Footwear: Latest news and analysis articles
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...
Among the most-read comment articles on just-style in 2015 were a look at what the Trump presidency will mean for apparel, the decline and f...
Instead of our regular roundup of the most-read stories on just-style during the week, we thought a fitting end to the year would be to take...
The world's leading sportswear brands and manufacturers are struggling to equip their factories with the robotic and cyber physical systems...
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.
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.
Sportswear held up global apparel and footwear industry sales in 2016, figures show, with the industry recording its weakest growth since the 2008 recession.
US retailer LL Bean has revealed plans to boost production of its bean boots, also known as duck boots, to 750,000 pairs in 2017 including a broader assortment, with added styles and colours.
The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media.
A new initiative has been launched to digitalise the fashion supply chains of at least 100 European companies to improve product traceability, time to market, warehouse management and data exchange.
Sporting giant Reebok has launched its lightest series of tactical footwear through licensee and military footwear manufacturer Warson Brands.
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