Latest textile & apparel news
Comprehensive coverage of the apparel and textile industry's latest, breaking news brought to you by just-style's leading network of international journalists.
Hong Kong-based global sourcing specialist Li & Fung has inked a new deal to create the "supply chain of the future" for PVH Corp, owner of...
UK clothing retailer Next Plc has booked its first fall in annual profits in eight years and issued a caution on the year ahead amid the thr...
Building inclusive supply chains through responsible sourcing practices, creating gender-sensitive workplaces, and investing in training and...
German sportswear giant Adidas has told just-style it is evaluating the results of its Storefactory research project to decide whether to ro...
Hong Kong-based global sourcing specialist Li & Fung has inked a new deal to create the "supply chain of the future" for PVH Corp, owner of the Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein brands.
The International Labour Organization (ILO) and Australian non-governmental organisation Walk Free Foundation are partnering to research the scale of modern slavery around the world.
Jeff Gennette has officially taken the reins at US department store retailer Macy's after a unanimous election by the company's board of directors yesterday (23 March).
Staff working at UK value footwear group Brantano are facing redundancy after the company was placed into administration, despite sustained efforts by management to make the business more commercially viable or to find a buyer.
The value of UK retail sales excluding fuel rose 5.2% year-on-year in February, with clothing and footwear among the sectors to see a rise in spending.
Jeans giant Levi Strauss & Co and the International Labour Organization's (ILO) Better Factories Cambodia Programme have launched an investigation into an explosion at a factory in Cambodia this week, which saw one worker killed and several others injured.
US spending on clothing is expected to hit its highest level in a decade this Easter, with its later timing this year giving consumers almost an entire extra month to shop.
UK retail sales volumes grew at a steady pace in the year to March, and slightly faster than expected, new figures show.
Nylon yarn specialist Nilit has named Robert Ferree as president of its Nilit America Fibers division following the retirement of Basil "Sonny" Walker.
As part of its digital transformation, Sri Lankan manufacturer Hela Clothing has invested in Microsoft's Hyper-V and Office 365 platforms in a bid to "invigorate the apparel industry".
Top stories this week on just-style include a look at what the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership might mean for the US and EU textile and apparel industries, updates on the future fashion sourcing landscape from the Prime Source Forum conference in Hong Kong, and Walmart snapping up online fashion and accessory retailer ModCloth.
In the most recent fourth-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Destination XL moved to a profit but booked lower sales, while Caleres moved to a loss in the quarter. VF Corporation, meanwhile, revealed a fall in both sales and earnings for the quarter, while Stein Mart moved to a loss as a result of "aggressive" promotions.
US value fashion retailer Citi Trends has named Bruce Smith, the company's chief financial officer, as acting CEO, following the resignation of Jason Mazzola.
UK clothing retailer Next Plc has booked its first fall in annual profits in eight years and issued a caution on the year ahead amid the threat of price inflation and a shift away from spend on clothing.
UK lifestyle brand Ted Baker hailed another "good year of progress", driven by the strength and appeal of its brand and despite what it called on-going external challenges.
South Korean textile firm Samil Spinning has signed a deal to acquire US speciality yarn maker Buhler Quality Yarns amid fears of trade protectionism in America.
Leather chemicals and coatings company Stahl has inked an agreement with German chemical group BASF to acquire its Leather Chemicals assets, in move it claims accelerates the process of creating a more transparent supply chain.
Product authentication business Applied DNA Sciences (APDN) has unveiled a new supply chain platform to help certify the authenticity and origin of textile, apparel and footwear items.
The Italian maker of the suede-like Alcantara material is to invest EUR300m (US$323.6m) in doubling the capacity of its production facilities in Umbria over the next five years.
US women's wear retailer Bebe Stores has revealed it is exploring "strategic alternatives" on the back of a US$5.2m loss and a slump in sales in its second-quarter.
- What TTIP might mean for US, EU textiles & apparel
- Unlocks for the future fashion sourcing landscape
- EU eyes mandatory due diligence for apparel supply
- Geo-political uncertainty and how to survive it
- Four steps to reduce product defects
- US Q4 in brief – Finish Line, Oxford Industries
- Li & Fung forms supply chain partnership with PVH
- Sears has "substantial doubt" of future
- Vietnam limits hazardous chemicals in apparel
- Walmart snaps up online fashion firm ModCloth
- Central and East Europe Report Package
- Central America strategic sourcing review - a focus on Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras
- Southeast Asia strategic sourcing review – a focus on Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar
- When Things Go Wrong - A Practical Guide to Managing Common Problems in Apparel Sourcing
- Outdoor performance apparel 2016: A broader perspective