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China set to overtake US as largest fashion market

Greater China will for the first time in centuries overtake the US as the world's largest fashion market in 2019, according to a new study,...

Technology is key to the future of smart retailing

The digital disruption of the apparel industry from manufacturing to retail is being driven by virtual reality, 3D modelling, artificial int...

How forensic science provides proof of provenance

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4 steps to build advanced analytics into apparel

The apparel industry is the laggard in embracing advanced analytics, often favouring merchant and designer-driven 'gut feel' over insight-dr...

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Digitisation is key to upgrading Asia's fashion factories. Just do it responsibly, says Fung Group's director of sustainability 14 Nov 2018

Leonie Barrie

Digital technologies, robotics and artificial intelligence are starting to bring more speed, efficiency and transparency to apparel supply chains – but less well documented is their potential impact on job losses and social unrest, especially in Asia. It’s a balancing act that Pamela Mar weighs up in her roles as director of sustainability at the Fung Group and EVP of Supply Chain Futures for the Fung Academy, as she tells just-style.


Volt Smart Yarns bridging the gap on wearables – Interview 9 Aug 2018

John McCurry

Ahead of the launch of its new Volt Wearable Technology division, Matt Kolmes, CEO at Supreme Corporation, talks to just-style about how the company’s Volt Smart Yarns has been gaining momentum in the smart fabrics industry – and some of the challenges still facing the sector in reaching its full potential.

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Top stories this week on just-style... 7 Dec 18

Beth Wright

Top stories on just-style this week include an exclusive report on Decathlon's environmental labelling initiative; how executives from Marks & Spencer, Burberry and Primark have responded to questions by British lawmakers about efforts to deal with excess stock and unwanted garments; and a US$5m investment by industrial thread maker Coats in new digital thread dyeing technology.


China's SC Fashion picks PLM for product development 7 Dec 18

Michelle Russell

China-based apparel manufacturer SC Fashion has invested in a PLM system to better communicate with brand partners and more efficiently manage product development.


Maersk targets zero CO2 emissions for ships by 2050 6 Dec 18

Michelle Russell

Global logistics giant AP Moller Maersk has set a target to have carbon neutral vessels commercially viable by 2030 and is calling for strong industry involvement.


Circularity innovators get launch platform 6 Dec 18

Michelle Russell

Pioneering innovations aimed at engaging customers in the circular economy could be set to hit the market after circularity initiative The Launch announced the finalists for its annual innovators challenge.


Lectra supports personalisation with Fashion On Demand 5 Dec 18

Beth Wright

Technology specialist Lectra is tapping into the strong demand for personalisation in the fashion industry with a new turnkey solution that automates on-demand production from order reception to production development stages and the cutting room.


UK researchers develop 'fully electronic fibres' for everyday clothing 5 Dec 18

Hannah Abdulla

Researchers at the University of Exeter claim to have "pioneered" a new technique to create "fully electronic fibres" that can be incorporated into the production of everyday clothing.

Latest blogs

Regional supply chains shape up 26 Nov 18

Leonie Barrie

Regional patterns in world textile and apparel trade are becoming increasingly important, according to an analysis using data from the re:source by just-style sourcing tool. The trend reflects both the changing dynamics of the global economy and the shifting sourcing strategies of fashion brands and retailers.


US-China trade spat spurs sourcing shifts 22 Nov 18

Leonie Barrie

The coming change of control of the House of Representatives following the US mid-term elections will probably do little to stop the escalating tariff disputes between the US and China, the American fashion industry has been warned.

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