Functional fabrics and performance textile specialist Schoeller Textil has released new fabrics with sustainable features including a naturally warming material with Nilit Heat yarn made with coffee bean shells, qualities in mulesing-free wool, and PFC-free bio-technologies based on renewable raw materials.
A new EU directive that came into force last week makes it cheaper, easier and safer to make electronic payments in shops and online, allowing consumers to access more convenient, cost-effective and innovative solutions offered by payment providers.
Top stories this week on just-style include a look at trends in US garment imports from Mexico and countries in the Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA), a new wage board set up by the Bangladesh Government, and how an investigation found women garment workers in India are being held captive.
Chinese online fashion, electronics and homewares retailer LightInTheBox has become the latest company to explore the use of blockchain technology as a way of operating more efficiently, with the opening of a new research lab.
Affluent consumers are becoming more price sensitive as they embrace industry disruptors such as artificial intelligence (AI), Amazon and mobile technology to compare prices, according to the results of a new survey.
Chinese online retail giant Alibaba has questioned the credibility of America's 'Notorious Markets List' after its Taobao marketplace was featured for a second consecutive year - a move that has now turned into a diplomatic row following the involvement of the Chinese government.
US polyester suppliers have applauded a final determination by the Department of Commerce on anti-dumping duties for imports of fine denier polyester staple fibre from China, India, South Korea, and Taiwan.