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Latest Interviews

Diesel's co-founder works to beat the denim blues 3 Oct 2014

Ivan Castano Freeman

Adriano Goldschmied, Diesel's co-founder, is working to promote a new stretch fabric he hopes will turn around the fortunes of the $50bn denim industry.


INTERVIEW: Crystal CEO rises to the challenges 25 Sep 2014

Leonie Barrie

Building the business for long-term growth, but also ensuring that the company has a strong local supply chain in place to deliver on its goals, are among the challenges faced by Andrew Lo, CEO of Hong Kong based Crystal Group, as he continues to build the capacity and competitiveness of one of Asia's largest garment manufacturers.

Latest News

Top stories this week on just-style... 14 Nov 2014

Katie Smith

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.


Levi Strauss to axe 500 jobs in restructuring 11 Nov 2014

Leonie Barrie

Jeans giant Levi Strauss & Co is axing 500 jobs as part of a $143m deal to outsource some of its global business services including information technology, finance, human resources, customer service and consumer relations.


Hampshire Group moves to profit in Q3 7 Nov 2014

Michelle Russell

US apparel business Hampshire Group has moved to a profit in its third-quarter thanks to strong growth in sales driven by the addition of new brands earlier this year.


Levi Strauss offers ethical suppliers cheap loans 6 Nov 2014

Katie Smith

Jeans giant Levi Strauss & Co is to provide low-cost loans to help its garment suppliers in developing countries to upgrade environmental, health, safety and labour standards - with better terms available to those who perform well on sustainability metrics.


Levi Strauss and M&S join Canopy fibre initiative 29 Oct 2014

Richard Woodard

Leading fashion players including Levi Strauss & Co and Marks & Spencer are the latest names to sign up to non-profit organisation Canopy’s Fashion Loved by Forest sustainability initiative.

Latest blogs

Firms urged to stay committed to Cambodia 17 Nov 2014

Leonie Barrie

Apparel brands have been urged to stay committed to Cambodia after a 28% rise in the minimum monthly wage was agreed for textile, garment and footwear workers.


Port problems play havoc with holiday imports 10 Nov 2014

Leonie Barrie

US firms including apparel retailers and importers are urging the government to intervene in the ongoing dispute at US west coast ports, amid worsening delays on shipments of holiday merchandise and fears a total shutdown may be imminent.

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