Technology: Latest news and analysis articles
Macro factors, particularly in the US and Europe, have created a somewhat challenging environment for retailers in 2014. Many succumbed to h...
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...
Levis 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.
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.
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.
Compliance and quality assurance specialist Bureau Veritas has developed a trim manufacturing quality programme for the US market.
With demand for wearable technology growing, Tommy Hilfiger, a wholly owned brand of PVH Corp, has launched a limited-edition solar-powered jacket for the holiday season.
The global online luxury market will more than double in the next five years, research shows, as brands reluctant to make websites transactional, such as Tom Ford, succumb.
Lenzing Group says it will construct an additional 'jumbo' Tencel production plant if demand for the fibre continues, as it highlighted the success of the first six months of production at its Austria plant.
A ‘Bionic Bra' that automatically tightens in response to breast movement is a step closer to being launched with the development of a new prototype.
Ethiopia may have more trump cards to play than any other sub-Sahara African country when it comes to developing a competitive cotton, textile and garment supply chain, but it still has a rough road ahead. Indeed, Ethiopia's growth as a garment exporter will be slower and more difficult than the government and local textile organisations predict.
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.
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