Textile and apparel has grown to become one of the main pillars of Mauritius' economy in the last decade. Trade deals in place with Europe a...
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Members of the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Group are “forging solidly” towards their 2020 goals, but need the collective he...
Hong Kong based fashion firm Esprit has swung to a first-half profit after efforts to overhaul its operations started to gain momentum. But...
Luen Thai Holdings is Hong Kong's largest listed garment firm, with 34,000 employees, revenues of around US$1bn and a flagship business that produces over 80m garments a year - as well as footwear and bags - from production bases in China, the Philippines, Indonesia, India, Bangladesh and Cambodia. In the first of two articles based on a conversation with just-style managing editor Leonie Barrie at the recent Prime Source Forum in Hong Kong, CEO Henry Tan calls for industry-wide collaboration in a bid to increase efficiency and offset rising costs in the apparel supply chain.
UK apparel lifestyle brand Ted Baker has told just-style it has no plans to boycott wool, despite calls to from an animal rights group, which exposed a series of violations in the industry.
UK value fashion retailer Primark has launched an investigation following the release of video footage exposing a series of violations in the wool industry.
Retailers and consumers are being urged by animal rights activists to boycott wool products after an investigation is said to have exposed a series of violations in the industry.
Hong Kong-listed fashion brand Esprit has highlighted the progress it has made with its aim of phasing out all perfluorinated carbons (PFCs) in its clothing by 2014.
A shift in the timing of Easter and its mid-season sale to April, coupled with a weaker-than-expected performance in Asia Pacific, led to a 9.9% decline in third-quarter turnover for Hong Kong-listed fashion brand Esprit.
Talks last week to try to agree compensation payments for the victims and survivors of two Bangladesh factory disasters failed to reach a decision, with brands and retailers set to meet again in a fortnight to consider their next steps.
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