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.
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.
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.
As the fifth anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse nears, UK charity Fairtrade Foundation has issued a call for fashion brands and retailers to set a deadline to pay living wages in their supply chains.
A group of business associations, including Amfori and the Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry (FESI), have joined forces in urging the European Commission to ratify and implement the EU-Vietnam free trade agreement as soon as possible.
Humane Society International UK has highlighted what it says are cruel conditions on fox fur farms in Finland and a mink fur farm in Ireland - both exporters to the UK - as the fur industry prepares to give evidence in support of the UK fur trade to an enquiry.