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October 15, 2021

Top stories this week on Just Style…

A new study suggests Bangladesh needs to improve its working conditions before its LCD graduation, Bob Antoshak explains why apparel supply chains need an overhaul and scientists develop a smart screen for devices that can work through clothing.

By Laura Husband

Here are the top stories on Just Style this week…

Opinion: Like it or not apparel supply chains have changed

It’s time for the apparel world to recognise that supply chains need an overhaul, explains industry consultant Bob Antoshak.

Bangladesh apparel factory labour conditions ‘need to improve’

A new study by the Bangladesh Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) is claiming Bangladesh apparel factory labour conditions and rights need to be strengthened and follow the United Nations Guiding Principles (UNGPs).

US judge blocks Esquel request to remove Xinjiang unit from Entity List

A US federal judge has denied the request of Hong Kong’s Esquel group to have trade restrictions on its subsidiary lifted after it was placed on the Commerce Department’s “entity list” for its activities in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.

Decent work is key to fashion sector’s reinvention and recovery

Online fashion sales might be up, but workers at the bottom of the fashion supply chain are falling through the cracks. Decent work is the answer says Christina Hajagos-Clausen, Director of Textile and Garment Industry of global trade union IndustriALL.

French Connection CEO to retire as H1 losses narrow

French Connection has issued its first-half trading statement for the six months ended 31 July 2021.

Scientists develop smart tech screen that works through clothing

Canadian researchers have developed a new smart tech screen that can show information through clothing and fabrics and can be added to existing or new wearable tech devices.

 

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