Fibres & fabrics: Latest news and analysis articles
Turkish clothing exporters are facing tough times, with the falling euro taking a big bite out of Turkish ready-to-wear clothing export reve...
For the past three years, industrial action has been on the rise in all Asian garment exporting countries. It is a replay of similar events...
Pakistan’s textile industry is pessimistic about its prospects, warning of wholesale closures amongst fabric mills unless the government ste...
Fabrics, and the processes of joining them together, continue to evolve. One of the key factors that can deliver successful seam sealing and...
G-Star RAW thrives on innovative design, new wash and dye techniques, and sustainability - weaving these into its products and processes for the last 26 years. And for global brand manager Remco de Nijs, the edgy label's DNA continues to push the boundaries of denim.
"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.
Trade association Euratex has raised a number of issues linked to rules of origin in the ongoing Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) talks between the EU and US, describing them as “the key issue for EU textile and clothing sector.”
Japan’s Asahi Kasei Fiber Corporation is ramping up production of its Cupro and Roica products as it unveils new fibres for fashion and sportswear.
The scale of the impact of counterfeiting on the EU textile and clothing sector is revealed in a new study, which estimates more than EUR26bn (US$28.8bn) and up to 363,000 jobs are lost every year due to fake clothes, shoes and accessories.
Südwolle Group has launched a plasma treatment for wool, which it claims is a “huge environmental leap forward and sets a new standard for wool processing”.
A decision by the US to upgrade Uzbekistan in its annual report on human trafficking has been slammed by human rights groups.
US retail giant Wal-Mart has pledged to reduce greenhouse gases across its operations as part of a White House US business climate change commitment.
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A lot was written about Amazon on just-style last week, following a prediction that the internet giant could take the top spot for US apparel retailing by 2017. The retailer also posted a surprise second-quarter profit, giving it a valuation that is higher than Wal-Mart. The figures raise intriguing questions about Amazon’s possible impact on the clothing market.
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