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Make your fashion brand more ethical & sustainable

Today's consumers are increasingly concerned their purchases should be inflicting the least possible harm on the environment and societies a...

Unlocking the value of time in your supply chain

A new metric has been developed to help textile and apparel supply chains evaluate the value of time in product development, merchandising a...

Who's signed the Bangladesh '2018 Accord' – Update

More than two-thirds of the 220 companies who signed the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh have now committed to the new agre...

New facility elevates Esquel's green credentials

Hong Kong-based Esquel Group, the world's largest woven shirt maker, has been bedding-in operations at a ground-breaking new $313.3m manufac...

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The skills deficit is the biggest challenge for UK manufacturing – David Nieper MD interview 15 Jun 2018

Beth Wright

David Nieper, one of the UK's last remaining vertical fashion manufacturers, is taking control of its own destiny by investing in the country's first digital printing plant for jersey fabric, addressing the skills deficit through an in-house sewing school, and helping to develop the industry's first apprentice standard. Managing director Christopher Nieper explains why the business continues to punch above its weight.

Esquel CEO emphasises efficiency and sustainability 28 Nov 2017

Wang Fangqing

A leading and long-term supplier to global names such as Marks & Spencer, Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Nike and Hugo Boss, Hong Kong-based shirt manufacturer Esquel Group is testing a new territory as it broadens its sustainable horizons, as vice chairman and CEO John Cheh explains.

Latest News

Vietnam garment industry labour guide gets an update 22 Jun 18

Beth Wright

The sixth edition of a guide designed to help employers, employees, international buyers, and other stakeholders better understand the obligations and rights stipulated by Vietnamese labour law has been published.

C&A Foundation makes progress on transparency and advocacy 22 Jun 18

Michelle Russell

C&A Foundation says it has made much progress over the last 12 months, particularly in the areas of transparency and advocacy, but is calling on the wider industry to do more to tackle the "deep" challenges remaining within the industry.

Inditex supports meeting on India GFAs 22 Jun 18

Beth Wright

More than fifty Inditex textile and garment suppliers in India have gathered in Bangalore and Delhi to ensure the effective implementation of global union IndustriAll's Global Framework Agreements (GFAs) in the country's garment sector.

Top stories this week on just-style... 22 Jun 18

Beth Wright

Top stories this week on just-style were dominated by news regarding US President Donald Trump. These include an updated timeline of the President's key trade milestones, his claim that Canadians are smuggling shoes across the border to avoid paying tariffs, and the threat of additional tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods if China "refuses to change its practices."

Radici Group develops 100% recyclable gilet 21 Jun 18

Beth Wright

Italian yarn maker Radici Group has developed what it claims is a 100% recyclable nylon gilet that, at end-of-use, can easily be recycled into a secondary raw plastic material to be used for technical and industrial applications.

Steps to safer chemistry in apparel supply chains 20 Jun 18

Michelle Russell

The textile and apparel industry is set to change dramatically over the next ten years as brands and suppliers adopt more sustainable materials and manufacturing processes that deliver unprecedented performance and are free from harmful chemicals.

Latest blogs

Trump spares textile machinery in tariff spat 19 Jun 18

Leonie Barrie

Hundreds of US imports from China will be hit with an additional 25% tariff from next month – but to the relief of the US textile, apparel and footwear industry, most of the equipment used in the domestic manufacturing of these products has been removed from the list of products.

Esquel's eco-friendly manufacturing complex 11 Jun 18

Leonie Barrie

Hong Kong-based Esquel Group, the world's largest woven shirt maker, has been bedding-in operations at a ground-breaking new $313.3m eco-friendly manufacturing complex in southern China.

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