Latest apparel and textile news & analysis in Europe
As well as the business benefits of adopting radio frequency identification (RFID), there's wide scope to apply it across various parts of t...
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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 Business Environmental Performance Initiative (BEPI) has teamed up with testing and inspection specialist Intertek to launch a new set of chemical management tools designed to support textile factories in becoming more sustainable.
Fibre producer Invista joined forces with Turkish denim specialist Calik Denim last week to challenge industry standards at Denim Premiere Vision in Barcelona.
Men's wear retailer Moss Bross Group said trading has shown further improvement, in line with market expectations, thanks to strong retail sales and positive growth in its hire business.
Swedish underwear brand Björn Borg has booked a mixed first-quarter as sales grew but earnings tumbled.
With more than 3m tons of textiles being thrown away each year in the EU alone, a new project aims to provide a second life for unwanted textiles by turning them into new consumer products.
The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media.
- Yarn-forward rules weigh on Vietnam TPP potential
- Is China really going through a slump?
- TPP likely to lead to rise in US apparel imports
- Footwear to see "significant" gains from TPP
- Can supplier ratings reform purchasing practices?
- Gap to close 75 stores amid "disastrous" Q1
- US Q1 in brief: Buckle, Destination XL
- H&M criticised for India, Cambodia labour abuses
- Victoria's Secret discontinue swimwear to simplify
- Labour may limit Malaysia TPP apparel shipments