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Zero discharge group forging solidly towards goals

Members of the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Group are “forging solidly” towards their 2020 goals, but need the collective he...

Sourcing: More action needed to trace raw material

It's one thing for apparel brands and retailers to talk about sustainability and traceability across their supply chains, but another altoge...

Levi Strauss eyes opportunities to drive profit

Levi Strauss & Co says it is focusing on a number of key strategies to drive its profitable core in its next fiscal year, with a focus prima...

Crackdown on human rights weighs on Cambodia

Against the backdrop of a month of fierce protests, the worst state violence in Cambodia for 15 years, and an escalating crackdown on protes...

Latest Interviews

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.

Speaking with style: Fernando Capellán, Grupo M 31 Jul 2012

Leonie Barrie

With apparel manufacturing operations bridging the Dominican Republic and neighbouring Haiti, Grupo M's co-production model is an exemplary example of trade preferences in action. Here company founder and president Fernando Capellán tells just-style about the opportunities that lie ahead.

Latest News

Freudenberg commits to transparency through SAC 15 Apr 2014

Michelle Russell

Freudenberg Far Eastern Spunweb Company says it is committing to increased transparency and openness through its decision to join the Sustainable Apparel Coalition.

Wal-Mart exec to lead Levi Strauss e-commerce 15 Apr 2014

Katie Smith

Levi Strauss & Co has tapped Wal-Mart executive Marc Rosen to head up e-commerce, as the denim giant looks to strengthen its online operations.

Levi Strauss Q1 profit halves on restructuring 9 Apr 2014

Katie Smith

Denim giant Levi Strauss & Co has seen its first-quarter profit more than halve on the back of restructuring charges and costs related to the launch of a global productivity initiative.

Jeanologia and Vinatex commit to jeans production 9 Apr 2014

Michelle Russell

Spanish sustainable textile technology firm Jeanologia is building its partnership with the Vinatex group with the aim of making Vietnam a global centre of excellence in the production of jeans.

Levis Strauss restructuring to cut 800 jobs 26 Mar 2014

Michelle Russell

Denim giant Levi Strauss & Co is to cut around 800 jobs as part of a new restructuring programme it hopes will deliver up to US$200m in annual savings.

Latest blogs

Levi Strauss weighs up water savings 20 Mar 2014

Leonie Barrie

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

The last few years have seen significant changes 3 Mar 2014

Leonie Barrie

The last few years have brought significant changes to the apparel sourcing landscape in Asia. The era of Chinese low-cost apparel manufacturing is a trend from the past, and several countries have stepped up to claim their part of the manufacturing pie. Apparel industry analysts say that although China's dominance continues, a clear segmentation is now taking place in Asia.

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