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Saturday, November 17, 2018
Canada Goose ups outlook following strong Q2  (2018-11-16)
  Canadian outdoor apparel specialist Canada Goose has revealed better-than-expected second-quarter profit and raised its outlook for the year as it looks to build on its business in China and expand domestic operations.
Instagram reveals more seamless shopping features  (2018-11-16)
  Social media platform Instagram has taken yet another step towards "seamless" shopping, launching three new features it says will provide consumers with an easier way to shop online ahead of the key holiday trading season.
Shipping giants confirm plans to form global association  (2018-11-16)
  Five of the world's largest container carriers have confirmed they are preparing to form a global association of ocean shipping lines that aims to standardise industry practices as a way of making the sector more efficient.
New ski jacket wicks away sweat with wearable tech  (2018-11-16)
  Swiss sportswear brand Kjus has launched what it claims is the world's first garment to feature an electronic, user-controlled membrane, designed to eliminate sweat simply by touching a button.
Delta Apparel taking steps to offset China tariffs  (2018-11-16)
  US activewear maker Delta Apparel is taking steps to find alternative supplies for some performance products and accessories to mitigate increased tariffs on products imported into the US from China.
European Parliament calls for Bangladesh Accord to continue  (2018-11-16)
  The European Parliament yesterday (15 November) passed a resolution urging the Bangladesh government to allow the work of the Transition Accord on Fire and Building Safety to continue beyond November this year.
Uncertainty for UK fashion and retail amid Brexit turmoil  (2018-11-16)
  The UK's fashion, textile and retail sectors have voiced concern over the continuing Brexit uncertainty following the signing of a draft withdrawal agreement between Britain and the European Union (EU).
Clothing again boosts US retail sales in October  (2018-11-15)
  Sales at US clothing stores have once again helped lift total retail sales during October, with growth continuing on its upward trajectory.
Top stories this week on just-style...  (2018-11-15)
  Top stories on just-style this week include a look at how the ongoing 'trade war' between the US and China could increase the number of American apparel brands shifting their sourcing away from Chinese suppliers, an interview with Pamela Mar, director of sustainability at the Fung Group, and Vietnam becoming the seventh country to ratify CPTPP - or TPP-11.
Debenhams optimistic despite supplier concerns  (2018-11-15)
  Struggling British department store chain Debenhams is confident it is well-stocked for Christmas, despite concerns a number of high street suppliers have stopped working with the retail group.
Amazon and TK Maxx again named in real fur faux pas  (2018-11-15)
  Retailers Amazon and TK Maxx have again been accused of selling clothing items containing real fur, following an investigation by a British TV programme.
Teijin revamps Solotex as crimped yarn for sportswear  (2018-11-15)
  Teijin Frontier, the fibre product converting business of Teijin Group, has developed a highly modified cross-section crimped yarn it says is suitable for use in sports apparel.
H&M, Adidas, Gap, Nike largest BCI cotton users  (2018-11-15)
  H&M, Adidas, Gap Inc and Nike have been named in the top five of Better Cotton Initiative's (BCI) top brands list for sourcing the sustainable raw material.
Cruelty claims intensify against UK wool industry  (2018-11-15)
  Animal rights group PETA has submitted over seven hours of footage from 49 farms to Trading Standards and the Scottish SPCA as part of its investigation into what it claims is uncovered alleged abuse of sheep on UK farms.
The North Face reinvents Thermoball with recycled materials  (2018-11-15)
  Outdoor apparel, equipment and footwear brand The North Face has reduced the environmental footprint of one of its iconic products - the ThermoBall Eco jacket - by using recycled materials.

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