Here are the week’s most highly trending stories on Just Style:
EXCLUSIVE: Sri Lanka ‘should lean on apparel sector’ to tackle bankruptcy
Global Data’s sourcing analyst tells Just Style exclusively now is the time for the country to lean on its most successful export industries, such as apparel, following reports that Sri Lanka is facing bankruptcy.
Apparel sourcing hotspots top global list of worst places to work
A new report published by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has revealed a number of popular apparel sourcing destinations top the list of the worst places to work in the world.
European Fashion Alliance: Not just another industry initiative
The European Fashion Alliance (EFA) is the latest in a string of industry initiatives that aims to drive a more sustainable future for fashion. A panel at the recent Techtextil and Texprocess trade fairs debated whether the sector really needs another voluntary body, and what makes this coalition different from the rest?
H&M defends transparency amid claims of ‘bogus’ environmental scores
An H&M spokesperson tells Just Style its intention is to disclose all available transparent information – good or bad – for its apparel following claims of ‘misleading’ and ‘deceptive’ environmental scorecards.
Sri Lanka fuel shortage adds to garment exporter woes
A fuel shortage in Sri Lanka is causing concern among apparel exporters, already under pressure as a result of an economic crisis plaguing the country.