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Unseasonably warm weather has been one of the major drags on US apparel retailers in October, but analysts believe the month overall has bee...
Minimum wages are among the most challenging - and divisive - issues in the apparel industry, yet very little is known about the impact that...
Apparel and footwear giant VF Corp has launched its chemical management programme designed to identify and eliminate potentially harmful che...
Toxic chemicals have been found in clothing and footwear sold by nine supermarkets and retailers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, includ...
US apparel maker Jockey International has signed a licensing deal with loungewear firm, the Dream Lounge, to launch a range of thermals for men and women.
A number of retailers have responded to allegations of "forced labour" amongst female textile workers in mills in southern India, with H&M blacklisting one of the five named.
Apparel group Hanesbrands enjoyed a strong third quarter thanks to good sales and profit contributions from new acquisitions DBApparel and Maidenform.
Outdoor clothing business Fjällräven has made what it calls a “Down Promise” that its products will use only ethically produced down of the highest quality.
The US government has welcomed the progress made by Bangladesh in addressing concerns over worker safety in the country’s garment factories.
Turkey’s Ministry of the Economy has launched an anti-dumping investigation against imports of US cotton, the National Cotton Council has said.
Finnish department store retailer Stockmann Group is to cut around 380 jobs at its Seppala fashion chain, as it looks to ramp up efforts to improve group profitability.
Clothing and footwear is one of the categories set for the biggest growth in spending across the UK this Christmas, according to new research.
RFID label maker Tageos has inked a patent licensing agreement with Round Rock Research in a bid to strengthen its position and support the adoption of UHF RFID for apparel retailers and brands.
Indian textile and clothing group Raymond Ltd saw its share price tumble 4.37% after revealing a drop in second-quarter earnings.
Three trade blocs covering East and Southern Africa have agreed on the launch of Africa's largest free trade area in a bid to boost business and attract foreign investment.
Functional materials supplier Sympatex Technologies is focusing its current development efforts on new laminates for fashion and leisurewear made from 100% recycled polyester and certified organic cotton.
US apparel giant Ralph Lauren remains optimistic despite revealing lower second-quarter earnings and cutting its full-year sales outlook.
UK apparel and accessories retailer Monsoon Accessorize has become the latest company to end the use of angora in its future clothing and accessories collections.
Product authentication business Applied DNA Sciences (APDN) is to provide a DNA-based authentication mark for a textile manufacturer’s Extra Long Staple Pima cotton.
Retailers in the US are rolling back their deadlines for guaranteed Christmas delivery to avoid a repeat of problems experienced last year.
The value of garment exports from India rose 17.6% to top US$8bn in the first six months of the fiscal year, according to new figures.
A potential stock overhang from unseasonably mild weather might result in retailers having to ramp up discounts in order to shift the excess before Christmas, KPMG has warned.
Leading fashion players including Levi Strauss & Co and Marks & Spencer are the latest names to sign up to non-profit organisation Canopy’s Fashion Loved by Forest sustainability initiative.
Unseasonably warm weather has been one of the major drags on US apparel retailers in October, but analysts believe the month overall has been "scary" with "relatively weak" sales and headwinds that are likely to continue into the all-important fourth quarter.
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