The United Nations (UN) is focusing its attention on the Cambodian garment sector to mitigate the negative impacts of the pandemic and build a more sustainable and resilient industry for the long term.
Spanish clothing brand Mango is investing EUR35m (US$41.8m) into its logistics centre in Lliçà d'Amunt, Barcelona, in a move that will allow the company to reduce the cost of preparing online orders by 25%.
Mexican footwear firm Grupo Flexi has invested in a new Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution to provide greater visibility and transparency – helping increase speed to market.
The US Cotton Trust Protocol has welcomed Gildan Activewear and its portfolio of company-owned brands, including Gildan, Alstyle, American Apparel, and Comfort Colors, as members.
Adding on to established operations currently running in Mississauga, Canada, the first US-based centre will open next month in Rialto, California, with East Coast centres following later in the year.
New research points to the growing risk of forced labour in the apparel sector – with the industry's response during the Covid pandemic partly to blame.