Top stories this week on Just Style…
Boohoo Group kicks off production at new Leicester factory
Production is underway at Boohoo Group’s first manufacturing site which will also be used as a training facility for product teams across all 13 brands operated by the online fashion retailer.
US federal agencies report business ‘risks’ of working with Myanmar
A number of US federal agencies have issued a business advisory highlighting the risks of industries, such as apparel, conducting business with Myanmar due to corruption, illicit finance, and human rights abuses.
Proposal for ‘fashion watchdog’ to hold retailers accountable urged
Research has revealed female garment workers in Bangladesh were extremely vulnerable during the height of the pandemic with suggestions for a fashion watchdog to hold retailers accountable for the way suppliers and employees are treated.
Adidas, Prada team on open-metaverse NFT project
German sporting goods giant Adidas and luxury fashion firm Prada are bringing their third collaboration into the metaverse.
OECD: The key resources for responsible supply chains
Ahead of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector 2022, which is taking place next month, Yvonne Heinen-Foudeh discusses the resources required for responsible supply chains.