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Why do modern robotics elude sportswear makers?

The world's leading sportswear brands and manufacturers are struggling to equip their factories with the robotic and cyber physical systems...

Mexico makers bullish on Trump's proposed tariffs

While Mexico’s apparel makers are outlining their concerns at US president-elect Donald Trump's proposal to tear up the North American Free...

Trump election implications for US retail industry

The US presidential election result is likely to have little impact on holiday spending plans – but changes to trade, labour and tax regulat...

How would end of NAFTA affect US apparel industry?

President-elect Donald Trump has made no secret of his dislike of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the US, Mexico and...

Latest Interviews

Bagir CEO says suit-maker is back on track 28 Nov 2016

Leonie Barrie

Exactly 12 months into his role as chief executive of Israel-based tailored clothing manufacturer Bagir Group, and Eran Itzhak is in a buoyant mood. The business is debt-free for the first time in nearly a decade, has refocused its manufacturing base on Ethiopia, Egypt and Vietnam, and is fighting back with new products and a return to innovation.


How TAL Apparel is staying ahead of the game 14 Oct 2016

Michelle Russell

As one of the world's leading garment manufacturers, Hong Kong-based TAL Apparel is continually looking to see how it can add value in the apparel supply chain, as chief technology officer Delman Lee tells just-style.

Latest News

Esquel efficiency drive continues to boost brands 2 Dec 16

Wang Fangqing

The CEO at Hong Kong based shirt maker Esquel has told just-style that the company is continuing to innovate to improve efficiency and productivity, and has recently moved its new highly automated pilot production line from Malaysia to its major facility in Gaoming. 


EU urged to adopt roadmap for Sri Lanka GSP+ bid 2 Dec 16

Michelle Russell

The European Union (EU) is being urged to adopt a roadmap for Sri Lanka with time-bound measures to comply with core labour conventions before it can regain GSP+ beneficiary status. 


Columbia waterproof jacket first made without PFCs 2 Dec 16

Beth Wright

US outdoor apparel and footwear specialist Columbia Sportswear has unveiled what it calls a "milestone in sustainability" - the first high-performance, environmentally-friendly, waterproof breathable jacket made without the use of perfluorinated compounds (PFCs).


Top stories this week on just-style... 2 Dec 16

Michelle Russell

Top stories this week on just-style include a look at why modern robotics eludes sportswear makers, why traditional financing is a misfit for fashion, and an interview with the CEO of Israel-based tailored clothing manufacturer Bagir Group.


Global news roundup 2 Dec 16

Michelle Russell and Beth Wright

The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media.


Predictive analytics moves from music to fashion 1 Dec 16

Leonie Barrie

Techniques used in the music industry to predict top-ten hits could be about to disrupt the fashion industry by helping buyers accurately predict what stock will sell – before they order it.

Latest blogs

A new re:source from just-style 25 Nov 16

Leonie Barrie

Some of just-style’s more eagle-eyed readers might have noticed a small change to the menu bar on the homepage: the addition of the word re:source. Yes it might be a small change – but it marks the countdown to the biggest launch in our 16-year history.


Trump's trade ramifications continue to unravel 25 Nov 16

Leonie Barrie

Over the past week just-style has continued to try to unravel the potential ramifications of Donald Trump’s election as the next president of the United States.

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