10 February 2014
Primark has become the latest retailer to commit to the elimination of hazardous chemicals from its supply chain after a Greenpeace campaign.
21 January 2014
Adidas, Esprit, and Gap Inc are among a coalition of 30 retailers and brands that have signed a new letter calling for an investigation into the recent violence in Cambodia's garment industry.
17 January 2014
The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at Asos Christmas retail sales, key apparel industry issues to watch this year, and the discovery of hazardous chemicals in children's wear and shoes made in China.
14 January 2014
Potentially hazardous chemicals have been found in children’s clothes and shoes made by leading brands such as Burberry, Adidas and Disney, according to a new investigation.
14 January 2014
Executives from Reebok, Walt Disney, and Clothing+ will join Adidas and Fabric Works to speak at this year's Smart Fabrics & Wearable Technology conference.
9 December 2013
Waterless dyes, textiles that clean themselves and new 3D printing filaments: the only thing missing this year was spray on clothing.
22 November 2013
Campaign groups and unions are renewing calls for meaningful compensation for victims of the Tazreen Fashions factory fire – almost one year after the blaze killed at least 112 people.
6 November 2013
A grant from the Walt Disney Company will aid the expansion of an innovative project which aims to educate workers about occupational safety and health via text message.
7 October 2013
An initiative to promote workplace safety and health in Pakistan's factories was launched last week, more than a year after the Ali Enterprises garment factory burnt down with the loss of 260 lives.
30 August 2013
The most-read stories on just-style this week include the Walt Disney Company's decision to phase out sourcing from Pakistan, VF to introduce three innovation centres, and garment and footwear workers in Cambodia are now paid higher wages.
28 August 2013
The Walt Disney Company (WDC) is to phase out the sourcing of Disney-branded products from Bangladesh, Belarus, Ecuador, Pakistan and Venezuela over concerns the countries no longer meet its guidelines on working conditions.
24 July 2013
Retailers involved in the recent Bangladesh apparel factory tragedies are being called on to attend meetings to discuss compensation for victims.
19 June 2013
Three Florida-based corporations and their management have been sentenced for smuggling counterfeit Disney, Marvel and major league baseball merchandise from China.
5 June 2013
Michelle Bogan has rejoined management consulting firm Kurt Salmon as a partner in its retail and consumer products group.
30 May 2013
Three strategies have emerged among clothing brands and retailers trying to decide what steps to take to raise standards in factories in Bangladesh. But David Birnbaum believes the approach in which customers provide funds to upgrade factory structures is the worst option of all.
13 May 2013
Wedding dress retailer David's Bridal Inc has appointed Pamela Wallack, the head of Gap's Global Creative Center in New York, as its new chief executive officer.
8 May 2013
UK fashion retailer French Connection has today (8 May) appointed Adam Castleton as its new group finance director.
16 April 2013
European retailers C&A, Kik and El Corte Ingles will contribute to a compensation plan for the victims of the Tazreen Fashions fire in Bangladesh in November last year.
5 March 2013
US surf wear brand Quiksilver has announced a series of senior management changes as part of efforts to turnaround the business, following the appointment of a new president and CEO in January.
3 January 2013
US surfwear brand Quiksilver has named Andy Mooney as president and CEO, succeeding co-founder Bob McKnight, who has been named executive chairman.
18 October 2012
The production of sustainable apparel in China has a “blind spot” that wastes large amounts of energy and water, and causes pollution problems, says a new report.
16 October 2012
US clothing retailer Express has promoted David Kornberg to the position of president, with responsibility for both men's and women's merchandising and design.
30 August 2012
Back-to-school items including children's rainboots and raincoats have been found to contain high levels of phthalates - chemicals that are banned for use in toys in the US because of adverse health effects - according to a new report.
26 March 2012
Fila Luxembourg has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with US-based manufacturer of sportswear, outerwear and swimwear MAG Brands in the country.
5 March 2012
US department-store operator JC Penney has appointed Laurie Beja Miller as executive vice president of The Square, the new core of its revamped stores that will be a centre for entertainment and various attractions.
18 January 2012
JC Penney has appointed Kristen Blum as executive vice president and chief technology officer.
25 October 2011
The US Senate has named John Bryson as the next Secretary of Commerce, replacing Gary Locke who now serves as the US ambassador to China.
24 October 2011
China's perpetually rising costs and currency have, of late, been undermining the country's export industry. But they have also encouraged Chinese clothing retail entrepreneurs to focus on their domestic market - most notably its demographic of Internet-savvy, younger generation consumers.
7 September 2011
Swedish fashion retailer H&M was ranked as the world's number one user of organic cotton last year - taking it closer to its goal of only using cotton from more sustainable sources by 2020.
6 September 2011
Neither the recession nor unstable economies have put a damper on the fast-growing organic textiles industry, according to a new report, which shows the sector grew by 20% to an estimated $5.61bn in 2010.