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NRF 2017 – Technology key to shopper experience

Investment in technology and the utilisation of data will be key if retailers are to do more to meet customers' expectations and engage with...

NRF 2017 – Retail tech launches and developments

Retail's 'Big Show', the National Retail Federation's Annual Convention & Expo, which took place in New York this week, is an annual opportu...

State of Sourcing 2017 – just-style survey results

The apparel supply chain will continue to be buffeted by rising costs and pressure for faster deliveries, smaller quantities and more styles...

State of Sourcing 2017 survey – Supply chain shift

Having established that rising costs are among the top challenges for apparel sourcing executives as they head into 2017, the second part of...

Latest Interviews

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.


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. 

Latest News

Smart fabric mimics human bone tissue 20 Jan 17

Beth Wright

Researchers in Australia have developed a new smart fabric that mimics the sophisticated and complex properties of human bone tissue, that they say could be used to create protective suits that stiffen under high impact.


Top stories this week on just-style... 20 Jan 17

Beth Wright

Top stories this week on just-style include a closer look at what's at stake with Trump's promises to tear up US trade agreements – thanks to a special infographic powered by re:source from just-style – the risks Brexit pose to Cambodia's textile and apparel export sector, and how Trump's potential revamp of the US tax system threatens US apparel importers and their suppliers.


Xeros developing technology for textile sector 20 Jan 17

Michelle Russell

Xeros, which develops polymer technology for commercial cleaning systems, is increasing its focus on both the textile manufacturing and tanning sectors where it believes it can help reduce the use of chemicals, water consumption and effluent.


Inovatica develops ECG smart T-shirt 19 Jan 17

Beth Wright

Polish software solutions company Inovatica has unveiled a smart t-shirt, developed with bio-monitoring capacities, designed to allow electrocardiography (ECG) on the person wearing it.


Global news roundup 19 Jan 17

Michelle Russell

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


New project to digitalise European fashion chains 18 Jan 17

Leonie Barrie

A new initiative has been launched to digitalise the fashion supply chains of at least 100 European companies to improve product traceability, time to market, warehouse management and data exchange.

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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