All articles by Keith Nuthall

Keith Nuthall

Apparel sector faces global sustainability reporting standards in 2023

The international clothing and textile sector will have to take account of the first global sustainability reporting standards designed to become compulsory in many countries worldwide from 1 January 2024.

UK clothing sector battles impact of recession plus Brexit

With the Bank of England predicting the UK will be mired in recession until the second half of 2024, the country’s clothing industry has been left considering how much worse the slump will be due to Brexit. Keith Nuthall investigates.

Cambodia wage increase pressures highlight garment sector weaknesses

Cambodia’s clothing sector may continue to face challenges over its weak backward linkages and pressure to increase wages – balancing reasonable pay with international competitiveness in price sensitive markets – but its apparel export receipts remain healthy.

Global countdown to fashion industry’s sustainability reporting standards

Fashion companies are facing a major change in how they report their performance with the launch of three new initiatives that will push them to generate and declare social and sustainability data.