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Smart sportswear faces mass production challenges

Athletes are increasingly using clothing embedded with sensors and biometric tools to measure their performance. But while the industry is e...

What next for smart fabrics and garments?

Smart fabrics and wearable technology go hand in hand. And with strong growth forecast over the coming years, it's no wonder fashion and sof...

Wearable Tech Show: Quote/unquote

Everything from a sock that detects early heart failure, to a smart shirt that measures biometric data with medical precision, and a shoe th...

Wearable Tech Show: Innovations and developments

The second edition of the annual Wearable Technology Show took place in London last week, highlighting some of the latest launches and proto...

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Levi Strauss refocuses on profit through principle 8 Dec 2014

Michelle Russell

Levi Strauss & Co is returning to its roots. The denim stalwart, which has been battling sluggish traffic trends, international challenges and a revolution in activewear, is looking to re-establish leadership in its sector. A touch of nostalgia, plenty of innovation, adjustments in sourcing strategy, and global expansion are all part of the plan. just-style talks with Seth Ellison, the group's president for Europe.


M&S continuing to drive sustainability agenda 12 Nov 2014

Michelle Russell

UK retailer Marks & Spencer is on something of a mission: To become the world's most sustainable retailer through its ambitious Plan A environmental and ethical programme. The person in charge of implementing this globally is Adam Elman, head of Plan A delivery, who discusses the initiative's challenging targets and the need for wider industry collaboration.

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El Corte Ingles to accelerate time to market 27 Mar 15

Katie Smith

El Corte Inglés, the largest department store retailer in Europe, has selected Dassault Systèmes’ 'My Collection for Fashion' 3D software solution to accelerate time-to-market of its private-label fashion collections.


Solution suite to synchronise supply with demand 25 Mar 15

Katie Smith

Software provider Attune Consulting has launched a new portfolio of solutions, aimed at helping fashion brands better align resources to predict and respond to changes in consumer demand.


RFID adoption among retailers near “tipping point” 24 Mar 15

Katie Smith

The adoption of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology among apparel and general merchandise retailers and manufacturers is near a “tipping point”, new research suggests.


PLM to streamline processes for V·Grass 23 Mar 15

Katie Smith

Chinese upscale women’s fashion brand V·Grass has implemented Gerber Technology's YuniquePLM to improve communication and collaboration within its design, development and manufacturing divisions.


Top stories this week on just-style... 20 Mar 15

Katie Smith

The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at the line-up for this year's Prime Source Forum in Hong Kong, sandblasting claims in Chinese jeans factories, and a roundup of wearable technology innovations and developments.


PLM to help boost Peds Legwear productivity 19 Mar 15

Katie Smith

Hosiery and socks supplier Peds Legwear is implementing NGC’s fashion PLM platform to streamline productivity as it continues to expand in the US.

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Apparel firms taps into growing wearable tech market 24 Mar 15

Michelle Russell

Smart fabrics and wearable technology go hand in hand. And with strong growth forecast over the coming years, it's no wonder fashion and software companies are developing new products to tap into the market.


US port dipute conclusion nears 23 Feb 15

Michelle Russell

A tentative agreement on a new five-year contract has been agreed for some 20,000 dockworkers at 29 US West Coast ports, ending nine months of discussions. The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) have been engaged in talks since 12 May to replace the existing six-year contact, which expired on 30 June.

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