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| 24 Aug 2015
More than 200 companies have now signed the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh following the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory building in Dhaka, which killed more than 1,100 people in 2013.
| 13 Aug 2015
Interest in East Africa as a potential apparel sourcing destination has been on the rise, yet the results of a new survey suggest the road ahead won't be an easy one.
| 26 Jun 2015
H&M Hennes & Mauritz will likely suffer gross margin pressure in the near-term, analysts believe, as the negative impact from the strong US dollar is compounded by increased purchasing costs and increasing wages.
| 9 Jun 2015
The organic cotton market is growing once more, after three consecutive years of declining production. This is the result of industry collaboration and innovative initiatives developed over the last 12 months, according to a new report.
| 30 Apr 2014
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.
| 20 Feb 2014
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.
| 4 Sep 2015
The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at H&M's efforts to scale up its fair living wage efforts to key suppliers, Myanmar's approval of its first minimum wage for garment workers, and why the world garment trade was transformed in August.
| 2 Sep 2015
The Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) has appointed Alan McClay as its new CEO to lead the group during its next phase of growth.
| 1 Sep 2015
Hennes and Mauritz (H&M) is scaling up its fair living wage efforts with plans to add all of its strategic suppliers by 2018 - and is updating its purchasing practices to support those suppliers.
| 1 Sep 2015
Myanmar has approved the country's first minimum wage for garment workers of MMK3,600 (US$3.2) per day, setting it at the level first proposed two months ago.
| 26 Aug 2015
Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) is looking to encourage sustainable innovation by offering a EUR1m (US$1.1m) grant and access to an innovation accelerator as part of a new global awards programme.
| 17 Aug 2015
Swedish fashion giant H&M booked double-digit sales growth in July, marking the 10th consecutive month of double-digit increases.
| 17 Aug 2015
Danish fashion retailer Bestseller has become the latest company to ban the use of angora in its products as it works to tighten its animal welfare policy.
| 20 Jul 2015
Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) has called on Myanmar's government to ensure a uniform minimum wage level is implemented across all industries in order to retain skilled labour and encourage foreign investment.
| 15 Jul 2015
Swedish fashion giant H&M has booked a double-digit increase in June sales, marking the 27th month of consecutive growth.
| 29 Jun 2015
Synchronising technology and process between brands and manufacturers can ensure a long-term, sustainable relationship that is more efficient and profitable for both, Lectra informed H&M suppliers in Bangladesh.
| 26 Jun 2015
The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at the potential for new technologies to shape a sustainable fashion future, Li & Fung teaming up with two Chinese retailers to develop their own private label clothing brands, and Gap and H&M showing support for new labour law reforms in Myanmar.
| 25 Jun 2015
H&M Hennes & Mauritz saw earnings and sales climb in its first-half but warned of a "very negative" impact from higher purchasing costs due to the strengthening of the US dollar for the remainder of the year.
| 15 Jun 2015
Swedish apparel retailer Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) saw its sales grow in the second quarter and for the month of May, but was hit by currency and calendar effects.
| 5 Jun 2015
Denim brand G-Star Raw has become the latest company pledging to eliminate the use of rayon and viscose fabrics derived from ancient and endangered forests in its clothes.
| 15 May 2015
Swedish clothing retailer Hennes & Mauritz H&M saw its comparable store sales increase 10% in April, marking the 25th consecutive month of growth.
| 15 Apr 2015
Swedish fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz H&M has seen its shares climb today (14 April) after booking its 24th consecutive month of sales growth.
| 13 Apr 2015
Swedish apparel retailer H&M Hennes & Mauritz has launched its shop online offer in Slovakia, Hungary and Bulgaria.
| 31 Mar 2015
Fashion retailer H&M and luxury lifestyle group Kering have joined forces with start-up Worn Again to test a new chemical recycling technology that aims to address the growing issue of clothes-to-landfill.
| 30 Mar 2015
Swedish fashion giant Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) has launched its shop online offer in Portugal, Poland and the Czech Republic.
| 24 Mar 2015
Swedish fashion giant Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) has recorded a strong start to the year with sales and earnings up in the first quarter and plans to expand its global reach and brand portfolio.
| 16 Mar 2015
Swedish fashion giant Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) has booked an increase in sales during both the first quarter and February, marking its 23rd consecutive month of gains.
| 12 Mar 2015
Fashion retailer H&M is to impose stricter requirements on the use of short-term, fixed duration contracts for workers at its supplier factories after acknowledging their use restricts worker rights.
| 17 Apr 2015
H&M's new Conscious Exclusive collection, which launched this week, proves that high street fashion can be sustainable. And as the line gains momentum it’s using more diverse materials, including recycled beads, fabrics such as hemp, organic linen, and organic leather.
| 5 Jan 2015
As we return to the swing of things, a good way to start 2015 is to take a look back at the top news stories, analysis pieces, comment articles and interviews published on just-style in 2014.
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