Latest apparel and textile news & analysis in Emerging Markets
A new garment sector alliance in Jordan aims to create opportunities for refugees caught up in the Syrian crisis and help their host countri...
Colombia's top textile and garment suppliers are making big investments to boost manufacturing automation and innovation and win new orders...
Experts have highlighted concerns over the exploitation of Syrian refugees working in the Turkish textile industry and are urging the Turkis...
After a number of setbacks last year, including political upheaval, terrorist attacks and an influx of Syrian refugees, textile and clothing...
An apparel industry at a crossroads and an intertwined network of challenges and opportunities are among the issues facing Guido Schlossmann as he takes the helm of low-cost fast fashion sourcing specialist Synergies Worldwide. Unravelling this complexity requires a new, more global and integrated look at the industry, he tells just-style.
Backed by his belief that the current apparel sourcing model is broken, Gerhard Flatz, managing director at high end performance wear specialist KTC, is charting a new course for the company. He’s trying to change the perception of what it means to be ‘Made in China’ by losing the factory tagline and instead building on the firm’s ethical credentials, its skilled workmanship, and repositioning it as a key ingredient of a high quality garment.
Sri Lankan apparel producer Brandix has rolled out Tukatech's apparel software systems in factories for all divisions worldwide to help boost the efficiency of its product development and production.
Sri Lanka must ensure its workers have the effective right to organise and bargain collectively, MEPs have said, if the country is to deliver on its promise of guaranteeing employee rights as the country looks to regain its GSP+ status.
While China's focus on upgrading its industrial base is a necessary undertaking, stoking tensions with international trade partners through the implementation of a carefully orchestrated industrial strategy could be highly problematic, a report has warned.
An anonymous toll-free phone platform, supported by C&A Foundation and designed to expose risks and best practices in the Turkish apparel industry, has received calls from more than one-third of workers involved.
Indian retail giant Future Group has opened a consumer and digital (C&D) lab in Bangalore that it says will bring in next generation innovations using Artificial Intelligence, big data analytics, blockchains, Internet of Things, robotics and allied technologies.
US apparel business Perry Ellis International has inked a licensing deal Sector Apparel Group for the distribution of Original Penguin by Munsingwear men's apparel in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Swaziland.
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