Latest apparel and textile news & analysis in Europe
Britain is leaving the European single market, Prime Minister Theresa May said yesterday (17 January) in a hard-hitting speech outlining the...
Retailer Marks & Spencer has finally booked like-for-like sales growth in its general merchandise unit, which includes clothing and homeware...
Amidst all the uncertainty surrounding Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, the government’s deadline of 31 March to begin two ye...
The apparel supply chain will continue to be buffeted by rising costs and pressure for faster deliveries, smaller quantities and more styles...
With a business model focused on offering the lowest prices on the high street, value fashion chain Primark is constantly questioned over its commitment to a range of ethical and environmental retail issues. Paul Lister, responsible for Primark’s ethical trading team, tells just-style "the strength of a brand's ethics is not about a price point" – and that close engagement with the supply chain is key.
G-Star RAW thrives on innovative design, new wash and dye techniques, and sustainability - weaving 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.
The Project JUST transparency initiative has added knitwear to its 'Seal of Approval' stable, awarded to brands for top sustainability and ethical sourcing.
Spanish clothing giant Inditex has strengthened its partnership with water crisis solutions non-profit organisation, Water.org, to improve access to safe water and sanitation in developing countries.
Online, catalogue and stores retailer N Brown says it is on-track to meet full-year expectations as it revealed higher third-quarter revenues on the back of strong Cyber fortnight sales.
Polish software solutions company Inovatica has unveiled a smart t-shirt, developed with bio-monitoring capacities, designed to allow electrocardiography (ECG) on the person wearing it.
The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media.
A new initiative has been launched to digitalise the fashion supply chains of at least 100 European companies to improve product traceability, time to market, warehouse management and data exchange.
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