Finch Designs, a swimwear brand that uses the Repreve recycled filament fibre, has become the first China-based brand to be awarded the Project JUST Seal of Approval for its commitment to transparency and building a sustainable supply chain.
Researchers at the University of Manchester are a step closer to powering wearable technology devices without the need for cumbersome battery packs by printing flexible batteries directly on to fabric.
US retail giant Target has raised its full year guidance after booking what it called "encouraging" second-quarter results as sales crept up and its work to improve the business starts to pay dividends, thanks in part to what one analyst says is the retailer's exclusive new brands - including Cat & Jack - and the overhaul of its stores.
The United States and Cambodia have agreed to establish a number of working group to tackle issues including intellectual property, after the Office of the US Trade Representative earlier this year expressed concerns over the wide availability of fake garments in Cambodia.
The boss of US apparel and footwear group, Under Armour, insists the company remains resolute in its "potential and ability to improve American manufacturing" following his resignation from President Trump's American Manufacturing Council - a move believed to be prompted by widespread disapproval of Trump's failure to condemn white nationalist groups, following violent clashes in Virginia over the weekend.
Danish apparel company Bestseller has joined the likes of Swedish fashion giant H&M, US department store retailer Target Corp, and French luxury goods group Kering as a strategic partner in the Global Fashion Agenda (GFA), a group working to set a common direction for industry efforts on sustainability in fashion.