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Emerging countries struggle to grow EU market share 11 Apr 2018

Garment exporters in developing countries are being actively encouraged to seek European orders through various trade agreements, government policies and foreign assistance. But there is also frustration that successful export countries continue to enjoy preferential treatment.

OECD supply chain guidance moves towards implementation 16 Feb 2018

Clothing and textile companies are grappling with new good practice guidance in supply chain management in the garment and footwear sector, which was released by the Organisation for Economic Development & Cooperation (OECD) in May last year.

Lectra takes innovation to next level with Industry 4.0 11 Apr 2017

Smarter and better connected equipment and software, tools that are tailored to individual industries and end-users, and the use of big data to drive efficiency and responsiveness are all part of the new offering planned by technology specialist Lectra as it sets its sights on the Industry 4.0 era.

How technology is helping unravel supply chain challenges 2 Nov 2016

Technology has a key role to play in helping brands, retailers and manufacturers to adapt their business models to meet changing consumer demands – be it implementing changes around design, fit or product innovation.

Fashion in flux – figuring out future supply chains 28 Oct 2016

Edwin Keh, CEO at the Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) believes apparel retailers and brands must take a hard look at their current business models and supply chains if they want to remain competitive into the future.

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Fusalp selects PLM to streamline workflow 15 Aug 2018

French luxury skiwear and clothing firm Créations Fusalp has invested in a digitising solution from apparel software and systems supplier Gerber Technology to provide one version of the truth while managing product lifecycles.

Gucci drives "dazzling" H1 growth at Kering 27 Jul 2018

French luxury goods group Kering has posted a profit hike of more than 185% in the first half of 2018, hailing an "excellent" six-month performance in which the group refocused on luxury.

Consumers need better protection from clothing irritants 24 Jul 2018

A new study in France has found apparel and footwear consumers need better protection from the risks of skin allergies and irritation.

Decathlon to significantly reduce its polyester impact 20 Jul 2018

Global sporting goods retailer Decathlon has pledged to significantly reduce its polyester impact, with all textile products sold in France due to be made from 100% more sustainable polyester by the end of 2021.

Cloud platform to support Ïdkids Community growth 10 Jul 2018

French’s childrenswear retailer Ïdkids Community has implemented Oracle Retail Planning and Optimization Cloud Services to help scale the business and better plan inventory.

New Hyosung lifestyle and sustainable fabrics 3 Jul 2018

South Korean fibre manufacturer Hyosung – producer of Mipan nylon, polyester, and Creora elastane – is to showcase a range of lifestyle and sustainable fabrics at the upcoming Interfilière Paris Mode City lingerie and swimwear trade show.

Lectra reveals cloud-connected digital cutting concept 14 May 2018

As part of its bid to help fashion and apparel companies succeed as they step into the 'Industry 4.0' era – or the fourth industrial revolution – technology specialist Lectra has offered a sneak preview of what it claims is the first cloud-connected digital cutting solution for the apparel sector.

France cracks down on garment and textile waste 9 May 2018

With textile industry support, the French Government is planning to crack down on garment and textile waste by ensuring that "unsold products are neither thrown away nor destroyed starting from next year," the French Embassy in London has told just-style.

Delta Galil invests in premium French brand 8 May 2018

Israeli apparel major Delta Galil Industries has signed an option to acquire French premium undergarment maker Eminence Group.

Gucci drives Kering Q1 with "spectacular" growth 25 Apr 2018

French luxury goods group Kering delivered what it calls remarkable growth in the first three months of 2018, thanks to another standout performance at its Gucci label.

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Say goodbye to posture problems 27 Jan 2014

Problems with posture are set to be a thing of the past, with the introduction of a T-shirt designed to make the wearer stand up tall again.