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$1.7bn package to boost Pakistan clothing exports

Pakistan's clothing industry has told just-style that a new government assistance package announced last week to boost the country's clothin...

Mexico riots hit apparel retailers and shipments

Mexican retailers lost more than $70m amid protests and looting last week that blocked major highways and caused delays in clothing shipment...

US apparel imports take a tumble in November

Early stockpiling by retailers for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday seasons, and the bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping Company, may have c...

Is China about to burst its apparel trade bubble?

For the past six years China's clothing producers have retained their dominance of world apparel manufacturing despite widespread forecasts...

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

Cambodia clothing exports at risk from Brexit 17 Jan 17

Michelle Russell

Cambodia’s textile and apparel export sector could face both short and long-term risks as a result of the UK leaving the EU, while the country's recent rise to lower-middle income status could add to its challenges, the International Labor Organization (ILO) has warned.


US invests $253m to ramp up robotics research 17 Jan 17

Leonie Barrie

A new $253m national initiative has been launched in the United States to develop next-generation robots for advanced manufacturing across a number of industries, including textiles.


Apparel brands urge Bangladesh PM to address wages 17 Jan 17

Michelle Russell

Swedish apparel giant Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) is among a number of Western apparel brands urging Bangladesh's Prime Minister to adopt a wage board for the country's garment sector, expressing concern over recent unrest among garment workers.


Itochu to help Vinatex move up the value chain 17 Jan 17

Michelle Russell

The Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex) has signed a co-operation agreement with Japanese conglomerate Itochu Corp in a move expected to help develop a change in production method and the joint development and supply of textile items for the global market.


AccuMark additions to enhance retail and design 17 Jan 17

Leonie Barrie

The latest version of Gerber Technology’s AccuMark pattern design software family will be available later this month, with new modules to boost productivity and accelerate time to market.


Call for Italian textile labour contract renewal 17 Jan 17

Beth Wright

Trade unions are calling on Italian employers in the country's textile, garment, and footwear industries to return to the negotiating table and agree on the renewal of labour contracts for their workers.ntracts.

Latest blogs

Likely shifts in the sourcing landscape in 2017 16 Jan 17

Leonie Barrie

Continuing our look at what lies ahead for the apparel industry and its supply chain in 2017, the panel of industry experts consulted by just-style last week tackled likely shifts in the sourcing landscape.


Trump trade policies and China tensions top concerns 11 Jan 17

Leonie Barrie

This week our focus turns to first thoughts from a panel of industry experts consulted by just-style on the challenges and opportunities likely to face the apparel supply chain in 2017, with prospects for volatile and uneven growth, Trump’s trade policies, and tensions between the US and China among the issues highlighted.

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