Footwear: Latest news and analysis articles
As annual discussions get underway in Cambodia on a new minimum wage for garment workers, a new report warns significant further wage increa...
Shoes sold as Italian or German-made are being assembled in poor Eastern European countries by workers on "starvation wages", a new report c...
French luxury and sportswear group Kering is starting to use its annual environmental profit and loss (EP&L) report as a tool to drive decis...
China looks set to remain the powerhouse of global footwear manufacturing and a key supplier to the US, despite Vietnam gaining ground, a ne...
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.
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.
Five former executives and management personnel at military footwear firm Wellco Enterprise have been indicted in the US for claiming its boots were manufactured in the US when they were actually imported from China.
Three new reports published today (26 September) suggest the wild harvesting and farming of pythons is ecologically sustainable and results in socioeconomic benefits for poor households in South-East Asia.
German sportswear giant Adidas has filed a lawsuit against Bally's US division, accusing the Swiss shoe brand of infringing on its Three-Stripe trademark.
The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media.
The most-read stories on just-style this week include the US restoring Myanmar's GSP duty-free trade status, what the future is likely to hold for raw materials as part of our management briefing, and US retailers urge action following the bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping.
German sportswear giant Adidas has unveiled the first running shoe created at its Speedfactory manufacturing facility in Germany, describing it as the first step in a "game-changing" moment for the industry.
The recent bankruptcy of South Korea's Hanjin Shipping, the world's seventh-largest container shipper, at the end of August, has left billions of dollars worth of merchandise in limbo, leaving the fallout for apparel and footwear importers and exporters unclear.
The ongoing challenge of tackling transparency and traceability across global supply chains cropped up again last week, with the launch of a new initiative to try to eliminate forced labour from cotton and yarn production.
- Myanmar garment exports surged 20% in 2015
- Better factory conditions boost the bottom line
- Under Armour on track with new UAS sportswear line
- Why synthetic fibres are a safe bet for the future
- Unravelling cotton's supply and demand challenges
- Brexit may hit suppliers with UK duty-free access
- Adidas unveils first Speedfactory running shoe
- New US tariff classifications impact woven apparel
- Vietnam's Vinatex opens $5.7m garment factory
- US strengthens cooperation with East Africa
- Too Many Standards
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- Southeast Asia strategic sourcing review – a focus on Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar
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- Central America strategic sourcing review - a focus on Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras