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Nordic fashion brands including H&M, KappAhl, Lindex are not doing enough to help tackle the abuse of Syrian refugees in Turkish garment fac...
Cambodia’s textile and apparel export sector could face both short and long-term risks as a result of the UK leaving the EU, while the count...
A new $253m national initiative has been launched in the United States to develop next-generation robots for advanced manufacturing across a...
Sri Lankan apparel and fabric manufacturing conglomerate MAS Holdings is preparing to begin operations at its second industrial park, locate...
December was a strong month for UK retail sales thanks to the timing of Christmas, but clothing and footwear saw a decline weighed down by increasing store prices.
While progress has been made in talks on the Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP) pact, the EU and US have this week outlined areas where significant work remains to be done.
Sri Lankan apparel and fabric manufacturing conglomerate MAS Holdings and certification body Oeko-Tex are among six new companies that have pledged a commitment to the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) group.
A new integrated approach to labour practices, including "meaningful auditing that goes beyond ensuring basic compliances," is being proposed as a solution to improve standards in global garment value chains.
Global unions have launched an online campaign calling for the Bangladesh Government to "immediately and unconditionally" release garment trade union leaders detained following recent unrest among workers over wages.
UK value women's wear retailer Bonmarché Holdings has offered an optimistic outlook and reaffirmed its full-year forecast as it revealed higher sales in its year-to-date thanks to a pull back on promotions.
Researchers in Australia have developed a new smart fabric that mimics the sophisticated and complex properties of human bone tissue, that they say could be used to create protective suits that stiffen under high impact.
Supply chain solutions specialist NEJ Inc has announced the acquisition of premium men’s sportswear designer Bills Khakis from private equity firm Source Capital, LLC.
Canada's largest retailer Loblaw has named its supply chain chief, Sarah Davis, as president of the company.
Top stories this week on just-style include a closer look at what's at stake with Trump's promises to tear up US trade agreements – thanks to a special infographic powered by re:source from just-style – the risks Brexit pose to Cambodia's textile and apparel export sector, and how Trump's potential revamp of the US tax system threatens US apparel importers and their suppliers.
Online giant Amazon is expanding it supply chain capacity with the opening of a third facility in Maryland; a 1.2m sq ft fulfillment centre in North East, which will create 700 new jobs in the town.
Xeros, which develops polymer technology for commercial cleaning systems, is increasing its focus on both the textile manufacturing and tanning sectors where it believes it can help reduce the use of chemicals, water consumption and effluent.
Nordic fashion brands including H&M, KappAhl, Lindex are not doing enough to help tackle the abuse of Syrian refugees in Turkish garment factories, a new report suggests.
Citing scientific proof of product is a key factor in US consumer purchase decisions, with trust influencing the final decision to purchase or not, new research has found.
US outdoor clothing brand Patagonia is to launch an e-commerce platform for its Worn Wear programme where it will sell used Patagonia clothing and gear online, sourced directly from its customers.
US retail group Target guidance has lowered its guidance for the fourth quarter, after booking a softer-than-expected sales performance during the holiday season.
Sportswear held up global apparel and footwear industry sales in 2016, figures show, with the industry recording its weakest growth since the 2008 recession.
The Project JUST transparency initiative has added knitwear to its 'Seal of Approval' stable, awarded to brands for top sustainability and ethical sourcing.
Spanish clothing giant Inditex has strengthened its partnership with water crisis solutions non-profit organisation, Water.org, to improve access to safe water and sanitation in developing countries.
Online, catalogue and stores retailer N Brown says it is on-track to meet full-year expectations as it revealed higher third-quarter revenues on the back of strong Cyber fortnight sales.
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