Marketing Stories


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

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

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 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.

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

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

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Market Analysis

Cotton Prices Settle, Poised to Climb Again

February 16, 2018

The market’s downside move appears to be over, ending a three-week downturn.


Calculating PLC Payments for the Seed Cotton Program

February 13, 2018

In the second in a series of articles, University of Georgia economists focus on how PLC payments are calculated under the new seed cotton program.

Market Analysis

Cotton Futures Nudge Higher, Despite Forecast for Rising U.S. Sowings

February 13, 2018

Cotton futures nudged higher, despite a much-watched survey on U.S. sowings showing a seven-year high, as the estimate came in


USDA Announces New Cotton Board Appointments

February 12, 2018

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has appointed 13 members, 13 alternate members and one advisor to serve three-year terms on The Cotton Board.


The Bipartisan Budget Act: All About Cotton and Generic Base

February 11, 2018

University of Georgia Extension economists explain what farmers and landowners need to know now about cotton and generic base.

Market Analysis

NCC: Multiple Factors Offer Mixed Signals for Cotton

February 11, 2018

According to NCC economists, a few key factors will shape the U.S. cotton industry’s 2018 economic outlook.


Schneider to Head Cotton Council International in 2018

February 10, 2018

Ted Schneider, a producer from Lake Providence, LA, will serve as president of Cotton Council International (CCI) for 2018.

Market Analysis

Talking Curveballs, Credibility and Carryovers

February 9, 2018

The February WASDE report served up a curve ball that caught the industry off guard. For the sake of USDA’s reputation, I hope they are correct.

Market Analysis

Still Optimistic, but Fundamentals Do Rule the Market

February 3, 2018

Last week’s price correction was overdue, yet the market is still positive. But it’s best to remember that the simple fundamentals of supply and demand do rule the day.


Schniers Brothers are 2017 Marketers of the Year

February 1, 2018

2017 Marketers of the Year Doyle and Daryl Schniers rely on a variety of strategies – plus a little gut feel – when marketing their cotton.

Market Analysis

“Here We Go Again” as Market Preps Another Run

January 26, 2018

The price breakout above 80 cents continues to build its base in the very low 80s as it prepares for its next challenge to the 85 cent level.