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Saturday, August 18, 2018
South Africa mohair farmers charged over cruelty  (2018-08-17)
  Cruelty-to-animals charges have been filed against four angora goat farmers in South Africa following an exposé by animal rights group PETA earlier this year.
Top stories this week on just-style...  (2018-08-17)
  Top stories on just-style this week include at look at the implications of tariffs being imposed on all goods imported into the US from China, VF Corp's plans to spin off the group's denim and outlet businesses, and the shadow cast by the ongoing Rohingya humanitarian crisis on Myanmar's thriving garment exports.
Long Beach Port uses data to enhance planning  (2018-08-17)
  A pilot project at the Port of Long Beach has launched aimed at enhancing advance planning at the busiest port complex in North America.
JD.com optimistic on FY despite wider Q2 loss  (2018-08-17)
  Despite widening its net losses, Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com has offered an optimistic outlook thanks to higher sales in the second quarter.
US urges more from China ahead of new trade talks  (2018-08-17)
  US President Donald Trump has urged China to bring a fairer deal to the bargaining table as the two countries prepare to meet later this month in an effort to reach a resolution before an all-out trade war ensues.
House of Fraser cancels online orders amid dispute  (2018-08-17)
  UK department store retailer House of Fraser is cancelling all online orders and refunding customers following a reported dispute with its warehouse operator.
Yesim Textile pilots new joint auditing model  (2018-08-17)
  Yesim Textile, one of Turkey's leading vertically-integrated manufacturers of knit products for US and European retailers, has been piloting a new joint auditing model where brands supervise their suppliers under a single social compliance audit.
Young men revealed as UK's most prolific shoe buyers  (2018-08-17)
  British men aged 16-24 have stepped into pole position when it comes to purchasing shoes, with new research showing they are now Britain's number one footwear buyers.
Customer experience drives supply chain innovation  (2018-08-17)
  Customer experience is driving the next wave of supply chain innovation, according to a new report, but market leaders are also giving short shrift to emerging technologies like blockchain and drones.
Fat Face hails strong year thanks to investment  (2018-08-16)
  UK fashion retailer Fat Face has hailed a strong year for the company as it booked higher sales and earnings, boosted by investment in areas including in e-commerce.
TUV Rhineland latest to become ZDHC certifier  (2018-08-16)
  German inspection services group TUV Rhineland has become the newest Accepted Certification Testing Standard for Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Manufacturing Restricted Substances List conformance.
FineLine eyes global tagging growth with Traderplus buy  (2018-08-16)
  FineLine Technologies is extending its global service bureau presence to South Africa, Australia and China with the acquisition of South Africa-based barcode tag and RFID label provider Traderplus.
Delta Galil acquisition costs weigh on Q2 earnings  (2018-08-16)
  Israeli apparel major Delta Galil Industries has reaffirmed its full year outlook, despite booking a drop in earnings and relatively flat sales in its second quarter.
C2C Certified toolkit launched for denim and materials  (2018-08-16)
  Fashion for Good, a global initiative trying to make fashion more sustainable, has launched what it claims is the world's first comprehensive toolkit to get fashion brands, retailers and manufacturers started on the development of Cradle to Cradle Certified products.
Research underway to develop non-creasing cotton  (2018-08-16)
  A team of scientists in Australia is working on a project to develop the next generation cotton fibre - which could feature many of the properties of synthetics, such as being stretchy, non-creasing and even waterproof, while retaining its natural fibre feel.