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VF Corp discloses tier 4 suppliers in traceability drive

18 January 2021 | Beth Wright

VF Corporation, owner of brands including The North Face, Timberland and Vans, has enhanced its traceability mapping programme by disclosing its tier 1 to tier 4 supplier information.... read more


VF Corp rejigs Asia sourcing operations to boost speed

11 January 2021 | Hannah Abdulla

VF Corporation, owner of brands including The North Face, Timberland and Vans, is shifting its Product Supply Hub – which serves as the base of its global supply chain in Asia – from Hong Kong to Singapore, amid plans to boost speed and capabilities.... read more


VF Corporation enhances focus on human rights

14 December 2020 | Hannah Abdulla

VF Corp, the owner of brands including Vans and The North Face, has formally endorsed the United Nationals Global Compact and Women's Empowerment Principles, which it says will continue its support of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. ... read more


VF Corp opens first multi-brand retail store

7 December 2020 | Beth Wright

Apparel giant VF Corp has opened its first multi-brand store in a move aimed at creating a new approach to retail and furthering its strategy to become more consumer-minded, retail-centric, and hyper-digital. ... read more


VF Corp strikes US$2.1bn deal to acquire streetwear brand Supreme

9 November 2020 | Hannah Abdulla

Vans and North Face-owner VF Corp, has revealed plans to acquire Supreme, a privately-owned global streetwear brand.... read more


VF Corp reshuffles core and emerging brand management

14 October 2020 | Beth Wright

VF Corp has outlined a series of organisational changes as part of its ongoing business model transformation and to ensure greater alignment in the management of its core and emerging brands portfolio – including the appointment of a new global brand president for The North Face.... read more


Sateri says Covid-19 is an industry wake up call

29 September 2020 | Hannah Abdulla

Leading viscose fibre producer Sateri has kept its foot firmly on the gas in recent months, with milestones that include starting production of lyocell fibres in China and launching a new commercial-scale viscose fibre made from recycled textile waste – all in the midst of a global pandemic.... read more


Pilot to probe hidden Bangladesh RMG supply chains

23 September 2020 | Beth Wright

GoodWeave International, a non-profit working to end child, forced and bonded labour in global supply chains, has launched a new project to provide marginalised apparel workers in Bangladesh with immediate Covid-19 relief and conduct research on the impact of the pandemic. ... read more


Mounting pressure for Xinjiang cotton ban

21 September 2020 | Leonie Barrie

As pressure mounts on the global apparel industry to ban all cotton-made goods from China's Xinjiang region over forced labour concerns, US lawmakers have been told such a move would "wreak unending havoc" on global supply chains.... read more


Inditex and H&M join call for EU to cut emissions by 55%

17 September 2020 | Michelle Russell

More than 150 businesses, investors and business networks, including Inditex, H&M and VF Corp, are calling on European Union leaders to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030.... read more


Covid-19 is fashion's sustainability catalyst

14 September 2020 | Beth Wright

Though sustainability and ethics fell under the radar at the start of the Covid-19 crisis as many retailers struggled to survive, more enlightened players realised it was an opportunity to gain a competitive advantage in an area that would soon return to the top of consumers' agendas. Those leading the way will be able to reach a new, more sustainability-conscious audience, as well as helping to set standards for the sector.... read more


Worker rights risks rise to the fore

7 September 2020 | Michelle Russell

As fashion brands and retailers begin to reset and reshape their supply chains as they emerge from the global coronavirus pandemic, a new multi-year investigation has identified child labour and audit deception among the risks at stake when sourcing from garment factories in Myanmar.... read more


VF's Icebreaker commits to plastic-free by 2023

3 September 2020 | Hannah Abdulla

VF Corp-owned Icebreaker has set a goal of becoming plastic-free by 2023, eradicating synthetics from its entire collection within three years.... read more


Trade tensions and tariffs add to industry woes

2 September 2020 | Hannah Abdulla

Trade tensions and tariffs are among the top concerns facing US companies operating in China this year, with the Covid-19 pandemic unsurprisingly also making a prominent appearance, all breeding uncertainty into the business environment.... read more


China hammered on all fronts in US apparel trade

24 August 2020 | Leonie Barrie

Mid-way through 2020 and the impact of the global coronavirus on US apparel supplier countries is starting to become clear. Among the changes, sourcing powerhouse China has seen its unit prices tumble 17%.... read more


Pandemic sees garment workers underpaid by up to $5.8bn

17 August 2020 | Beth Wright

A new report has claimed garment and footwear factory workers globally could have been underpaid by as much as US$5.79bn for the months of March, April, and May.... read more


UK government aid to support fashion supply chains

14 August 2020 | Beth Wright

The UK Government has launched a new programme to strengthen global supply chains by supporting workers in developing countries during the coronavirus pandemic in a move that is estimated to benefit nearly 120,000 people working in the global garment industry. ... read more


New fashion retail landscape emerging

10 August 2020 | Michelle Russell

The new fashion retail landscape emerging in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic is already leading to dramatic and permanent changes in the way brands and fashion retailers plan and work. There are some practical steps that surviving businesses should consider as online becomes the dominant way of doing business.... read more


VF Corp names Winnie Ma as first Greater China president

4 August 2020 | Beth Wright

Apparel giant VF Corp has appointed Winnie Ma to the newly created role of president of Greater China as part of its efforts to strengthen and accelerate its business strategy in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.... read more


Tackling greenhouse gas emissions in fashion supply chains

3 August 2020 | Hannah Abdulla

The fashion industry is one of the biggest contributors to global carbon emissions – making it imperative that fashion supply chains find more environmentally friendly ways of operating. The journey starts with the first step of understanding and measuring the impacts.... read more


US Q1 in brief – VF Corp, J.Jill, Francesca's

31 July 2020 | just-style

In the latest first-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, the impact of the global coronavirus pandemic and widespread store closures can be clearly seen. VF Corp has reported a net loss of US$285.6m, while Francesca's has seen a 50% drop in net sales. Elsewhere, Macy's, Inc said its net loss totalled $3.58bn and PVH Corp has posted an "unprecedented" decline in revenue and earnings.... read more


Does the clothing supply chain need to push the reset button? 

27 July 2020 | Hannah Abdulla

The global apparel and textile industry supply chain is in need of a complete reset if it is to survive beyond the Covid-19 pandemic, and this could mean changing to a demand-driven calendar, embracing 'stratification', and distributing margin differently.... read more


VF Corp to open first multi-brand retail store

27 July 2020 | Beth Wright

Apparel giant VF Corp has revealed plans to open its first multi-brand store this autumn in a move that furthers its strategy to become more consumer-minded, retail-centric and hyper-digital. ... read more


Fashion industry efforts to address global PPE shortages – Update

27 July 2020 | just-style

Texollini, Chargeurs*PCC Fashion Technologies, and Crystal International are among the latest fashion firms to mobilise their production facilities and supply chains to help address the global shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), including face masks and hospital gowns, amid the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. ... read more


UK government urged to protect Leicester garment workers

20 July 2020 | Beth Wright

Campaigners in the UK are calling for the government to provide practical support to protect all workers in the Leicester garment industry, including the payment of unpaid wages and benefit... read more


Leicester garment industry dominates headlines

13 July 2020 | Michelle Russell

UK fast fashion retailer Boohoo Group has dominated the headlines in the last week after media reports surfaced of exploitation and unsafe conditions at one of its Leicester-based supplier factories, which is reportedly paying staff just GBP3.50 (US$4.38) an hour.... read more


Napapijri receives gold Cradle to Cradle certification

10 July 2020 | Beth Wright

VF Corp's casualwear brand Napapijri has received gold-level certification for its Circular Series of recyclable jackets from the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute.... read more


US apparel imports slump 58% year-on-year in May

6 July 2020 | Leonie Barrie

US apparel imports in May fell by 58% against the same month last year as the global garment industry continued to crumble under the coronavirus pandemic. However, there was a resurgence in shipments from Central America and Mexico as retailers appear to have turned to those suppliers closest to home as stores started to reopen.... read more


Garments on Hangers – Strategies for a digital world

29 June 2020 | Hannah Abdulla

"To hang or to box" is a question that has long been debated within the fashion retail supply chain. With companies now emerging from the coronavirus pandemic looking to reconfigure their supply chains to withstand future disruptions, the way garments are moved from factory to consumer is a critical consideration as the industry pivots to a digital future... read more


Cambodia's apparel industry particularly vulnerable to EU trade curb

22 June 2020 | Beth Wright

Cambodia's garment industry, already buffeted by the coronavirus pandemic, is set for a further hit after the European Union decided to suspend duty-free access for some products from 12 August over "systematic" human rights violations. Here we look at the potential impact and possible shift in trade patterns.... read more


Retailers begin to outline store reopening plans – Update

16 June 2020 | just-style

Debenhams, Brooks Brothers, and J.Crew Group are among the latest apparel brands and retailers to outline reopening plans after stores and online operations were closed temporarily worldwide as part of efforts to help limit the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.... read more


Industry weathering the storm of the Covid-19 pandemic

15 June 2020 | Michelle Russell

Trust, people and partnerships – key tenets underpinning fashion supplier and sourcing powerhouse PDS Group – have been tested to the limit during the coronavirus pandemic. But they've also stood the business in good stead, helping to not only weather the storm but reposition it to emerge even stronger from the crisis.... read more


Financing problems gum up the supply chain

8 June 2020 | Leonie Barrie

The global garment sector has been hardest hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a survey across multiple industries – with supply chain disruption the top challenge.... read more


US retail stores close amid civil unrest across the country

3 June 2020 | Michelle Russell

Adidas and Target Corp are among a number of retailers in the US to have closed stores or postponed openings in response to the civil unrest taking place across the country over the killing of George Floyd by a white police officer.... read more


UK fashion retailers get green light to open from 15 June

1 June 2020 | Hannah Abdulla

Clothing stores in the UK will be allowed to reopen from 15 June in newly announced plans from the government.... read more


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