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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...

The link between apparel supply chains and success

Do the biggest companies also have the best supply chains - or should it be instead that the best supply chains help grow the most successfu...

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

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

Top stories this week on just-style... 25 Jul 2014

Katie Smith

The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at how clothing is likely to remain a focus for Tesco despite its upcoming CEO change, a snapshot of Myanmar's textile and apparel industry, and the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety annual report, which reveals that progress is far from over a year on from its inception.


Wal-Mart US chief resignation little surprise 24 Jul 2014

Michelle Russell

The resignation of Bill Simon as the head of Wal-Mart's US division has come as little surprise, an analyst has said, after being passed over for the CEO role last year.


Wal-Mart replaces US division chief 24 Jul 2014

Michelle Russell

US retail giant Wal-Mart has replaced the CEO of its US division, promoting Greg Foran into the role.


Bangladesh apparel exports soar 14% in fiscal year 11 Jul 2014

Siddique Islam

Bangladesh's ready-made garment exports are continuing to soar, rising by nearly 14% in the just-finished fiscal year as political stability returns to the South Asian country.


Wal-Mart supports reshoring with 'Made in USA' day 9 Jul 2014

Michelle Russell

In a move to support the re-shoring of manufacturing in the US, retail giant Wal-Mart has opened its doors to host a 'Made in the USA' event for suppliers.

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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Project Synopsis: MarketLine's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity unde...

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