Top stories on just-style
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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at the likely impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership's tariff phase-out schedule on US textile and apparel imports from Vietnam, the opening of Ethiopia's flagship industrial park in Hawassa city, and confirmation that US department store group Sears Holdings Corp is to close its Manhattan apparel and design office.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- TPP tariff phase-out guides Vietnam sourcing plans
- Why fast fashion isn't a case of one size fits all
- How Central America garment sourcing measures up
- How virtual garments could shape fashion retail
- Brexit Trade Focus – How a CANZ-UK FTA stacks up
- Ethiopia opens flagship textile and apparel park
- VF confident on "solid" sustainability roadmap
- Inditex and Lenzing sign textile waste pact
- VF Corp cuts guidance as Q2 profit plunges 70%
- EU and US dispute China raw materials duties
- Central America strategic sourcing review - a focus on Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras
- Southeast Asia strategic sourcing review – a focus on Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar
- World Textile and Apparel Trade and Production Trends: the EU - June 2016
- Luxury Goods Retailing in Europe, 2014-2019 ; Market & Category Expenditure and Forecasts, Trends, and Competitive Landscape
- Primark Stores Limited: Retailing - Company Profile & SWOT Analysis