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Who has signed up to the Greenpeace Detox Campaign

In 2011, Greenpeace published its Dirty Laundry report, which found toxic chemicals in waste water discharges from two textile processing fa...

Mauritius apparel sector faces up to challenges

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...

Rana Plaza one year on: Timeline of change

The Rana Plaza factory disaster has proved to be a catalyst for change in Bangladesh. While there has been criticism of the speed of the fac...

Zero discharge group forging solidly towards goals

Members of the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Group are “forging solidly” towards their 2020 goals, but need the collective he...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Henry Tan, CEO, Luen Thai Holdings 9 May 2012

Leonie Barrie

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.

Latest News

Puma Q2 beats consensus despite profit slide 29 Jul 2014

Katie Smith

German sportswear business Puma delivered a second-quarter performance in line with both analyst and company expectations, despite posting a 76.2% drop in net earnings.


Ted Baker “no plans” to stop using wool 17 Jul 2014

Katie Smith

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.


Primark launches investigation after wool probe 15 Jul 2014

Katie Smith

UK value fashion retailer Primark has launched an investigation following the release of video footage exposing a series of violations in the wool industry.


PETA urges wool boycott after undercover probe 14 Jul 2014

Katie Smith

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.


Esprit highlights progress with PFC elimination 3 Jul 2014

Katie Smith

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.

Latest blogs

Esprit launches vegan hantags 30 Jul 2014

Katie Smith

Hong Kong-listed fashion brand Esprit is introducing vegan hangtags, in a bid to increase transparency in textile labelling and better inform conscious consumers.


Factory compensation talks stall 16 Sep 2013

Leonie Barrie

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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