Top stories on just-style this week...
Here is a roundup of the top five most-read articles on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.
UK: M&S commits to clothing supply chain traceability
As part of its Plan A initiative to become the world's most sustainable major retailer by 2015, Marks & Spencer (M&S) has signed a deal to give full "raw material to store" traceability on every single clothing product it sells.
US: Liz Claiborne offloads distribution to Li & Fung
Apparel seller Liz Claiborne Inc is taking steps to cut its fixed distribution costs after signing a deal with sourcing giant Li & Fung Ltd to deliver goods to its stores and wholesale business.
July sales a mixed bag for US apparel retailers
Lured by warm weather and deep discounts as stores cleared their summer merchandise, US shoppers hit the malls in July giving an overall boost to many apparel retailers - but the results shed little light on back-to-school spending plans.
MEXICO: To more than double cotton production
As it struggles to deal with soaring cotton prices, Mexico has launched an initiative to make its own and cut its growing apparel supply chain costs.
US: Asos expands American Apparel partnership
Clothing maker American Apparel is stepping up its partnership with online retailer Asos as it tries to build new distribution and sales channels for its basic fashions.
Rapid growth in demand in emerging markets is driving investment in nonwovens, according to a new report - with several nonwovens roll goods producers expanding to target markets in Asia, Australasia,...
Apparel maker Trimera Group is opening two domestic development and production facilities next month to provide customers with on-site design centres as well as seamless knitting capabilities to help ...
The most-read stories on just-style this week included news that Nike has lent its support to a new waterless fabric dyeing process, the recommendation that international brands and retailers address ...
Design software and PLM expert Dassault Systèmes has signalled a change of strategy after acquiring dashboard intelligence technology specialist Netvibes....
Plans by six apparel and footwear brands and retailers to eliminate the discharge of hazardous chemicals from their supply chains by 2020 have been widely praised by a group of stakeholders - but are ...
- Trump blows the case for Brexit out of the water
- How to ensure sustainability is more than a slogan
- Steps to piloting living wage in garment factories
- Duty-free trade key to build Africa supply chains
- Bangladesh slips as US imports decline in October
- Taiwan textile maker investing in first US plant
- Outdoor apparel sector set for double-digit growth
- US Q3 in brief – Destination Maternity, Cherokee
- World cotton price prospects lifted again
- Adidas NYC flagship raises the bar on sport stores