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3D CAD comes of age

Although there are many continuous developments in technology, every so often a giant leap occurs with the potential to bring huge benefits...

EU eyes mandatory due diligence for apparel supply

The European Commission (EC) is being urged to bring forward legislation to enhance due diligence for apparel supply chains – and to introdu...

Adidas raises the bar for North America sales

North America has been the biggest challenge for Adidas historically, but it will likely also be the biggest opportunity for it going forwar...

10 human rights risks to supply chains in 2017

The US migrant clampdown, land grabs and slavery blind spots are among the top human rights risks for business in 2017, new research has rev...

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"Power of the many" drives change at Otto Group 22 Feb 2017

Beth Wright

With pressure mounting on apparel brands and retailers to give more weight to sustainability and social responsibility in their sourcing decisions, Andreas Streubig, sustainability division manager at German mail order and e-commerce giant Otto Group, is convinced that collaboration and the "power of the many" is key to driving lasting change.

How Primark balances ethics and ultra-low prices 23 Mar 2016

Michelle Russell

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.

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Tom Tailor optimistic on turnaround for 2017 28 Mar 2017

Michelle Russell

German fashion group Tom Tailor Holding has said it expects its realignment plan to have a positive impact this year, but admitted it still has "quite a way to go" as it revealed a net loss for fiscal 2016.

New Look owner drops UK listing over Brexit fears 28 Mar 2017

Michelle Russell

Brait Societas Europaea, the South African company that owns New Look, has cancelled plans to list its shares in London as a result of concerns over the UK's decision to leave the EU.

Moss Bros FY earnings jump despite headwinds 28 Mar 2017

Michelle Russell

Men's wear retailer Moss Bros Group booked higher earnings and sales in its last fiscal year, despite operating in what it says was an unforgiving and highly competitive market.

H&M Foundation picks winners for second $1m grant 27 Mar 2017

Beth Wright

Carbon-binding nylon made from biomass and solar energy instead of oil, vegetal leather made from wine production waste, and an idea that turns cow manure into biodegradable textiles are just some of the winners named by the non-profit H&M Foundation in the second edition of its Global Change Award.

Jones Bootmaker sold to investment firm Endless 27 Mar 2017

Beth Wright

Endless LLP, a UK private equity investor, has acquired the business and assets of Jones the Bootmaker (Jones) in a deal reportedly worth GBP10.5m (US$13.2m).

Sustainable fashion app to help shopping decisions 27 Mar 2017

Michelle Russell

A new sustainable fashion app launched for consumers rates over 100 UK high street brands based on how much information they share publicly about how workers are treated in their supply chains – with H&M, Zara and Primark coming out on top.

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