Apparel: Latest news and analysis articles
The apparel industry has to get faster if it is to remain competitive – and relevant – in a rapidly changing environment, according to Ed G...
Clothing manufacturing will be completely transformed by the internet and digital printing over the next five to ten years, according to ind...
Vietnam's National Salary Council may have agreed to increase the country-wide minimum wage next year by the smallest proportion in a decade...
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...
As one of the world's leading garment manufacturers, Hong Kong-based TAL Apparel is continually looking to see how it can add value in the apparel supply chain, as chief technology officer Delman Lee tells just-style.
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.
UK retail sales showed strong growth in September, but clothing and footwear emerged as the worst performing category – weighed down by warmer weather and "uninspiring" collections.
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.
The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at why UK retailer Marks & Spencer is the top company for monitoring and reporting on modern slavery, how a potential minimum wage in Vietnam may be a hike too far, and why H&M's CEO has been named a leader for sustainability.
The Swedish government has donated around CHF1.3m (US$1.3m) to help support developing and least-developed countries to improve their trade capacity and enable them to participate more effectively in multilateral negotiations.
US speciality clothing retailer Gap Inc is to shutter all eight of its Banana Republic stores in the UK, with the majority of the locations due to close by the end of fiscal 2016.
Investors see intensifying competition in clothing as barriers to Marks & Spencer achieving earnings growth, a survey has found, with many concerned about the UK retailer's "unappealing" product offering.
Increasing competition for garment sourcing contracts is seeing China not only being challenged by other countries in Asia, but by sub-Saharan African and even Russian suppliers too. And it is pushing Asian governments to sharpen their industrial policies to try to retain market share.
The monthly minimum wage for workers in Cambodia's textile, garment and footwear sector is set to rise to $153 from January next year, following a vote on the issue last week. The increase marks a rise of 9.3% on the current minimum wage of US$140.
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