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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Call for UK fast fashion inquiry to focus on legislation  (2018-10-12)
  As the UK Government launches an inquiry into the impact of the fashion industry on the environment, a business network has called for consideration to be placed on volume, collaboration support for best practice initiatives, and legislation and incentives.
AMARO selects PLM to increase speed  (2018-10-11)
  Brazilian online direct-to-consumer fashion brand AMARO has invested in a Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution to further synchronise its operations and boost speed-to-market.
N Brown says offline sales will continue to fall   (2018-10-11)
  Online, catalogue and stores retailer N Brown Group has warned it expects offline sales to continue to fall as it focuses on driving online growth of it's three so-called 'Power Brands' - JD Williams, Simply Be and Jacamo.
Asos launches voice shopping with Google Assistant   (2018-10-11)
  UK online fashion retailer Asos has today (11 October) become one of the first fashion retailers in the UK to launch on Google Assistant, meaning customers can discover the latest of the company's products across popular categories using just their voice.
Mud Jeans among new Ellen MacArthur CE100 members  (2018-10-11)
  Sustainable and Fair Trade Certified denim brand Mud Jeans is among the latest members to join the Ellen MacArthur Circular Economy 100 (CE100) Network.
Far Eastern New Century develops polyester-recycling tool  (2018-10-11)
  Taiwan-based textile supplier Far Eastern New Century (FENC) is to debut a chemical recycling product for textiles at the upcoming Taipei Innovative Textile Application Show (TITAS).
Trade tensions fail to dampen East Asia Pacific growth outlook  (2018-10-11)
  Despite a less favourable external environment that has seen increased trade tensions and financial volatility, the growth outlook for developing East Asia and Pacific (EAP) remains positive, new figures show.
Supply chain transparency index launches in Brazil  (2018-10-11)
  Reinforcing its relevance as one of the major players in the industry, Brazil has become the first country to have a national edition of the Fashion Transparency Index published.
Are supply chain ethics becoming a casualty of trade war?  (2018-10-11)
  As Asia's manufacturing hubs are ramping up production for the upcoming holiday season, new data on factory inspections, audits and lab testing points to a slow pace of improvement in the state of factory safety.
Fast Retailing insists "acted lawfully" in Indonesia as worker mistreatment claims linger  (2018-10-11)
  Fast Retailing - owner of the Uniqlo brand - has insisted it "acted lawfully" throughout the process of the closure of its Indonesian supplier factory, as it continues to be bombarded with allegations of worker mistreatment and failure to compensate workers since the factory went bust in 2015.
Bombas picks PLM to help manage growth   (2018-10-11)
  Comfort-focused sock brand Bombas has invested in a PLM system to help manage its growth and streamline operations.
Fallout of China-US trade war to hurt growth in 2019  (2018-10-11)
  The fallout of the US-China trade war will hit economies in 2019 the International Monetary Fund has said.
L Brands exploring options for La Senza business  (2018-10-11)
  Owner of lingerie brand La Senza, L Brands, is weighing up options for the business it has confirmed.
Cambodia hit with EU trade sanctions, Myanmar may follow  (2018-10-05)
  The European Commission has launched a procedure to withdraw Cambodia's access to the Everything But Arms (EBA) preferential trade programme, and is considering the same for Myanmar over human rights violations in both countries.
Tengri names sustainable innovation award winner   (2018-10-05)
  British brand and noble yarn technology specialist Tengri has named the winners of its inaugural innovation award, launched this year to encourage the implementation of sustainable fashion and textiles working towards a greener industry standard and future.

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