Top stories on just-style

Top stories on just-style

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Top stories this week on just-style... 14 Sep 2018

Top stories on just-style this week include fears that the latest tariff threat by President Trump would be bad news for the retail sector; garment manufacturers in Haiti are optimistic that the sector can continue expanding in size; US apparel manufacturer HanesBrands investing more than US$10m in El Salvador; and advice on how to build a balanced apparel sourcing strategy.


Top stories this week on just-style... 31 Aug 2018

Top stories on just-style this week include a look at the knock-on impact of Myanmar's refugee problem on the country's garment export sector, the US reaching a preliminary trade agreement with Mexico that could replace NAFTA, the latest sourcing trends from the MAGIC trade show, and results of a new study that found 83% of women working in Bangladesh's garment industry are subject to sexual harassment in factories.


Top stories this week on just-style... 24 Aug 2018

Top stories on just-style this week include an interview with Roger Lee, CEO at Hong Kong-based apparel giant TAL Group; the first roadmaps from members of the German based Partnership for Sustainable Textiles; a commitment from Walmart to achieving zero waste in key operations by 2025; and the results of a survey suggesting a sustainability score or labelling system would encourage consumers to purchase sustainable fashion.


Top stories this week on just-style... 17 Aug 2018

Top stories on just-style this week include at look at the implications of tariffs being imposed on all goods imported into the US from China, VF Corp's plans to spin off the group's denim and outlet businesses, and the shadow cast by the ongoing Rohingya humanitarian crisis on Myanmar's thriving garment exports.


Top stories this week on just-style... 10 Aug 2018

Top stories this week on just-style were dominated by an exclusive update from Hong Kong, including a look at how the territory is emerging as a new hub for sustainable innovation, and the opening of its first mill in more than half a century to produce recycled yarn from post-consumer apparel. Other highlights focused on threats by China to impose new tariffs of up to 25% on around $60bn of US imports, bringing clothing into the fray for the first time; and Fung Group investing US$35m in Indian B2B e-commerce company ShopX.


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

Top stories this week on just-style include a look at the new re:source suite of apparel sourcing tools developed by the team here at just-style, our first report to utilise these new tools 'Global market review of lingerie – forecasts to 2023,' how Chinese manufacturing factories are lagging behind on environmental compliance, and a new $50m US denim mill preparing to ramp up its operations ahead of full commercial production at the beginning of next year.


Top stories this week on just-style... 20 Jul 2018

Top stories this week on just-style include a look at how the US clothing industry is mulling tactics to tackle the Trump administration's tariffs, how Adidas is ramping up its sustainability drive with plans to phase out the use of virgin polyester over the next six years, and the top sourcing concerns for the US fashion industry.


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

Top stories this week on just-style include a look at the ten worst countries in the world for worker rights, how apparel firms must move towards "responsible automation", why knowing who makes up your supply chain is a vital first step to tackling sustainability, and Nike's appointment of company veteran Noel Kinder as sustainability chief.


Top stories this week on just-style... 29 Jun 2018

Top stories this week on just-style include a look at the implications for the US cotton sector after the fibre got caught in the tit-for-tat trade war between the US and China; the disconnect between buying departments and compliance teams when it comes to costing labour in price negotiations; an inquiry launched by the UK Government into the social and environmental impact of 'fast fashion'; and suggestions for tackling forced labour in apparel supply chains.


Top stories this week on just-style... 22 Jun 2018

Top stories this week on just-style were dominated by news regarding US President Donald Trump. These include an updated timeline of the President's key trade milestones, his claim that Canadians are smuggling shoes across the border to avoid paying tariffs, and the threat of additional tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods if China "refuses to change its practices."


Top stories this week on just-style... 15 Jun 2018

Top stories this week on just-style include a look at how the level of supply chain risk faced by European retail companies with international suppliers increased in the first quarter, accusations against Nike and Adidas for paying poverty wages to those making kit for the World Cup, and how e-commerce companies like Amazon are redefining global shipping.


Top stories this week on just-style... 8 Jun 2018

Top stories this week on just-style include an interview with Esquel Group CEO John Cheh discussing the Hong Kong-based brand's new $313.3m manufacturing complex, a look at how Guatemala expects to double its apparel export growth this year, the implementation of the new Bangladesh 'Transition Accord', and H&M's holograms designed to enhance online shopping.


Top stories this week on just-style... 1 Jun 2018

Top stories this week on just-style include a look at how brands can get new styles into stores quicker, concerns Vietnam's textile projects are being delayed over pollution fears, and highlights of this year's Texprocess Americas event.


Top stories this week on just-style... 25 May 2018

Top stories this week on just-style include a look at how companies under pressure to get products to market faster must jettison traditional sourcing models in favour of more agile methods of production, why Marks & Spencer is "perilously close" to losing its status as the UK's number one clothing retailer to Primark, Target taps Bill Foudy as its new sourcing chief, and how purchasing practices impact apparel supply chains.


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

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.


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