Top stories this week on just-style include a look at the implications of Trump's trade policy for the textile and apparel industry, an update on minimum wages in Cambodia and Vietnam, a new report that reveals 22 countries still use children in cotton and garment production, and SuperGroup's plans to rebrand as Superdry Plc.

The impact of Trump's trade policy on apparel businesses

There's no doubt the Trump administration has been very active on the trade front – but what exactly is its trade policy, what is it hoping to achieve, and what are the implications for the textile and apparel industry? Dr Sheng Lu, assistant professor at the Department of Fashion and Apparel Studies at the University of Delaware, takes a look.

Where next for minimum wages in Cambodia and Vietnam?

Cambodia's tripartite talks that will set a new minimum wage limit for 2018 for the country's garment and textile sector opened this week, as Vietnam pay discussions are also moving ahead.

New open platform for apparel sourcing and transparency

Fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) has partnered with a global inspections group to develop a tool that it says will give apparel companies full visibility over their entire supply chains.

Clothing and cotton remain on child labour list

The US Department of Labor has released a new app to help businesses reduce labour abuses in global supply chains – as a new report notes that 22 countries still use children in cotton and garment production.

SuperGroup to rebrand as Superdry

As part of its continued global development, Superdry brand owner SuperGroup is to rebrand as Superdry Plc amid an update on its business transformation that now includes plans to roll out a series of corporate responsibility goals.