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ZDHC x Kingpins webinars to promote best practices

17 January 2020 | Beth Wright

Denim trade show Kingpins has announced a series of webinars in collaboration with the ZDHC Foundation to give denim mills exhibiting at its Amsterdam event access to the latest education in wastewater and sustainable chemical management.... read more

The Lycra Company stretches its sustainability agenda

17 January 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.... read more

Senate passage of USMCA a "win" for apparel and textiles

17 January 2020 | Beth Wright

Groups representing US apparel and footwear brands and retailers have welcomed the Senate's passage of the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) in a move that means the next step is for the bill to go back to President Trump to be signed into law.... read more

Top stories this week on just-style...

17 January 2020 | Beth Wright

Top stories this week on just-style include a look at some of the biggest challenges set to face apparel brands and retailers in the year ahead, the US and China sign the long-anticipated 'Phase One' trade agreement, the Myanmar Government begins its bi-annual review of the country's minimum wage, and we explore what changes are likely under Nike's new CEO John Donahoe.... read more

US-China tariff war – The textile and apparel hit-list updated

16 January 2020 | Dr Sheng Lu

Amid the rapidly shifting goalposts of the US-China tariff war and the imminent addition of punitive duties on textiles and apparel imported into the US from China, we've taken an updated look at the latest actions and the products on the hit-list.... read more

Outlook 2020 – What next for apparel sourcing?

16 January 2020 | Leonie Barrie

The search for the ideal sourcing destination is set to continue as Western fashion brands and retailers seek to reduce their exposure to China in 2020. At the same time they’re having to navigate a more complicated matrix, which includes factors ranging from cost, speed to market, production capacity and flexibility to compliance risk. Along with these challenges come opportunities to rethink business models and explore new ways of working – especially when it comes to digitalisation and data, executives say.... read more

TAL Apparel, VF Corp and Zalando join Global Fashion Agenda

16 January 2020 | Beth Wright

TAL Apparel, VF Corporation, and Zalando have become the latest companies to join Global Fashion Agenda's associate partners circle, who will all contribute with insights from various parts of the supply chain.... read more

US-China ‘Phase One’ deal paves way for apparel tariff cuts

16 January 2020 | Leonie Barrie

The United States and China have signed the long-anticipated ‘Phase One’ trade agreement between the two countries, in a move that paves the way for punitive tariffs imposed on most US apparel imports from China to be cut in half.... read more

New YKK zippers made from ocean-bound plastic

16 January 2020 | Beth Wright

Fastener manufacturer YKK has announced a new collection of zippers made from "ocean-bound" plastic collected within 50km of the coastline of Sri Lanka.... read more

EcoVadis gets US$200m boost to take green supply chains to scale

16 January 2020 | Hannah Abdulla

EcoVadis, a leader in sustainable supply chains, has agreed a US$200m investment from private equity firm CVC Growth Partners II to enable it to scale globally and engrain sustainability, fair labour practices and ethics into enterprise supply chains and business commerce.... read more

Debenhams pledges new sustainability commitments

15 January 2020 | Beth Wright

Department store retailer Debenhams has outlined a new sustainability programme alongside a series of new commitments, including a guarantee that by September 2020 all own-brand product sold in a Debenhams store will have at least one sustainable attribute.... read more

China sourcing – Fall of the dragon and rise of the rest

15 January 2020 | Roit Kathiala

As the tariff war rages between US and China, the key question facing many apparel companies sourcing from China is: Where to go next? The problem is real, but shifting supply chains is easier said than done, writes Roit Kathiala.... read more

Blockchain pilot tracks Mongolian cashmere value chain

15 January 2020 | Hannah Abdulla

Blockchain technology has been used to help track Mongolian cashmere from origin (shearing at herder household) to destination (a processing facility in Ulaanbaatar) in a bid to increase transparency and create a more sustainable supply chain. ... read more

Outlook 2020 – Apparel industry challenges and opportunities

14 January 2020 | Leonie Barrie

Disruption and uncertainty remain the biggest challenges facing apparel brands and retailers and their global supply chains heading into the new decade. Unpredictable and fast-moving changes to tariffs and trade, pressure to make smarter and faster decisions, and demands for new levels of sustainability will all weigh on fashion businesses in 2020, according to feedback from a panel of executives consulted by just-style.... read more

Five key issues set to shape apparel sourcing in 2020

14 January 2020 | Leonie Barrie

Disruption and uncertainty remain the biggest challenges facing apparel brands and retailers and their global supply chains heading into the new decade. Unpredictable and fast-moving changes to tariffs and trade, pressure to make smarter and faster decisions, and demands for new levels of sustainability will all weigh on fashion businesses in 2020.... read more

Joules to enhance supply chain as Christmas sales slump

13 January 2020 | Beth Wright

British lifestyle brand Joules has taken a number of strategic decisions in relation to its supply chain operations amid a warning that its annual, underlying pre-tax profits will be "significantly below" market expectations as a stock availability issue hampered Christmas trading.... read more

Fashion SVP debuts Moroccan pavilion

13 January 2020 | Michelle Russell

UK apparel sourcing show Fashion SVP is to host a Moroccan Pavilion for the first time in the UK.... read more

Canada sourcing show relocates to new venue

13 January 2020 | Beth Wright

Organisers of the Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada trade show are expecting the largest edition in the event's history this summer, with the fifth annual edition to be held at a new venue.... read more

Mexico launches plan to tackle labour abuse in fashion supply chain

13 January 2020 | Hannah Abdulla

Two initiatives aimed at cracking down on child labour, forced labour and human trafficking in the fashion industry are launching in Mexico, both supported by the C&A Foundation.... read more

Chinese investors pursue deeper textile ties with Pakistan

10 January 2020 | Saeed A Baloch

Pakistan's clothing and textile sector hopes that 2020 will be a big year for Chinese investment as companies look to move production to outsourcing centres with lower labour costs, a skilled workforce, and government incentives through reduced taxes and duties.... read more

China polyester production seen sluggish in 2020

10 January 2020 | Michelle Russell

China's polyester production is expected to see sluggish growth in 2020, but the overall outlook for the global polyester industry continues to be positive, according to a new forecast.... read more

New Look taps former Bonmarché boss

10 January 2020 | Beth Wright

Former Bonmarché boss Helen Connolly is to join New Look as chief commercial officer where she will work with CEO Nigel Oddy to enhance the UK fashion retailer's product offer and sourcing strategies.... read more

US retail imports to settle after year of tariff surges

10 January 2020 | Beth Wright

After a year of fluctuations driven by the uncertainty of the trade war with China, volume at major US retail container ports is expected to return to its usual seasonal patterns during the first few months of 2020.... read more

Top stories this week on just-style...

10 January 2020 | Beth Wright

Top stories this week on just-style see industry experts explain the urgent need for the clothing sector to embrace Industry 4.0, PVH Corp is selling its Speedo North America swimwear business to Pentland Group, and the US is urged to sanction China over the ongoing human rights situation in Xinjiang.... read more

US urged to impose trade sanctions on China over Xinjiang forced labour concerns

9 January 2020 | Hannah Abdulla

A US commission is urging members of Congress and President Donald Trump to impose trade sanctions on China over the ongoing human rights situation in Xinjiang.... read more

US apparel imports plummet yet again in November

9 January 2020 | Beth Wright

The volume of US apparel imports fell for the fourth consecutive month in November, with a 20% drop in shipments from largest supplier China. The figures suggest early stockpiling in the run-up to the holiday period as retailers moved to bring in merchandise ahead of new tariffs imposed in September and another tranche that had been due to take effect in mid-December.... read more

Bangladesh books fall in 5-month garment exports

9 January 2020 | Hannah Abdulla

The export of ready-made garments (RMG) from Bangladesh fell 7.74% to US$13bn in the five months to November, according to new figures from the Export Promotion Bureau.... read more

Tegra ramps up Central America supply chain strategy

7 January 2020 | María Isabel Magaña

Tegra, the Atlanta, US-based leading apparel manufacturing and supply chain provider, is expanding its workforce in Latin America with new job posts in El Salvador as well as its soon to be opened facility in Honduras.... read more

Better Work Vietnam marks 10-year anniversary

3 January 2020 | Leonie Barrie

Since its inception in 2009, the Better Work Vietnam programme has increased its footprint in the country’s garment industry to reach 392 active factories employing almost 600,000 workers.... read more

India tax breaks fail to deliver garment export boost

3 January 2020 | Raghavendra Verma

Indian apparel exporters fear losing business – and even being forced to close some units – over the failure of the government to pay promised tax benefits since March 2019, which are now said to amount to more than US$710m.... read more

Monthly trade programme roundup – December 2019

3 January 2020 | Dr Sheng Lu

The latest monthly round-up of updates to key free trade agreements and trade preference programmes involving the US and EU covers developments in December 2019.... read more

Startex bucks trade war with high apparel growth hopes

3 January 2020 | Ivan Castano Freeman

Startex, a fast-growing Guatemalan full-package apparel maker, has skirted some of the headwinds that the US-China trade war have brought to Central America, with expectations of huge growth this year, its president tells just-style.... read more

Uzbekistan clothing sector eyes major hike in exports

2 January 2020 | Loretta Marie Perera

The Uzbekistan clothing and footwear industries are eyeing a major increase in exports as its government pushes ahead with programme to liberalise what was until three years ago a largely unreformed post-Soviet state. ... read more

Responsible sourcing key theme for Fashion SVP

2 January 2020 | Michelle Russell

Responsible sourcing will be the theme of this month’s Fashion SVP event in London, which will host over 100 global manufacturers.... read more

Epic Group and Elevate aim to reinvent social responsibility

23 December 2019 | Leonie Barrie

Global apparel manufacturing giant Epic Group is teaming up with sustainability and supply chain services provider Elevate to build a world class social responsibility programme that goes beyond compliance to contribute a wider value to the communities where it operates.... read more