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More than 90 brands and retailers have committed to end the use of angora in their future clothing and accessories collections, following on...
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While doomsayers have been waxing lyrically for the past two years about how the Chinese clothing industry could have a shaky future, John Cheh, vice chairman and CEO of Esquel Group, the Hong Kong-based vertically integrated cotton to shirt maker, is resolute in his optimism.
With new facilities opening in Bangladesh and Vietnam, an investment to take automation to the next level, and an eye on Africa, Hong Kong based manufacturing giant Epic Group is also on a relentless efficiency drive. Chairman and CEO Ranjan Mahtani tells just-style why constant evolution is key.
The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at what the EU-Vietnam trade deal means for textile and apparel duties, Bangladesh and Vietnam led the way in terms of US apparel import growth in December, and Esquel progresses in a research programme to develop a sustainable Chinese supply of Sea Island cotton.
Some 20 companies from Italy’s Prato textile district have pledged to eliminate all hazardous chemicals from their supply chains by 2020, in what has been described as the largest commitment of its kind.
Eileen Fisher has become the largest women's wear brand to gain B Corp certification, less than a year after setting its sights on 100% sustainability by 2020.
A one-day workshop designed to help apparel firms prepare for the introduction of the UK’s new Modern Slavery Act is to take place next month.
Leading Bangladesh-based apparel manufacturer AKH Group has opened a flagship eco-friendly garment factory that has been certified by the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) building accreditation scheme.
With support from Swedish fashion giant H&M, a new industrial relations project has launched in Ethiopia with the aim of improving the development of a socially sustainable textile and garment industry.
Just days after international representatives expressed concerns that many "priority areas" still need to be tackled to improve safety in Bangladesh’s ready-made garment sector, a fire broke out at a factory deemed to be on track with remedial action.
Outdoor brands are being urged to eliminate all PFCs from their products and supply chains after the hazardous chemicals were discovered in clothing, footwear and outdoor equipment.
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- Ultimate frontier Myanmar uplifts Bogart Lingerie
- US apparel import growth led by Bangladesh
- US apparel retailers' January 2016 sales roundup
- Esquel backs Chinese Sea Island cotton production
- Sears looks to lift apparel via sourcing changes
- Direct sourcing helps M&S narrow the gap with Next
- Eco-friendly garment factory opens in Bangladesh
- Clothing and sports chains in activewear battle
- Nike accelerates digital strategy with new hire
- Southeast Asia strategic sourcing review – a focus on Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar
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