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How to ensure sustainable fashion is here to stay

With London Fashion Week kicking off today, how can the fashion industry make sure that sustainable fashion is always in season rather than...

OECD supply chain guidance moves to implementation

Clothing and textile companies are grappling with new good practice guidance in supply chain management in the garment and footwear sector,...

Where are the world's key sources of denim fabric?

With the recent announcement of closures of two denim mills in the United States, Robert Antoshak, managing director at Olah Inc, finds it t...

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

Nearly half of the 220 companies who signed the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh have now committed to the new agreement set...

Latest Interviews

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.


Why Primark is working to do "the right thing" – Interview 31 Oct 2017

Michelle Russell

Unlike many other major apparel firms, value fashion chain Primark chooses not to openly set targets for its sustainability and ethical commitments, but instead "just get on and do it," as Katharine Stewart, Primark's director of ethical trade, tells just-style. Yet in recent years the retailer has started to open up about its work to engage more closely with its supply chain: in particular, turning its focus to ensuring all the cotton in its products is sourced sustainably.

Latest News

Prime Source Forum eyes apparel sourcing issues 16 Feb 18

Leonie Barrie

The programme for next month’s Prime Source Forum apparel sourcing conference is taking shape, with speakers lined up from around the world to discuss industry issues in China, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Africa and the EU, as well as the ongong digital transformation of the fashion supply chain.


Just 7% of Bangladesh Accord factories fully remediated 16 Feb 18

Michelle Russell

Many major life-threatening safety concerns still remain outstanding in too many of the factories being monitored by the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh, according to its latest update.


PETA blasts down standard group and withdraws support 16 Feb 18

Michelle Russell

Animal rights group PETA has withdrawn its support for the Textile Exchange’s Responsible Down Standard (RDS) International Working Group (IWG) Charter over what it says is the group’s "secrecy" and failure to protect animals.


$23m fund to invest in ethical supply chain innovations 16 Feb 18

Leonie Barrie

A US$23m (US$32.4m) venture fund aiming to invest in ethical supply chain innovations that will enable corporations to operate more transparently and ethically around the world is being supported by brands including Disney, Walmart and C&A.


Top stories this week on just-style... 16 Feb 18

Michelle Russell

Top stories this week on just-style include a look at where the world's key sources of denim fabrics are, H&M's move to shelve its digitalisation reinvestment plans, and C&A Foundation's decision to put its philanthropic work in Myanmar on hold in the wake of what it called evidence of ongoing persecution and human rights violations by the country's military against the Rohingya people.


MAS Holdings in new supply chain logistics venture 15 Feb 18

Michelle Russell

Sri Lankan apparel and fabric manufacturing conglomerate MAS Holdings has established a supply chain logistics joint-venture aimed at enhancing the company's agility and speed-to-market.

Latest blogs

China still dominates apparel sourcing 12 Feb 18

Leonie Barrie

The latest full-year data on US apparel import trends for 2017 suggests China will remain the dominant sourcing region for some time to come.


Retail's rapid transformation requires "platform thinking" 29 Jan 18

Leonie Barrie

There’s no doubt the retail industry is undergoing rapid transformation as technology continues to reshape how retailers think about their supply chains and meeting their customers’ needs. But to position themselves for future growth, they must adopt "platform thinking" and offer a radically diverse sets of experiences.

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