H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB
Driving meaningful change towards sustainability in textiles within organisations, within the industry, and with consumers topped the agenda...
Trade unions and employers in Cambodia's garment sector are denouncing the government's new US$128 minimum monthly wage for the clothing tex...
In the past six years apparel buyers have moved from avoiding commitment on toxic discharge to likely toxic-free production by the end of th...
US apparel imports surged in September as retailers continued to stock up on holiday merchandise amid fears of possible disruption to shipme...
Garment supplier Echo Sourcing has been building its business in Bangladesh since 2005 and is confident of continued growth in a country that has been rocked by a number of safety issues. The company, however, is keen to broaden its horizons and is eyeing potential new markets such as Ethiopia. Mark Bannister, head of sustainability and projects, talks to just-style.
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.
Swedish fashion giant H&M Hennes & Mauritz is pressing ahead with its expansion plans by launching online in eight new markets next year.
Swedish fashion giant Hennes & Mauritz H&M booked a double-digit increase in October sales, beating analyst forecasts by 4%.
The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh has issued a manual and other remediation guidance to help its supplier factories as the implementation of fire protection measures gets underway.
The most-read stories on just-style this week include the news that Levi Strauss will cut 500 jobs as part of a restructure, a 28% increase in wages for Cambodia garment workers, and Bangladesh seeing its apparel exports to the US decline in September.
The US International Trade Commission (USITC) is to launch an investigation into trademark infringement claims against 31 footwear retailers and manufacturers following a complaint by Converse.
A number of retailers were last week forced to respond to allegations of "forced labour" among female textile workers in mills in southern India, with H&M blacklisting one of the five named.
Yet another fast fashion brand could be about to launch, with suggestions that the next move by Swedish furniture retailer Ikea might be into apparel.
- New wage ladder lifts workers towards living wages
- US retailers to face logistics issues into 2015
- African apparel sector needs cooperation to thrive
- UK fashion sector prospects depend on partnerships
- New scenarios driving sustainability in textiles
- Bangladesh worker dies as factory boiler ruptures
- Eight footwear factories lead on social compliance
- Global unions join forces on apparel wage poverty
- Low cotton prices lead to government intervention
- Made in USA certification ordered to verify claims