Top stories on just-style
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Top stories this week on just-style include a look at how the crackdown on Bangladesh labour activists has cost the country's garment industry around US$100m, Adidas and Burberry have been recognised for their sustainability practices, industry executives in Turkey are optimistic that better times lie ahead, and Inditex and H&M boycott the BGMEA's Dhaka Apparel Summit.
Top stories this week on just-style include a look at what a hard Brexit might mean for the UK's fashion and textile industry, the withdrawal of Polartec and Patagonia from the Outdoor Retailer show in Utah, Li & Fung being dropped from Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index, and H&M leading the Better Cotton Initiative's (BCI) 'Better Cotton league'.
Top stories this week on just-style include plans to open one of the largest synthetic yarn production plants in Central America in Honduras, new research suggesting forced or unpaid overtime and child labour remain problems in Myanmar garment factories, and the launch of a new ocean waste Conscious collection by H&M.
Top stories this week on just-style include a closer look at Under Armour's first made-in-the-USA apparel collection and the slowdown in its fourth quarter revenue growth, the departure of Ralph Lauren CEO Larsson over differing views on the future direction of the firm, and a report on the top source countries at risk of modern slavery in the fashion supply chain.
Top stories this week on just-style include a closer look at the start to Trump's presidency, from the order to withdraw from TPP to his first speech promising to "buy American and hire American". We also list ten retail trends to watch out for in the year ahead, and news that Gap's Banana Republic chief is to leave the company.
Top stories this week on just-style include a closer look at what's at stake with Trump's promises to tear up US trade agreements – thanks to a special infographic powered by re:source from just-style – the risks Brexit pose to Cambodia's textile and apparel export sector, and how Trump's potential revamp of the US tax system threatens US apparel importers and their suppliers.
Top stories this week on just-style include an update on the US warning of a terrorist threat to Bangladesh, a look at why China's apparel exports are facing a serious threat, how apparel sourcing problems should be addressed, and a new pilot app from Gap allowing customers to virtually "try on" clothing via a smartphone.
Top stories this week on just-style include a look at the eight factors set to shape European retail in 2017, Donald Trump's developing trade team, a comment on the potential return of the Multi-Fibre Arrangement, and forecasts for a fall in world cotton prices in the second half of the season.
Top stories this week on just-style include a look at how Adidas is gaining traction in the US, how 55 garment factories in Bangladesh have closed after a wage dispute, and VF Corp's commitment to gender parity. We also take a look back over 2016 and the top news stories on the site.
Top stories this week on just-style include a look at how Adidas is pulling ahead on speed and innovation, how China's apparel industry is repositioning for the future, and just-style's new data tool aimed at helping ease and speed decision-making. We also take a look back over 2016 and the industry's winners and losers.
Top stories this week on just-style include a look at the steps to piloting living wages in garment factories, why duty-free trade is key to building African supply chains, and how Myanmar's garment industry is still lacking in labour rights.
Top stories this week on just-style include a look at why modern robotics eludes sportswear makers, why traditional financing is a misfit for fashion, and an interview with the CEO of Israel-based tailored clothing manufacturer Bagir Group.
Donald Trump's success in being elected the 45th president of the United States continued to be reflected in just-style's coverage over the past week, with stories looking at what it might mean for NAFTA, and how the President-elect says he will take steps to end the landmark Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal on his first day in office. In other news, Madagascar is back on the sourcing radar after a change of fortunes in the last two years.
The shock result of Donald Trump being elected as the 45th president of the United States continued to dominate just-style's coverage over the past week, with stories looking at what it might mean for the landmark Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal. In other news, Canada's Gildan Activewear is hoping to acquire the American Apparel brand in a deal worth around US$66m.
The shock result of Donald Trump being elected as the 45th president of the United States 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 and other trade negotiations. In other news, British retailer Marks & Spencer has announced its biggest shake-up in years, with plans to remove its clothing ranges from 60 stores over the next five years.
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- JC Penney to close 140 stores amid lower sales
- Inditex and H&M boycott Dhaka Apparel Summit
- Bangladesh government steps in on labour crackdown
- Bangladesh calls for duty-free access to US
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