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Duty-free trade key to build Africa supply chains

A group of ethical fashion producers and retailers, including German e-commerce giant Otto Group and shoemaking enterprise Soul of Africa, h...

How to ensure sustainability is more than a slogan

The annual Integral Conversation conference organised by Hong Kong-based textile and apparel giant Esquel Group this year heard how brands s...

How would end of NAFTA affect US apparel industry?

President-elect Donald Trump has made no secret of his dislike of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the US, Mexico and...

Madagascar back on the apparel sourcing radar

The devastating impact that political instability and the loss of trade benefits can have on an apparel manufacturing country is exemplified...

Latest Interviews

How TAL Apparel is staying ahead of the game 14 Oct 2016

Michelle Russell

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.


No simple way to be sustainable, says SAC CEO 25 Aug 2016

Michelle Russell

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.

Latest News

China's CTIC makes safer chemicals commitment 9 Dec 16

Michelle Russell

The China Textile Information Center (CTIC) has become the latest affiliate of the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) group, which is working to steer the industry towards a goal of reducing the discharge of harmful chemicals to zero by 2020.


Bangladesh's Viyellatex boosts eco-friendly vision 9 Dec 16

Michelle Russell

Dyes and chemicals producer Huntsman Textile Effects has formed a strategic partnership with Bangladesh textile manufacturer Viyellatex Group to help improve productivity and sustainability.


Top stories this week on just-style... 9 Dec 16

Michelle Russell

Top stories this week on just-style include a look at the steps to piloting living wages in garment factories, why duty-free trade is key to building African supply chains, and how Myanmar's garment industry is still lacking in labour rights. 


World cotton price prospects lifted again 8 Dec 16

Leonie Barrie

International cotton prices have remained elevated in the first four months of the season due to delays in the 2016/17 crop reaching the international market.


Global news roundup 8 Dec 16

Michelle Russell and Beth Wright

The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media.


just-style Sourcing Survey 2017 – final call 8 Dec 16

Leonie Barrie

As we head into December, thoughts are no doubt turning to what next year has in store. And just-style would also like to know how you feel about some of the big issues facing your company and the apparel supply chain in the year ahead.

Latest blogs

A new re:source from just-style 25 Nov 16

Leonie Barrie

Some of just-style’s more eagle-eyed readers might have noticed a small change to the menu bar on the homepage: the addition of the word re:source. Yes it might be a small change – but it marks the countdown to the biggest launch in our 16-year history.


Trump's trade ramifications continue to unravel 25 Nov 16

Leonie Barrie

Over the past week just-style has continued to try to unravel the potential ramifications of Donald Trump’s election as the next president of the United States.

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