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Collaboration key to the future of smart textiles

A lack of collaboration between the textile and electronic industries continues to be one of the main obstacles to progress in smart garment...

First figures show Bangladesh exports climb

Bangladesh's garments exports have continued to grow at a steady pace despite the country's image taking a hit following the Tazreen and Ran...

Bangladesh still needs reforms to fix factories

Efforts to improve worker and building safety in Bangladesh's ready-made garment industry have brought tangible progress over the three year...

Rana Plaza three years on – Timeline of change

Just days before the third anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh, just-style looks at the changes that have been mad...

Latest Interviews

Synergies Worldwide CEO unravels sourcing shifts 26 Apr 2016

Leonie Barrie

An apparel industry at a crossroads and an intertwined network of challenges and opportunities are among the issues facing Guido Schlossmann as he takes the helm of low-cost fast fashion sourcing specialist Synergies Worldwide. Unravelling this complexity requires a new, more global and integrated look at the industry, he tells just-style.


How Primark balances ethics and ultra-low prices 23 Mar 2016

Michelle Russell

With a business model focused on offering the lowest prices on the high street, value fashion chain Primark is constantly questioned over its commitment to a range of ethical and environmental retail issues. Paul Lister, responsible for Primark’s ethical trading team, tells just-style "the strength of a brand's ethics is not about a price point" – and that close engagement with the supply chain is key.

Latest News

Lindex planning supplier sustainability scorecard 29 Apr 16

Leonie Barrie

Swedish fashion retailer Lindex sold 27m garments made from sustainable materials last year, and says it is planning to launch a scorecard to rate suppliers on their sustainability performance.


House votes in favour of Miscellaneous Trade Bill 29 Apr 16

Leonie Barrie

The US House of Representatives yesterday (27 April) voted to approve legislation to reform the process for considering bills that would temporarily reduce or eliminate duties of up to $500,000 on products that are no longer made in the US.


PTC develops smart connected PLM update 29 Apr 16

Michelle Russell

Software firm PTC has launched the latest version of its product lifecycle management (PLM) solution that it says includes role-based apps and ThingWorx platform connectivity for greater speed and efficiency.


Gottex implements ERP to manage global operations 29 Apr 16

Leonie Barrie

Global swimwear brand and manufacturer Gottex has rolled out Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software as a single solution to manage business critical applications across five continents.


Checkpoint develops high-speed RFID capability 29 Apr 16

Michelle Russell

US-based product identification specialist Checkpoint Systems has launched new high-speed, high-quality production capabilities for RFID tags and labels, and expanded its printing capabilities in Asia.


UK fashion sourcing fair hosts Egypt manufacturers 29 Apr 16

Michelle Russell

London-based sourcing event Fashion SVP is set to welcome leading garment manufacturers from Egypt for the first time.

Latest blogs

Goodbye from your news editor 22 Apr 16

Katie Smith

Having contributed to just-style for five years, serving as news editor for the last two, it has been a pleasure to observe and report on the global textile and apparel industry.


TPP continues to garner industry attention 19 Apr 16

Leonie Barrie

The US footwear industry has voiced its disappointment that athletic brand New Balance has come out in opposition of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal.

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