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Saturday, July 4, 2015
Gerber debuts new fabric spreading and cutting table  (2015-07-03)
  Gerber Technology has introduced a new fabric spreading and cutting table which it says will optimise processes for apparel manufacturers and make it easier for operators to move materials.
Late discounting fails to lift UK fashion sales in June  (2015-07-03)
  Late discounting was unable to lift UK fashion sales in June, as many consumers remained reluctant to increase overall spending on the high street.
Top stories this week on just-style...  (2015-07-03)
  The most-read stories on just-style this week include news that Myanmar has introduced its first minimum wage for garment workers, Marks & Spencer is to launch a supply human rights policy, and Adidas has developed its first shoe upper made from ocean waste.
Cambodia hit by more garment factory faintings  (2015-07-03)
  Around 274 garment factory workers in Cambodia have fainted in the last week at sites in Phnom Penh, Takeo and Kandal.
VF Corp's Lee ReThink taps into sustainable supply chain  (2015-07-01)
  Jeans produced under VF Corp's Lee ReThink denim programme in China - which aims to improve sustainability at every stage of the supply chain - require around 1,100 less gallons of water to produce compared to a typical pair of Lee jeans.
M&S emphasises sizeable challenge in tracing cotton  (2015-07-03)
  UK retailer Marks & Spencer has said cotton remains the biggest challenge for the group when it comes to tracing its supply chain back to raw materials.
Myanmar garment makers mull shut-downs over wage plans  (2015-07-03)
  Myanmar's garment industry employers gathered yesterday (2 July) to discuss possible shut-downs following the government's announcement this week of a controversial proposed minimum wage of MMK3,600 (US$3.22) per day.
EFI acquisition adds digital textile printing  (2015-07-03)
  Eyeing an edge in the fast-growing digital textile printing space, California-based Electronics For Imaging Inc (EFI) has acquired Italian inkjet printer specialist Reggiani Macchine.
First 'Made in Green' label awarded to textile industry  (2015-07-03)
  Certification body Oeko-Tex has made its Made in Green sustainability certification label available to the textile industry for the first time.
Mountain Hardwear names Kerslake interim president  (2015-07-03)
  Outdoor equipment and clothing company Mountain Hardwear Inc has named Scott Kerslake as interim brand president while it seeks a permanent leader to replace Topher Gaylord, who has resigned.
Sears Canada CEO Boire to step down  (2015-07-03)
  Ronald Boire, the CEO of retail group Sears Canada has announced his decision to step down.
Macy's to axe Trump menswear over racist comments  (2015-07-03)
  US retailer Macy's is phasing out its Donald Trump men's wear line after the businessman and presidential candidate made insulting comments about Mexican immigrants.
Huntsman appoints Aggarwal MD for India subcontinent  (2015-07-03)
  Dyes and chemicals business Huntsman International (India) Pvt has made a senior appointment as part of a leadership succession move for the Indian subcontinent.
Avantex trade fair for high-tech fashion fabrics  (2015-07-02)
  Avantex, a trade fair for high-tech fashion fabrics, is launching in Paris later this year, with exhibitors from Europe and Asia.
Walmart taps into product content from suppliers  (2015-07-02)
  Wal-Mart is tackling the problem of inconsistencies and inaccuracies in online product information by asking all suppliers and manufacturers to share their complete product catalogues with the retailer.

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