Latest apparel and textile news & analysis in North America
US apparel giant VF Corp has confirmed its interest in Africa as a sourcing destination as it continues to create a "balanced portfolio" of...
A prediction this week that internet giant Amazon could take the top spot for US apparel retailing by 2017 is a gross exaggeration, accordin...
Executives at US retail giant Wal-Mart Stores have admitted that reshoring apparel is “difficult, but not impossible” – with a new innovatio...
An improving US labour market, rising consumer confidence and higher wages were not enough to spark a significant break-out in spending in J...
"We're best when we're leading and pioneering," is Michael Kobori's take on denim giant Levi Strauss & Co's responsibility in ensuring it has an ethical supply chain. But it is competition, believes the company's VP of sustainability, more so than collaboration, that really raises the bar when it comes to sustainability.
Outdoor wear behemoth The North Face has secured its position as a leader in the field since its inception 50 years ago. While "ahead of the game" on sustainability, the US2$bn brand is also just "scratching the surface," according to Adam Mott, the group's director of sustainability. Here he tells just-style how the company is re-evaluating and rethinking everything it does based on what's right for the worker, the environment, and the consumer.
Lucky Brand Dungarees has become the latest company to reach a settlement and license agreement with laser technology firm RevoLaze over an abrasion technology for denim garments.
The Earned Import Allowance Program (EIAP), designed to boost US imports of apparel from the Dominican Republic, is continuing to fail six years after implementation, according to an annual review.
Millennials are “changing the game” for the US hosiery market, new research suggests, as young consumers now account for the lion's share of the segment's growth.
Functional textile specialist Sympatex Technologies has named Derek Spingler as its new vice president for North America.
US apparel giant VF Corp has reported “strong” second-quarter earnings and sales growth, raising its profit guidance for the full year.
Global online retail behemoth Amazon has moved to a profit in its second-quarter, sending its share price up, valuing it higher than Wal-Mart.
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