Latest apparel and textile news & analysis in North America

Subscribe via RSSWhat is RSS?

Filter this region by country

Latest Insights

Textile waste key to fashion's circular future

Textile waste must become the industry's new raw material, according to consortium that has issued a call to action for brands and retailers...

US political divisions complicate fashion's future

Forecasting the future is always difficult. But during days of extreme challenges, a look ahead is more important than ever. Here, industry...

Utexa yarn mill helping Honduras get back on track

Set up two years ago to give a boost to Central America's apparel production, the Utexa synthetic yarn plant in Honduras most recently playe...

Unlocking India and Bangladesh's export potential

It's easy to blame the coronavirus or recession for some of the problems facing the garment export industry. But what if the issues are more...

Latest Interviews

The Lycra Company stretches its sustainability agenda 17 Jan 2020

Michelle Russell

Performance fibre specialist The Lycra Company is ramping up its Planet Agenda sustainability platform, developing more solutions for the circular economy and taking a broader look at the issues from design to consumer – as sustainability director Jean Hegedus explains.

Go Global's new M&A model puts garment makers at the heart of the deal 6 Nov 2019

Leonie Barrie

Go Global Retail is a brand investment platform with a difference. Led by industry veteran and sourcing expert Jeff Streader, it aims to blow up the traditional transactional supply chain with a vision to build brands in partnership with garment makers as strategic investors – as he exclusively tells just-style.

Latest News

Better Cotton Initiative halts Xinjiang operations 22 Oct 2020

Beth Wright

The Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) is to halt all field-level activities in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) of China, where ongoing allegations of forced labour and other human rights abuses "have contributed to an increasingly untenable operating environment."

Adidas poised to sell Reebok? 22 Oct 2020

Beth Wright

German sporting goods giant Adidas is said to be mulling a sale of its Reebok business, which it acquired in 2006 for US$3.8bn.

Fashion industry facing digital skills gap post-Covid 22 Oct 2020

Beth Wright

A new global survey has found while there is clearly still a need for strong fundamental skills in the fashion industry – such as apparel costing, sourcing, and supply chain management – there is a gap in so-called "future" skills that combine 3D digitalisation and data skills with technical skills.

Gap brand mulls store closures across Europe 22 Oct 2020

Michelle Russell

US apparel brand Gap is to pull back its store presence in Europe with the potential closure of bricks and mortar stores across the continent and the possibility of transferring some of the business to third-parties.

Ralph Lauren, PVH spearhead gender parity roadmap 22 Oct 2020

Beth Wright

Ralph Lauren Corporation, PVH Corp and Lacoste are among the members of a new fashion industry group that has developed a roadmap to guide the sector toward making measurable progress in achieving gender parity.

Kingpins adds fabric sourcing hub to online event 22 Oct 2020

Beth Wright

The organisers of denim trade show Kingpins have outlined plans for the next edition of its online-only event Kingpins24, which will also feature a new online sourcing platform that digitises denim collections from mills around the globe.

just-style homepage

Forgot your password?