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Rana Plaza two years on: Challenges and concerns

Two years ago today (24 April), one of the world’s worst industrial disasters took place when the Rana Plaza factory complex in Bangladesh c...

Progress made in Bangladesh but problems remain

Two years on from the Rana Plaza disaster, stakeholders have highlighted the progress made towards a safer ready-made garment industry in Ba...

Rana Plaza two years on: Timeline of change

On the day of the second anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh, just-style looks at the changes and progress that ha...

DENIM DAYS: Jeans innovation bursting at the seams

Digitally printed jeans described as the ultimate sustainable product, more sophisticated weaves, and vegan fabrics are just a few of the in...

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Multi-channel a "powerful proposition" for N Brown 10 Apr 2015

Michelle Russell

A "constant run to keep up" with consumer demands is keeping multi-channel retailer N Brown on it toes as it adapts its sourcing model, its systems and international growth to keep apace. Paul Kendrick, customer, financial services and international director, explains.


Frank Henke discusses Adidas sustainability agenda 20 Mar 2015

Leonie Barrie

“You cannot solve the sustainability agenda overnight,” explains Frank Henke, global director of social and environmental affairs at German sporting goods giant Adidas Group. Indeed, as he tells just-style, the company has faced a moving target since it launched its first sustainability programmes some 15 to 20 years ago – and that target is today moving faster than ever.

Latest News

Gap’s woes “not so easy to fix” 24 Apr 15

Richard Woodard

Gap Inc is "not close" to finding the right formula to turn around its namesake brand’s fortunes in the US market, an analyst believes.


Australian brands lack supply chain visibility 24 Apr 15

Michelle Russell

Australian fashion brands still aren’t doing enough to protect workers in their international supply chains, with many lacking full transparency and a knowledge of where their raw materials are sourced, a new report has found.


Government urged to act on clothing sustainability 24 Apr 15

Richard Woodard

Government support is needed to help retailers address the issue of sustainable clothing consumption, according to new research.


Acquisitions drive Hanesbrands record Q1 24 Apr 15

Richard Woodard

Apparel business Hanesbrands announced record revenue figures for the first quarter, buoyed by the impact of new acquisitions DBApparel, Maidenform and Gear for Sports.


Bayer launches eco-friendly polyurethanes 24 Apr 15

Richard Woodard

Bayer Materialscience has unveiled Impranil Eco – a new range of waterborne, bio-based polyurethane (PU) dispersions with a renewable content of up to 65%.


Steve Madden reaffirms FY despite Q1 declines 24 Apr 15

Michelle Russell

US fashion footwear and accessories specialist Steve Madden has reaffirmed its full-year outlook despite recording a decline in first-quarter earnings and a narrowing of gross margin.

Latest blogs

Day to mark two-year Rana Plaza anniversary 23 Apr 15

Beth Wright

After its hashtag was the number one global trend on Twitter last year, Fashion Revolution Day is returning tomorrow (24 April) to honour the mark the second anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster.


H&M leads on sustainable fashion 17 Apr 15

Leonie Barrie

H&M's new Conscious Exclusive collection, which launched this week, proves that high street fashion can be sustainable. And as the line gains momentum it’s using more diverse materials, including recycled beads, fabrics such as hemp, organic linen, and organic leather.

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