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September 30, 2022

Top stories this week on Just Style…

Top stories this week on Just Style include Bangladesh preparing for its garment sector's next phase of growth, the benefits of China tariffs for nearshoring manufacturing and the wider impact of the UK's economic issues.

By Laura Husband

Here are this week’s top trending stories on Just Style:

China tariffs are working in nearshoring manufacturing

China tariffs have significantly contributed to the new ‘bringing it home’ trend in US fashion manufacturing, writes Kim Glas, president and CEO of the National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO).

Bangladesh’s RMG industry preparing for next phase of growth

Bangladesh’s readymade garment sector is preparing for its next phase of growth as it looks to contribute to the country’s economic development.

Under Armour prioritises use of recycled and renewable materials

US sportswear giant Under Armour is prioritising the use of recycled and renewable materials, and has pledged to implement sustainability and circular design principles in at least half of its products by 2027.

Experts reveal secrets for achieving sustainable, resilient fashion supply chain

Just Style hosted a panel discussion at the World Trade Organization’s Public Forum 2022 earlier this week to uncover the steps trade policymakers, fashion brands and supply chain executives should take to achieve a more sustainable and resilient supply chain.

UK consumers may see clothing price hike amid economic woe

Consumers across the UK are likely to see an increase in clothing prices as businesses struggle to absorb rising costs linked to the weakening sterling following the announcement of the country’s mini-budget.

Matalan up for sale as Nigel Oddy appointed interim CEO

UK-based retailer Matalan has been put up for sale with founder and chairman John Hargreaves announcing his intention to step down in order to take part in the sales process as a bidder.

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