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Michelle Russell brings to just-style a decade-long career as a journalist, with experience in both consumer and trade publications. As the site's deputy editor she writes news, comments and insight on the latest apparel industry issues, in the process interviewing and building relationships with many key figures. Particular interests include industry data, sustainability and the challenges related to supply chains.
Articles by Michelle Russell
The union representing West Coast dockworkers is to start talks with the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) to explore a possible extension to a contract agreed last year.
Disrupting old systems, and reinvention and transformation, will be the key themes of this year's Sri Lanka Design Festival, which aims to map out innovative shifts that could affect the course of the country's apparel industry.
Amid slowing growth in world trade and an increasing public backlash against trade and globalisation, ministers and business leaders have called for an agenda for inclusive trade focusing on the needs of small business owners and more vulnerable sectors of society in order to ensure continued public support for open markets.
Around 200,000 Pakistani cotton farmers are set to benefit from a global cotton industry partnership that will train them on issues such as sustainability in farming and child labour thanks to funding from brands such as H&M and Levi Strauss & Co.
Bangladesh has become the latest country to ratify the World Trade Organization's (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) in yet another sign of support for the landmark global deal.
Nike is speeding up its move from traditional manufacturing to digital design as part of a strategy by the US sportswear giant to push apparel and footwear innovation and grow sales.
Vietnam saw its textile and garment exports grow in the first eight months of the year but at a slower pace than the year before due to production delays and falling demand on global markets, new figures show.
Sainsbury's says its clothing business continued to gain market share in the second quarter, but sales fell as the UK supermarket retailer battled a competitive landscape and persistent deflation.
The International Apparel Federation (IAF) has appointed Han Bekke, the chairman of Dutch apparel association MODINT, as its new president.
A mobile application designed to help brands, retailers and manufacturers adhere to new standards and changing regulations has been developed for the children's apparel industry.
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- Vietnam garment exports slow as orders stall
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- H&M living wage commitments criticised in Cambodia
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