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Crystal Group nurtures its caring culture

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US apparel import data shows China competitiveness

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Latest Interviews

Hampshire Group CEO hails turnaround progress 27 Aug 2014

Leonie Barrie

Hot on the heels of expanding its Dockers brand license agreement with Levi Strauss & Co for the third time in four months, Hampshire Group CEO Paul Buxbaum is optimistic the company turnaround is starting to take hold. Here he talks to just-style about new opportunities and on-going efforts to leverage the firm's supply chain.


Speaking with style: Andrew Lo, CEO, Crystal Group 31 Aug 2012

Leonie Barrie

Hong Kong based Crystal Group is one of Asia's largest apparel manufacturers, producing more than 230m garments a year for customers including Victoria's Secret, Levi's, A&F, H&M, M&S, Uniqlo, JC Penney and Gap. Here CEO Andrew Lo talks to just-style about supply chain consolidation, productivity, setting up offshore factories, and why big is better when it comes to building a competitive edge.

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Clothing retailers set out case for EU-Vietnam FTA 13 Aug 2014

Leonie Barrie

A group of European retail clothing brands is calling for the elimination of duties on apparel, along with more flexible rules of origin, as part of the free-trade agreement being negotiated between the European Union (EU) and Vietnam.


Hampshire and Levi Strauss in global sourcing deal 17 Jul 2014

Michelle Russell

Fashion apparel maker Hampshire Group has signed a global sourcing deal with jeans giant Levi Strauss.


Costs push Levi Strauss Q2 earnings down 9 Jul 2014

Michelle Russell

Jeans giant Levi Strauss & Co saw its earnings plummet in the second quarter, hurt by restructuring and debt extinguishment-related charges, as well as lower wholesale revenues in the Americas.


Target "reduces" Cambodia garment sourcing 27 Jun 2014

Michelle Russell

US retailer Target Corp is another apparel manufacturer to have reportedly reduced its sourcing from Cambodian garment factories in response to industry turmoil in the country.


Cambodian garment and textile exports grow in Q1 17 Jun 2014

Katie Smith

Despite lapses in factory safety and ongoing labour unrest, Cambodian exports of garments and textiles grew 9% in the first three months of the year.

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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.


Levi Strauss weighs up water savings 20 Mar 2014

Leonie Barrie

Updated figures from Levi Strauss & Co suggest production of its Water

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