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Top stories this week on just-style... 28 Oct 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at why American Apparel could be heading for its second bankruptcy filing, the resignation of Primark's sourcing chief, and the discovery of Syrian refugee children working in Turkish garment factories.


Top stories this week on just-style... 21 Oct 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at why UK retailer Marks & Spencer is the top company for monitoring and reporting on modern slavery, how a potential minimum wage in Vietnam may be a hike too far, and why H&M's CEO has been named a leader for sustainability.


Top stories this week on just-style... 14 Oct 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at why the apparent benefits of Ethiopia for apparel and textile investors also make the country a serious risk, the suspension of a further seven factories by The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, and Vietnam leading the pack in September US apparel exports.


Top stories this week on just-style... 7 Oct 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at how Asia sourcing must raise its game amid increasing global competition, the appointment of Steve Rendle as VF Corp's next chief executive, and how global buyers are still failing to pay fair prices when sourcing from Bangladesh.


Top stories this week on just-style... 9 Sep 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include M&S cutting around 525 head office jobs, El Salvador launching a 15-year growth strategy, US apparel imports for the month of July, and a look at how Cambodia's worker wages are being threatened by low garment prices.


Top stories this week on just-style... 26 Aug 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include H&M taking action over a Myanmar child labour breach, supply chain takeaways from Sourcing at MAGIC, just-style's interview with the CEO of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, and the ongoing challenge of cotton supply chain transparency.


Top stories this week on just-style... 12 Aug 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at several severe threats facing Bangladesh's garment industry, the addition of a former VF Corp executive to lead Under Armour's global sourcing, and feedback on the immediate impact the UK's Brexit vote has had on the British clothing industry.


Top stories this week on just-style... 5 Aug 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include China's clothing manufacturing sector bracing itself for interruptions as textile mills temporarily close for the G20 Summit, a planned 7.3% increase in Vietnam's minimum monthly wage, why a rise in cotton prices is unlikely despite tighter cotton stocks, and how Under Armour is evolving thanks to the imminent launch of a new sportswear line and a partnership deal with Kohl's.


Top stories this week on just-style... 29 Jul 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at how the competitive distance between Inditex and its fast-fashion peers is continuing to widen, the secrets of success of the fast fashion model, a proposed wage freeze on Vietnam's textile and apparel industry, and the implications of the Brexit vote on the global apparel industry.


Top stories this week on just-style... 22 Jul 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at the likely impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership's tariff phase-out schedule on US textile and apparel imports from Vietnam, the opening of Ethiopia's flagship industrial park in Hawassa city, and confirmation that US department store group Sears Holdings Corp is to close its Manhattan apparel and design office.


Top stories this week on just-style... 15 Jul 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at Greenpeace's concerns the apparel industry isn't doing enough on its target of being toxic free, Walmart's 3D apparel design pilot, and a look at how Central American garment sourcing is measuring up. just-style is also carrying out a readership survey on Brexit, and what happens next for the garment industry.


Top stories this week on just-style... 8 Jul 2016

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The news that dominated just-style's headlines this week was the tragic and fatal terroist attack in Bangladesh that left 20 dead and the country's key garment industry in turmoil. Other most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at how to navigate the production approval process and US apparel imports for the month of May.


Top stories this week on just-style... 1 Jul 2016

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Brexit has dominated just-style’s coverage over the past week, with stories looking at what lies ahead for the apparel industry, what it might mean for pending EU trade deals, why clothing deflation will come to an end, and how British brands and retailers should start planning now in order to try to minimise the damage - and the role they can play in building a new post-EU market.


Top stories this week on just-style... 24 Jun 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at the sourcing trends and strategies of US fashion firms, Primark's continued expansion in the US, the top ten key trends in apparel and footwear markets, and barriers to remediation in Bangladesh's RMG sector.


Top stories this week on just-style... 17 Jun 2016

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The most read stories on just-style this week include the need for a more consistent, faster and efficient sourcing model; a map showing the risk of child labour in some of the world's leading cotton producing countries; and an interview with the managing director of Omega Compliance, a standalone subsidiary of sourcing specialist William E Connor & Associates.


Top stories this week on just-style... 10 Jun 2016

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The most read stories on just-style this week include a look at why no other countries will step into China's shoes as the world's leading apparel exporter, how Ralph Lauren is adapting its business model to achieve a faster supply chain, M&S's new commitments under its Plan A sustainability programme, and how to reduce risk in the apparel supply chain.


Top stories this week on just-style... 3 Jun 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at how the EU FTA and TPP trade agreements will affect Vietnam, criticism of Walmart for not doing enough to improve conditions for garment workers, H&M's commitment to DBL Group's new factory in Ethiopa, a warning from Nike regarding 'conflict minerals' and a look at why Central America must make better use of DR-CAFTA.


Top stories this week on just-style... 27 May 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at how M&S plans to revamp its clothing business amid falling sales, criticism of Gap Inc for labour abuses at supplier factories, and a report on how yarn-forward rules of origin may weigh on Vietnam's potential under the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal.


Top stories this week on just-style... 13 May 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at the role of the supply chain manager, a downgrade for troubled US fashion retailer Gap, and Marks & Spencer's move to simplify its management structure to drive speedier decision making.


Top stories this week on just-style... 29 Apr 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include the news that retailer BHS filed for adminstration, Hanesbrands acquired Australia's leading underwear firm Pacific Brands, a look at the last three years since the Rana Plaza disaster, and an interview with Guido Schlossmann, the CEO at low-cost fast fashion sourcing specialist Synergies Worldwide.


Top stories this week on just-style... 22 Apr 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include the news that Austin Reed has been acquired by Alteri Investors, a new worker training tool launched in China, and a new transparency index reveals a large number of global apparel companies are still operating with little knowledge or control of their supply chains. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 15 Apr 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include New Balance's opposition to the TPP trade deal, Crystal Denim cutting its garment carbon footprint by almost 20% last year, and Uniqlo owner Fast Retailing slashing its full-year profit guidance after posting a 55% drop in first-half profit. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 8 Apr 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include our latest management briefing on apparel software trends in 2016, research that reveals workers are "under pressure" in Korean-owned garment factories in Myanmar, and the approval of a controversial new trade union law in Cambodia. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 1 Apr 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at why trading with a factory directly is not always the best route to better prices and quality, the news that VF is considering selling its licensed sports group, and House of Fraser appointing Asos's global product and trading director to a new buying and design role. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 24 Mar 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at a new Fairtrade Textile Standard that aims to improve conditions for workers along the textile and garment supply chain, how Gap is using new product processes to help it "guess less and fix faster", an exclusive interview on how Primark manages to balance ethics and ultra-low prices, and whether Vietnam is ready to reap the benefits of the TPP trade pact. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 18 Mar 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at VF Corp and Target Corp's partnership with the International Finance Corporation to improve energy and water efficiency at their supplier factories in Vietnam, the news that India's cotton supply is key if Bangladesh is to double its apparel exports over the next five years, and new research highlights hidden homeworkers in footwear supply chains. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 11 Mar 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at why Fair Trade USA's apparel programme is reaching new heights, an insight on how Brexit supporters' arguments will affect Britain's apparel industry, and Vietnam led apparel import growth into the US in January. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 4 Mar 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at why Central America is tense over a TPP­-empowered Vietnam, ten trends set to impact the US retail industry in 2016, and the launch by Pertex of new outdoor performance fabrics. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 26 Feb 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at Nike's transition of all core yarn for its Flyknit shoes to recycled polyester, a move by the US to expand trade ties with Laos, and implementation by Hugo Boss of a number of changes at its factory in Turkey following labour violation claims. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 19 Feb 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at ten human rights risks to supply chains in 2016, a debate raging over how many factories there are in the Bangladesh garment sector, and the news that JC Penney is to split its product development, design and sourcing roles.

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