A package of bills introduced in the House and Senate yesterday (16 April) has sparked hope that a long-delayed trade agenda could finally m...
Annual savings of $14.7m in operating costs are being claimed for an initiative helping to cut water, energy and chemical use at textile mil...
Sporting goods giant Adidas is evolving its factory monitoring system away from auditing to track supply chain compliance and is instead wor...
As apparel retailers and brands continue to seek alternatives to their traditional suppliers, David Birnbaum contends that Myanmar is the la...
A "constant run to keep up" with consumer demands is keeping multi-channel retailer N Brown on it toes as it adapts its sourcing model, its systems and international growth to keep apace. Paul Kendrick, customer, financial services and international director, explains.
“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 International Labour Organization (ILO) is calling for greater social dialogue between the government, employers and workers in the Bangladesh ready-made garment sector, highlighting the "considerable benefits" this would bring.
The Moroccan government is negotiating a strategic industrial partnership with China that could see Chinese investment flow into the Moroccan clothing and textile manufacturing industry.
Italian fashion retailer Benetton Group is to double the amount of compensation paid into the Rana Plaza Trust Fund to US$1.6m following an independent assessment by PwC.
The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at why better working conditions in garment factories improves productivity and profitability, Morocco's plans to grow fast fashion exports, and a comment on the challenges Myanmar faces if its garment industry is to reach its true potential.
?World merchandise trade is set to see a “modest” recovery in 2015 and 2016 following three years of weak growth, the World Trade Organization (WTO) has said, but geopolitical crises and concerns about economic growth are weighing on its forecasts.
US apparel and footwear companies and retailers have joined calls for restraint over potential tariff action to tackle imports of containers from China.
Strikes and protests are rare in Vietnam, but recent demonstrations by thousands of footwear factory workers underscore some of the challenges facing one of the industry's main manufacturing hubs. It also exposes a looming pension crisis and worker shortage in a country that many see as a key sourcing alternative to China.
If global brands, manufacturers and mills could come together and build vertical supply chains in Africa, they would set themselves up with a sourcing hub for the future.
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