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Africa garment industry embarks on digital roadmap

Is Africa prepared for significant change in the way that its clothing and textile manufacturing sector does business, ranging from the desi...

Retailers must act to future-proof their business

Retailers need to act now if they are to future-proof their businesses against the changing landscape, by rethinking their workforces, adopt...

Why has re:source not been launched yet?

There is nothing better than the feeling of elation when a project you have lived and breathed for years finally comes to fruition. But we w...

Digitisation – The next apparel sourcing hotspot?

So far, the promise of digitisation in the apparel industry remains largely unfulfilled. But with opportunities for new cheap supplier count...

Latest Interviews

How TAL Apparel is staying ahead of the game – Interview 14 Oct 2016

Michelle Russell

As one of the world's leading garment manufacturers, Hong Kong-based TAL Apparel is continually looking to see how it can add value in the apparel supply chain, as chief technology officer Delman Lee tells just-style.

Esquel CEO says automation core to competitiveness 1 Dec 2015

Wang Fangqing

While doomsayers have been waxing lyrically for the past two years about how the Chinese clothing industry could have a shaky future, John Cheh, vice chairman and CEO of Esquel Group, the Hong Kong-based vertically integrated cotton to shirt maker, is resolute in his optimism. 

Latest News

Under Armour launches first subscription service 23 Oct 17

Beth Wright

US sportswear brand Under Armour has become the latest apparel retailer to launch an online subscription service that sees its customers sent boxes of handpicked items, customised to their specific training needs and personal style.

Hyosung and Bossa partner on Creora bi-stretch line 23 Oct 17

Michelle Russell

South Korean fibre manufacturer Hyosung has partnered with Turkey-based textile firm Bossa to launch a collection of bi-stretch denim using new proprietary technology.

Cordura denims added to materials library 23 Oct 17

Beth Wright

Product designers from around the world will now have easy insight into Cordura's latest Live Durable Fabric technologies after two new categories of it high-performance fabrics were added to Material ConneXion's online library of innovative materials.

Molecular tag technology added to materials library 20 Oct 17

Beth Wright

Product designers from around the world will be able to access molecular tagging technology from Applied DNA Sciences (APDN) after its SigNature platform was added to Material ConneXion's online library of innovative materials.

Top stories this week on just-style... 20 Oct 17

Beth Wright

Top stories this week on just-style include the signing of America's first contract to supply US-grown textile grade hemp for use in apparel production, the news Amazon may be working with some of the world's biggest athletic apparel suppliers ahead of a move into sportswear, Levi Strauss named as having the greenest supply chain in China, and Target turning to technology to speed up factory inspections in Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand.

Everything But Water invests in omnichannel tool 20 Oct 17

Leonie Barrie

Everything But Water, the largest specialty swimwear and resortwear retailer in the US, has invested in a new software solution to help give a seamless omnichannel shopping experience.

Latest blogs

Trump trade probe could have costs for cotton 16 Oct 17

Leonie Barrie

An International Trade Commission hearing got underway last week as part of the Trump administration's probe into China's intellectual property practices under Section 301 of the 1974 Trade Act. The action gives the president broad authority to impose tariffs on foreign goods – and, as we investigate, could hold dire consequences for US cotton producers.

Stop negotiating and bring in the engineers 9 Oct 17

Leonie Barrie

Surviving in a declining market is the biggest challenge for discount/mass-market retailers and suppliers of commodity products such as basic T-shirts, hoodies or cotton men's shirts – which is why it’s time to stop negotiating and bring in the engineers.

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