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Richard Woodard

Richard WoodardBiography

A trained newspaper journalist, Richard Woodard spent eight years working for the East Anglian Daily Times, a regional daily newspaper in England.

In September 2000, he joined drinks trade magazine Wine & Spirit International as editor, and was responsible for writing, commissioning and producing a broad range of business-related content relevant to the international drinks industry.

Richard left Wine & Spirit International at the end of 2005 to pursue a freelance career. Since then, he has written news and feature articles regularly for just-style.com, as well as for a variety of drinks magazines and websites, including sister site just-drinks.com.

Articles by Richard Woodard

Twin acquisitions boost Hanesbrands Q3 30 October 2014

Apparel group Hanesbrands enjoyed a strong third quarter thanks to good sales and profit contributions from new acquisitions DBApparel and Maidenform.

Tanzania garment sector seeks investment 30 October 2014

The Tanzanian government has published a guide to its textile and garment sub-sector in an effort to attract increased international investment into the country.

Fjällräven’s down is handled in sealed sacksFjällräven makes promise on down sustainability 30 October 2014

Outdoor clothing business Fjällräven has made what it calls a “Down Promise” that its products will use only ethically produced down of the highest quality.

US hails Bangladesh factory progress 30 October 2014

The US government has welcomed the progress made by Bangladesh in addressing concerns over worker safety in the country’s garment factories.

Turkey launches anti-dumping probe against US cotton 30 October 2014

Turkey’s Ministry of the Economy has launched an anti-dumping investigation against imports of US cotton, the National Cotton Council has said.

US retailers play safe with holiday deadlines 29 October 2014

Retailers in the US are rolling back their deadlines for guaranteed Christmas delivery to avoid a repeat of problems experienced last year.

India garment exports in 17.6% YTD rise 29 October 2014

The value of garment exports from India rose 17.6% to top US$8bn in the first six months of the fiscal year, according to new figures.

Levi Strauss and M&S join Canopy forest fibre initiative 29 October 2014

Leading fashion players including Levi Strauss & Co and Marks & Spencer are the latest names to sign up to non-profit organisation Canopy’s Fashion Loved by Forest sustainability initiative.

APDN provides Pima cotton authentication mark 29 October 2014

Product authentication business Applied DNA Sciences (APDN) is to provide a DNA-based authentication mark for a textile manufacturer’s Extra Long Staple Pima cotton.

Calls for Berry Amendment to be protected in TTIP 29 October 2014

The Berry Amendment should be kept off the negotiating table when the US discusses new free trade agreement (FTA) deals, the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) says.

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