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Eco-friendly investments for a sustainable profit

Moving towards sustainability in the clothing and textile sector requires a huge amount of long-term investment – be it new sewage processin...

Apparel business interest is growing in Pakistan

With an improving law and order situation, business-friendly policies from its elected government, and incoming Chinese investment under the...

China set to strengthen Belt & Road textile reach

The Chinese government has started to double down on driving increased Chinese investment in the textile industry in the Belt and Road Initi...

What does the future hold for Hong Kong?

For the past 40 years Hong Kong has been the centre of the global garment industry. Yet today, Hong Kong is in a state of chaos as protester...

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Bangladesh garment group's new boss has big agenda – Interview 30 Aug 2019

AZM Anas

Months after taking the reins as president of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), businesswoman Dr Rubana Huq tells just-style of her priorities for the next two years – from factory safety, to exploring new markets, increasing sustainability, and promoting innovation in the world’s second largest clothing exporter.

Nirapon's vision for a safer apparel sector in Bangladesh – Interview 24 Jul 2019

Hannah Abdulla

Bangladesh's newest safety monitoring initiative, Nirapon, has come under fire since its launch earlier this year, with much of the criticism around its focus on monitoring rather than overseeing factory remediation, and the fact it doesn't name or shame non-compliant suppliers. But in a candid interview with just-style, CEO Moushumi Khan suggests getting supplier buy-in and encouraging them in the right way to be compliant is a key factor in increasing workplace safety in Bangladeshi garment factories. 

Latest News

Garment worker killed in Bangladesh factory blast 12 Dec 2019

Hannah Abdulla

A fire at a sweater factory in Bangladesh that supplies fashion retailers including Next and H&M has resulted in one death and left several others injured.

Founder rescues online retailer Koovs from collapse 11 Dec 2019

Hannah Abdulla

India-based online fashion retailer Koovs Plc has been rescued from administration by its founder, the media entrepreneur and politician Lord Waheed Alli.

Browzwear adds YKK fasteners to 3D design tools 11 Dec 2019

Hannah Abdulla

Browzwear, a specialist in 3D design and development software for the apparel industry, is to integrate YKK Corp fasteners into its digital platform.

India factory fire underscores ongoing safety violations 10 Dec 2019

Leonie Barrie

A fire that swept through a bag factory in the Indian capital Delhi at the weekend, killing 43 workers, has led to renewed calls for enforcement of factory fire and building safety regulations.

Reliance recycled polyester to be molecularly tagged 10 Dec 2019

Hannah Abdulla

Applied DNA Sciences is to molecularly tag recycled polyester from India's Reliance (RIL) Industries so that brands and retailers can be assure that their products are sustainable, traceable and authentic.

Crystal develops denim from cutting room scraps 9 Dec 2019

Leonie Barrie

Hong Kong-based apparel manufacturing giant Crystal International Group is stepping up its efforts to recycle textile waste with the imminent launch of denim fabric made from cutting room scraps.

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