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African apparel sector needs cooperation to thrive

Greater integration and cooperation among African states is needed to boost business and investment in the continent's cotton, textiles and...

UK fashion sector prospects depend on partnerships

Another industry event looking at prospects for the British fashion industry has homed in on the need for partnership and collaboration if t...

New wage ladder lifts workers towards living wages

An online tool to help apparel brands, retailers and manufacturers work towards improved wages for garment workers in global supply chains h...

New scenarios driving sustainability in textiles

Driving meaningful change towards sustainability in textiles within organisations, within the industry, and with consumers topped the agenda...

Latest Interviews

Diesel's co-founder works to beat the denim blues 3 Oct 2014

Ivan Castano Freeman

Adriano Goldschmied, Diesel's co-founder, is working to promote a new stretch fabric he hopes will turn around the fortunes of the $50bn denim industry.


INTERVIEW: Crystal CEO rises to the challenges 25 Sep 2014

Leonie Barrie

Building the business for long-term growth, but also ensuring that the company has a strong local supply chain in place to deliver on its goals, are among the challenges faced by Andrew Lo, CEO of Hong Kong based Crystal Group, as he continues to build the capacity and competitiveness of one of Asia's largest garment manufacturers.

Latest News

Invista and Lenzing collaborate on denim fibre 21 Nov 14

Michelle Russell

US fibre maker Invista and Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing Group have collaborated for a second time on a denim project.


Alvanon showcases new fit and sizing tool 21 Nov 14

Michelle Russell

UK fit specialist Alvanon has launched its latest academic fit and sizing tools that mimic the fit of lingerie and swimwear on real women.


Top stories this week on just-style... 21 Nov 14

Katie Smith

The most-read stories on just-style this week include the revelation that adults in Uzbekistan have been forced to pick cotton during this year's harvest, new scenarios are driving sustainability in textiles, and Archroma launches eco-friendly dyes.


Low cotton prices lead to government intervention 19 Nov 14

Michelle Russell

The International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) has trimmed its forecast for world average cotton prices in 2014-15, and notes that a combination of low prices and high production costs has incited governments in many large cotton-producing countries to take steps to help growers.


Outlast develops Universe climate comfort filling 18 Nov 14

Michelle Russell

Smart fabrics firm Outlast Technologies has expanded its product range to include a performance filling material that offers a natural solution for climate comfort in apparel products.


Archroma launches fully traceable eco-friendly dye 17 Nov 14

Leonie Barrie

Colour and specialty chemicals company Archroma has unveiled a new range of eco-friendly dyes derived from agricultural waste that can also be fully traced along the supply chain to consumers.

Latest blogs

Firms urged to stay committed to Cambodia 17 Nov 14

Leonie Barrie

Apparel brands have been urged to stay committed to Cambodia after a 28% rise in the minimum monthly wage was agreed for textile, garment and footwear workers.


Port problems play havoc with holiday imports 10 Nov 14

Leonie Barrie

US firms including apparel retailers and importers are urging the government to intervene in the ongoing dispute at US west coast ports, amid worsening delays on shipments of holiday merchandise and fears a total shutdown may be imminent.

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