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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.


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.

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