Marketing Stories


India Will Allow Duty-Free Market Access to LDCs

March 24, 2010

Press Trust of India India has informed the World Trade Organization (WTO) that it will ensure that the least-developed countries


Right Choices Now Mean High Plains Cotton Profit Later

March 23, 2010

Steve Byrns It’s cold, wet and rainy across the Texas High Plains, but armchair decisions made now by cotton farmers


All Grown Up?

March 23, 2010

We’re fast approaching an anniversary for Cotton247.com, and I’d be remiss if I didn’t tell you about it. In April,


Brooks Brothers Launches Supima Promotions

March 22, 2010

For nearly 20 years, Brooks Brothers has relied on Supima as the fiber of choice for many of its most


Building Demand Enhancement Vehicles

March 16, 2010

Sometimes the hardest part of developing a cotton demand enhancement program is determining the proper starting point, and taking the

Cotton Incorporated Teams with Gap for Denim Drive

March 8, 2010

Cotton Incorporated announced recently that they will be working with Gap to launch the COTTON. FROM BLUE TO GREEN. denim

Indian Brands and Retailers Licensed to Use Seal of Cotton Trademark

March 3, 2010

Brands and retailers in India can now become licensed to use the Seal of Cotton trademark to draw attention to

Cotton Futures Jump to Highest Price in Two Years

March 1, 2010

Sonja Elmquist BusinessWeek.com Cotton futures jumped to the highest price in almost two years, extending a rally that began three

Nicosia: Dollar Cotton Could be a Reality

February 26, 2010

If acreage projections hold true, American growers could see $1 cotton in the near future, according to Allenberg CEO Joe

Cotton Museum Launches Major Expansion Plan

February 26, 2010

The Cotton Museum at the Memphis Cotton Exchange recently debuted its 1,650-square-foot space on the ground floor of the Cotton Exchange Building

Cotton Rises to 20 Month High

February 25, 2010

By Debarati Roy Bloomberg Cotton futures rose to the highest level in almost 20 months on speculation that production will

Mayers Resigns as Cotton Board CEO

February 23, 2010

Drayton Mayers has resigned as CEO of the Cotton Board. In a statement released on February 17, Larkin Martin, Chairman

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Market Analysis

With Market Oversold, Is Bullish Return Near?

July 14, 2017

The cotton invert continues, as both the U.S. and Australian crops are oversold.

Market Analysis

Shurley: Prices Continue to Flounder in Lower Range

July 14, 2017

The July USDA crop production and supply and demand estimates report was not bad, but prices continue to show no improvement.

Market Analysis

Rain in India, U.S. Keeps Pressure on Prices

July 7, 2017

Beneficial rains in the U.S. and India kept pressure on cotton prices, as the December futures contract settled the past week unchanged.

Market Analysis

Shurley on Cotton: Where Did the Acres Go?

July 6, 2017

Dr. Don Shurley says the recent USDA Planted Acreage report did not deliver as expected, making times a bit confusing for producers looking to manage risk.

Market Analysis

Bulls Push Market on Heels of USDA Planting Report

July 5, 2017

Smaller than expected U.S. cotton plantings – and the potential smaller crop – caught the bulls’ attention in the market.


Wrangler Joins Field to Market Sustainability Efforts

June 30, 2017

Wrangler is the first apparel brand to join the sustainable agriculture alliance.


Cotton LEADS Adds HUGO BOSS to Partner Ranks

June 29, 2017

Global fashion house HUGO BOSS is the newest member of the Cotton LEADS program.

Market Analysis

Market Catching Its Breath After 10-Day Slide

June 23, 2017

After an unprecedented 10-day drop in prices, the market is trying to catch its breath.

Market Analysis

Mother Nature, Not Bulls, Managing the Market

June 16, 2017

Cotton prices took a big hit, and bullish signals are hard to find. Mother Nature is now in charge.


USDA Seeks Cotton Board Nominees

June 15, 2017

USDA is seeking nominations for candidates to fill 13 member and 13 alternate positions on the Cotton Board.

Market Analysis

Shurley: June Report Sends Mixed Signals

June 15, 2017

USDA’s June WASDE report contained some good news and some bad news. Overall, Dr. Don Shurley considers the report somewhat bearish.