Top stories on just-style

Top stories on just-style

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.


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

Top stories this week on just-style include an update on how Li & Fung's new three-year plan is already enabling smarter, faster and more effective decisions, H&M Launches an initiative to help tackle sustainable water management in Turkey, UK supply chain managers reveal their preparations for Brexit, and Amazon is reportedly conjuring up an algorithm that will allow it to identify rising trends in the fashion industry.


Top stories this week on just-style... 18 Aug 2017

Top stories this week on just-style include news that US-based men's wear producer Trybus Group is expanding its supply chain into Ethiopia, a look at why the German sustainable textiles scheme is losing members, Vietnam's minimum wage is expected to rise by 6.5% next year, and US apparel giant VF Corp is to buy workwear major Williamson-Dickie for US$820m.


Top stories this week on just-style... 11 Aug 2017

Top stories this week on just-style include Primark launching its first line of clothing made using 100% sustainable cotton, the Ethiopian government lifting a ten-month state of emergency, the re-launch of American Apparel with higher prices for its 'Made in US' items, and an update on key issues for textile and apparel in the upcoming NAFTA renegotiation.


Top stories this week on just-style... 4 Aug 2017

Top stories this week on just-style include the news Under Amour is to close stores and cut jobs as part of plans to build a stronger and smarter company; the CEO of VF Corp has praised the company's early progress in its five-year plan to revamp its supply chain; new figures suggest that while most buyers are paying their bills on time, some suppliers are incurring big costs on their orders; and over 80 garment workers have taken part in a hunger strike in Bangladesh.


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