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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...

4 first steps to nearshoring apparel supply chains

Apparel brands and retailers in Europe and the United States must take the lead on nearshoring, automation and sustainability, and establish...

Counteracting cost with digital colour measurement

The price of dyes and chemicals is rising – bringing with it worry and uncertainty for the textile industry. One solution is to move to digi...

Latest Interviews

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.


DBL embraces digital focus to turbocharge its business – Interview 10 Jul 2018

AZM Anas

The digital integration of Bangladesh’s booming textiles and garment sector is gaining pace, with ‘Industry 4.0’ becoming a watchword for increased competitiveness. One company taking such technological development very seriously is Dhaka-based DBL Group, which has targeted digital efficiencies to turbocharge its business growth – as managing director MA Jabbar explains.

Latest News

Researchers develop AI-backed textile quality control system 19 Oct 18

Michelle Russell

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has developed an intelligent fabric defect detection system that uses advanced technologies including Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Deep Learning.


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.


Decathlon rolls out dynamic pricing strategy in UK 18 Oct 18

Beth Wright

Global sporting goods retailer Decathlon has invested in new software to drive its pricing strategy in the UK as it gears up to open more than 300 stores in the country over the next ten years.


New Volt wearable tech unit for creating smart clothing 17 Oct 18

Hannah Abdulla

High performance and speciality yarn producer Supreme Corporation has launched a wearable tech division as part of its Volt Smart Yarns business to provides cutting-edge smart apparel and fabric.


New innovation lab launches for ITMA 2019 17 Oct 18

Beth Wright

Organisers of one of the world's leading textile and garment technology exhibitions, ITMA 2019, have launched an ITMA Innovation Lab aimed at driving industry focus on technological research and development.


Browzwear and Vizoo standardise digital materials 16 Oct 18

Michelle Russell

3D design and prototyping software provider Browzwear has partnered with material digitisation specialist Vizoo to develop an open source format to help standardise digital materials and serve as a bridge between software applications in the apparel industry.

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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