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Sunday, April 22, 2018
You versus Amazon - who wins?  (2018-04-20)
  As the apparel market continues to change and competition intensifies, brands need to consider executing digital transformation strategies if they are to compete effectively.
World's first circular fashion master's degree to launch  (2018-04-20)
  The Amsterdam Fashion Institute (AMFI) has partnered with Dutch social enterprise Circle Economy and Fashion for Good, a global initiative to make fashion more sustainable, to develop the world's first master's degree focused on circular fashion entrepreneurship.
Farfetch launches tech accelerator   (2018-04-20)
  Farfetch, a marketplace for luxury brands, has launched a new accelerator initiative to support technology start-ups, with Burberry onboard as the first partner organisation.
US garment supplier restrained over wage violations  (2018-04-20)
  A US garment manufacturer has been temporarily restrained from shipping orders to its buyer Charlotte Russe after an investigation found it to have committed overtime and wage violations.
Guess commits to sustainable cotton sourcing  (2018-04-19)
  Fashion retailer Guess Inc has become the latest brand to join the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) to help address its water use.
New Intertek online platform for supply chain visibility  (2018-04-19)
  Testing and inspection specialist Intertek has launched a new service designed to evaluate the compliance of suppliers and respond to the information requests of customers.
Make it British prepares for return to London  (2018-04-19)
  The UK Fashion and Textile Association and brands including Jigsaw and Cheaney Shoes are among those speaking at this year's Make it British conference.
Timberland uncovers consumer eco-fashion behaviours   (2018-04-19)
  Outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland has revealed the findings of a new survey in a bid to uncover what consumers value most when it comes to "going green" with their wardrobe.
Mango commits to sustainable cotton sourcing  (2018-04-19)
  Spanish fashion chain Mango has become the latest brand to join the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) as part of a new commitment to ensure 50% of the cotton it sources is of sustainable origin by 2022.
Wrangler hails sustainable cotton farming techniques   (2018-04-19)
  Sustainable cotton farming techniques can result in the removal of three times the amount of greenhouse gas emissions from the atmosphere as conventional farming methods, according to a new report from US jeans brands Wrangler.
Debenhams in 84.6% profit tumble as CFO departs  (2018-04-19)
  Shares in Debenhams tumbled by more than 6% this morning (19 April) as the British department store group revealed an 84.6% drop in profit for the first half of the financial year and announced the departure of its chief financial officer.
Denim industry hits Amsterdam for Kingpins show  (2018-04-19)
  The Kingpins sourcing show kicked off in Amsterdam this week, with some of the world's most innovative denim mills, trim providers, wash houses and manufacturers taking part in two days of exhibitions, workshops and seminars.
US$1.2bn cost to complete Bangladesh factory remediation  (2018-04-19)
  The cost to remediate the remaining dangerous conditions in Bangladesh's ready-made garment industry is estimated at US$1.2bn, a new report suggests, as the call for funding and a collective commitment to finish the work gets louder.
Nike claims first 3D-printed performance textile upper   (2018-04-18)
  US sporting goods giant Nike has developed what it claims is the first 3D-printed textile upper in performance footwear.
Sequential to take Avia to Greater China  (2018-04-18)
  Brand management company Sequential Brands has inked a multi-year agreement with leading sports manufacturer and distributor Beiying Sports Technology Co Ltd to bring its active lifestyle brand Avia to Greater China.

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