Apparel: Latest news and analysis articles
Colombian textile and apparel firms are striving to boost their fast-fashion and value-added capabilities as a soaring dollar fuels US deman...
Hong Kong-based Esquel Group, the major vertically integrated cotton to shirt supplier, is making progress in a research programme to develo...
Hurt by adverse weather conditions, a continued shift by consumers to invest in high-value items such as cars, and a general slump after the...
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal, involving 12 nations and covering 40% of the world economy, has finally been signed by minis...
While doomsayers have been waxing lyrically for the past two years about how the Chinese clothing industry could have a shaky future, John Cheh, vice chairman and CEO of Esquel Group, the Hong Kong-based vertically integrated cotton to shirt maker, is resolute in his optimism.
With new facilities opening in Bangladesh and Vietnam, an investment to take automation to the next level, and an eye on Africa, Hong Kong based manufacturing giant Epic Group is also on a relentless efficiency drive. Chairman and CEO Ranjan Mahtani tells just-style why constant evolution is key.
With support from Swedish fashion giant H&M, a new industrial relations project has launched in Ethiopia with the aim of improving the development of a socially sustainable textile and garment industry.
Ailing US retailer American Apparel has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy as a private company after implementing a reorganisation plan, and is turning its attention to its all-important turnaround.
The European sporting goods industry has welcomed the release of the text of the region's trade deal with Vietnam, which is expected to help trigger a new wave of high quality investment in both directions.
JC Penney has revealed it is exploring the sale and partial leaseback of its headquarters in Plano, Texas, to reduce the US department store retailer's debt and lower its expenses.
US apparel manufacturer Hanesbrands delivered a somewhat disappointing fourth-quarter performance, as warmer weather hurt sales, and provided "conservative" guidance for fiscal 2016.
Oeko-Tex has put new criteria into place for its STeP certification standard, designed to make the sustainability of production facilities throughout the textile supply chain visible using a transparent scoring system.
Outdoor brands are being urged to eliminate all PFCs from their products and supply chains after the hazardous chemicals were discovered in clothing, footwear and outdoor equipment.
While consumers increasingly crave instant gratification, one-of-a-kind merchandise, and more options than ever before in terms of products and how and where to buy them, retailers and brands are being hampered by supply chains that are legacies of a previous era. Is a fundamental redesign the answer? Or can existing ones be improved? We take a closer look at the Roadmap to the apparel supply chain of the future.
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