Latest apparel and textile news & analysis in North America
With global cotton prices sitting at a five-year low, apparel firms should be benefitting from lower unit costs. That's the theory at least....
It's no wonder sporting goods giant Nike is feeling bullish about its long-term growth opportunities, after booking what has been described...
Long touted as "the next big thing", wearable technology has until now been held back by concerns ranging from cost to style, comfort and pr...
Urban Outfitters has set out ambitious plans to double its topline sales by 2020 through an expanded product offering, enhanced customer exp...
Hot on the heels of expanding its Dockers brand license agreement with Levi Strauss & Co for the third time in four months, Hampshire Group CEO Paul Buxbaum is optimistic the company turnaround is starting to take hold. Here he talks to just-style about new opportunities and on-going efforts to leverage the firm's supply chain.
Founded in 1923, North Carolina-based Burlington Industries has spent the last 90 years transforming itself into the world's largest textile manufacturer. Here, president Jeff Peck talks to Michelle Russell about the secrets to the company's success, the ongoing challenges facing the textile industry, and what the future is likely to hold.
As the seventh round of talks on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) get underway this week, groups representing apparel brands and retailers in both the US and EU have set out what they see as the key priorities for the agreement.
Apparel and footwear giant VF Corp has named Scott Roe as its new CFO, replacing Robert Shearer who is to step down next year after 28 years with the company.
Socks are evolving from a traditional item into a trendy fashion piece, with growth outpacing the overall apparel market, new research suggests.
Canadian researchers have found that fabrics advertised as having antimicrobial properties perform better at beating odours when tested in the laboratory than they do when worn.
US industrial workwear maker Riverside Manufacturing Company is to be sold to private equity firm Resilience Capital Partners for an undisclosed sum.
Two marketers of women's caffeine-infused shapewear undergarments have agreed to pay more than $1.5m in refunds to consumers for making misleading claims the garments would help them to lose weight and cellulite.
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