NEW YORK – Ethiopia risks becoming the “next Bangladesh” by competing purely on cheap garment industry labour, according to new…Read the full story… Ethiopia risks “becoming next Bangladesh”
EXCLUSIVE – This week saw arguably the most significant commercial breakthrough in global attempts to close the loop in fashion.…Read the full story… Circular fashion hits commercial milestone
AMSTERDAM – The C&A Foundation and Textile Exchange have responded to Apparel Insider research which claims there is no clear…Read the full story… C&A Foundation, Textile Exchange join cotton sustainability debate
COPENHAGEN – Sustainable efforts in the global fashion industry are stalling according to the latest ‘Pulse’ report published by Global…Read the full story… Why we have doubts about latest ‘Pulse’ report
DHAKA – Up to 60 per cent of garment workers in Bangladesh will lose their jobs over the next decade…Read the full story… Could robots replace 60% of garment workers?
COPENHAGEN – Copenhagen Fashion Summit has been criticised for sugar-coating the dire environmental issues faced by the global fashion sector.…Read the full story… Sustainable growth is an ‘oxymoron’
LONDON – As young people demonstrate globally about climate disruption, the May/June Apparel Insider magazine asks whether company boards at…Read the full story… Are fashion sector boards in touch on climate issues?
NEW YORK – US fast fashion brand Forever 21 has been slammed for using an anti-fast fashion artist’s image to…Read the full story… Forever 21 makes disposable fashion faux pas
SYDNEY – Australian wool output is forecast to be down by 13 per cent for the 2018/19 amid ongoing drought…Read the full story… Australian wool output down 13% due to drought