Concerns are mounting that a renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will not be reached after President Donald Trump said the trilateral deal will be terminated if a new one cannot be struck.
The majority of textile companies take no action against climate change or water pollution, with only a select few - including H&M, Nike, Adidas and Mammut - concerned about the environment, a new report shows.
Top stories this week on just-style include a look at why retailers struggle to keep up with disruptive change, calls for more fashion brands to sign up to the new Bangladesh Accord, Haiti's apparel sector emerging as one of the main beneficiaries of a Caribbean trade programme, and India's Apparel Export Promotion Council's new GST package that it says will give "immediate relief" to the country's apparel and exports sector.
Chinese online retail giant Alibaba has launched a new global programme that will see it invest more than US$15m in the research and development of technology over the next three years, with the opening of seven research labs in China, the US, Russia, Israel and Singapore.
Companies need to go beyond statistics and instead explore how to assess and communicate the impact their work on environmental and social issues such as climate change, water scarcity and human rights are having, a new report has found.
US sporting giant Nike is losing its appeal with teens in the US, a new survey has found, as the age group gravitates toward streetwear brands including VF Corp-owned Vans and Supreme, as total spending across the age group is down on last year.
Luxury fashion house Gucci has announced it will no longer use animal fur in its products in a move its CEO hopes will change the luxury fashion sector for the better, and campaigners say is a step toward making supply chains that revolve around animals a thing of the past.
An industry group set up to advance the 3D scanning, modelling and visualisation technology being used in virtual and in-store retail shopping has approved a project to develop a standard for 3D body processing.
Online, catalogue and stores retailer N Brown Group has booked what it says was "continued good trading" in its first-half and revealed plans to expand its online presence through partnerships including those with Amazon Fashion and Debenhams.