NAYPYIDAW – Garment exports from Myanmar are on the up despite ongoing political unrest and allegations of ethnic cleansing in…Read the full story… Myanmar exports grow amid ethical violence
TEXAS – A group of leading international apparel brands have publicly pledged to increase their use of recycled polyester (rPET)…Read the full story… Brands make recycled polyester pledge
NEW YORK – US apparel retailer J Crew Group has announced a sobering set of financial results for the third…Read the full story… Woes continue for J Crew Group
TEXAS – US denim brands Wrangler and Lee have put their financial weight behind a new foam dyeing process which claims…Read the full story… VF Corp backs foam dyeing technology
AMSTERDAM – Bringing garment manufacture closer to home is not necessarily the solution to reducing poor working conditions for employees…Read the full story… Europe’s sweatshops uncovered in report on garment production
ADDIS ABABA – One of China’s largest textile manufacturers, Wuxi Cotton Mill, has become the latest inward investor to head…Read the full story… China expands footprint in Ethiopian textile sector
GREENSBORO – US-based apparel and lifestyle retail brand VF Corporation has purchased New Zealand-based Icebreaker as it looks to increase…Read the full story… VF Corp buys natural fibre specialist Icebreaker
Aggressive tax avoidance schemes might make financial sense but for a growing number of consumers, they’re simply not cricket. When…Read the full story… Fair play?
ISTANBUL — Customers shopping at Zara, the fast fashion retailer owned by the world’s largest apparel company, Inditex, recently found…Read the full story… A cry for help?