The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at VF Corp's interest in Africa as a sourcing destination, how G-Star Raw is pushing the boundaries of denim, and the launch of a metallised thread antenna for a new "revolutionary" RFID tag.

IN THE MONEY: VF Corp confirms interest in Africa sourcing
US apparel giant VF Corp has confirmed its interest in Africa as a sourcing destination as it continues to create a "balanced portfolio" of countries where it can manufacture its products.

INTERVIEW: G-Star RAW pushes the boundaries of denim
G-Star RAW thrives on innovative design, new wash and dye techniques, and sustainability - having woven these into its products and processes for the last 26 years. And for global brand manager Remco de Nijs, the edgy label's DNA continues to push the boundaries of denim.

Metallised thread for "revolutionary" RFID tag debuts
Industrial thread business Coats Group Plc has developed what it claims to be the first-ever metallised thread antenna for use with a new "revolutionary" radio frequency identification (RFID) tag, to help textile businesses manage their inventory quickly and accurately.

SOURCING: Euro decline weighs on Turkish clothing industry
Turkish clothing exporters are facing tough times, with the falling euro taking a big bite out of Turkish ready-to-wear clothing export revenues, at a time when weak economic performance across Europe is dampening its key markets. But there could also be a silver lining, executives tell just-style.

Sudwolle unveils eco-friendly treatment for wool fibres
Südwolle Group has launched a new environmentally sustainable technology for treating wool fibres, which it claims is a "huge environmental leap forward and sets a new standard for wool processing".