Latest apparel and textile news & analysis in Europe
Retailer Marks & Spencer is planning to extend a programme that allows it to survey workers in its clothing supplier factories on their mobi...
Textile and apparel industry executives gathered in London last month to offer advice on some of the strategies they are employing how to he...
The audit report of Tesco's commercial teams could, analysts believe, create operational paralysis for Tesco ahead of the very busy Christma...
High prices, lack of government investment and an ageing workforce are among the challenges faced by European textile and garment producers....
Garment supplier Echo Sourcing has been building its business in Bangladesh since 2005 and is confident of continued growth in a country that has been rocked by a number of safety issues. The company, however, is keen to broaden its horizons and is eyeing potential new markets such as Ethiopia. Mark Bannister, head of sustainability and projects, talks to just-style.
The momentum for 'Made in the UK' products might be growing in popularity - both with retailers and consumers - but a lack of skilled labour and an ageing workforce are weighing on its progress. One company working to reverse this is women's wear and nightwear fashion brand, David Nieper. Managing director Christopher Nieper tells Katie Smith why.
Should Jynwel Capital succeed in a reported deal to acquire Adidas's Reebok brand, it would be an admittance of defeat by the German sporting goods giant, analysts believe.
Productivity in the UK textile, clothing and leather goods sector is lagging that of other manufacturing industries, new figures suggest, as it struggles to recover the strong growth seen prior to the economic downturn.
Consumer confidence is at its highest level for three years in the UK, according to new figures, driven by improving sentiment on levels of income and debt.
UK shopper numbers are forecast to improve in October, despite being hit by unusually warm weather in September.
The most-read stories on just-style last week included a look at the impact of China tightening up on corporate social responsibility, analyst opinion on JC Penney's new CEO, and an overview of Glenn Murphy's seven-year tenure at Gap.
Germany this week launched an alliance of industry groups to work towards concrete improvements in social and environmental standards in the textile and apparel industry - but has faced refusals to join by some organisations.
- China tightens on corporate social responsibility
- Marks & Spencer to extend mobile phone monitoring
- Factoring: a lifeline for apparel suppliers?
- Outdoor industry's future must be more inclusive
- Responsible apparel sourcing requires teamwork
- Adidas "Reebok sale" would be admittance of defeat
- New JC Penney CEO “credible but no solution”
- UPDATE: A&F appoints Horowitz to head Hollister
- Fire and safety events to converge on Bangladesh
- US textile innovation hub could expand re-shoring
- Apparel Market in China to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts
- Ethiopia – the emerging textile and clothing industry
- Wool in the 21st Century: new prospects for a familiar fibre
- Global market review of denim and jeanswear – forecasts to 2020
- Prospects for the Textile and Clothing Industry in Vietnam