Footwear: Latest news and analysis articles
New technologies ranging from waterless dyeing to 3D printing and supply chain mapping tools have the potential to help fashion and footwear...
May was a mixed month for US apparel retailers, with suggestions the consumer was still not spending robustly outside of cars, smart phones,...
After a difficult few years brought about by a global economic recession, Portugal’s footwear and clothing industries are growing and underp...
Tools for improved colour communication, 3D design and prototyping, and the integration of key business functions were unveiled at the recen...
“You cannot solve the sustainability agenda overnight,” explains Frank Henke, global director of social and environmental affairs at German sporting goods giant Adidas Group. Indeed, as he tells just-style, the company has faced a moving target since it launched its first sustainability programmes some 15 to 20 years ago – and that target is today moving faster than ever.
Levi Strauss & Co is returning to its roots. The denim stalwart, which has been battling sluggish traffic trends, international challenges and a revolution in activewear, is looking to re-establish leadership in its sector. A touch of nostalgia, plenty of innovation, adjustments in sourcing strategy, and global expansion are all part of the plan. just-style talks with Seth Ellison, the group's president for Europe.
Outdoor equipment and clothing company Mountain Hardwear Inc has named Scott Kerslake as interim brand president while it seeks a permanent leader to replace Topher Gaylord, who has resigned.
Adidas will need to up its game if it wants to outpace rival Nike in Western Europe, particularly in the area of social media, analysts have said.
Nike co-founder Phil Knight is to step down as the iconic sports brand’s chairman next year, and has recommended that current Nike chief executive, Mark Parker, succeeds him in the role.
Adidas has developed a skateboard shoe that the German sportswear giant says is its most innovative to date for the brand.
Adidas has developed what it claims is the world's first shoe upper made entirely from yarns and filaments reclaimed from ocean waste as part of a collaboration with sustainability group Parley for the Oceans.
A new synthetic leather fabric that uses biobased materials as its building blocks and combines performance with sustainability has been launched by Turkish leather, suede and textiles producer Flokser Group.
Myanmar is set to become a more attractive garment sourcing and investment destination after plans were agreed on labour law reforms in the country – with Gap and H&M coming out in support of the proposals.
Ongoing efforts to reverse a slump in sales at its namesake brand are to see US clothing retailer Gap Inc shutter 175 of its namesake stores in the US and axe 250 head office jobs.
- M&S to launch supply chain human rights policy
- VF pushes ahead on chemicals management
- M&S project benefits garment worker health
- Can the Gap brand reclaim its iconic status?
- Nike reaffirms US production commitment
- China cotton stockpile auction may shake up market
- C&A to add "accurate fit" label to garments
- US retail landscape "mediocre" over next 5 years
- Over 8,000 children in Delhi garment industry
- Adidas develops shoe from recycled ocean waste