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H&M shares supplier details for every garment

Swedish apparel giant Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) has launched a new "transparency layer" both in-store and online that will see it list details...

How Wrangler is raising the bar on sustainable denim

US-based jeans brand Wrangler is making a major move to tackle sustainability with a new Made-in-USA denim collection that supports five US...

Adidas develops first fully recyclable performance footwear

Adidas has launched a 100% recyclable performance running shoe called the Futurecraft.Loop, which is made without glue and from materials th...

Concern as Cambodia collective bargaining talks stall

Cambodian unions have written to global clothing firms Gap, Puma, Nike, Adidas, Uniqlo, Levi Strauss and VF Corp urging them to sign up to t...

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H&M shares supplier details for every garment 23 Apr 2019

Beth Wright

Swedish apparel giant Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) has launched a new "transparency layer" both in-store and online that will see it list details such as production country, supplier and factory names and addresses for each of its garments.


Clothing helps US retail sales bounce back in March 23 Apr 2019

Beth Wright

A month-on-month rise in sales at US clothing retailers has helped retail sales rebound in March following a weaker-than-expected result in February, new figures show.


Retailer Global Fashion Group adds sustainability filter 23 Apr 2019

Beth Wright

Online fashion and lifestyle retailer Global Fashion Group (GFG) has launched a new initiative to help consumers in Australia and New Zealand shop in a more conscientious manner.


Puma aims for 90% sustainable cotton and polyester by 2020 23 Apr 2019

Hannah Abdulla

German sports apparel and footwear brand Puma has set a new target for 90% of all cotton and polyester used in its products to come from sustainable sources by 2020.


APP Group picks PLM to boost visibility 23 Apr 2019

Beth Wright

Canadian outerwear company APP Group has invested in a new PLM system to boost efficiency and visibility across its design and technical teams, and between its headquarters and remote offices.


US Q4 in brief – Destination Maternity, Vince Holding Corp, Iconix Brand Group 23 Apr 2019

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In the latest fourth-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Iconix Brand Group reported a GAAP net loss, CEO of PHV Corp, Emanuel Chirico, said the company is "very pleased" with its fourth-quarter and full year 2018 results, and Guess Inc released its first results under new CEO Carlos Alberini.


Fashion Revolution joins UN charter on climate action 23 Apr 2019

Hannah Abdulla

Global movement Fashion Revolution has joined the United Nations Fashion Charter for Climate Action (UNFCCC) initiative as a signatory to the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action.


New Ralph Lauren polo made from recycled materials 23 Apr 2019

Beth Wright

US apparel giant Ralph Lauren has launched a new polo shirt made from recycled plastic bottles and dyed with a waterless process as it pledges to remove 170m plastic bottles from landfills and oceans by 2025.


Kornit develops "single-step" digital fabric printing 23 Apr 2019

Hannah Abdulla

Israel-based Kornit Digital, which makes industrial digital printing technologies for the garment, apparel and textile industries, has launched a single-step solution for direct-to-fabric printing.


How Wrangler is raising the bar on sustainable denim 18 Apr 2019

Beth Wright

US-based jeans brand Wrangler is making a major move to tackle sustainability with a new Made-in-USA denim collection that supports five US cotton-growing states – and takes the brand towards 100% sustainable cotton adoption by 2025.


Adidas develops first fully recyclable performance footwear 18 Apr 2019

Hannah Abdulla

Adidas has launched a 100% recyclable performance running shoe called the Futurecraft.Loop, which is made without glue and from materials that can be broken down and reused to create a brand new running shoe.


Concern as Cambodia collective bargaining talks stall 18 Apr 2019

Leonie Barrie

Cambodian unions have written to global clothing firms Gap, Puma, Nike, Adidas, Uniqlo, Levi Strauss and VF Corp urging them to sign up to the ACT (Action, Collaboration, Transformation) living wage initiative and collectively link their international purchasing practices to the development of national industry-wide collective agreements.


Dutch sustainable garment group "making too little progress" 18 Apr 2019

Leonie Barrie

Despite claims by the Dutch Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textiles (AGT) that its member companies are "well on the way to meeting sustainability targets," two worker rights groups say the initiative is making too little progress on its goal of supply chain transparency.


EU threatens new US tariffs in ongoing subsidy row 18 Apr 2019

Leonie Barrie

The European Commission has identified US$20bn worth of US imports on which it could impose additional tariffs in a tit-for-tat reaction to proposed measures outlined by Washington earlier this month – but while handbags and cotton are listed, other textiles and clothing are not.


Performance apparel market to get first spider silk fabrics 18 Apr 2019

Beth Wright

US fabric maker Polartec is building on its partnership with Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, the developer of spider silk-based fibres, to bring the first materials made from recombinant spider silk to the performance apparel market.


Pratt Institute to close fashion and design accelerator 18 Apr 2019

Hannah Abdulla

New York City-based higher education provider the Pratt Institute is to cease operations of its sustainability and technology in apparel research program the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator.


Walmart pegs supplier finance to sustainability ratings 18 Apr 2019

Hannah Abdulla

Retail giant Walmart is teaming up with international bank HSBC to rollout a sustainable supply chain finance programme that pegs a supplier’s financing rate to its sustainability performance.


H&M invests in Finnish sustainable fibre producer 18 Apr 2019

Hannah Abdulla

A company that produces sustainable textile fibres made from waste materials has raised EUR3.7m (US$4.2m) in funding from investors, including global fashion retailer H&M, to scale up production at its plant in Finland.


Second Bangladesh Fashionology Summit to focus on digitalisation 18 Apr 2019

Hannah Abdulla

The future direction of the country's ready-made garment sector amid rapidly changing supply chain practices will be the focus of the second Bangladesh Fashionology summit taking place next month.


Top stories this week on just-style... 18 Apr 2019

Beth Wright

Top stories on just-style this week include a look at how clothing manufacturers in El Salvador are seeking to solidify their focus on underwear exports, a new report has called for bold policies to foster the move to a circular fashion economy, HanesBrands has confirmed it is to close its sock manufacturing plant in Mount Airy, North Carolina, and Berghaus is making a major investment in its product and innovation team to boost speed to market. 


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