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Beth Wright

Beth WrightBiography

In her role as news editor at just-style, Beth Wright oversees the site's daily news feed, researching and writing news and analyses, tracking down exclusive stories, and interviewing industry executives for their insight into the key stories. 

With an English degree from the University of Leeds and NCTJ Diploma, Beth honed her journalism skills at a local newspaper.

Articles by Beth Wright

A combination of factors has muddied the waters of the global cotton market, at least in the short term, says the ICACUncertain trade policies muddy global cotton market 12 July 2018

A combination of factors has muddied the waters of the global cotton market, at least in the short term, new figures show.

Applied DNA partners on supply chain traceability 12 July 2018

Product authentication business Applied DNA Sciences (APDN) is joining hands with global safety science organisation UL in a strategic partnership it says will lay the foundation for a "significant" new development in product authentication and supply chain traceability.

London sourcing event explores sustainable denim 12 July 2018

London-based sourcing and manufacturing show Pure Origin is to launch a new denim area at this month's event, with a focus on the alternative ways to make denim more sustainable

Conference sets path for Asia-Pacific garment sector 12 July 2018

A conference in Malaysia has been hailed as setting the path for the Asia-Pacific textile and garment sector after 65 representatives from global union IndustriAll met with affiliates in the textile, garment, shoes and leather industries (TGSL) recently.

Are consumers willing to spend more money on a product that has been produced in a more ethical manner? What’s hindering progress on sustainable fashion? 11 July 2018

The fashion industry might like to think sustainability is at the top of its agenda, but fierce competition on price, a fast fashion focus on volume rather than value, and flagging consumer interest are all hindering progress. Yet industry executives remain hopeful that as issues like microplastics pollution move into the mainstream, the issue of cheap and disposable clothing may also come to the fore.

JD.com in US$175m Secoo investment 11 July 2018

Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com and private equity firm L Catterton Asia are to invest US$175m in Secoo Holding Limited, which claims to be Asia's largest online integrated upscale products and services platform.

“One prerequisite for a positive and motivating work environment are well-functioning wage management systems,H&M hails new wage management system 11 July 2018

Swedish clothing giant H&M says about 500 factories are implementing its new wage management programme, which is designed to strengthen current systems and improve workplace dialogue.

Jordan's apparel industry makes up nearly 20% of its total exportsProject aims to safeguard migrant workers in Jordan 11 July 2018

A new project has launched in Jordan aimed at supporting and empowering the 230,000 migrant workers from Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Indonesia currently living and working in Jordan.

ZDHC expands scope to cover raw material production 11 July 2018

The Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Foundation has expanded its Roadmap to Zero Programme to man-made cellulosic fibre production as part of its efforts to establish itself as the holistic approach to sustainable chemical management in the textile and apparel industry value chain.

WCO publishes global standards on e-commerce 11 July 2018

The World Customs Organization Council (WCO) had adopted a framework of standards on cross-border e-commerce designed to help members develop strategic and operational e-commerce frameworks in cooperation with stakeholders.

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