Manufacturing: Latest news and analysis articles
The newly announced textile joint venture between India's Reliance Industries and China's Shandong Ruyi Science & Technology Group could ins...
Sporting giant Nike has homed in on the "tremendous energy" in women's apparel and believes there is a significant opportunity for the compa...
As safety improvements at Bangladesh garment factories move from inspections to remediation, stakeholders warn the hard work is just beginni...
Blocked fire exits and a lack of proper equipment and training highlight a “persistently high” level of non-compliance with fire safety stan...
Levis 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.
UK retailer Marks & Spencer is on something of a mission: To become the world's most sustainable retailer through its ambitious Plan A environmental and ethical programme. The person in charge of implementing this globally is Adam Elman, head of Plan A delivery, who discusses the initiative's challenging targets and the need for wider industry collaboration.
The Indian government has deferred plans that would have required exports of all organic textile products to be certified to the Indian Standard for Organic Textiles (ISOT).
More than two years after a deadly clothing factory fire in Pakistan, families of the victims have issued a legal notice against German retailer KiK demanding it pays compensation.
Vietnamese apparel manufacturer and retailer Canifa has released a range of Woolmark-certified apparel in time for winter in the northern hemisphere and as part of The Woolmark Company's 'Out of Vietnam' project.
UK trade union Community has signed what it claims is a ground-breaking agreement with retail giant Tesco to improve conditions in its domestic apparel supply chain.
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has added nine benzidine-based dyes used in clothing to a new ruling to prevent them from entering the US market.
The most-read stories on just-style this week include updates from the Dhaka Apparel Summit, a look at the sourcing winners and losers of 2014, and Bangladeshi garment workers to trial an electronic wage system.
Ethiopia may have more trump cards to play than any other sub-Sahara African country when it comes to developing a competitive cotton, textile and garment supply chain, but it still has a rough road ahead. Indeed, Ethiopia's growth as a garment exporter will be slower and more difficult than the government and local textile organisations predict.
Instead of relocating production in an attempt to sidestep the challenge of rising labour costs, China's textile and clothing manufacturers should work to create a more sustainable industry.
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