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US apparel sector braces for potential cost hikes

Fresh from their disappointment at seeing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade deal abandoned last month with an executive order b...

Under Armour growth hits a bump in the road

Shares in Under Armour slumped 26% yesterday (31 January) as the athletic apparel and footwear maker posted a slowdown in fourth quarter rev...

Outlook 2017 – Ten apparel supply chain takeaways

Several recurring themes cropped up in just-style’s roundup of sourcing and supply chain issues likely to impact apparel and footwear firms...

Top 20 analysis stories on just-style in 2016...

Instead of the regular roundup of the most-read news pieces on just-style during the week, we thought a fitting end to the year would be to...

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... 24 Feb 17

Beth Wright

Top stories this week on just-style include a look at how the crackdown on Bangladesh labour activists has cost the country's garment industry around US$100m, Adidas and Burberry have been recognised for their sustainability practices, industry executives in Turkey are optimistic that better times lie ahead, and Inditex and H&M boycott the BGMEA's Dhaka Apparel Summit.


Global news roundup 22 Feb 17

Michelle Russell and Beth Wright

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


Nike reveals "most powerful" underfoot platform 21 Feb 17

Beth Wright

US sporting goods giant Nike has unveiled its most powerful and resilient underfoot platform as part of anniversary celebrations for its innovative Air Max 1 shoe, which introduced visible Nike Air cushioning.


EU apparel makers join calls for industry strategy 17 Feb 17

Leonie Barrie

A group of nearly 100 European trade associations, including those representing textile, apparel and footwear manufacturers, is calling on the EU to implement an ambitious industrial strategy to create more jobs and growth.


Top stories this week on just-style... 17 Feb 17

Beth Wright

Top stories this week on just-style include a look at what a hard Brexit might mean for the UK's fashion and textile industry, the withdrawal of Polartec and Patagonia from the Outdoor Retailer show in Utah, Li & Fung being dropped from Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index, and H&M leading the Better Cotton Initiative's (BCI) 'Better Cotton league'.


Adidas promotes Hoeld and Schumacher 15 Feb 17

Beth Wright

German sportswear giant Adidas has promoted Arthur Hoeld to senior vice president, global brands strategy and business development, with Torben Schumacher succeeding him as general manager, Adidas Originals, effective immediately.

Latest blogs

US border tax a contentious issue 20 Feb 17

Leonie Barrie

Fresh from their disappointment at seeing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade deal abandoned last month with an executive order by President Donald Trump, the US apparel and footwear sector is bracing itself for even greater cost increases to come.


Primark's sustainable cotton programme takes shape 13 Feb 17

Leonie Barrie

With the ultimate aim of ensuring all the cotton in its products is sourced sustainably, value clothing retailer Primark is adamant that having a business model focused on offering the lowest prices on the high street is not at odds with efforts to improve ethical standards in its supply chain.

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