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China's clothing and textile manufacturers want to create a sustainable industry unreliant on cheap labour and poor environmental performanc...
To ensure its customers are "part of the process" when it comes to developing its CAD and PLM solutions, Gerber Technology's annual Ideation...
Wearable technology, synced mobile devices, the growing on-demand culture of the digital world, and an increasing awareness of corporate mis...
Disruption was the central theme at this year's World Retail Congress in Paris, covering everything from the innovation of new businesses to...
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.
Spanish fashion retailer Mango might have its roots firmly in Europe, but is on a growth trajectory globally, making its presence felt in most major countries. just-style spoke with managing director Enric Casi and Jose Gomez, VP of international business development, about what the future holds and the challenges of operating in today's changing retail environment.
The most-read sories on just-style this week include China's clothing apparel sector wanting to create a more sustainable industry, a compenstation agreement for the victims of the Tazreen Fashions fire, and a snapshot of the current state of play in US textile, apparel and footwear imports and exports.
Compliance and quality assurance specialist Bureau Veritas has launched a wearable technology solution in a bid to help support the market in overcoming challenges as sales in this area grow.
German formal wear and menswear specialist Art of Men has begun using a 3D body scanner from Human Solutions for acquiring the body dimensions of its customers.
The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy.
US fibre maker Invista and Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing Group have collaborated for a second time on a denim project.
OrderWithMe, a retail innovation and inventory solutions company, has launched a new retail solution, completing its offering to brick-and-mortar retailers.
An online tool to help apparel brands, retailers and manufacturers work towards improved wages for garment workers in global supply chains has been updated in a move that marks another step towards the eventual provision of a living wage.
Apparel brands have been urged to stay committed to Cambodia after a 28% rise in the minimum monthly wage was agreed for textile, garment and footwear workers.
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- China's apparel sector ponders sustainability
- US textile and apparel trade and sourcing snapshot
- US footwear trade and sourcing snapshot
- Tazreen Fashions compensation agreement outlined
- Puma commits to 100% PFC removal
- US trade snapshot shows apparel and footwear shift
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- Bangladesh Alliance unveils fire safety initiative