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Blacks passes CVAs

UK: Blacks succeeds with CVA proposal
UK outdoor retailer Blacks Leisure Group has secured creditor approval of a CVA proposal vital to its restructuring efforts.

Adidas supplier shuts

PHILIPPINES: Plant faces closure as Adidas ends supply deal
German sportswear company Adidas Group has confirmed to just-style it will end a supply deal with Philippines-based footwear manufacturer SS Venture Inc, where a total of 688 workers are set to be hit by an imminent closure.

Supply relationships vital

SOURCING: Tweaking supply model is key to fast fashion
Dispelling the myth that production needs to be close to home in order to drop new products into shops on a regular basis, sourcing executives say the key to achieving speed to market is to change the way retailers work with their suppliers.

Wal-Mart criticised by report

CHINA: Wal-Mart factories accused of abusing worker rights
Chinese workers making shoes and other products for Wal-Mart are working in "sweatshop conditions" because of the retailer's pressure on suppliers' prices, says a new report.

China's shoe output resilient

CHINA: Footwear suppliers see strong growth next year
China's footwear suppliers are expecting strong sales growth in the next 12 months and are working to improve operating efficiency and lower costs as price competition intensifies, a new report says.