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Businesses with supply chains and operations in Myanmar, Bangladesh and Cambodia are benefiting from the world’s lowest labour costs – but m...
Primark may be reaching saturation point in the UK market, making it more difficult to hold and retain customers, analysts believe. But whil...
An increasing amount of hype in recent years has focused on the business of reshoring, including two separate reports in the last week alone...
Internet pureplays like Asos are gaining the most share in the UK apparel market year-on-year, new data shows, while general stores are losi...
UK supermarket brand George at Asda is on a journey to a more sustainable supply chain through its Responsible Retail programme. Lynne Tooms, senior director of quality and sourcing, explains why retailers need to understand more about where their products come from and the challenges faced by suppliers.
UK retailer Marks & Spencer is on something of a mission: To become the world's most sustainable retailer through its ambitious Plan A environmental and ethical programme. The person in charge of implementing this globally is Adam Elman, head of Plan A delivery, who discusses the initiative's challenging targets and the need for wider industry collaboration.
Swedish fashion label Filippa K has become the first apparel brand to incorporate fabrics produced using a water repellent technology that is free from fluorocarbons, non-toxic and readily biodegradable.
The increasing complexity of global supply chains means manufacturers and retailers recognise the need to explore more advanced techniques such as segmented production strategies if they are to meet customer expectations.
Sustainability representatives and major brands will gather in London this month to discuss the key issues surrounding the cotton supply chain and ethical sourcing.
New benchtop spectrophotometers that help overcome the challenge of measuring and communicating colour across the supply chain, from concept design through final product, have just been launched by X-Rite.
German fashion house Gerry Weber has revealed further expansion plans in Europe and North America after booking a 0.5% increase in its annual net profit.
The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at why low labour cost countries are exposed to the highest risks, a new tentative agreement on a new five-year contract for US West Coast dockworkers, and more than 30% of cotton sourced by Adidas Group in 2014 was Better Cotton.
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