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Concerns grow over fibre sourcing from forests

Ahead of an expected explosion in demand for wood pulp-based fibres such as rayon and viscose, environmental groups are calling on apparel a...

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...

just-style's research roundup

Featured reports from just-style's research store this week include a look at temperature control fabrics, a profile of outdoor clothing fir...

Target makes up for lost time with Canadian move

Having been criticised for being slow to cash in on the potential of international expansion, US discount retailer Target Corp is now making...

Latest Interviews

Speaking with style: Jonathan Petty, Patagonia UK 29 May 2008

Joe Ayling

Rock climbing-inspired apparel and footwear brand Patagonia has pioneered the use of organic cotton and recycled polyester in its outdoor clothing and posted sales of US$330m last year. Joe Ayling interviews the company's UK sales and marketing manager, Jonathan Petty, to find out to what peaks an already ambitious sustainable business model can climb to next.

Latest News

Tesco backs campaign against Uzbek cotton 15 Oct 2014

Leonie Barrie

Retail giant Tesco has signed a pledge not to use cotton from Uzbekistan, joining a wider campaign to try to stop the use of forced labour in the country's annual harvest.


Patagonia range uses material in its purest form 9 Oct 2014

Richard Woodard

Outdoor wear specialist Patagonia has launched a range of clothing made using “responsible manufacturing” techniques, including undyed cashmere and reclaimed cotton.


Call for change as Uzbek cotton harvest begins 10 Sep 2014

Leonie Barrie

As the annual cotton harvest gets underway in Uzbekistan, industry stakeholders from around the world have set out a number of steps they want the country's government to take to end the use of forced and child labour in the sector.


Patagonia debuts temperature regulating technology 9 Sep 2014

Katie Smith

Patagonia has launched what it describes as a "revolutionary" new insulation technology which regulates body temperature and eliminates the need to adjust layers.


Patagonia moves towards seamless inventory 20 Jun 2014

Leonie Barrie

Outdoor apparel company Patagonia is working to achieve seamless inventory across all channels and geographic regions with the support of a new merchandise and assortment planning tool.

Latest blogs

A troubled start for Cambodia 6 Jan 2014

Leonie Barrie

2014 has got off to a troubled start in Cambodia, where protests over a new minimum wage for garment workers have been turning increasingly violent.


Patagonia faces up to the "elephant in the room" 25 Sep 2013

Leonie Barrie

Confronting the "elephant in the room" is all in a day's work for Patagonia - and the outdoor clothing and footwear company's latest campaign is no exception.

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