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What the fashion industry is doing for Earth Day

On the 51st anniversary of World Earth Day, we take a look at the ways in which the footwear and apparel industry is marking the event. High...

Why sustainability must drive fashion's reset

The Covid-19 pandemic has presented the apparel industry with an opportunity to pause, reflect and rethink its future. Winners in this new p...

Fast-tracking technology uptake post-pandemic

In the year since the Covid-19 pandemic began its spread across the world, the textile and apparel industry has undergone some monumental tr...

The pandemic has put a fundamental flip on retail

The coronavirus pandemic has been the catalyst to fundamentally change consumers' shopping habits, offering new opportunities for brands and...

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Mango eyes circular future with new CSR vision 7 May 2021

Beth Wright

Spanish clothing group Mango is stepping up its sustainability commitments by rolling out a new corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy and focusing on evolving a more circular business model. Head of sourcing Andres Fernandez and CSR director Beatriz Bayo say transparency, collaboration and trust are key to a greener future and building back better from the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Fashion-Enter on a mission to boost made in Britain 1 Feb 2021

Beth Wright

Skills training provider and manufacturer Fashion-Enter is gearing up for a busy year, with plans to lead a new fashion academy in Leicester, open a similar site in Wales, and explore the potential of a Foundation to help young people with mental health issues – all while continuing to navigate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and Brexit. Speaking exclusively to just-style, director Jenny Holloway outlines her plans for 2021 and explains why it's so crucial to bridge the fashion skills gap in the UK.

Latest News

Walmart to acquire Zeekit virtual fit platform 14 May 21

Beth Wright

US retail giant Walmart plans to acquire Israeli start-up Zeekit, which combines fashion and technology through a virtual fitting room platform to enhance customer and social experience.

Top stories this week on just-style... 14 May 21

Beth Wright

Top stories this week on just-style include a look at how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted the upstream apparel supply chain, and why Cambodia's garment sector has been left reeling from the latest lockdown restrictions. Elsewhere, Ralph Lauren is to sell its Club Monaco brand, L Brands is to spin off Victoria's Secret into an independent publicly-traded company, and Bangladesh's clothing industry is set to benefit from five new upstream textile factories.

3D adoption in denim will grow as sustainability gathers pace 13 May 21

Hannah Abdulla

The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the adoption of 3D design technologies with experts believing this is only the start as more brands look to operate more sustainably.

AMSilk raises EUR29m to accelerate industrial scale-up 13 May 21

Beth Wright

Industrial supplier of synthetic silk biopolymers AMSilk GmbH has successfully closed a EUR29m (US$35m) Series C fundraise, led by Novo Growth, the growth equity arm of Novo Holdings.

M&S employs Blue Yonder for cost, stock efficiencies 12 May 21

Hannah Abdulla

British retailer Marks & Spencer has been working with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) specialist Blue Yonder to reduce costs and improve stock flow by re-engineering its end-to-end supply chain.

Scott Sports centralises systems with PLM 12 May 21

Beth Wright

International sports brand Scott Sports has invested in a new Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution to harmonise product data and processes across its entire infrastructure to create a central base for improved workflows.

Latest blogs

What next for the Bangladesh Accord? 3 May 21

Beth Wright

In the wake of the eighth anniversary of the Rana Plaza collapse in 2013, just-style continues to look at issues around the tragedy. Two initiatives were set up in the aftermath of the incident to oversee the country's clothing factories for fire, electrical and structural issues – the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety and the Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety. The Accord’s tenure comes to an end next month, and there are serious concerns for garment workers if another agreement is not signed soon.

Call for safe Bangladesh garment factories continues 26 Apr 21

Michelle Russell

The eighth anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse, which killed over 1,000 garment workers and injured thousands more, took place at the weekend. To coincide with the event there have been calls for consumers to campaign for safe factories for garment workers.

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