Marketing Stories

Promotion

Cotton Inc. Takes the Show on the Road

August 25, 2009

Stuart Elliot The New York Times The song “Dixie” located the land of cotton as “way down south.” A promotion,

Promotion

Cotton Board Sets World Record With Donated Denim

August 24, 2009

In an effort to teach kids about recycling and how cotton denim can be recycled into housing insulation, Cotton Incorporated,

Marketing

USDA: Corn and Soybean Crops May Deflate Price Boom

August 18, 2009

via Reuters U.S. farmers this year will reap their largest soybean crop ever and their second-largest corn crop, mammoth harvests

Marketing

Cotton Rallies as Dollar Drops

August 4, 2009

Bloomberg Cotton prices jumped the most allowed by ICE Futures U.S. as the dollar dropped and equities advanced, boosting demand

Marketing

Keeping Up with Cotton’s Prices

August 4, 2009

Every time I think I have it figured out, I figure out I don’t. Just a couple of weeks ago,

Cotton Inc. Launches Sustainability Focused Web Site

June 19, 2009

Cotton Incorporated recently launched a new sustainability-oriented Web site: http://CottonToday.cottoninc.com. The Cotton Today site is a resource chronicling the continuing

Robb Elected Chairman of Commodity Roundtable

June 3, 2009

At the recent meeting of the Commodity Roundtable, a consortium of executives representing our nation’s commodity boards, the Cotton Board’s

Making Tough Decisions

June 1, 2009

Just as escalating costs continue placing great strains on your cotton growing operation, Cotton Incorporated is also forced to make

Partners In Promotion

June 1, 2009

Based in Memphis, TN, the Cotton Board is the oversight and administrative arm of the Cotton Research & Promotion Program,

How Dead Is Doha?

June 1, 2009

The failure of July’s Doha Round talks translated into more of the same from representatives of seven of the world’s

Cotton Demand Facing Difficult Climate

May 27, 2009

By their very definition, markets are places where parties with competing goals come together. Sellers are trying to sell at

The Time is Right

May 11, 2009

For two generations of consumers, “The Touch, The Feel of Cotton ― The Fabric of Our Lives” were the lyrics

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Market Analysis

Market Remains Strong as The Limited Bows Out

January 20, 2017

The market consolidated gains of the past few weeks, just as The Limited – a primary supplier of cotton to women – closes its doors.

Market Analysis

Shurley on Cotton: Opportunities in Improved Market

January 16, 2017

March futures have improved, and January is looking like a good month. The big question and the uncertainty is whether or not this will last.

Market Analysis

Market Holds in Face of USDA Report Adjustments

January 16, 2017

From now likely into the mid-March trading period, the very bullish call sales ratio will continue to carry the ball for the bulls.

Market Analysis

Bull Market Pushes Prices to Five Month High

January 9, 2017

Prices reached a five-month high, as cotton demand flexed its muscles and pushed the market up.

Market Analysis

Could the Market Drift into the Mid-70s? It’s Possible.

December 28, 2016

The 70-73 cent price range remains very firm, with a good chance that the market could drift into the mid-70s.

Promotion

2016: The Year in International Marketing

December 21, 2016

CCI continues vital international promotion activities for U.S. cotton.

Market Analysis

Export Sales Drive Market as Potential for Explosive Growth Builds

December 19, 2016

U.S. export sales continue to lead trading. But conditions are growing for a potential “explosive fire” under the market.

Promotion

2016: The Year in Domestic Marketing

December 16, 2016

Celebrating fifty years of Cotton Research and Promotion during 2016.

Market Analysis

Shurley: December Numbers May Contain Hidden Stocking Stuffers

December 12, 2016

USDA’s December production and supply/demand estimates were as expected in some respects. But it also contained a few unexpected and positive surprises.

Market Analysis

Is Market Opening Window for “Made in U.S.” Revival?

December 12, 2016

USDA’s seemingly bearish December supply demand report failed to break cotton’s upside momentum, presenting a small window to potentially revive the “Made in U.S.” theme.

Marketing

2016: The Year in Cotton Demand

December 8, 2016

Cotton demand and synthetic fiber competition remain the keys to the current cotton market outlook.