Brands who are members of the Action, Collaboration, Transformation (ACT) living wage initiative have adopted a joint due diligence framework to ensure their purchasing practices facilitate the payment of a living wage.
California-based footwear company Cobian has invested in a new Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution for emerging enterprises to help improve the product development process and be more agile to market trends.
The co-founders of Australian fashion brands ELK and David Jones will take part in a panel discussion exploring transparency in the fashion supply chain at the upcoming International Sourcing Expo Australia.
Relying on cheap labour is not enough to ensure Vietnam's garment and textile industry remains competitive, a recent seminar in Hanoi has heard, with investment in new technology key to increasing competitiveness and reducing environmental impact.
German fashion brand Hugo Boss has slashed its full-year outlook, blaming a lack of local demand in North America and political unrest in Hong Kong for preliminary third-quarter results that were below the group's expectations.
Publicly disclosing the compliance performance of individual firms in global supply chains is key to increased compliance over time in some "critical issues" such as occupational health and safety, work time and child labour, a new study has found.