Marketing Stories


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

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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

Preserving Cotton’s History

February 22, 2010

Back in 2008, Cotton Incorporated became a contributor to one of the most unique cotton museums in the United States.

Rethinking Cotton Subsidies

February 22, 2010

U.S. cotton subsidies have come under intense scrutiny on the international scene recently, with the governing body of the World

Setting The Record Straight

February 22, 2010

When Cotton Incorporated’s Jeanne Reeves set out to find a way to keep track of the company’s production costs on

Report: Possible Price Spike Coming?

February 22, 2010

Fertilizer prices could see a spike in prices as demand picks up this spring, according to a Rabobank report. With

The Golden Ticket?

February 18, 2010

It’s been over a year since I toured the Cotton Incorporated facilities in Cary, NC, but I can remember just

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Cotton Board Opens Contest for Calendar Photos

September 20, 2017

The Cotton Board is looking for photo entries for the organization’s 2018 Industry Calendar. There will be prizes.

Market Analysis

USDA Spins Market with Record Supply-to-Use Ratio

September 15, 2017

Hurricanes were but a mere hiccup for the world and U.S. crops. Instead, USDA spun some record-setting numbers that left the market dizzy.


Key Global Customers to See “The Cotton the World Trusts”

September 15, 2017

Textile manufacturing executives from 15 countries will visit the U.S. Cotton Belt September 25-29 for the 40th COTTON USA Orientation Tour sponsored by Cotton Council International.

Market Analysis

Shurley: Cotton Makes a Hard Landing

September 15, 2017

Following USDA’s September numbers, December cotton seems to have landed back in the 69-cent, pre-Harvey area.

Market Analysis

Higher Prices Holding as Winds Keep Blowing

September 10, 2017

An ill wind is blowing amidst the chaotic cotton trading wrought by back to back hurricanes slamming into two of the country’s major cotton producing regions. But which way does the wind blow?


Cotton Inc, Bloomingdale’s Launch Digital Cotton Fashion Shopping

September 7, 2017

Cotton Incorporated and Bloomingdale’s have teamed to launch the first 60-second, shoppable fashion show for cotton apparel.

Market Analysis

Post Harvey, 75 Cents Back in Cotton’s Sights

September 2, 2017

It remains to be seen if the greater loss from Harvey will be to cotton quantity or quality. But it likely means a wider trading range, with 75 cents now possible.

Market Analysis

Shurley: Storms and Other Unknowns for September

September 1, 2017

September could be interesting. Loss evaluation from Harvey will still be underway, and all eyes are watching Irma. How will it all impact USDA’s September report…if at all?

Market Analysis

Hurricane Harvey Leaves Several Market Scenarios

September 1, 2017

Following Hurricane Harvey’s rampage through East and Coastal Texas, cotton growers face several possible outcomes based on the level of damage to their fields.

Market Analysis

Market Watching for Harvey’s Impact on U.S. Crop

August 25, 2017

Hurricane Harvey blew prices to triple digit gains on the week. Now, the market will assess crop damage to see if the storm blew up crop projections as well.


Cotton Board Ups Funding for Cottonseed Marketing

August 24, 2017

An additional $100,000 is being devoted to increasing demand for cottonseed in the dairy feeding industry.