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Africa has undeniable advantages that make it attractive as a potential destination for large volume, low cost, commodity garments, accordin...
With advantages that include the best cotton in the world, thousands of textile and garment factories, low labour costs and duty-free access...
Mexico's textile sector is eyeing growth of 4% this year but faces looming threats including the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Donald...
It is no secret that Vietnam's textile and clothing sector is widely expected to be one of the biggest beneficiaries of the recently-agreed...
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.
Mexico's footwear industry hopes to grow production by 5% this year, helped by a strong dollar and rising local demand, says Veronica Salazar, general manager of trade footwear show Sapica.
A delegation of leading Mauritian garment manufacturers will head up a trade event in London next month to showcase what the country's apparel and textile industry has to offer.
Full package Colombian apparel manufacturer Zoe Moda has seen a 20% increase in overall efficiency at its at its facility in Medellin in just one month after adopting a new shopfloor control solution.
A leading European retail trade association has set out what it sees as the "substantial" benefits of a free trade agreement with China, and is calling for a broader discussion about future trade relations between the European Union (EU) and China.
The state-run Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex) has opened an office in Ho Chi Minh City in the south of the country to accelerate the implementation of several major projects and help prepare for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement.
A digital training tool designed to educate garment workers about their rights and responsibilities is being rolled out across 50 factories in China, including those used by fashion and sportswear brands including Lindex, Filippa K, MQ and Intersport.
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