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Software solutions enhance speed and visibility

Tools for improved colour communication, 3D design and prototyping, and the integration of key business functions were unveiled at the recen...

Supply chain weighs on Kering's green footprint

Luxury goods group Kering is taking an innovative approach to understanding – and changing – the environmental footprint of its business by...

Balance essential in garment supply chain

Broad-based policies are essential to improve poor garment industry working conditions and promote a better balance between the economic and...

Setlog portal “monitors down to the mill”

Visibility into the entire apparel and textile supply chain – or “monitoring down to the mill” – is one of the biggest challenges facing bra...

Latest Interviews

North Face ahead of the game on sustainability 8 May 2015

Katie Smith

Outdoor wear behemoth The North Face has secured its position as a leader in the field since its inception 50 years ago. While "ahead of the game" on sustainability, the US2$bn brand is also just "scratching the surface," according to Adam Mott, the group's director of sustainability. Here he tells just-style how the company is re-evaluating and rethinking everything it does based on what's right for the worker, the environment, and the consumer.

Frank Henke discusses Adidas sustainability agenda 20 Mar 2015

Leonie Barrie

“You cannot solve the sustainability agenda overnight,” explains Frank Henke, global director of social and environmental affairs at German sporting goods giant Adidas Group. Indeed, as he tells just-style, the company has faced a moving target since it launched its first sustainability programmes some 15 to 20 years ago – and that target is today moving faster than ever.

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Call for probe into Philippines factory fire 22 May 15

Katie Smith

The Philippine government is being urged to carry out a "full and detailed" investigation into the circumstances surrounding a fire at a footwear factory in the country earlier this month, which killed 72 workers.

Top stories this week on just-style... 22 May 15

Katie Smith

The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at where 3D design and prototyping is heading for textiles and apparel, Brandix being named PVH's global supplier of the year, and an insight on why broad-based policies are essential to improve working conditions in the garment industry.

Film spotlights human cost of fashion 21 May 15

Michelle Russell

A documentary aimed at highlighting the human and environmental costs created by the global apparel industry, and factors for change, has been launched.

Brandix named PVH ‘Global Supplier of the Year’ 18 May 15

Leonie Barrie

One of the world’s largest apparel companies has named Sri Lanka’s Brandix Group as its Global Supplier of the Year across all product categories represented by its global vendor base.

Pakistan MoU to support apparel businesswomen 18 May 15

Michelle Russell

Pakistan has signed an MoU with Micro Industries Development Assistance and Services (MIDAS) to support women businessmen in the garment sector to upgrade their entrepreneurial skills.

Earthquake damage at Bangladesh garment factories 18 May 15

Katie Smith

Structural damage has been identified at three garment factories in Bangladesh following the powerful earthquake that shook neighbouring Nepal last month.

Latest blogs

West Coast ports strike skews data 11 May 15

Leonie Barrie

Apparel imports into the US surged in March, as retailers ramped up their imports of spring/summer merchandise and cargo volumes at West Coast ports started to clear. The top three supplier countries booked double-digit increases, with China leading the way.

Africa's potential to rival Asia for sourcing 8 May 15

Michelle Russell

Interest in sourcing apparel from sub-Saharan Africa might be on the rise, yet the results of a new survey suggest few players currently have concrete plans to tap into its potential.

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