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Vietnam soars as US apparel imports decline in May

Despite forecasts suggesting US imports would continue to rise in May - in part to offset the threat of possible industrial action and disru...

Gap's Myanmar move highlights country's potential

Faced with the growing risks of producing in Bangladesh and Cambodia as well as the rising cost of countries like China and Indonesia, it is...

H&M sees growing demand for ethical sourcing

Hennes & Mauritz says there is a growing understanding and demand from its customers for sustainable and ethically sourced clothing - areas...

Bangladesh factory inspection beset by differences

A growing list of differences appears to be breaking out between groups working to improve factory and building safety for garment workers i...

Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: Helena Helmersson, H&M 30 Apr 2014

Michelle Russell

The latest sustainability report released earlier this month by Swedish apparel retailer H&M Hennes & Mauritz highlights the group's achievements over the last year. Helena Helmersson, head of sustainability for H&M, spoke with just-style about the company's major milestones, including closed loop clothing, collaboration, and the group's African sourcing plans.


The Bangladesh Accord tackles unsafe factories 20 Feb 2014

Kitty So

As safety inspections on more than 1,500 garment factories supplying a group of mainly European retailers get underway this week, just-style speaks with Brad Loewen, the top safety official overseeing the effort.

Latest News

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.


Winning US retailers rethinking business models 15 Jul 2014

Richard Woodard

Successful US retailers in the post-recession era have adapted their business models to remain relevant to consumers, according to new research.


Hennes & Mauritz June sales climb 15 Jul 2014

Michelle Russell

Swedish clothing giant H&M Hennes & Mauritz has booked an increase in sales for the month of June.


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.

Latest blogs

'Made in' movements gather momentum 23 Jun 2014

Leonie Barrie

Less than a week after hailing plans to begin sourcing its first garments from Burma/Myanmar, US retail giant Gap Inc was on the defensive, hitting back at accusations it simply wants to get its clothes produced as cheaply as possible.


Cambodia issues could put country's sourcing status at risk 2 Jun 2014

Leonie Barrie

Major global brands and retailers that source clothing from Cambodia issued a stark warning last week that ongoing political instability, and alleged human rights violations could hurt future growth, and put the country's status as a strategic sourcing market at risk.

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