In a move aimed at boosting Bangladesh's ready-made garment exports, the Government has provided the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) with 500 acres of land inside a special economic zone located in Chittagong.
Spanish firm Jeanologia, which specialises in sustainable garment finishing technologies that help reduce chemicals, water and energy use, is urging brands and manufacturers to help the denim industry become 100% water free by 2025.
Improved operating efficiency and productivity led Li & Fung to a 21.8% increase in the services segment of its core supply chain solutions business in 2017 as it revealed a strong start to its current three-year plan.
Haiti is in the spotlight once again as global unions urge apparel brands sourcing in the country to intervene and ensure their suppliers reinstate union leaders and activists unions claim were unfairly dismissed last year following strikes to demand an increase in the minimum wage.
The UK Government is consulting on a set of reforms that will give greater protection to staff and small suppliers of insolvent businesses under new plans to crack down on directors and employers behaving irresponsibly.
New Look has announced its company voluntary arrangement (CVA) has been approved by an overwhelming majority of its creditors - a move that means 60 stores are due to close resulting in up to 980 redundancies.
As part of its commitment to responsible sourcing, Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing has outlined a series of new sustainability goals that will be achieved through a specially designed eco-investment programme to help drive the "substantial reduction" of specific emissions by 2022.
The US is showing a stronger willingness to speed up negotiations on the textile and apparel chapter of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as looming Mexican presidential elections could scupper talks to upend the 23-year accord, a top textiles negotiator has told just-style.
In a move designed to help boost its understanding of the impacts involved in its supply chain, Turkey-based denim manufacturing giant Isko has worked to obtain Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) of all 25,000-plus of its denim products.