Top stories on just-style
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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