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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...

Something’s not right about ‘see now, buy now’

Brands need to respond to consumer needs for instant gratification with a strategy for speed – where speed and efficiency in the product dev...

Wearable Tech Show – Innovations and developments

Executives from the smart textile and embedded sensor sectors gathered in London last month for the third edition of the annual Wearable Tec...

Latest Interviews

Esquel CEO says automation core to competitiveness 1 Dec 2015

Wang Fangqing

While doomsayers have been waxing lyrically for the past two years about how the Chinese clothing industry could have a shaky future, John Cheh, vice chairman and CEO of Esquel Group, the Hong Kong-based vertically integrated cotton to shirt maker, is resolute in his optimism. 


Kurt Cavano on “the Uberfication of everything” 26 Aug 2015

Leonie Barrie

Easy access to cheap capital, infinite computing power, and “the Uberfication of everything” are converging to create a perfect storm of disruption that's already starting to shake up the apparel retail industry, according to Kurt Cavano, founder and chief strategy officer of cloud-based supply chain platform GT Nexus.

Latest News

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.


Hudson's Bay boosting digital growth with new DC 29 Apr 16

Michelle Russell

Canadian department store retailer Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) is to open a state-of-the-art, all-channel fulfilment distribution centre in Pottsville, Pennsylvania as part of its digital growth strategy.


Top stories this week on just-style... 29 Apr 16

Michelle Russell

The most-read stories on just-style this week include the news that retailer BHS filed for adminstration, Hanesbrands acquired Australia's leading underwear firm Pacific Brands, a look at the last three years since the Rana Plaza disaster, and an interview with Guido Schlossmann, the CEO at low-cost fast fashion sourcing specialist Synergies Worldwide.


Zoe Moda gains efficiency with shopfloor control 28 Apr 16

Leonie Barrie

Full package Colombian apparel manufacturer Zoe Moda has seen a 20% increase in overall efficiency at its at its facility in Medellin in just one month after adopting a new shopfloor control solution.

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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