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Crystal Group nurtures its caring culture

As one of Asia's largest garment manufacturers, Hong Kong based Crystal Group believes its size and continuing growth carry additional respo...

Africa courts clothing and textile investment

East African countries are aggressively courting foreign investors to revive their textiles and apparel industries....

Alliance members buy more products from Bangladesh

The group of North American brands and retailers - including Wal-Mart Stores, Gap Inc and VF Corporation - working to improve safety in Bang...

VF Corp bullish for second-half growth

After booking a double-digit increase in second-quarter profit, driven by revenue growth at its outdoor and action sport apparel segment, it...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Tim Wheeler, Jockey International 28 Mar 2013

Leonie Barrie

Overseeing international operations for one of the world's most-recognised brands, Tim Wheeler paints a picture of a business model fine-tuned for success.


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.

Latest News

RevoLaze files patent lawsuit against denim firms 20 Aug 2014

Michelle Russell

Lazer technology firm RevoLaze has filed a complaint with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) against 17 denim jean companies for patent infringement.


Dr Martens appoints Deckers exec Murray as CEO 18 Aug 2014

Michelle Russell

British footwear brand Dr Martens has appointed Deckers Outdoor executive Steve Murray as its chief executive officer.


VF makes $17m Bangladesh investment pledge 14 Aug 2014

Michelle Russell

Apparel giant VF Corp has pledged to spend at least US$17m, in the near term, to improve working conditions in Bangladesh.


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.


The North Face commits to certified down rollout 7 Aug 2014

Leonie Barrie

Outdoor apparel and footwear specialist The North Face has committed to use 100% certified and responsibly sourced down across all product lines by autumn 2017 - with some product lines and all European styles reaching this milestone in a year's time.

Latest blogs

Unrest weighs on sourcing decisions 9 Jun 2014

Leonie Barrie

As US retailers stocked up in April in anticipation of a busy spring and summer, their preferred supplier choices continued to be led by China and Vietnam. But the decline in shipments from Bangladesh appears to be accelerating.


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.

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