Top stories this week on just-style include an update on how Li & Fung's new three-year plan is already enabling smarter, faster and more effective decisions, H&M Launches an initiative to help tackle sustainable water management in Turkey, UK supply chain managers reveal their preparations for Brexit, and Amazon is reportedly conjuring up an algorithm that will allow it to identify rising trends in the fashion industry.

How Li & Fung is getting smarter, faster, more efficient
As global sourcing specialist Li & Fung works to differentiate itself from traditional buying agencies, the Hong Kong company is confident the traction it is gaining since the start of its current three-year plan is already enabling smarter, faster and more effective decisions.

H&M to tackle water challenges in Turkey
H&M Group and WWF have launched an initiative to help Turkey tackle sustainable water management with the aim of promoting clean production technologies in the country's textile sector – a move that builds on previous partnerships in China and Bangladesh. 

Breaking out of the cheap commodity garment trap
From basic commodities to high value added fashion, why do some industries develop while others remain forever mired in cheap garments? David Birnbaum takes a closer look.

Here's how UK supply chain managers are preparing for Brexit
How are UK supply chain managers in retail and wholesale preparing for Brexit? Well, according to the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS), nearly two-thirds (65%) of retail companies say suppliers will have to reduce their prices as a result of the UK's decision to leave the European Union (EU).

Amazon wades further into apparel with AI designer plan
Online retailing giant Amazon is reportedly conjuring up an algorithm that will allow it to identify rising trends in the fashion industry and use this information to create pieces for customers to purchase.