just-style's most read stories this week...
Top stories on just-style this week include: Li & Fung's continued focus on sourcing from China, a meeting to discuss compensation for victims of the recent Bangladesh tragedies has been delayed, and a survey has suggested that apparel sourcing costs in the US are set to rise.
In the money: Li & Fung emphasises China's importance
Apparel supply giant Li & Fung has emphasised China's enduring importance as a sourcing destination, noting that the country continues to play a key role for both importers and retailers.
BANGLADESH: Compensation meeting postponed until September
A meeting with brands and retailers to negotiate a full compensation package for victims of the Tazreen and Rana Plaza factory disasters has been postponed until September.
US: Survey points to rise in apparel sourcing costs
Apparel sourcing costs in the US are set to rise at a low single-digit rate in 2014, thanks to rising labour, compliance and energy costs, says a new survey.
Esquel event examines China green textile policies
China's textile industry will face major challenges in dealing with the new administration's focus on improving the environmental performance of its economy, a sustainability conference hosted by top cotton shirt maker Esquel Group has heard.
US: Brooks Brothers announces management changes
Fashion retailer Brooks Brothers has promoted Mauro Calderan to chief operating officer, as part of efforts to streamline the company's corporate structure and operations.
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