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Wednesday, July 18, 2018
New York City unveils $100m overhaul to supply chain network  (2018-07-17)
  The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has unveiled a US$100m plan to overhaul its ageing logistics system and create a more sustainable and resilient supply chain network.
India raises import duties on textile and apparel  (2018-07-17)
  The Government of India has this week raised import duties on a large number of textiles and apparel by up to 20%.
Egypt gets first ZDHC chemical management training  (2018-07-17)
  A two-day training workshop on chemical management in the textile and clothing value chain is taking place in Egypt for the first time this week.
M&S prepares to cut 351 store management jobs  (2018-07-17)
  British fashion and food retailer Marks & Spencer is to cut around 351 store management roles as the company perseveres with its five-year transformation plan.
EU and China align circular economy policies  (2018-07-17)
  The European Union (EU) and China have committed to align their policies to support an accelerated transition towards a circular economy.
Scovill Fasteners expands brand reach in Europe  (2018-07-17)
  US-based Scovill Fasteners is expanding its reach through a new partnership with Durable Fasteners as its new agent in the United Kingdom and continental Europe.
Sales at US clothing stores see mixed bag in June  (2018-07-16)
  US retail sales continued to rise in June, but while consumers spent more on their cars, in bars and restaurants, and on furniture and building supplies, it was a month of mixed performance for clothing, sporting goods and in department stores.
Alibaba to boost e-commerce in Turkey with Trendyol deal  (2018-07-16)
  Chinese online retail giant Alibaba has invested in Turkey's leading e-commerce platform Trendyol, marking the largest internet transaction in the European country to date.
Lenzing invests EUR100m in sustainable technology  (2018-07-16)
  Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing Group is expanding its environmental commitment with an investment of over EUR100m (US$117.1m) in new manufacturing technologies and production facilities until 2022.
Manhattan Associates opens new office in Germany  (2018-07-16)
  Supply chain and omnichannel solutions provider Manhattan Associates is broadening its European reach with the opening of a new office in the German city of Düsseldorf.
Philippines looks to scale up local garment sector  (2018-07-16)
  The Philippines' leading investment promotion agency has met with garment and textile manufacturers in the country's Taytay district to discuss scaling up the sector and making it more competitive as part of a government roadmap for the industry.
Visual Next and ColourMart streamline colour processes in PLM  (2018-07-16)
  Two software companies have formed a strategic alliance to integrate precision colour management capabilities into PLM and help fashion and related companies streamline the colour management and approval processes.
Social dialogue gets boost in Vietnamese garment sector  (2018-07-16)
  Social dialogue in Vietnam's apparel and textile industry has been given a new stimulus with the signing of a long-term agreement between a number of labour groups.
Worn Again prepares to accelerate recycling technology  (2018-07-16)
  Worn Again Technologies, a British start-up developing polymer and cellulose recycling technology, is preparing to bring its patented innovation to market after hitting its GBP5m (US$6.6m) investment target.
UK consumers increasingly shun man-made materials  (2018-07-16)
  UK consumers are continuing to shun man-made materials in favour of natural, high quality fibres, a new report has found - with manufacturers bearing most of the blame for non-environmentally friendly clothing.

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