Top stories this week on just-style include a look at how Rwanda is stepping into Africa's apparel sourcing mix with a new export-led garment factory quickly making up for lost time, a new study claims social audits fail "spectacularly" to protect garment workers, and Uniqlo is partnering with materials maker Toray Industries to produce clothing made from recycled down and fabric.
Cliff Sifford, CEO of Shoe Carnival, has relinquished the title of president as part of a leadership shakeup at the US footwear retailer as it creates a new management structure aligned with its long-term strategic plan.
The early findings of an investigation by UK Government watchdog the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) into JD Sports' proposed takeover of competitor Footasylum has raised concerns that the merger could result in a worse deal for customers, both in-store and online.
The Circular Fashion Fast Forward project, a partnership with the London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) and circular economy business consultancy QSA Partners, has helped launch a new circular outdoor clothing brand.
Shares in Next Plc were down by more than 4% this-morning (19 September) after the apparel retailer maintained its full-year guidance despite a rise in both earnings and revenue for the first half, and pointed to price cuts in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
US importers are being warned to take care ensuring they understand country of origin applicable rules and verify claims made by their suppliers amid confusion surrounding the implementation of the Section 301 tariffs.