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Top stories this week on just-style... 18 May 2018

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Top stories this week on just-style include a look at how Bangladesh has overtaken China and India in ethical compliance in the apparel sector, the six areas retailers should focus on if they want to grow their presence digitally, and whether Myanmar's new minimum wage increase will be absorbed by international buyers.


Top stories this week on just-style... 11 May 2018

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Top stories this week on just-style include a look at Li & Fung's plans to create its first fully-digital T-shirt supply chain, the seven key trends changing the face of online retail, apparel imports into the US, and Levi Strauss continuing to fund supply chain innovations.


Top stories this week on just-style... 4 May 2018

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Top stories this week on just-style include a look at why the uncertainty of potential tariffs affecting the clothing and textile sector should spur brands to rethink their supply chains, how a merger between Sainsbury's and rival supermarket Asda could challenge the UK's value clothing retailers, and a dozen material innovations that have the potential to drive the apparel industry closer to its circular economy goals.


Top stories this week on just-style... 27 Apr 2018

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This week marked the fifth anniversary of the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory building in Bangladesh, and just-style’s coverage dominated our top stories, led by an exclusive on why Epic Group continues to expand its Bangladesh operations, a piece saluting Bangladesh’s progress since Rana Plaza; a roundup of views from key stakeholders on what has been achieved over the past five years, and a step-by-step look at the changes that have been made to improve worker and building safety in the country.


Top stories this week on just-style... 13 Apr 2018

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Top stories this week on just-style include a look at whether blockchain really can revolutionise the fashion industry, a timeline of President Trump's key trade milestones, the acquisition by Nike Israel-based fashion technology company Invertex, and Nine West Holdings filing for bankruptcy.


Top stories this week on just-style... 6 Apr 2018

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Top stories this week on just-style include relief at the decision by the Trump administration to exclude apparel and footwear from proposed new tariffs on products imported from China, plans by the US to suspend the duty-free treatment for all AGOA-eligible apparel products from Rwanda, and MAS Holdings setting new goals to help drive sustainable manufacturing in Sri Lanka.


Top stories this week on just-style... 16 Mar 2018

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Top stories this week on just-style include a review of research that argues garment workers' health and safety is under attack everyday as a normal part of 'business as usual', Target Corp launching a denim recycling pilot with German company I:Collect (I:CO), VF Corp inking an agreement to acquire the Altra footwear brand, and Reebok unveiling the first running shoe built with its latest upper technology.


Top stories this week on just-style... 9 Mar 2018

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Top stories this week on just-style include approval by the Myanmar Government of a 33% increase in the country's minimum wage rate, a look at how Marks & Spencer is only just beginning its marathon of transforming its operations, an exclusive interview with Isaac Dabah, CEO of Israeli apparel major Delta Galil, and tips for success in the apparel industry's new era.


Top stories this week on just-style... 2 Mar 2018

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Top stories this week on just-style include a look at the six apparel retailers that have made it onto Fast Company's annual ranking of the world's Most Innovative Companies (MIC) for 2018, how digital retail is demanding new sourcing strategies, how to build a compliant, sustainable supply chain, and Levi Strauss & Co is to eliminate thousands of chemical formulations from its supply chain with a new end-to-end digital platform.


Top stories this week on just-style... 23 Feb 2018

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Top stories this week on just-style include a look at how 'see-now-buy-now' is disrupting the retail supply chain, the departure of Gap brand president and CEO Jeff Kirwan, four ways to ensure sustainable fashion is here to stay, and research into the daily lives of women garment workers.


Top stories this week on just-style... 9 Feb 2018

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Top stories this week on just-style include a look at how to build a balanced sourcing strategy, the publication by Primark of its global supplier list, Trump goes to Davos while NAFTA grinds on, and Lululemon Athletica's CEO, Laurent Potdevin, exits over misconduct.


Top stories this week on just-style... 2 Feb 2018

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Top stories this week on just-style include a look at who has signed the new 2018 Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh, why it's time for retail to focus on traceability throughout the supply chain, H&M's plans to launch a discount fashion site and invest in its supply chain, and US President Donald Trump showing interest in rejoining the TPP.


Top stories this week on just-style... 26 Jan 2018

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Top stories this week on just-style include a look at how retailers must offer a radically diverse sets of experiences to position themselves for future growth, Esquel Group inks a partnership deal to achieve zero liquid discharge at its wet processing manufacturing facilities, and the remaining TPP 11 agree to move ahead with a revised version of the agreement.


Top stories this week on just-style... 19 Jan 2018

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Top stories this week on just-style include a look at trends in US garment imports from Mexico and countries in the Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA), a new wage board set up by the Bangladesh Government, and how an investigation found women garment workers in India are being held captive.


Top stories this week on just-style... 12 Jan 2018

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Top stories this week on just-style include a call for Armani, Primark, Urban Outfitters, Forever 21 and Walmart to publicly disclose their factory lists, a look at what apparel firms should be doing now if they want to remain competitive into the future, the new technologies with the potential to revolutionise key points of the apparel retail supply chain, and a round-up of holiday sales by US apparel and footwear retailers.


Top stories this week on just-style... 22 Dec 2017

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Top stories this week on just-style include a resolution passed by the European Parliament calling for the temporary suspension of Cambodia's preferential Everything But Arms (EBA) duty-free trade access, Hela Clothing joining forces with Tesco to launch an augmented reality children's T-shirt, Canada Goose losing an injunction against animal rights group PETA, and Levi Strauss & Co being urged to transition its entire supply chain to renewable energy.


Top stories this week on just-style... 15 Dec 2017

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Top stories this week on just-style include a look at how Li & Fung is building fast and smart supply chains, a call from garment brands for the Myanmar Government to respect the rights of the ethnic minority population of the conflict-torn Rakhine State, the launch by VF Corp of a new global sustainability and responsibility strategy, and Ethiopia's plans to inaugurate two new industrial parks.


Top stories this week on just-style... 8 Dec 2017

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Top stories this week on just-style include a report on how retailers need to move away from an obsession with sourcing costs, a look at what is driving supply chain transparency, ten trends set to shape apparel industry in 2018, and the development of G-Star's most sustainable jean to date.


Top stories this week on just-style... 1 Dec 2017

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Top stories this week on just-style include a report on the growth of Central America's apparel exports, an interview with Esquel Group CEO John Cheh on how the apparel maker is broadening its horizons, and a look at innovations that are boosting sustainability in the textile and clothing sector.


Top stories this week on just-style... 24 Nov 2017

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Top stories this week on just-style include reports from the recent US Apparel Importers Trade & Transportation Conference looking at the current state of play in US trade policy? and sustainable sourcing, why African countries are hoping to divert manufacturing from Asia, and the opening of the first of 150 mini clothing factories in Sri Lanka.


Top stories this week on just-style... 10 Nov 2017

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Top stories this week on just-style include a look at the textile and apparel products that would be most affected by NAFTA's termination, how changing interests and preferences among younger consumers are placing new demands on the cotton industry, the fall in US apparel imports as the back-to-school season comes to an end, and progress by Turkish denim manufacturing giant Taypa Tekstil on its sustainability goals.


Top stories this week on just-style... 3 Nov 2017

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Top stories this week on just-style include a look at how Debenhams'ongoing turnaround strategy has taken its toll on full-year earnings, Katharine Stewart, Primark's director of ethical trade, tells just-style why the value fashion chain chooses not to openly set targets for it sustainability and ethical commitments, the Mauritius' clothing sector faces tough times and fresh challenges, and US-based fibre producer Invista is to sell its Apparel and Advanced Textiles business (A&AT) – including its Lycra brand.


Top stories this week on just-style... 27 Oct 2017

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Top stories this week on just-style include at look at why industry stakeholders should start working together to improve production processes to meet demands from more environmentally-conscious consumers, a decision to end the tenures of the Bangladesh Accord and Alliance next year, and the launch of a sportswear subscription service by Under Armour. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 20 Oct 2017

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Top stories this week on just-style include the signing of America's first contract to supply US-grown textile grade hemp for use in apparel production, the news Amazon may be working with some of the world's biggest athletic apparel suppliers ahead of a move into sportswear, Levi Strauss named as having the greenest supply chain in China, and Target turning to technology to speed up factory inspections in Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand.


Top stories this week on just-style... 13 Oct 2017

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Top stories this week on just-style include a look at why retailers struggle to keep up with disruptive change, calls for more fashion brands to sign up to the new Bangladesh Accord, Haiti's apparel sector emerging as one of the main beneficiaries of a Caribbean trade programme, and India's Apparel Export Promotion Council's new GST package that it says will give "immediate relief" to the country's apparel and exports sector.


Top stories this week on just-style... 6 Oct 2017

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Top stories this week on just-style include the European Union (EU) overtaking Japan as the largest importer of garments manufactured in Myanmar, criticism of the progress by big brands in using sustainable cotton, US department store retailer Target Corp pledging to source 100% sustainable cotton by 2022, and how discount/mass-market retailers and suppliers of commodity products can survive in a declining market.


Top stories this week on just-style... 29 Sep 2017

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Top stories this week on just-style include a look at the implications of Trump's trade policy for the textile and apparel industry, an update on minimum wages in Cambodia and Vietnam, a new report that reveals 22 countries still use children in cotton and garment production, and SuperGroup's plans to rebrand as Superdry Plc.


Top stories this week on just-style... 22 Sep 2017

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Top stories this week on just-style include a look at the myth of fast fashion's 'circular economy', China's indispensable role as the dominant player in apparel sourcing, how discounter Lidl is making money on its latest fashion range, and a new recycled natural leather product developed by Nike. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 15 Sep 2017

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Top stories this week on just-style include a major breakthrough in the journey towards a closed loop for textiles, a roundup of the latest 'Kingpins Goes to D.C.' panel discussion, a deep dive into unlocking digitisation's potential in apparel sourcing, and the leading global apparel and textile names who feature among this year's top sustainability performers.


Top stories this week on just-style... 8 Sep 2017

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Top stories this week on just-style include plans by Mexico and Canada to remain in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) even if the US leaves, thoughts from the MAGIC trade show on how the global apparel sourcing landscape is changing, a look at Lululemon's ongoing supply chain endeavours, and a new university licensing agreement with Nike that allows access to its supplier factories.

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