Sourcing: Latest news and analysis articles
From the new sourcing landscape, to increasing interest in ‘Made in USA’ apparel, and updates on sourcing destinations and sustainability, D...
Mike Flanagan spent the first six months of 2016 campaigning to stay in the EU. Not once, he writes, did I hear my opponents – or anyone in...
Apparel imports into the US took a tumble in June, even though more than half of the top-ten supplier countries booked growth. Cambodia led...
One month after the UK’s Brexit referendum vote to leave the European Union (EU), the British clothing industry has been weighing up the imm...
With pressure mounting on the outdoor apparel industry to eliminate hazardous chemicals from products and production processes, The North Face is using tools developed by parent company VF Corp to help it work towards its goals. And for sustainability manager James Rogers, the key to reducing overall chemical use is to take a holistic view of the entire supply chain.
Increasing requirements by apparel brands and retailers for specialist quality assurance, compliance and supply chain security services are fuelling the strong double-digit growth of Omega Compliance, a standalone subsidiary of sourcing specialist William E. Connor & Associates Ltd. Celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, the company tells just-style why its momentum on responsible sourcing shows no sign of slowing down.
Speed, innovation and digitalisation of the supply chain are at the heart of a new strategy to be set out by global sourcing giant Li & Fung, which this-morning (25 August) revealed lower sales and earnings in its first-half.
New relaxed rules of origin – technical criteria determining if a product qualifies for preferential trade arrangements – will make it easier for manufacturers in Jordan to export clothes if they employ Syrian refugees, a European Commission spokesperson has confirmed to just-style.
EU clothing imports from China plunged in volume by 9.9% in the first three months of 2016 compared with the same period last year, according to a new report.
The latest developments in raw materials, fibres and textiles – and the challenges facing both the synthetic and natural fibre sectors, including coming to terms with overcapacity – will be among discussion points at the upcoming World Fibres Conference 2016 taking place later this year in Hong Kong.
Australia's sourcing event for the apparel, accessories and textile industry returns to Melbourne in November, promising a professional platform for international sourcing, learning and networking.
China is to extend duty-free benefits to 17 more products from Bangladesh, including garment items, in a bid to strengthen trade relations between the two countries.
Mike Flanagan, CEO at industry consultancy Clothesource, spent the first six months of 2016 campaigning to stay in the EU. Not once, he says, did he hear his opponents - or anyone in Britain's new, Brexit-friendly government - say they wanted to reject global integration or repudiate over 30 years of globalisation.
Apparel imports into the US took a tumble in June, even though more than half of the top-ten supplier countries booked growth.
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