Top stories this week on just-style...
The most-read stories on just-style this week include a court ruling that Deckers Teva sports sandal is not a sports shoe, the reaction by Nike and Adidas to claims toxic chemicals are in some World Cup products, and an insight on the made-in-US focus at Texprocess Americas.
US: Court rules Deckers sandal is not a sports shoe
The US Court of Appeal has ruled that Deckers Teva sports sandals are classified as other slip-on footwear and not as sports footwear.
SWEDEN: Björn Borg reports mixed Q1 performance
Underwear brand Björn Borg has reported mixed first quarter results, with higher revenues, profit and margins but a drop in sales of its spring and summer collections.
UPDATE: GERMANY: Tests show toxic chemicals in World Cup products
Sporting goods giants Adidas and Nike have both hit back at claims that some of the football merchandise produced ahead of this year's World Cup in Brazil contains high levels of hazardous chemicals.
Made-in-US a key focus at Texprocess Americas
The made-in-US aspect was a strong selling point for many exhibitors at Texprocess Americas in Atlanta last week.
INDIA: Textile units face closure over water pollution concerns
More than 600 dyeing and printing units in the small Indian town of Pali, in Rajasthan state, face closure over water pollution concerns.
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Nike plans to maintain its position in Greece by continuing a marketing strategy which is expanding to include more product designs and wider product variety in order to appeal to increasingly differe...
The most-read stories on just-style this week include a roundup of US apparel retailers' comparable store sales in April, Nike pledging to expand its US manufacturing operations if the TPP agreement ...
Nike continues to create a supportive community around its brand via the promotion of sports activities, for example the Nike Night Run. At the registration stage each participant receives a race shir...
Executives from sportswear giants Adidas and Nike, as well as mail order firm Otto Group and Everest Textile Company, are set to speak at this year's World Textile Summit....
Nike Italia is expected to continue to benefit from the iconic appeal of the Nike brand in Italy in the forecast period, particularly as casual clothing such as sports-inspired apparel and footwear is...
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