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Tools for improved colour communication, 3D design and prototyping, and the integration of key business functions were unveiled at the recen...
Luxury goods group Kering is taking an innovative approach to understanding – and changing – the environmental footprint of its business by...
Broad-based policies are essential to improve poor garment industry working conditions and promote a better balance between the economic and...
Visibility into the entire apparel and textile supply chain – or “monitoring down to the mill” – is one of the biggest challenges facing bra...
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.
“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.
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.
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.
A documentary aimed at highlighting the human and environmental costs created by the global apparel industry, and factors for change, has been launched.
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 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.
Structural damage has been identified at three garment factories in Bangladesh following the powerful earthquake that shook neighbouring Nepal last month.
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.
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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