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What's 3D-printing doing for apparel and footwear?

3D-printing has already transformed the manufacturing process in many industries, but an assessment of the technology by analysts at Bernste...

Quick wins a key part of 3D virtual design puzzle

While the fashion industry still grapples to find the best ways to leverage the business benefits of 3D design and virtual prototyping tools...

How virtual garments could shape fashion retail

As well as offering new opportunities for apparel design and prototyping, 3D tools also have the potential to change the way retailers and b...

Where next for Walmart's 3D apparel design pilot?

For the uninitiated, 3D design and prototyping software is hailed as a disruptive technology with the potential to boost efficiency and prod...

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

Top stories this week on just-style... 26 Aug 16

Michelle Russell

The most-read stories on just-style this week include H&M taking action over a Myanmar child labour breach, supply chain takeaways from Sourcing at MAGIC, just-style's interview with the CEO of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, and the ongoing challenge of cotton supply chain transparency.

RetailNext expands in Asia with EDBI investment 26 Aug 16

Beth Wright

US-based e-commerce analytics company RetailNext is set to continue its expansion into the Asia-Pacific region after securing investment from Singapore-based EDBI, the corporate investment arm of the Singapore Economic Development Board.

Global news roundup 25 Aug 16

Michelle Russell and Beth Wright

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

Role-based app to enhance PTC FlexPLM software 24 Aug 16

Beth Wright

PTC has unveiled its first role-based app which it claims will further enhance its product lifecycle management (PLM) software by providing vendors with quick access to product data, improving collaboration with suppliers.

Logility and AdapChain accelerate ERP integration 24 Aug 16

Michelle Russell

Supply chain optimisation firm Logility has acquired long-term partner AdapChain in a move designed to accelerate the deployment of its solutions and develop more innovative supply chain capabilities. 

Simon Jersey a winner with flashing Olympic shoes 23 Aug 16

Michelle Russell

As Great Britain's Olympic medallists touched down on home soil today (23 August), Simon Jersey, the British designer of the team's kit, is hoping for a legacy of its own from the games thanks to the interest in the athletes' flashing shoes.

Latest blogs

The rejection of globalisation 22 Aug 16

Michelle Russell

Mike Flanagan, CEO at industry consultancy Clothesource, spent the first six months of 2016 campaigning to stay in the EU. Not once, he says, did he hear his opponents - or anyone in Britain's new, Brexit-friendly government - say they wanted to reject global integration or repudiate over 30 years of globalisation.

US apparel imports take a tumble in June 15 Aug 16

Leonie Barrie

Apparel imports into the US took a tumble in June, even though more than half of the top-ten supplier countries booked growth.

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