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Bangladesh: The road ahead on remediation

As safety improvements at Bangladesh garment factories move from inspections to remediation, stakeholders warn the hard work is just beginni...

Big gap between Ethiopia export goals and reality

Ethiopia may have more trump cards to play than any other sub-Sahara African country when it comes to developing a competitive cotton, texti...

US apparel retailers' November 2014 sales roundup

Early Black Friday promotions, falling fuel prices, and labour market improvements all helped the majority of US apparel retailers to record...

US textile and apparel trade and sourcing snapshot

A snapshot of the current state of play in US textile and apparel trade shows imports last year rebounded from a modest decline in 2012, ret...

Latest Interviews

Innovation backs Burlington’s 90 years in business 13 Mar 2014

Michelle Russell

Founded in 1923, North Carolina-based Burlington Industries has spent the last 90 years transforming itself into the world's largest textile manufacturer. Here, president Jeff Peck talks to Michelle Russell about the secrets to the company's success, the ongoing challenges facing the textile industry, and what the future is likely to hold.


Interview: Jeff Krilla, Bangladesh Safety Alliance 11 Feb 2014

Leonie Barrie

As the first-year anniversary of the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory building approaches in April, it is inevitable that the global spotlight will focus on the promises made and progress delivered over the past 12 months on improving safety for Bangladeshi garment workers. Jeff Krilla, president and CEO of the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, talks to just-style about the group's work so far.

Latest News

Wal-Mart promotes McKenna in management re-shuffle 11 Dec 2014

Michelle Russell

US retail giant Wal-Mart Stores has made a number of management changes including the promotion of Judith McKenna to chief operating officer for the group's US division.


Lidl commits to hazardous chemical detox 10 Dec 2014

Richard Woodard

Discount retailer Lidl has pledged to eliminate all hazardous chemicals from its textile production by 1 January, 2020 - a move that has been welcomed by environmental pressure group Greenpeace.


Perry Ellis and Delta Galil sign licensing deal 5 Dec 2014

Michelle Russell

US apparel business Perry Ellis International has entered into a licensing deal with Delta Galil Industries for the design and distribution of its Ben Hogan socks.


Tazreen Fashions compensation agreement outlined 25 Nov 2014

Katie Smith

An agreement on delivering compensation to the victims of the Tazreen Fashions fire in Bangladesh has been outlined - two years after the blaze killed at least 112 people and injured 300 others.


Asda "pleased" despite Q3 like-for-like sales drop 14 Nov 2014

Katie Smith

Supermarket retailer Asda has said it is "pleased" with its performance in the third quarter, despite a fall in like-for-like sales.

Latest blogs

Factory inspections get underway 26 Nov 2013

Leonie Barrie

Inspections got underway last week to assess the structural, fire and electrical safety of at least 2,000 garment factories in Bangladesh, after three separate groups agreed on a common set of standards.


Buyers build stronger sourcing bonds 29 Aug 2013

Leonie Barrie

There's no doubt that recent factory disasters in Bangladesh have been a wake-up call for garment makers and buyers. But instead of a widespread blacklisting by customers and a shift in orders away from the South Asian country, the tragedies are starting to reshape and redefine the apparel supply chain of the future.

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