Top stories on just-style this week include a look at the steps G-III Apparel is considering to offset the impact of the ongoing trade war between the US and China, the response from a number of apparel brands criticised for failing to pay a living wage to supply chain workers, and Delta Galil's acquisition of Hong Kong-based intimate apparel manufacturer The Bogart Group.

G-III Apparel mulls sourcing shift out of China
Clothing company G-III Apparel Group says it is taking a number of steps to offset the impact of the ongoing trade war between the US and China, including reducing its production in China and raising prices.

Global brands respond to living wage criticism
With the release of another damning report calling out 31 apparel brands and retailers for failing to ensure workers in their global supply chains are compensated fairly – the second of two on the topic in a matter of weeks – just-style has reached out to the companies to get their side of the story and to understand what steps they are taking to tackle the living wage issue.

Texprocess & Techtextil 2019 – Material innovations
A number of new fibre and fabric concepts were on show alongside eco-innovations for clothing and footwear at the recent Texprocess and Techtextil trade shows in Frankfurt, Germany. A new line of identification threads, the "perfect alternative" to down, and a water-based breathable imitation leather were among some of the highlights.

Delta Galil buys intimate apparel maker The Bogart Group
Israel-based apparel major Delta Galil has acquired Hong Kong-based intimate apparel manufacturer The Bogart Group, a strategic supplier to brands including Victoria's Secret, PVH, Jockey, Adore Me, Vanity Fair and Hanes.

Tian Yuan Garments invests another $10m in US facility
Chinese manufacturing giant Tian Yuan Garments – the largest producer of sportswear for Adidas worldwide – plans to invest another $10m to expand its new production plant in the United States.