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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.


Top stories this week on just-style... 6 Nov 2015

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at what is thought to be Sri Lanka's largest rooftop solar plant at its dedicated knitting facility for Nike, challenges faced by fast fashion brands such as ensuring they make decisions that get orders right the first time, and Bangladesh knitwear makers scale up their consumption of organic fibre as demand rises. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 30 Oct 2015

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at Ethiopia's potential as an emerging apparel sourcing hub, the building blocks that will help Under Armour achieve its manufacturing vision, and Esquel Group investing $2.4m in Sea Island cotton research. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 23 Oct 2015

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at how Primark's cut-price clothing could shake up the US retail sector, plans by South Korean apparel maker Hansae to reduce its reliance on Vietnam and turn to Haiti instead, and analysts' concerns over recent changes at Gap.


Top stories this week on just-style... 16 Oct 2015

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at potential winners and losers in the landmark TPP trade deal, top tips for developing the right apparel sourcing strategy, and new forecasts that predict US cotton prices will fall sharply in 2015/16. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 9 Oct 2015

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at the landmark TPP trade agreement – including doubts over when it will actually come into action – the shift in core business practices required to take advantage of potential growth in e-textiles and smart garments, and US apparel import trends in August. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 2 Oct 2015

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at Adidas's "game-changing" recycling project for a new breed of sporting goods, an interview with Cara Chacon, Patagonia's director of social & environmental responsibility, on the group's CSR commitments, and Cambodia's unions agreeing a proposed new US$168 monthly minimum wage for the country's garment sector.


Top stories this week on just-style... 25 Sep 2015

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include progress in developing robotic systems to automate apparel manufacturing, Crystal Group opening a sustainable jeans factory in Cambodia, and  navigating potential risks in Vietnam as a footwear sourcing destination.


Top stories this week on just-style... 18 Sep 2015

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a regional supply chain to make finished shirts for the US market, Nine West reducing its Asian sourcing team, and Patagonia appointing a head of environmental activism as part of its continued investment in grassroots groups. 


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

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include Quiksilver filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the US, Greenpeace urging outdoor brand to eliminate all PFCs from their supply chains, and Nicaragua seeking $160m to build a synthetic textiles manufacturing base to help double exports.


Top stories this week on just-style... 4 Sep 2015

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at H&M's efforts to scale up its fair living wage efforts to key suppliers, Myanmar's approval of its first minimum wage for garment workers, and why the world garment trade was transformed in August.


Top stories this week on just-style... 28 Aug 2015

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at the potential impact of China's currency devaluation on garment imports and exports, whether Vietnam has the skills and capacity to cope with its impending trade deals, and an interview with Kurt Cavano, founder and chief strategy officer of GT Nexus on apparel industry disruptors.


Top stories this week on just-style... 21 Aug 2015

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at why the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) may unravel unless it is agreed by Christmas, the challenges facing the US outdoor industry bought on by changing demographics and new sales channels, and Abercrombie & Fitch appointing a new brand leadership team.


Top stories this week on just-style... 14 Aug 2015

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at what Britain's Modern Slavery Act will achieve in the garment industry, the role of ethical buyers in a supply chain, and Under Armour investing in product lifecycle management (PLM) software to support growth and product innovation.


Top stories this week on just-style... 7 Aug 2015

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at a new free trade agreement reached between the EU and Vietnam, the failure of the latest TPP talks to clinch a deal, and the commercial and legal issues surrounding wearable technology.


Top stories this week on just-style... 31 Jul 2015

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at VF Corp's interest in Africa as a sourcing destination, how G-Star Raw is pushing the boundaries of denim, and the launch of a metallised thread antenna for a new "revolutionary" RFID tag.


Top stories this week on just-style... 24 Jul 2015

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at whether Amazon will take over the US apparel market, Pakistan's textile mills fearing a rash of closures, and how supply chain risk is a top challenge for business.


Top stories this week on just-style... 17 Jul 2015

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at the textile investments flowing into Vietnam in anticipation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal, the complexity of sustainability in the polyester production process, and the impact of transparency on compliance in Cambodia's garment sector.


Top stories this week on just-style... 10 Jul 2015

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include news that Myanmar garment makers are mulling possible shut-downs after the introduction of the sector's first minimum wage, a look at why US apparel sourcing sees slow diversification, and why the fashion industry is still grappling to find the best ways to leverage the business benefits of 3D virtual design.


Top stories this week on just-style... 3 Jul 2015

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include news that Myanmar has introduced its first minimum wage for garment workers, Marks & Spencer is to launch a supply human rights policy, and Adidas has developed its first shoe upper made from ocean waste.


Top stories this week on just-style... 26 Jun 2015

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at the potential for new technologies to shape a sustainable fashion future, Li & Fung teaming up with two Chinese retailers to develop their own private label clothing brands, and Gap and H&M showing support for new labour law reforms in Myanmar.


Top stories this week on just-style... 19 Jun 2015

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include Gap's new approach to product development, an update on finalising the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a look at the issues in accessing supplier data, and a report that accuses Wal-Mart of abuses in its Asia supply chain.


Top stories this week on just-style... 12 Jun 2015

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at how innovative apparel software is making sure brands have the tools to deliver into the future, how a water pollution crackdown in China is hitting textile firms, and the largest RMG industrial park to open in Bangladesh.


Top stories this week on just-style... 5 Jun 2015

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include at look at US apparel sales figures for May, just-style speaks with the chairman of sourcing specialist William E. Connor, and Levi joins forces with internet behemoth Google to design "smart jeans".


Top stories this week on just-style... 29 May 2015

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include at look at whether Gap will find the right formula to get back on track, the tools being developed for improved colour communication, 3D design and prototyping, and how the Bangladesh Accord is expecting it to take another 18 months before it will complete all corrective factory action plans. We also take a look at this week's first-quarter results.

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