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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...

High inventories at US retailers causes concern

Stung by unseasonably cold spring weather that blanketed many parts of the US just as they were rolling out their spring merchandise, retail...

Rana Plaza one year on: Timeline of change

The Rana Plaza factory disaster has proved to be a catalyst for change in Bangladesh. While there has been criticism of the speed of the fac...

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

VF Corp books "solid" Q2 performance 21 Jul 2014

Katie Smith

VF Corp delivered what has been described as a "solid performance" during a "challenging" second-quarter, helped by double-digit revenue growth at four of its major brands.


Timberland meets two CSR goals ahead of schedule 10 Jul 2014

Michelle Russell

VF Corp-owned Timberland has surpassed two of its key CSR targets nearly two years ahead of schedule.


Downlite earns responsible down cert in China 1 Jul 2014

Michelle Russell

Down and feather processor Downlite has become the first company to earn the Responsible Down Standard (RDS) certificate in China - the largest down supply chain in the world.


M&S to publish list of global clothing suppliers 24 Jun 2014

Michelle Russell

Retailer Marks & Spencer is aiming to provide complete transparency across its supply chain, including publishing a list of its global clothing suppliers, but says the move will take time due to the sheer volume of information.


Cotswold Industries pioneers Tencel in pocketing 13 Jun 2014

Leonie Barrie

An innovative new pocketing fabric has been developed using Lenzing's Tencel fibre, which is said to take pocketing and waistbanding "to a new era with softness, strength and sustainability."

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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