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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Nordstrom expands Madewell distribution to 30 stores   (2015-07-28)
  US upscale fashion retailer Nordstrom is bolstering its partnership with J Crew's Madewell brand by doubling the number of stores that sell the line to 30.
Eliminating supply chain risk tops sustainability agenda  (2015-07-27)
  Eliminating risks is the main driver for supply chain sustainability both now and into 2016, according to new research.
US trafficking upgrade paves way for Malaysia in TPP  (2015-07-28)
  An upgrade of Malaysia in the US government's annual report on human trafficking paves the way for the Southeast Asia nation to take part in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact.
Berghaus launches eco-friendly garment label  (2015-07-28)
  Outdoor performance wear specialist Berghaus has introduced a new 'Made Kind' label to identify that its garments are kinder to the planet.
US upgrades Uzbekistan despite cotton sector concerns  (2015-07-28)
  A decision by the US to upgrade Uzbekistan in its annual report on human trafficking has been slammed by human rights groups.
Boden invests in PLM to support growth  (2015-07-28)
  British fashion brand Boden has selected Centric Software's product lifecycle management (PLM) solution to support the growth of its international online and mail-order business.
Cambodia sets up libraries for garment workers  (2015-07-28)
  The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) has joined forces with non-governmental organisation Sipar to provide a library resource centre at garment factories for workers.
Analysts upbeat after Next lifts FY outlook   (2015-07-28)
  Analysts continue to remain upbeat about Next Plc's prospects, after the UK fashion retailer raised its full-year outlook, thanks to better-than-expected first-half sales growth.
Century Q1 textile earnings climb  (2015-07-28)
  Indian yarn, fabric and denim maker Century Textiles & Industries saw earnings and sales in its textile division climb during the first quarter.
Wal-Mart makes greenhouse gases pledge  (2015-07-28)
  US retail giant Wal-Mart has pledged to reduce greenhouse gases across its operations as part of a White House US business climate change commitment.
Kering shares climb on mixed H2  (2015-07-28)
  French luxury goods group Kering has recorded sales growth for the Gucci brand for the first time in two years, but saw second-quarter earnings slide.
Sympatex names new VP for North America  (2015-07-27)
  Functional textile specialist Sympatex Technologies has named Derek Spingler as its new vice president for North America.
Asics reorganises to strengthen business  (2015-07-27)
  Sporting goods company Asics Corp restructuring its global operations and hiring new managers to "accelerate business growth."
Metallised thread for "revolutionary" RFID tag debuts  (2015-07-27)
  Industrial thread business Coats Group Plc has developed what it claims to be the first-ever metallised thread antenna for use with a new "revolutionary" radio frequency identification (RFID) tag, to help textile businesses manage their inventory quickly and accurately.
Kering hires CEO to expand emerging brands  (2015-07-27)
  French group Kering has appointed Grita Loebsack as CEO of its luxury couture and leather goods' emerging brands.