Manufacturing: Latest news and analysis articles
Central America must do more to make better use of the flexibilities of the Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFT...
With the value of the UK clothing market set to soar over the next five years, and consumers taking more of an interest in the origin and qu...
While Vietnam is likely to see some of the biggest apparel export gains from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a new report confirms indu...
Slowing economic growth and growing competition are hitting the profits of Chinese retailers, while the country's clothing exports to the US...
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.
With a business model focused on offering the lowest prices on the high street, value fashion chain Primark is constantly questioned over its commitment to a range of ethical and environmental retail issues. Paul Lister, responsible for Primark’s ethical trading team, tells just-style "the strength of a brand's ethics is not about a price point" – and that close engagement with the supply chain is key.
German sportswear giant Adidas has agreed to sell its non-core nostalgia headwear and apparel brand Mitchell & Ness, to focus on its performance sport agenda.
Clothing maker Gildan Activewear has completed the previously announced purchase of Ennis Inc's apparel division for US$110m.
The group working towards the zero discharge of hazardous chemicals in the apparel and footwear supply chain is launching a new online portal later this year to provide a simple way to assess products against its Manufacturing Restricted Substances List (MRSL).
The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at how M&S plans to revamp its clothing business amid falling sales, criticism of Gap Inc for labour abuses at supplier factories, and a report on how yarn-forward rules of origin may weigh on Vietnam's potential under the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal.
Teen apparel retailer Abercrombie & Fitch has named two new brand presidents responsible for all product and customer-facing activities.
The US government is mulling an investigation into Chinese exports of ammonium sulfate – a key input in the textile and leather sectors – in a move that could lead to a hike in import tariffs on the chemical.
Innovation was the hot topic last week as a raft of apparel and textile companies revealed new fabrics, fibres and technologies designed to shake-up the industry.
Textured Jersey Lanka has again been recognised at the World Textile Awards sponsored by The Textile Institute, being named ‘Dyer & Finisher of the Year’ for the second year running.
- How M&S plans to revamp its clothing business
- The difference between compliance and safety?
- Central America must make better use of DR-CAFTA
- Yarn-forward rules weigh on Vietnam TPP potential
- Is China really going through a slump?
- Gap accused of rights violations in supply chain
- US Q1 in brief – Guess, Burlington Stores, Sears
- H&M, Inditex and Nike rated supply chain leaders
- Adidas Speedfactory eyes large-scale production
- BHS supplier Courtaulds Brands in administration