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Who has signed up to the Greenpeace Detox Campaign

In 2011, Greenpeace published its Dirty Laundry report, which found toxic chemicals in waste water discharges from two textile processing fa...

Impact of the TPP on the US textile industry?

There's no doubt the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement has the potential to be a game-changer for both the US textile and apparel in...

Crystal Group nurtures its caring culture

As one of Asia's largest garment manufacturers, Hong Kong based Crystal Group believes its size and continuing growth carry additional respo...

Government giveaways stifle garment growth

Governments have a vital role to play in supporting the modern industrial economy, but in many garment-exporting countries this positive sup...

Latest Interviews

Hampshire Group CEO hails turnaround progress 27 Aug 2014

Leonie Barrie

Hot on the heels of expanding its Dockers brand license agreement with Levi Strauss & Co for the third time in four months, Hampshire Group CEO Paul Buxbaum is optimistic the company turnaround is starting to take hold. Here he talks to just-style about new opportunities and on-going efforts to leverage the firm's supply chain.


William E. Connor discusses global sourcing shifts 28 May 2014

Leonie Barrie

With a global vendor base of around 6,000 factories working with leading retailers and brands, sourcing specialist William E. Connor & Associates Ltd. has an enviable view into worldwide sourcing shifts. In the second instalment of a two-part interview with just-style, company chairman and CEO William E. (Chip) Connor discusses opportunities, challenges and concerns.

Latest News

just-style's research roundup 27 Aug 14

Ellie Morgan

The latest reports from just-style's research store include a global database of the top 1,000 apparel knitting mills, a look at jeans in Colombia, and a country report on Turkey.


Russia threatens ban on western apparel imports 26 Aug 14

Eugene Vorotnikov

Officials at Russia's industry ministry have said that should additional US and European Union sanctions be imposed, Russia may retaliate with a complete ban on imports of clothing and textiles from the EU and the US.


Weiqiao H1 hit by lower sales volumes 26 Aug 14

Katie Smith

Lower sales volumes of yarn and grey fabric resulted in a double-digit first-half profit decline for China's largest cotton textile producer Weiqiao Textile Company.


Top stories this week on just-style... 22 Aug 14

Katie Smith

The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at the potential impact of TPP on the US textile industry, comments on the challenges of hazardous chemical removal, and why Cambodia's future outsourcing prospects are uncertain.


Garmatex develops advanced cooling fabric 22 Aug 14

Michelle Russell

Performance fabric specialist Garmatex Technologies has developed an advanced cooling fabric designed to help wearers function in extreme weather temperatures by regulating body temperature.


Lenzing cost cutting fails to stem H1 declines 21 Aug 14

Michelle Russell

Cellulose fibre producer Lenzing Group has said its cost reduction programme initiated last year was only partly able to offset a decline in sales and earnings in its first-half.

Latest blogs

Cambodia garment industry approaching crossroads 27 Aug 14

Michelle Russell

If Cambodia's US$5.5bn garment industry is not yet at a crossroads, it is approaching one, according to participants at an industry trade show held in Phnom Penh. Many industry suppliers believe that while Cambodia remains a growing market for their textile and garment products, there are challenges ahead, from rising labour costs to increased competition from neighbouring countries.


Apparel industry reacts to Russia tensions 18 Aug 14

Michelle Russell

Retail shares have been among the biggest fallers in the last two weeks as financial markets react to President Vladimir Putin's retaliation to the imposition of sanctions on Russia.

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