Fibres & fabrics: Latest news and analysis articles
Two separate pieces of research are calling for a new approach to the garment factory auditing process, claiming that not only is there a ne...
Investment in technology and the utilisation of data will be key if retailers are to do more to meet customers' expectations and engage with...
Pakistan's clothing industry has told just-style that a new government assistance package announced last week to boost the country's clothin...
Mexican retailers lost more than $70m amid protests and looting last week that blocked major highways and caused delays in clothing shipment...
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.
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.
Sri Lankan apparel and fabric manufacturing conglomerate MAS Holdings and certification body Oeko-Tex are among six new companies that have pledged a commitment to the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) group.
Researchers in Australia have developed a new smart fabric that mimics the sophisticated and complex properties of human bone tissue, that they say could be used to create protective suits that stiffen under high impact.
Top stories this week on just-style include a closer look at what's at stake with Trump's promises to tear up US trade agreements – thanks to a special infographic powered by re:source from just-style – the risks Brexit pose to Cambodia's textile and apparel export sector, and how Trump's potential revamp of the US tax system threatens US apparel importers and their suppliers.
Xeros, which develops polymer technology for commercial cleaning systems, is increasing its focus on both the textile manufacturing and tanning sectors where it believes it can help reduce the use of chemicals, water consumption and effluent.
Citing scientific proof of product is a key factor in US consumer purchase decisions, with trust influencing the final decision to purchase or not, new research has found.
The Project JUST transparency initiative has added knitwear to its 'Seal of Approval' stable, awarded to brands for top sustainability and ethical sourcing.
Continuing our look at what lies ahead for the apparel industry and its supply chain in 2017, the panel of industry experts consulted by just-style last week tackled likely shifts in the sourcing landscape.
This week our focus turns to first thoughts from a panel of industry experts consulted by just-style on the challenges and opportunities likely to face the apparel supply chain in 2017, with prospects for volatile and uneven growth, Trump’s trade policies, and tensions between the US and China among the issues highlighted.
- Trump and the apparel industry – Infographic
- How US border adjustment tax could affect apparel
- British Brexit plans prioritise tariff-free trade
- $1.7bn package to boost Pakistan clothing exports
- Mexico riots hit apparel retailers and shipments
- Cambodia clothing exports at risk from Brexit
- Apparel brands urge Bangladesh PM to address wages
- American Apparel to shutter all stores?
- MAS Holdings planning second industrial park
- New project to digitalise European fashion chains
- Outdoor performance apparel 2016: A broader perspective
- Anti-odour clothing: fresh fashion for an active lifestyle
- Southeast Asia strategic sourcing review – a focus on Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar
- Global market review of lingerie – forecasts to 2022
- Global apparel markets: product developments and innovations, October 2016