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Abercrombie & Fitch speeding up supply chain

Teen apparel retailer Abercrombie & Fitch Co says it is seeing progress in ongoing efforts to make quicker decisions and speed up its supply...

Morocco funds clothing capacity to drive exports

Although Morocco’s garment manufacturing industry is well established, supplying giants such as Zara-owner Inditex, it is continuing to inve...

When will Gap get back on track?

While new Gap Inc CEO Art Peck has a laser focus on fixing the Gap brand’s woes, finding the right formula is proving elusive. Indeed, a tur...

Bangladesh factory safety progressing slowly

Two years after the Accord for Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh was set up, the group says it could still take at least another 18 mon...

Latest Interviews

Jason Denham raises the bar on denim innovation 28 May 2015

Michelle Russell

Jason Denham has a relentless enthusiasm and passion for denim. He has been raising the bar on jeans innovation since he started out 20 years ago designing for Irish rock band U2, and his vision for growing his namesake brand includes using the most advanced washing techniques, high end fabrics, and sustainable mills.

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.

Latest News

Safety training gets going in Bangladesh factories 29 May 15

Leonie Barrie

A major push got underway this week to ensure up to 800,000 workers in the Bangladesh ready-made garment industry gain practical skills on how to reduce workplace accidents.

Top stories this week on just-style... 29 May 15

Michelle Russell

The most-read stories on just-style this week include at look at whether Gap will find the right formula to get back on track, the tools being developed for improved colour communication, 3D design and prototyping, and how the Bangladesh Accord is expecting it to take another 18 months before it will complete all corrective factory action plans. We also take a look at this week's first-quarter results.

Event to promote UK fashion and textile production 29 May 15

Leonie Barrie

Executives from Marks and Spencer, Dr Martens, David Nieper, and the British Fashion Council have been lined up as speakers and panellists at an event taking place in London next week to promote UK fashion and textile manufacturing.

Cone Denim Jiaxing gets Oeko-Tex certification 29 May 15

Leonie Barrie

Cone Denim’s Jiaxing plant in China has received Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certification on selected denim products, confirming they have been produced without the use of illegal, regulated or other known harmful substances.

Cambodia garment factory strikes up 74% 28 May 15

Leonie Barrie

The number of strikes at Cambodia's garment factories during the first three months of this year rose nearly 74% on the same period in 2014, according to information posted by the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC).

Trends in US apparel import growth from China 28 May 15

Leonie Barrie

Imports of manmade fibre knit shirts and blouses from China into the US saw the biggest growth in both volume and value across all clothing categories between 2008 and 2014, according to a new report.

Latest blogs

Environmental impact slanted on supply chain 27 May 15

Leonie Barrie

Luxury goods group Kering is taking an innovative approach to understanding – and changing – the environmental footprint of its business by putting a monetary value on the ecological impact racked up across its operations.

Commodity cost savings hard to pin down 20 May 15

Leonie Barrie

Apparel and footwear brands and retailers should be benefiting from tumbling commodity prices, especially for oil and cotton – but many are missing out on significant savings by failing to truly understand their value chains.

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