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Trade policy top sourcing concern for US fashion

The impact of trade protectionism, increasing market competition from e-commerce, and supply chain risk are the top concerns for US fashion...

Why US innovation is vital to global value chains

An article on just-style last week described as a "missed opportunity" the distribution of a Vietnam-made backpack at the launch of a new mu...

The advantages and challenges of local sourcing

Delayed shipments, rising labour costs, quality claims and compliance issues are just some of the challenges facing sourcing managers. Add i...

NAFTA renegotiation – Key textile & apparel issues

As the United States, Canada and Mexico prepare to begin formal talks to renegotiate the 23-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NA...

Latest Interviews

Clarks manufacturing for faster future – Interview 11 Jul 2017

Michelle Russell

With a history in shoemaking that goes back almost 200 years, footwear giant Clarks is about to take a step into the future with a new model to bring innovative shoe manufacturing back to the UK. CEO Mike Shearwood and sourcing director Antony Perillo spoke to just-style about the company's multi-million pound investment to slash lead times and bring more agility to its sourcing portfolio.


How C&A Foundation is trying to transform fashion 27 Jun 2017

Michelle Russell

Driven by concerns the fashion industry isn't working to improve the lives of the 150 million people who make our clothes, the C&A Foundation is tasked with the single goal of making it a force for good. Here executive director Leslie Johnston tells just-style how the corporate foundation affiliated with global fashion retailer C&A is trying to be the catalyst that transforms the sector to be both sustainable and responsible.

Latest News

M&S names Mowat new clothing supply chain director 21 Jul 17

Michelle Russell

UK retailer Marks & Spencer has appointed a new director to head up its clothing and home supply chain, logistics and planning as part of ongoing plans to recover and grow its non-food divisions.


WFSGI Forum focus on digitalisation and disruption 21 Jul 17

Leonie Barrie

The World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI) is heading to Germany later this year, where its annual World Manufacturers Forum is set to take a look at ‘Moving on to a digital and automated business of the future.’


Texbase develops supply chain communications tool 21 Jul 17

Michelle Russell

TexBase, a developer of cloud-based software for the apparel and textile industries, has released a fully-integrated supply chain communications tool.


Grupo Cortefiel picks PLM for sourcing visibility 21 Jul 17

Michelle Russell

European fashion retail giant Grupo Cortefiel has invested in a new product lifecycle management (PLM) solution to improve visibility and decision-making in its sourcing process.


NGC Software rolls out latest quality control tool 21 Jul 17

Leonie Barrie

NGC Software has launched the latest release of its Andromeda Quality Control solution for fashion retailers and brand owners, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution designed to help companies identify product quality problems on the factory floor.


Top stories this week on just-style... 21 Jul 17

Michelle Russell

Top stories this week on just-style include a report on the first garment training institute opening in Cambodia, Primark's recall of thousands of men's flip flops over cancer fears, key issues for textile and apparel supply chains amid the upcoming NAFTA renegotiation, and ways to stay agile in an on-demand economy.

Latest blogs

The rise and fall of Bangladesh? 17 Jul 17

Leonie Barrie

The rise of Bangladesh's garment export industry has been nothing less than spectacular – and until recently it seemed that nothing could stop its growth.


Calls for boiler inspections in Bangladesh 10 Jul 17

Leonie Barrie

Labour rights groups are calling for garment factory safety inspections to be expanded to cover boilers, after a blast at the Multifabs facility in Bangladesh last week killed at least 11 people.

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