Social & environmental: Latest news and analysis articles
As the global clothing and textile industry looks towards a 2017 where trade relations are unpredictable, fast fashion giant Hennes & Maurit...
The apparel supply chain will continue to be buffeted by rising costs and pressure for faster deliveries, smaller quantities and more styles...
Having established that rising costs are among the top challenges for apparel sourcing executives as they head into 2017, the second part of...
More pessimistic expectations for consumer confidence in all key markets in the year ahead set the scene for just-style's State of Sourcing...
As one of the world's leading garment manufacturers, Hong Kong-based TAL Apparel is continually looking to see how it can add value in the apparel supply chain, as chief technology officer Delman Lee tells just-style.
After working for the past seven years on a set of tools to measure the social and environmental impact of apparel and footwear production, the Sustainable Apparel Coalition has shared little evidence to suggest how, or even if, companies are using it. But the group is now ready to tackle transparency head-on with a raft of new activities and products, Jason Kibbey, CEO of the global alliance, tells just-style.
Nordic fashion brands including H&M, KappAhl, Lindex are not doing enough to help tackle the abuse of Syrian refugees in Turkish garment factories, a new report suggests.
Citing scientific proof of product is a key factor in US consumer purchase decisions, with trust influencing the final decision to purchase or not, new research has found.
US outdoor clothing brand Patagonia is to launch an e-commerce platform for its Worn Wear programme where it will sell used Patagonia clothing and gear online, sourced directly from its customers.
The Project JUST transparency initiative has added knitwear to its 'Seal of Approval' stable, awarded to brands for top sustainability and ethical sourcing.
Spanish clothing giant Inditex has strengthened its partnership with water crisis solutions non-profit organisation, Water.org, to improve access to safe water and sanitation in developing countries.
The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media.
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
- $1.7bn package to boost Pakistan clothing exports
- Mexico riots hit apparel retailers and shipments
- British Brexit plans prioritise tariff-free trade
- Outlook 2017 – What next for apparel sourcing?
- Cambodia clothing exports at risk from Brexit
- Apparel brands urge Bangladesh PM to address wages
- MAS Holdings planning second industrial park
- American Apparel to shutter all stores?
- Better compliance "crucial" for Bangladesh growth
- Outdoor performance apparel 2016: A broader perspective
- Global apparel markets: product developments and innovations, October 2016
- Southeast Asia strategic sourcing review – a focus on Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar
- Anti-odour clothing: fresh fashion for an active lifestyle
- Global market review of lingerie – forecasts to 2022