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Hong Kong headquartered athletic wear supplier Winds Group will open a new activewear factory in northwest Haiti next week, initially making...
With the road to implementing new technology often a daunting prospect – be it 3D design and virtual prototyping tools or product lifecycle...
Sportswear firm Reebok International has unveiled a new manufacturing innovation that it says could fundamentally change the process and spe...
US speciality clothing retailer Gap Inc is to shutter all eight of its Banana Republic stores in the UK, with the majority of the locations...
Hong Kong headquartered athletic wear supplier Winds Group will open a new activewear factory in northwest Haiti next week, initially making 12m tops and bottoms for a range of mid-market US brands, just-style has learnt.
Hong Kong fashion brand Esprit is increasing transparency in a bid to maintain better control of its supply chain through improved communication with its tier two suppliers and cotton farms, and the continued adoption of a narrow base supply chain model.
The global lingerie market is set to see a welcome return to value growth over the next six years led by Asia and South America, according to a new research report from just-style.
Inspection and verification company SGS has developed a tool suppliers in the apparel industry can use to implement a chemical management system that it says will protect people's health and safety, as well as the environment.
Invista's Cordura brand has collaborated with Italian fabric producer Marlane for the development of a performance wool fabric it says offers enhanced abrasion resistance and longevity.
In the most recent third-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Skechers said it has achieved a new third-quarter sales record for the period, while Under Armour delivered another positive set of results. VF Corp, however, revealed an "unsatisfactory" set of results and cut its full-year outlook.
Another weak Christmas is in store for UK retail, with total retail sales likely to increase by 1.5% in the fourth quarter, down on the 1.8% growth recorded last year, new figures show.
US denim brand Celebrity Pink and Liverpool Jeans has invested in PLM to help accelerate its development process and shorten time to market.
High-end performance and lifestyle brand Rhone has developed a technology that infuses gold particles into its highest-performance fabrics to produce a softer, safer, faster-drying, longer-lasting, odour-neutralising activewear garment.
Prefair, the largest outlet in North America, has invested in modern omni-channel ERP and PLM software to facilitate faster and more efficient operations.
UK apparel and accessories retailer Monsoon Accessorize has appointed Elaine Deste as its new finance director.
Textile and fibre company Teijin has unveiled a new version of its Solotex fabric, specifically designed to provide cushioning, a smoother texture, and improved elasticity for sports apparel.
With the road to implementing new technology often a daunting prospect – be it 3D design and virtual prototyping tools or product lifecycle management software – some of the tips for managing the process include clear communication, honest expectations, and good old-fashioned patience.
UK department store retailer John Lewis has promoted commercial director Paula Nickolds as its new managing director, following the departure of Andy Street last month.
The majority of large apparel brands are ignoring the "endemic" abuse of Syrian refugees in Turkish clothing factories supplying European retailers, a new report has found.
UK apparel brands including Dorothy Perkins, Evans and Miss Selfridge have become the latest members of a supply chain standards group that aims to standardise sourcing processes and drive efficiencies.
Advanced fibre-based materials, digitisation of manufacturing and supply chains, new sustainable and customer-centric business models and access to growth markets will shape the future of Europe's textile and fashion industries, a new research agenda states.
US performance fabric maker Polartec has unveiled a new version of its NeoShell waterproof fabric, specifically designed for Japanese apparel brand Teton Bros.
Sportswear firm Reebok International has named former Elie Saab and Kenneth Cole executive, Thomas Steinbruck, as its creative director, tasked with overseeing creative direction for the company's footwear and apparel collections.
International Textile Group (ITG), owner of Burlington and Cone Denim, has been acquired by Platinum Equity through a completed merger with an affiliate of the private equity firm.
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