All articles by Michelle Russell

Michelle Russell

Better Cotton conference to tackle burning sustainability issues

Sustainability initiative Better Cotton will tackle the issues of climate action, smallholder livelihoods, traceability and data, and regenerative agriculture, at its annual conference next month.

Techtextil, Texprocess 2023 advance industries through networking

Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas succeeded in highlighting the latest advancements and industry trends in textile design and manufacturing, supply chain optimisation, and workforce development.

VF Corp improves supply chain performance but FY23 earnings slide

VF Corp says its supply chain performance has improved significantly in the last quarter, despite higher costs, which pushed the apparel giant to a fourth-quarter loss and a drop in sales.

Sri Lanka must retain GSP+ to restore apparel trade to pre-pandemic levels

Sri Lanka’s Government must stay committed to ensuring the country remains in the GSP+ regime if it is to restore its apparel trade and exports to pre-pandemic levels, German investors have warned.

Delta Galil to streamline operations amid Q1 profit slump

Israel-based apparel manufacturer Delta Galil says it is streamlining its operations with the closure of a distribution centre in Mexico and a sock production facility in Bulgaria as it targets annual savings of US$7m.

HanesBrands sustainability boss on mission to lead greener industry

Moving the needle on climate change, looking after those in its supply chain, and developing innovation in sustainable materials are all key challenges HanesBrands is working to tackle. But, as Chris Fox, chief sustainability officer, explains to Just Style, as a huge apparel player, it also has a responsibility to lead by example.

Fast Retailing latest signatory to Pakistan Accord

Uniqlo owner, Fast Retailing has become the latest brand to sign the Pakistan Accord, underscoring its commitment to the protection of the health and safety of garment workers.

Week in Review: Fashion suppliers feeling brunt of inflationary pressures

Figures out last week showed total retail sales in the UK rose by 5.1% in April, marking a significant increase on last year, with sales in the US edging up 0.9%.

LABS worker safety programme launches in Indonesia

Worker safety programme, The Life and Building Safety Initiative (LABS), has launched its operations in Indonesia’s garment sector.

Shoppers want more transparency and VR experiences

Shoppers want more transparency and virtual reality (VR) experiences, according to materials science and digital identification solutions provider Avery Dennison.