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Factory funding gap has mixed impact in Myanmar

Myanmar’s garment export industry as a whole is developing rapidly. But the battle for growth and added value is heavily weighted against th...

When will Bangladesh take compliance seriously?

Are Bangladesh’s garment factory owners about to destroy their extraordinary apparel success story? On the face of it, the question sounds a...

Is garment compliance fundamentally flawed?

Compliance in the global garment industry is fundamentally flawed, and has been from the beginning, according to industry expert David Birnb...

Archroma focuses on integration and innovation

Following the completion of Archroma's acquisition of BASF's textile chemicals business earlier this month, the company has set its sights o...

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G-Star RAW pushes the boundaries of denim 28 Jul 2015

Michelle Russell

G-Star RAW thrives on innovative design, new wash and dye techniques, and sustainability - weaving these into its products and processes for the last 26 years. And for global brand manager Remco de Nijs, the edgy label's DNA continues to push the boundaries of denim.


Levi Strauss raises the bar on sustainability 26 Jun 2015

Michelle Russell

"We're best when we're leading and pioneering," is Michael Kobori's take on denim giant Levi Strauss & Co's responsibility in ensuring it has an ethical supply chain. But it is competition, believes the company's VP of sustainability, more so than collaboration, that really raises the bar when it comes to sustainability.

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US upgrades Uzbekistan despite cotton concerns 28 Jul 15

Leonie Barrie

A decision by the US to upgrade Uzbekistan in its annual report on human trafficking has been slammed by human rights groups.


Berghaus launches eco-friendly garment label 28 Jul 15

Katie Smith

Outdoor performance wear specialist Berghaus has introduced a new 'Made Kind' label to identify that its garments are kinder to the planet.


Eliminating risk tops sustainability agenda 28 Jul 15

Katie Smith

Eliminating risks is the main driver for supply chain sustainability both now and into 2016, according to new research.


Wal-Mart makes greenhouse gases pledge 28 Jul 15

Michelle Russell

US retail giant Wal-Mart has pledged to reduce greenhouse gases across its operations as part of a White House US business climate change commitment.


Cambodia sets up libraries for garment workers 28 Jul 15

Michelle Russell

The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) has joined forces with non-governmental organisation Sipar to provide a library resource centre at garment factories for workers.


Global news roundup 27 Jul 15

Michelle Russell and Katie Smith

The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy.

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just-style’s 5 days of deals 28 Jul 15

Leonie Barrie

We’re offering a range of daily deals on just-style research this week, with each day offering an opportunity to purchase two different reports at reduced rates.


Intriguing questions about the impact of Amazon 27 Jul 15

Leonie Barrie

A lot was written about Amazon on just-style last week, following a prediction that the internet giant could take the top spot for US apparel retailing by 2017. The retailer also posted a surprise second-quarter profit, giving it a valuation that is higher than Wal-Mart. The figures raise intriguing questions about Amazon’s possible impact on the clothing market.

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