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The apparel industry has to get faster if it is to remain competitive – and relevant – in a rapidly changing environment, according to Ed G...
Clothing manufacturing will be completely transformed by the internet and digital printing over the next five to ten years, according to ind...
Vietnam's National Salary Council may have agreed to increase the country-wide minimum wage next year by the smallest proportion in a decade...
US sportswear giant Under Armour says it wants to propel its brand into the future through a new state-of-the-art Lighthouse manufacturing i...
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.
After working for the past seven years on a set of tools to measure the social and environmental impact of apparel and footwear production, the Sustainable Apparel Coalition has shared little evidence to suggest how, or even if, companies are using it. But the group is now ready to tackle transparency head-on with a raft of new activities and products, Jason Kibbey, CEO of the global alliance, tells just-style.
Sportswear firm Reebok International has unveiled a new manufacturing innovation that it says could fundamentally change the process and speed of footwear creation by eliminating the need for moulds.
Global safety and certification company UL has opened its first consumer product testing facility in Vietnam, providing new capacity to help the country deliver on its global supply chain aspirations.
The European Commission has urged Member States to support its efforts to provide the European Union (EU) with updated, strengthened and more robust trade defence rules to combat unfair foreign competition and protect jobs.
The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at why UK retailer Marks & Spencer is the top company for monitoring and reporting on modern slavery, how a potential minimum wage in Vietnam may be a hike too far, and why H&M's CEO has been named a leader for sustainability.
Inspection and verification company SGS has become the latest affiliate of the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) group.
The Swedish government has donated around CHF1.3m (US$1.3m) to help support developing and least-developed countries to improve their trade capacity and enable them to participate more effectively in multilateral negotiations.
Increasing competition for garment sourcing contracts is seeing China not only being challenged by other countries in Asia, but by sub-Saharan African and even Russian suppliers too. And it is pushing Asian governments to sharpen their industrial policies to try to retain market share.
The monthly minimum wage for workers in Cambodia's textile, garment and footwear sector is set to rise to $153 from January next year, following a vote on the issue last week. The increase marks a rise of 9.3% on the current minimum wage of US$140.
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