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Beth Wright

Beth WrightBiography

In her role as news editor at just-style, Beth Wright oversees the site's daily news feed, researching and writing news and analyses, tracking down exclusive stories, and interviewing industry executives for their insight into the key stories. 

With an English degree from the University of Leeds and NCTJ Diploma, Beth honed her journalism skills at a local newspaper.

Articles by Beth Wright

Support continues to grow for the elimination of hazardous chemicalsMAS Holdings and Oeko-Tex among new ZDHC affiliates 20 January 2017

Sri Lankan apparel and fabric manufacturing conglomerate MAS Holdings and certification body Oeko-Tex are among six new companies that have pledged a commitment to the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) group.

Smart fabric mimics human bone tissue 20 January 2017

Researchers in Australia have developed a new smart fabric that mimics the sophisticated and complex properties of human bone tissue, that they say could be used to create protective suits that stiffen under high impact.

NEJ Inc acquires sportswear firm Bills Khakis 20 January 2017

Supply chain solutions specialist NEJ Inc has announced the acquisition of premium men’s sportswear designer Bills Khakis from private equity firm Source Capital, LLC.

Loblaw names supply chain chief Davis as president 20 January 2017

Canada's largest retailer Loblaw has named its supply chain chief, Sarah Davis, as president of the company.

Top stories this week on just-style... 20 January 2017

Top stories this week on just-style include a closer look at what's at stake with Trump's promises to tear up US trade agreements – thanks to a special infographic powered by re:source from just-style – the risks Brexit pose to Cambodia's textile and apparel export sector, and how Trump's potential revamp of the US tax system threatens US apparel importers and their suppliers.

Amazon expands supply chain capacity with new DC 20 January 2017

Online giant Amazon is expanding it supply chain capacity with the opening of a third facility in Maryland; a 1.2m sq ft fulfillment centre in North East, which will create 700 new jobs in the town.

61% would not purchase from a company that uses raw cotton picked by child or forced labourersProof of product and trust key to US consumer purchasing 19 January 2017

Citing scientific proof of product is a key factor in US consumer purchase decisions, with trust influencing the final decision to purchase or not, new research has found.

For the combined November/December period, the Minneapolis-based company said total sales slipped 4.9%Target lowers Q4 guidance amid soft holiday sales 19 January 2017

US retail group Target guidance has lowered its guidance for the fourth quarter, after booking a softer-than-expected sales performance during the holiday season.

American Apparel stores not shuttering just yet 19 January 2017

American Apparel has told just-style it will not be shuttering any of its stores just yet, despite reports claiming otherwise.

Inovatica develops ECG smart T-shirt 19 January 2017

Polish software solutions company Inovatica has unveiled a smart t-shirt, developed with bio-monitoring capacities, designed to allow electrocardiography (ECG) on the person wearing it.

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