TASHKENT – The President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoev, has ordered the abolition of the country’s decades-old state quota system for…Read the full story… Uzbekistan ends cotton quota system
HONG KONG – Apparel buyers are extending payment terms by up to 30 days for Bangladeshi suppliers as they seek…Read the full story… Brands alter payment terms on back of Covid-19
LONDON – In the next edition of Apparel Insider, we will be asking whether ‘sustainable cotton rankings’ like those recently…Read the full story… Are sustainable cotton rankings anti-competitive?
COPENHAGEN – Copenhagen Fashion Summit has been postponed having become the latest event to fall prey to COVID-19. It follows…Read the full story… Copenhagen Fashion summit postponed
SAN FRANCISCO – US casualwear retailer, Gap Inc, has followed in the footsteps of H&M by appointing a female CEO. Sonia Syngal, an…Read the full story… Gap appoints Sonia Syngal as CEO
TORONTO – US outdoor clothing brand, Canada Goose, has produced a documentary about polar bears in an attempt to deflect…Read the full story… Canada Goose gets cuddly in bear documentary
COPENHAGEN – Danish fashion business, Bestseller, says it has no intention of pulling out of Xinjiang following this week’s report…Read the full story… Bestseller “no intention” of pulling out of Xinjiang
STOCKHOLM – H&M has launched a new B2B service which offers third parties access to its global supply chain. The…Read the full story… H&M opens up supply chain via B2B service
WASHINGTON – US retail giant, Nike, must stop making Shox and Air Max shoes using Uyghur forced labour and remove…Read the full story… Could brands with Uyghur labour links face fines?