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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.
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.
Top stories this week on just-style include a look at the changes that have been made to improve worker and building safety in Bangladesh's ready-made garment industry on the fourth anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse, Gap's pledge to use more sustainable fibres in the production of its namesake and Athleta brand apparel, how direct worker feedback from mobile surveys is being used to drive sourcing decisions, and Adidas partners with Siemens on a "digital twin" of its Speedfactory facility.
Supply chain management and ERP software provider NGC Software has released a vendor compliance version of its Andromeda cloud platform to help fashion retailers and brands ensure CSR compliance by streamlining vendor management.
German sportswear giant Adidas is to partner with global engineering and technology services company Siemens on a "digital twin" of its Speedfactory facility, in a move it says will help shorten time to market, bring greater flexibility and provide improved manufacturing quality and efficiency.
Sri Lankan apparel producer Brandix has rolled out Tukatech's apparel software systems in factories for all divisions worldwide to help boost the efficiency of its product development and production.
As part of its commitment to responsible sourcing, Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing has unveiled a new sustainability strategy, designed to balance the need for profitable growth and make sustainable fibres available to the growing world.
Sporting giant Nike could be able to enter the athleisure market after filing a patent for "architecturally reinforced denim".
Confirmation that digital supply chains are top of mind for apparel industry executives came last week with the latest plans from global sourcing specialist Li & Fung.
As a barometer of the issues top of mind for apparel sourcing executives, it is hard to beat the annual Prime Source Forum in Hong Kong.
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- Industry groups reaffirm commitment to Bangladesh
- Trump and Brexit get a dose of pragmatism
- Using worker surveys to drive supply chain change
- Adidas to digitalise Speedfactory concept
- Nike filed patent for "reinforced denim"
- M&S extends sourcing deal with Lindsey brothers
- Gap unveils five-year sustainable fibres pledge
- US Q1 in brief – Columbia Sportswear, Amazon
- Global market review of denim and jeanswear – forecasts to 2022
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- Clothing Market in the Top 5 American Countries to 2021 - Market Size, Development, and Forecasts
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