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As retail giant Walmart prepares for its annual US Manufacturing Summit today (28 June) – which includes an open call for US-made products –...
Under Armour’s local-for-local manufacturing vision is taking shape with a new state-of-the-art facility in the US that will serve as the "e...
A number of new initiatives, including access of up to US$1m (KES1m) in financing, are underway to help Kenyan designers and small-scale man...
Columbia Sportswear has unveiled what it believes is the first high-performance environmentally friendly rain jacket made without the use of...
Underwear and activewear maker HanesBrands has completed its EUR200m (US$223m) acquisition of Champion Europe, which owns the trademark for the Champion brand in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
The British fashion market has declined for the first time in six years, according to a new report, with spending on clothing, footwear and accessories falling by 0.1% year-on-year to June.
The US has taken a strong stand against the use of forced labour in cotton production by downgrading Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan in its annual anti-trafficking report.
Sporting goods giant Nike has named Apple CEO Tim Cook lead independent director of its board, while simultaneously announcing the company's co-founder, Phil Knight, has retired from his post as chairman under a planned transition that was initiated a year ago.
A long-awaited US decision to expand duty-free benefits for imported travel goods has been described as "disappointing" by industry groups because it applies to just a small number of countries.
Brexit has dominated just-style’s coverage over the past week, with stories looking at what lies ahead for the apparel industry, what it might mean for pending EU trade deals, why clothing deflation will come to an end, and how British brands and retailers should start planning now in order to try to minimise the damage - and the role they can play in building a new post-EU market.
Sessions on the circular economy, integrity and standards, market mechanisms, supply chain tracking and regulations are among the highlights at this year's upcoming Textile Exchange Sustainability Conference.
German sportswear giant Adidas has completed the sale of its non-core nostalgia headwear and apparel brand Mitchell & Ness to a newly formed entity primarily owned by Juggernaut Capital Partners.
The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media.
A technology that recycles technical textile waste into high performance plastic has been recognised by the French government for its sustainable development.
Israel-based lingerie, underwear and activewear manufacturer Delta Galil Industries is to acquire VF Corp's Contemporary Brands businesses in a deal worth $120m.
US retail analysts have been weighing up the implications of last week's vote by the UK to exit the European Union (EU) on a sector already battered by slow sales.
Despite the UK’s decision to leave the European Union (EU), the bloc’s trade chief says talks on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) trade deal with the US are moving forward – with the aim to conclude during the current US presidential administration.
Australian surfwear company Billabong International is to sell its skate hardware brand Sector 9 for US$12m.
German sportswear giant Adidas has struck a long-term deal with rapper-turned-designer Kanye West in what it calls "the most significant partnership ever created between an athletic brand and a non-athlete".
Inspection, testing and certification provider TUV Rheinland Vietnam has boosted its apparel and textile testing capabilities with a new gas fume chamber at its softlines laboratory in Ho Chi Minh City.
An ongoing trademark spat between Sketchers USA and Nike-owned Converse has seen the US International Trade Commission (ITC) rule that Skechers can continue importing and selling its Twinkle Toes and BOBS shoes in the US.
US department store retailer Belk has appointed Lisa Harper as CEO following the retirement of Tim Belk who spent the last 12 years of his 35-tenure year, as CEO.
Nordic value fashion retailer KappAhl says it is making "positive progress" after seeing its third quarter profit more than triple year-on-year.
The UK’s Brexit vote to leave the European Union (EU) will ensure inflation returns to the country’s clothing and footwear sector, an analyst has said, with the sharp decline in the pound leading to increased import costs.
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