Top stories this week on just-style include a look at the six apparel retailers that have made it onto Fast Company's annual ranking of the world's Most Innovative Companies (MIC) for 2018, how digital retail is demanding new sourcing strategies, how to build a compliant, sustainable supply chain, and Levi Strauss & Co is to eliminate thousands of chemical formulations from its supply chain with a new end-to-end digital platform.

12 of the world's most innovative fashion companies

Six apparel retailers have made it onto Fast Company's annual ranking of the world's Most Innovative Companies (MIC) for 2018, while another six clothing specialists are seen as pioneers in the 'Style' category.

How digital retail demands new sourcing strategies

Whether you're a supplier or a buyer, embracing agility as opposed to seeing it as "a bit of a nightmare" is key to weathering the next phase of change sweeping through the apparel industry, according to former Marks & Spencer director Kim Winser OBE.

How to build a compliant, sustainable supply chain

As world production capacity decreases, and competition for workers increases, the pressure is ramping up on brands to become a customer of choice – and to start thinking much more sustainably about their supply chains.

Bangladesh unions again urge tripling of garment wages

Bangladesh's trade unions are again pushing for what they call "rational" minimum wages for workers in the country's US$28bn garment industry – demanding a tripling in rates.

Levi Strauss takes denim finishing into the digital era

Jeans giant Levi Strauss & Co is to eliminate thousands of chemical formulations from its supply chain and radically reduce time-to-market with a new end-to-end digital platform that "enables a responsive and sustainable supply chain at an unparalleled scale."