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Now that it appears the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) may actually come to pass, which apparel and textile producing countries are most li...
When it comes to developing or adapting an apparel brand or retailer's production strategy, there are six key factors to consider, according...
Argentina's textile and apparel industry is facing a flat 2015 amid falling consumption, exports and profits – but the new boss of industry...
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) might have been agreed this week after more than five years of negotiations – but the pact's implementat...
Patagonia's goal of building "the world’s most socially and environmentally responsible supply chain" has made the outdoor wear specialist something of a pioneer in its industry. Cara Chacon, the group's director of social & environmental responsibility, however, is quick to admit that despite its successes, the company is far from perfect.
In the first part of this two-part interview, Kurt Cavano, founder and chief strategy officer of cloud-based supply chain platform GT Nexus, discussed how easy access to capital and technology is shaking up the retail industry. Here he talks about its impact on apparel production.
Vietnam's apparel and shoe manufacturers are expected to be among the biggest beneficiaries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, according to two new reports.
Value fashion retailer Primark has become the latest company to join the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), pledging to use the group’s sustainability measurement tool, the Higg Index, to drive improvements across its supply chain.
Dyes and chemicals business Huntsman Textile Effects is to invest a further US$5m into its Atotonilquillo manufacturing facility in Mexico to meet growing demand for polyester activewear.
Independent unions in Cambodia have expressed their dissatisfaction at the Government's new minimum wage for garment workers, and will meet today (12 October) to consider strike action.
The impact of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA) on the US economy continues to be negligible, according to the independent US International Trade Commission (USITC).
Cotton prices will fall “sharply” in the US in 2015/16 due to weak global demand for yarn and lower prices for polyester, according to the latest forecasts.
Undergarments with built-in sensors that track vital statistics, such as pulse and body temperature; fashions that alter their form, extending and contracting in length as required; and clothing that adapts to changes in temperature. These are just a few of the ways the integration of technology could transform apparel in the coming decades.
The unexpected appointment of Old Navy president Stefan Larsson to replace Ralph Lauren as CEO of his namesake business later this year saw Ralph Lauren’s share price jump 13.6%, while Gap Inc’s declined 5.7%.
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