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How technology is helping build supply chain trust

New tools and technologies are helping the apparel industry to build smarter, transparent – and more trusted – supply chains. Executives fro...

How to manage the hem and haw of inventory

As consumer buying habits and demands become ever more complex, inventory management is key to ensuring companies can quickly respond to any...

Nimble new players build smart future for fashion

The convergence of disruptive new technologies, easy access to cheap capital, and changing consumer attitudes are shaking up an already-brok...

Top trends in Canada’s apparel sourcing trade

Canada is the world's fifth-largest apparel market, and one of its fastest growing importers. Here Dr Sheng Lu, associate professor in the D...

Latest Interviews

C&A Foundation sets out vision for circular fashion – Interview 20 Sep 2018

Beth Wright

One year into his role as head of circular fashion at the C&A Foundation, Douwe Jan Joustra is leading discussions on how to create the conditions for change in the entire fashion system. His main aim is to see retailers adopt new business models, transitioning into "service providers" where fashion will be offered as a service for customers, not consumers – an idea he will share at next month's IAF World Fashion Convention.


How TAL Apparel is rebalancing for growth – CEO Interview 22 Aug 2018

Leonie Barrie

By his own admission, Roger Lee, CEO at Hong Kong based apparel giant TAL Group, is an optimist. And it's a trait that has stood him – and the 70-year-old company he leads – in good stead in recent years as he focuses and rebalances the business for future growth.

Latest News

VF Corp leveraging supply chain to counter trade war 22 Oct 18

Hannah Abdulla

US apparel giant VF Corp has moved to quell concerns the trade war between the US and China could be worrisome for its business. 


Steps to elevate women to top supply chain roles 19 Oct 18

Michelle Russell

An industry-wide organisation for senior-level women in the supply chain field has a released a 16-point agenda to help women progress to top levels of leadership in the profession.


Top stories this week on just-style... 19 Oct 18

Beth Wright

Top stories on just-style this week include H&M hitting back at claims it "unnecessarily incinerated around 100,000 pieces of clothing", a look at how nimble new players are building a smart future for fashion, and speakers at the recent Africa Sourcing and Fashion Week are optimistic at the continent's capability in the textile and apparel sector.


Protests expected as Haiti workers reject new minimum wage 18 Oct 18

Melissa Williams-Sambrano

More than 52,000 Haitian garment sector workers are likely to be demonstrating on the streets of the island's capital city, Port-au-Prince, next week after trade union representatives rejected an increase in the minimum wage proposed by the government.


re:source monthly trade programme roundup – September 2018 18 Oct 18

Dr Sheng Lu

The latest monthly round-up of updates to key free trade agreements and trade preference programmes involving the US, EU and Japan covers developments in September 2018. Trade agreements, rules of origin, tariffs and schedules are all covered in depth in the re:source by just-style strategic planning tool.


Miami sourcing show to double in size for 2019 18 Oct 18

Michelle Russell

A new sourcing markets pavilion and three days of seminars covering topics from best practice and trade agreements to procurement and logistics will feature at the next Apparel Textile Sourcing Miami show.

Latest blogs

Apparel sourcing rules under NAFTA 2.0 15 Oct 18

Leonie Barrie

The new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) – also dubbed NAFTA 2.0 – has finally been agreed, but what does it mean for apparel sourcing? Here we take a close look at the new apparel-specific rules of origin.


Trade tremours continue to reverberate 8 Oct 18

Leonie Barrie

Following more than a year of talks, the United States, Canada and Mexico have reached agreement on a renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) – which will be called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The new deal has been largely welcomed by apparel industry executives in the three countries.

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