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Why do modern robotics elude sportswear makers?

The world's leading sportswear brands and manufacturers are struggling to equip their factories with the robotic and cyber physical systems...

Ethiopia state of emergency after factory attack

Fashion retailer H&M and UK based glove and high-performance leather manufacturer Pittards Plc both say they are monitoring the situation in...

US apparel retailers' September 2016 sales roundup

Upside surprises were provided in September by two of the US apparel retailers who still report their monthly sales thanks to an uptick in c...

Low garment prices weigh on Cambodia worker wages

As annual discussions get underway in Cambodia on a new minimum wage for garment workers, a new report warns significant further wage increa...

Latest Interviews

Synergies Worldwide CEO unravels sourcing shifts 26 Apr 2016

Leonie Barrie

An apparel industry at a crossroads and an intertwined network of challenges and opportunities are among the issues facing Guido Schlossmann as he takes the helm of low-cost fast fashion sourcing specialist Synergies Worldwide. Unravelling this complexity requires a new, more global and integrated look at the industry, he tells just-style.


The new age of disruption on apparel production 27 Aug 2015

Leonie Barrie

In the first part of this two-part interview, Kurt Cavano, founder and chief strategy officer of cloud-based supply chain platform GT Nexus, discussed how easy access to capital and technology is shaking up the retail industry. Here he talks about its impact on apparel production.

Latest News

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. 


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.


Gore develops Invisible Fit tech for running shoes 7 Dec 16

Leonie Barrie

Performance fabrics specialist WL Gore & Associates has developed a new technology that combines the benefits of protective footwear technology with the fit and feel of regular running shoes.


Genesco sells SureGrip unit to Shoes For Crews 7 Dec 16

Michelle Russell

US apparel and footwear retailer Genesco has sold its SureGrip footwear subsidiary to slip-resistant footwear firm Shoes For Crews (SFC) for an undisclosed sum.


Top stories this week on just-style... 2 Dec 16

Michelle Russell

Top stories this week on just-style include a look at why modern robotics eludes sportswear makers, why traditional financing is a misfit for fashion, and an interview with the CEO of Israel-based tailored clothing manufacturer Bagir Group.


Global news roundup 2 Dec 16

Michelle Russell and Beth Wright

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

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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