – China.

Market Analysis

Shurley on Cotton: Recent Events and Market Direction

April 22, 2016

Although it’s a painful time for cotton right now, there are potential positive factors on the horizon that could eventually lead to better prices.

Market Analysis

Bulls and Bears Collide in Eventful Market Week

April 18, 2016

An exciting, bullish week for cotton prices turned bearish, as prices ran ahead of demand, the Chinese announced reserve sale plans, and USDA released its April WASDE report.

Promotion

Building Demand Bale by Bale

April 13, 2016

New technologies and innovations developed for cotton are helping grow usage for the fiber, strategically and methodically.

Promotion

Cotton Incorporated Responds to Sustainability Report

April 11, 2016

Cotton Incorporated has responded to a report pitting sustainable cotton production against conventional cotton, providing facts to fill gaps in the document.

Promotion

Tour Seeks To Boost Korean Mills’ Desire for U.S. Cotton

April 11, 2016

Textile executives from 10 Korean companies are touring the Cotton Belt to observe U.S. cotton production, processing and marketing as part of the COTTON USA Korean Special Trade Mission.