Isatou is a new starter in the JustStyle team with experience in marketing, film and broadcast. She is passionate about sustainability, the apparel industry and labour rights. Isatou loves covering challenging issues and wants to hear from you!
The US apparel sector urges the US government and private sector to work together to keep imports and exports moving ahead of a potential US government shutdown on 1 October 2023 due to a budgetary stand-off.
HanesBrand’s potential sale of the Champion brand is “unsurprising” say industry onlookers, adding the US brand has come under significant pressure from investors to find a quick fix to its deepening debt problem.
The European Parliament and Council have reached a preliminary agreement on a set of regulations designed to clamp down on greenwashing and premature obsolescence of products, that could impact the textile and fashion sector’s labelling and marketing practices.
Global sportswear brand Adidas has teamed up with Chinese logistics startup Geek+ to open a new automated distribution centre in Suzhou, China to boost its operational efficiency after what one expert described as a “catastrophic” FY2022 sales performance in the region.
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Austrian wood-fibre producer, Lenzing Group announced its recent achievement of EU Ecolabel certification for maintaining high environmental standards in its viscose fibre production at its Indonesian production plant.
Digital fashion outlet Otrium, and fashion supply chain management firm, Bleckmann announced a new venture aimed at refurbishing and repairing damaged clothing items to reduce the fashion industry’s impact on landfills and waste.
Financial services group, DBS, and end-to-end carbon management firm, Reset Carbon (Reset), have partnered to drive the adoption of decarbonisation and sustainability solutions within the apparel, footwear, and textile (AFT) supply chain in Asia.
Non-profit Textile Exchange makes its Preferred Fibre and Materials Matrix (PFMM) toolkit open source to help fashion brands assess multiple sustainability standards for materials and outlines its plans for 2024.