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Top stories this week on just-style... 15 Jul 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at Greenpeace's concerns the apparel industry isn't doing enough on its target of being toxic free, Walmart's 3D apparel design pilot, and a look at how Central American garment sourcing is measuring up. just-style is also carrying out a readership survey on Brexit, and what happens next for the garment industry.


Top stories this week on just-style... 8 Jul 2016

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The news that dominated just-style's headlines this week was the tragic and fatal terroist attack in Bangladesh that left 20 dead and the country's key garment industry in turmoil. Other most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at how to navigate the production approval process and US apparel imports for the month of May.


Top stories this week on just-style... 1 Jul 2016

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Brexit has dominated just-style’s coverage over the past week, with stories looking at what lies ahead for the apparel industry, what it might mean for pending EU trade deals, why clothing deflation will come to an end, and how British brands and retailers should start planning now in order to try to minimise the damage - and the role they can play in building a new post-EU market.


Top stories this week on just-style... 24 Jun 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at the sourcing trends and strategies of US fashion firms, Primark's continued expansion in the US, the top ten key trends in apparel and footwear markets, and barriers to remediation in Bangladesh's RMG sector.


Top stories this week on just-style... 17 Jun 2016

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The most read stories on just-style this week include the need for a more consistent, faster and efficient sourcing model; a map showing the risk of child labour in some of the world's leading cotton producing countries; and an interview with the managing director of Omega Compliance, a standalone subsidiary of sourcing specialist William E Connor & Associates.


Top stories this week on just-style... 10 Jun 2016

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The most read stories on just-style this week include a look at why no other countries will step into China's shoes as the world's leading apparel exporter, how Ralph Lauren is adapting its business model to achieve a faster supply chain, M&S's new commitments under its Plan A sustainability programme, and how to reduce risk in the apparel supply chain.


Top stories this week on just-style... 3 Jun 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at how the EU FTA and TPP trade agreements will affect Vietnam, criticism of Walmart for not doing enough to improve conditions for garment workers, H&M's commitment to DBL Group's new factory in Ethiopa, a warning from Nike regarding 'conflict minerals' and a look at why Central America must make better use of DR-CAFTA.


Top stories this week on just-style... 27 May 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at how M&S plans to revamp its clothing business amid falling sales, criticism of Gap Inc for labour abuses at supplier factories, and a report on how yarn-forward rules of origin may weigh on Vietnam's potential under the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal.


Top stories this week on just-style... 13 May 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at the role of the supply chain manager, a downgrade for troubled US fashion retailer Gap, and Marks & Spencer's move to simplify its management structure to drive speedier decision making.


Top stories this week on just-style... 29 Apr 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include the news that retailer BHS filed for adminstration, Hanesbrands acquired Australia's leading underwear firm Pacific Brands, a look at the last three years since the Rana Plaza disaster, and an interview with Guido Schlossmann, the CEO at low-cost fast fashion sourcing specialist Synergies Worldwide.


Top stories this week on just-style... 22 Apr 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include the news that Austin Reed has been acquired by Alteri Investors, a new worker training tool launched in China, and a new transparency index reveals a large number of global apparel companies are still operating with little knowledge or control of their supply chains. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 15 Apr 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include New Balance's opposition to the TPP trade deal, Crystal Denim cutting its garment carbon footprint by almost 20% last year, and Uniqlo owner Fast Retailing slashing its full-year profit guidance after posting a 55% drop in first-half profit. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 8 Apr 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include our latest management briefing on apparel software trends in 2016, research that reveals workers are "under pressure" in Korean-owned garment factories in Myanmar, and the approval of a controversial new trade union law in Cambodia. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 1 Apr 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at why trading with a factory directly is not always the best route to better prices and quality, the news that VF is considering selling its licensed sports group, and House of Fraser appointing Asos's global product and trading director to a new buying and design role. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 24 Mar 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at a new Fairtrade Textile Standard that aims to improve conditions for workers along the textile and garment supply chain, how Gap is using new product processes to help it "guess less and fix faster", an exclusive interview on how Primark manages to balance ethics and ultra-low prices, and whether Vietnam is ready to reap the benefits of the TPP trade pact. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 18 Mar 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at VF Corp and Target Corp's partnership with the International Finance Corporation to improve energy and water efficiency at their supplier factories in Vietnam, the news that India's cotton supply is key if Bangladesh is to double its apparel exports over the next five years, and new research highlights hidden homeworkers in footwear supply chains. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 11 Mar 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at why Fair Trade USA's apparel programme is reaching new heights, an insight on how Brexit supporters' arguments will affect Britain's apparel industry, and Vietnam led apparel import growth into the US in January. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 4 Mar 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at why Central America is tense over a TPP­-empowered Vietnam, ten trends set to impact the US retail industry in 2016, and the launch by Pertex of new outdoor performance fabrics. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 26 Feb 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at Nike's transition of all core yarn for its Flyknit shoes to recycled polyester, a move by the US to expand trade ties with Laos, and implementation by Hugo Boss of a number of changes at its factory in Turkey following labour violation claims. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 19 Feb 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at ten human rights risks to supply chains in 2016, a debate raging over how many factories there are in the Bangladesh garment sector, and the news that JC Penney is to split its product development, design and sourcing roles.


Top stories this week on just-style... 12 Feb 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at what the EU-Vietnam trade deal means for textile and apparel duties, Bangladesh and Vietnam led the way in terms of US apparel import growth in December, and Esquel progresses in a research programme to develop a sustainable Chinese supply of Sea Island cotton.


Top stories this week on just-style... 5 Feb 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a new report which found Syrian refugee workers in Turkish clothing factories that supply the likes of Next and H&M, renewed fears for worker safety after the latest garment factory fire in Bangladesh, and an update from Under Armour on its competitive positioning.


Top stories this week on just-style... 29 Jan 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include an update from outdoor wear brands on their progress in reducing PFCs after an investigation found some products contained hazardous chemicals, the launch of a new round of EU funding for Myanmar's garment sector, and new targets by Gap Inc to strengthen worker rights across its global supply chain.


Top stories this week on just-style... 22 Jan 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at a roadmap to the apparel supply chain of the future, the news that the head of Asda's George clothing division is to step down amid HQ job cuts, and how the outerwear industry is facing up to the challenge of climate change.


Top stories this week on just-style... 15 Jan 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at the top ten takeaways from just-style's annual briefing on sourcing and supply chain issues likely to impact apparel and footwear firms in 2016, why the rise of the millennial industry requires radical change, and a new report that suggests the TPP is likely to benefit Vietnam and Malaysia most by 2030.


Top stories this week on just-style... 8 Jan 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at apparel sector challenges and opportunities in 2016, along with insight into what's likely to happen with apparel sourcing in the year ahead. We also ask 'Are you ready for the new Garment Industry 2.0?', and look at whether productivity gains will be enough to offset ASEAN wage hikes this year.


Top stories this week on just-style... 11 Dec 2015

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include Adidas warning of a significant rise in sourcing costs over the next five years, a look at the US tariff phase-out schedule for textiles and apparel under the recently agreed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the uncertainty of future denim and jeans production bases, and Mango's new business strategy that involves a "revolutionary" offering with supply chain changes.


Top stories this week on just-style... 27 Nov 2015

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include the kick-off of Cambodia's living wage campaign, a look at why China's five-year plan is unlikely to change garment-making, a review of a new book on Fixing Fashion, and figures that suggest global apparel and footwear expenditure is expected to decline in 2015 to its lowest level since 2011.


Top stories this week on just-style... 20 Nov 2015

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at how C&A's overhaul of its fit and product development processes is paying dividends, Uniqlo and Toray ink a new sourcing deal aimed at reducing lead times and optimising production, and Cambodia approves a draft union law despite criticism. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 13 Nov 2015

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include an interview with Epic Group chairman and CEO Ranjan Mahtani about the manufacturing giant's expansion and efficiency drive, VF's ongoing evaluation of sourcing opportunities in East Africa, and plans by Crystal Group to widen its worker empowerment initiatives to 40,000 employees.

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