Latest apparel and textile news & analysis in North America
US sportswear giant Under Armour says it wants to propel its brand into the future through a new state-of-the-art Lighthouse manufacturing i...
Despite the wreckage wrought on Haiti by Hurricane Matthew, the country’s textile and garment exports are expected to rise 10% to roughly US...
The US retail industry has hit a saturation point – what Robert Antoshak refers to as "peak apparel" – where the amount of clothing that can...
The volume of US apparel imports booked another double-digit hike month-on-month in August thanks to retailers stocking up for the back-to-s...
After working for the past seven years on a set of tools to measure the social and environmental impact of apparel and footwear production, the Sustainable Apparel Coalition has shared little evidence to suggest how, or even if, companies are using it. But the group is now ready to tackle transparency head-on with a raft of new activities and products, Jason Kibbey, CEO of the global alliance, tells just-style.
With pressure mounting on the outdoor apparel industry to eliminate hazardous chemicals from products and production processes, The North Face is using tools developed by parent company VF Corp to help it work towards its goals. And for sustainability manager James Rogers, the key to reducing overall chemical use is to take a holistic view of the entire supply chain.
US department store retailer Target Corp has revealed plans for a limited-edition spring collaboration with Victoria Beckham, which will include the designer's first foray into the kids' product category.
Inspection and verification company SGS has become the latest affiliate of the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) group.
US apparel and footwear company Rocky Brands has been awarded a contract that could be worth up to US$100m to produce hot weather combat boots for the US Military.
Bangladesh has overtaken China as the world's largest importer of cotton, with forecasts for the country revised upwards for the next fiscal, new data shows.
Increasing competition in the athleisure segment is putting pressure on prices, according to analysts, who argue the trend does not bode well for Canadian yoga wear brand Lululemon Athletica.
Building on the relaunch of its global textile business, odour control and prevention specialist Microban International has announced a number of appointments that the company says are key to strengthening its customer relationships and product offerings.
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