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Brands spin-off headlines new Li & Fung masterplan

The announcement of Li & Fung’s new three-year plan, covering the 2014-16 period, began – as these things often do – with a glance back over...

Li & Fung highlights need for supply chain change

The apparel industry and its supply chain have experienced "profound change" and "significant action" following recent factory tragedies in...

Can you choose your productivity philosophy?

The pressure for higher wages and better working conditions looks unstoppable – and is being accompanied by a wave of new initiatives aimed...

Comment: Name the new China? There's no contest

Garment sourcing involves much more than finding the place with the lowest labour rates - but the industry continues to obsess about finding...

Latest Interviews

Speaking with style: Harry van Dalfsen, IAF 6 Sep 2012

Leonie Barrie

The theme of change resonates loudly with Harry van Dalfsen, who took on the role of president of the International Apparel Federation (IAF) two years ago at the height of the global economic crisis. Not surprisingly, ‘Fashion business in a changing environment’ is also the focus of the upcoming IAF World Apparel Convention, which takes place later this month.


Trinity reveals ambitions for Gieves & Hawkes 18 Jul 2012

Petah Marian

Following the acquisition of UK tailoring brand Gieves & Hawkes in April this year, Hong Kong-based Trinity today (18 July) outlined its aspirations for the British heritage brand.

Latest News

Alliance board members commit to driving safety 4 Apr 2014

Michelle Russell

New members of the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety Board of Advisors will be hoping to offer a positive contribution to improving worker safety conditions in the country's ready-made garment sector as the anniversary of Rana Plaza nears.


Immediate action for Tazreen Fashion victims 4 Apr 2014

Katie Smith

The pending anniversary of Rana Plaza has reignited calls for compensation to be given to victims of the Tazreen Fashions fire, in the hope they will not be forgotten.


Li & Fung FY net profit in 21% surge 20 Mar 2014

Richard Woodard

Global sourcing and supply business Li & Fung recorded a stronger than expected full-year net profit in 2013, boosted by the turnaround of its LF USA division.


just-style's most read stories this week... 10 Jan 2014

Katie Smith

The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at M&S's latest trading update, the end of a strike by garment workers in Cambodia, and a new factory and worker safety business unit set up by Li & Fung.


Luthai Textile eyes expansion with New York office 7 Jan 2014

Michelle Russell

China-based shirt manufacturer and yarn supplier Luthai Textile is to open an office in New York as part of the firm's ambitions to grow its global business.

Latest blogs

Innovation the name of the game 25 Mar 2014

Leonie Barrie

Innovation seems to be the name of the game for two projects seeking new solutions for the apparel and textile sectors.


Bangladesh factory checks highlight safety issues 17 Mar 2014

Leonie Barrie

First findings released last week from inspections at ten garment factories used by members of the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh have highlighted widespread fire, electrical safety and potential structural problems.

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