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C&A increasing transparency with supplier ratings

Fashion retail chain C&A has expanded the disclosure of its supplier production and, for the first time, published supplier ratings as it lo...

Change or die – a stark message for supply chains

The old guard of the United States apparel and footwear industries better wise up to changes occurring all along the supply chain if they wa...

Need for speed turbocharges footwear supply chains

Moves by Nike and Adidas to turbocharge their footwear supply chains through robotics and automated factories are not only set to shake up t...

China share of EU clothing imports slips again

The leading position of China as textile and apparel supplier to the EU has continued to be eroded by the increasingly vigorous entry of oth...

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Ethiopia sets its sights on $30bn apparel exports 3 May 2017

Leonie Barrie

Ethiopia is raising the bar on its garment and textile ambitions, targeting exports worth $30bn by 2025: a huge goal for a country whose annual shipments currently sit at just $115m. Speaking for the first time about the plans, Dr Arkebe Oqubay, a minister and special advisor to Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, shares with just-style the "bold vision" he believes will transform this East African nation into a compelling new sourcing hub for brands, retailers and their suppliers.


"Power of the many" drives change at Otto Group 22 Feb 2017

Beth Wright

With pressure mounting on apparel brands and retailers to give more weight to sustainability and social responsibility in their sourcing decisions, Andreas Streubig, sustainability division manager at German mail order and e-commerce giant Otto Group, is convinced that collaboration and the "power of the many" is key to driving lasting change.

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Cone Denim launches sustainable stretch yarn tech 23 Jun 17

Beth Wright

US textile major Cone Denim is bringing sustainability to stretch with the launch of a new dual-core stretch yarn technology to mark the tenth anniversary of S Gene, and its commitment to developing denims using 100% recycled polyester content.


Top stories this week on just-style... 23 Jun 17

Beth Wright

Top stories this week on just-style include a look at the ten worst countries in the world for working people, Amazon's new "try before you buy, and only pay for what you keep" service, why H&M's new Arket concept is quite unlike anything previously seen from the retailer, and the US launches a review of the eligibility of Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda to continue to receive benefits under AGOA.


Apparel and textile production up in key regions 22 Jun 17

Leonie Barrie

World apparel production growth fell short of the world manufacturing average in the first quarter of 2017, although gains have been seen in both developing and industrialised economies, new research shows.


Burberry GBP3m grant funds sustainable innovations 22 Jun 17

Beth Wright

UK luxury fashion group Burberry has partnered with the Royal College of Art (RCA) on a new research group designed to develop more sustainable materials, transform consumer experience and advance manufacturing, in line with Burberry's new five-year responsibility agenda.


Cofra Group names Caparros as C&A Europe CEO 22 Jun 17

Beth Wright

C&A owner The Cofra Group has named Alain Caparros as CEO of its C&A Europe retail business, as part of a bid to further accelerate its transformation.


Yoox Net-a-Porter bans angora across all platforms 21 Jun 17

Beth Wright

Luxury fashion e-commerce store Yoox Net-a-Porter (YNAP) has committed to ending the sale of angora across all its platforms.

Latest blogs

Digital pieces of the fashion supply chain take shape 12 Jun 17

Leonie Barrie

The digital pieces of the fashion supply chain puzzle are starting to come together, according to executives at the recent Texprocess apparel technology trade show in Frankfurt, Germany.


Latest supply chain leaders? 5 Jun 17

Leonie Barrie

Swedish fast-fashion retailer H&M, Zara brand owner Inditex, and sportswear giant Nike are not only among the world's leading brands, they also have some of the best supply chains too, according to a new review.

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