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Italian fashion retailer Benetton Group is to double the amount of compensation paid into the Rana Plaza Trust Fund to US$1.6m following an...
CCertification body Oeko-Tex has launched a new product label that enables textiles to be traced along the supply chain from source to consu...
A China-based cotton expert has predicted that Chinese clothing and textile producers will be forced to import more cotton after the governm...
Cambodia's economic growth is expected to slow over the next three years on the back of increasing headwinds including rising production cos...
The Moroccan government is negotiating a strategic industrial partnership with China that could see Chinese investment flow into the Moroccan clothing and textile manufacturing industry.
Italian fashion retailer Benetton Group is to double the amount of compensation paid into the Rana Plaza Trust Fund to US$1.6m following an independent assessment by PwC.
US apparel maker Hanesbrands, owner of DBApparel and Maidenform businesses, is proposing a restructure that could see some 600 jobs cut in Europe, but has said "manufacturing is unaffected".
Athletic-leisure, preppy, leggings and jogging pants are among the top fashion trends for US teens, new research suggests – with the most preferred brands including Nike, Forever 21, American Eagle, Ralph Lauren, and Victoria’s Secret.
Smaller regional markets in the US such as Orlando and Washington DC may offer the key to retailers looking to grow their sales, according to new research.
US retail sales including clothing showed a marked improvement in March, as consumers started to spend again thanks to an earlier Easter this year.
US apparel prices remained mixed in March, rising for a third month in a row but falling year-on-year, according to the latest figures.
Brown Shoe Company is to change its name and launch a men's footwear business, as it embarks on a rebranding initiative aimed at positioning the business for accelerated growth and global expansion.
CCertification body Oeko-Tex has launched a new product label that enables textiles to be traced along the supply chain from source to consumer.
Apparel brand Dickies has launched an "industry-first" workwear collection designed using body heat mapping technology to pull moisture away from key areas of the body.
Huntsman Textile Effects, the manufacturer of chemicals and dye products, has introduced a range of reactive inks designed to deliver deeper shades and optimum print performance at a lower cost.
The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at why better working conditions in garment factories improves productivity and profitability, Morocco's plans to grow fast fashion exports, and a comment on the challenges Myanmar faces if its garment industry is to reach its true potential.
House of Fraser has appointed Uday Kotla to the new role of chief information officer, as the UK department store retailer looks to ensure its strategy and development are "enhanced by technology".
UK shopper numbers edged up in March for the first time in a year, marking the third increase in the last 20 months, thanks primarily to the early timing of the Easter bank holiday.
Cherokee Global Brands has said it is “on the right path” to expanding and develop its namesake label after booking a 75% jump in fourth-quarter profit, helped by strong sales growth and carefully managed expenses.
?World merchandise trade is set to see a “modest” recovery in 2015 and 2016 following three years of weak growth, the World Trade Organization (WTO) has said, but geopolitical crises and concerns about economic growth are weighing on its forecasts.
Retailer Mothercare hailed the success of reducing promotional spend in the UK as fourth quarter sales rose by 4.1% on a global basis.
The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) has unveiled its 2015 Retail Sustainability Management Maturity Matrix – a tool to help boost retailers’ sustainability programmes.
Clothing is the largest end user of cellulose fibres and the global market will expand rapidly in the coming years, says a new report.
US apparel and footwear companies and retailers have joined calls for restraint over potential tariff action to tackle imports of containers from China.
- 3D printing gears up for fashion industry change
- Cutting pollution saves China textile mills money
- US fashion industry applauds trade bills package
- Myanmar - right time, right place, new challenges
- Apparel working conditions linked to profit
- China textile and garment firms eyeing Morocco?
- Benetton $1.6m Rana Plaza payment “insufficient”
- Traceable label offers textile transparency
- Dickies debuts body heat mapping tech workwear
- China cotton imports to rise as Xinjiang cuts crop