Blog: Leonie BarrieWelcome Rebecca

Leonie Barrie | 8 July 2004

A new face has joined the team this week. Our new news editor Rebecca Danton comes to us from the University of Leicester where she has, amongst other things, worked on the Uni's newspaper for three years (last 12 months as the editor). I'm sure you'll all make Rebecca feel very welcome, and you can contact her with press releases, leads, or even gossip at:


Ethiopia unrest a sourcing risk?

Fashion retailer H&M and UK based glove and leather manufacturer Pittards both say they are monitoring the situation in Ethiopia closely after the country's government declared a state of emergency af...


Asia facing up to increased competition

Increasing competition for garment sourcing contracts is seeing China not only being challenged by other countries in Asia, but by sub-Saharan African and even Russian suppliers too. And it is pushing...


Cambodia raises garment worker wages

The monthly minimum wage for workers in Cambodia's textile, garment and footwear sector is set to rise to $153 from January next year, following a vote on the issue last week. The increase marks a ris...


Sportswear initiatives start to take shape

The results of two highly-anticipated initiatives in the sportswear sphere were revealed last week: the launch of Under Armour’s new UAS lifestyle brand and the first pair of running shoes created at ...

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