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Cambodia raises garment worker minimum wage to US$153

Cambodia's government is raising the monthly minimum wage for workers in the country's textile, garment and footwear sector from US$140 to $...

Growing commitment to Responsible Wool Standard

Textile Exchange has revealed more brands and suppliers are pledging their commitment to the Responsible Wool Standard (RWS), taking the tot...

Nike digital direction pushes speed and innovation

Nike is speeding up its move from traditional manufacturing to digital design as part of a strategy by the US sportswear giant to push appar...

H&M living wage commitments criticised in Cambodia

Swedish fashion retailer H&M has again been criticised over the working conditions at some of its "best in class" supplier factories in Camb...

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Cambodia raises garment worker minimum wage to US$153 30 Sep 2016

Michelle Russell

Cambodia's government is raising the monthly minimum wage for workers in the country's textile, garment and footwear sector from US$140 to $153, with the increase to take effect from January 2017.


H&M launches new Close the Loop denim collection 30 Sep 2016

Beth Wright

Swedish fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) has unveiled its latest sustainable clothing collection, featuring classic denim and blue styles made using recycled cotton and wool as part of its mission to create a circular supply chain.


UK women's trainer sales overtake high heels for first time 30 Sep 2016

Beth Wright

 With 37% of UK women who have bought footwear n the last year buying trainers, sales for sports shoes has overtaken those for high heels for the first time, driven in the main by women aged 35 to 44.


EU apparel groups continue to support TTIP talks 30 Sep 2016

Leonie Barrie

European business groups, including those representing the apparel, textile and footwear industries, are calling for strong political support for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), ahead of the 15th round of talks next week.


H&M Q3 earnings tumble on strong dollar 30 Sep 2016

Michelle Russell

Swedish fashion group Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) saw its earnings tumble in the third quarter, hurt by increased markdowns and higher purchasing costs from the strengthened US dollar.


UK consumer confidence rebounds in September 30 Sep 2016

Michelle Russell

Confidence among UK consumers saw an improvement in September, rebounding to pre-Brexit levels last seen in June, according to new figures. 


John Lewis MD Street steps down for political role 30 Sep 2016

Michelle Russell

Andy Street, the managing director of UK department store retailer John Lewis, has stepped down from his role following a 31-year career with the group. 


American Eagle Outfitters taps Ralph Lauren's Madore as CFO 30 Sep 2016

Michelle Russell

US apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters has appointed former Ralph Lauren finance chief, Bob Madore, as its new CFO. 


Stein Mart makes CEO switch amid falling sales 30 Sep 2016

Michelle Russell

Stein Mart CEO and chief merchandising officer Dawn Robertson has stepped down as the off-price fashion retailer revealed lower sales for its third-quarter and a narrowing of gross margin.


Target chief digital officer leaves after 4 months 30 Sep 2016

Beth Wright

After just four months in the role, US retailer Target Corp's recently promoted chief digital officer Jason Goldberger has left the company.


Top stories this week on just-style... 30 Sep 2016

Beth Wright

The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at why a lack of e-commerce is impacting value fashion retailer Primark, how Nike is gearing towards digital design to push sales, and stalling apparel export growth in Vietnam.


Special sewing construction enhances Munsingwear down gilet 30 Sep 2016

Beth Wright

Japanese sportswear maker Descente Ltd has unveiled what it says is a lighter and warmer down gilet produced using a "special" sewing method that prevents feathers coming out of the seams.


Dcore adds odour control to workout wear 30 Sep 2016

Beth Wright

After a three-year test period, Swedish fitness wear brand Dcore is rolling out a built-in odour protection technology across its expanded range of workout wear.


Growing commitment to Responsible Wool Standard 29 Sep 2016

Beth Wright

Textile Exchange has revealed more brands and suppliers are pledging their commitment to the Responsible Wool Standard (RWS), taking the total number of brands on board to 15.


First Bangladesh labour inspection strategy underway 29 Sep 2016

Leonie Barrie

The development of Bangladesh's first ever labour inspection strategy took a step forward today (29 September) following the start of a consultation process on the contents of a draft.


West Coast port contract talks to begin in November 29 Sep 2016

Michelle Russell

The union representing West Coast dockworkers is to start talks with the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) to explore a possible extension to a contract agreed last year. 


South Africa clothing production continues to fall 29 Sep 2016

Leonie Barrie

South Africa’s textiles and clothing industry has seen the biggest drop in employment of all the country’s manufacturing sectors over a ten-year period.


Sri Lanka Design Festival to focus on disruptive innovation 29 Sep 2016

Michelle Russell

Disrupting old systems, and reinvention and transformation, will be the key themes of this year's Sri Lanka Design Festival, which aims to map out innovative shifts that could affect the course of the country's apparel industry.


3D customer scan creates first true-to-size mannequin 29 Sep 2016

Beth Wright

Retailer Long Tall Sally, which specialises in apparel for tall women, has unveiled what it claims to be the first mannequin based on the exact proportions of an actual customer, created using 3D scanning and printing technology.


WTO Public Forum calls for inclusive global trade agenda 29 Sep 2016

Michelle Russell

Amid slowing growth in world trade and an increasing public backlash against trade and globalisation, ministers and business leaders have called for an agenda for inclusive trade focusing on the needs of small business owners and more vulnerable sectors of society in order to ensure continued public support for open markets.


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